Wednesday, October 1, 2014


WASA CASH Strapped

Millions of DOLLARS going down the drain at WASA. It may not be an unfamiliar claim but, this time, an Opposition Senator tells the Upper House of the Water and Sewerage resorting to take big loans to help with a cash flow problem brought on by a hiring surge and the actions of one rogue employee. Read More »

Road Fatality

It's a fatal case of hit-and-run that may baffle you. A speeding motorist runs off a highway, takes the life of a pedestrian and speeds off. It's left to see if he would turn himself in. Police are looking for the driver and his weapon- a pickup truck. Read More »

Kublalsingh Hunger Strike Day 14

It's now two weeks since Wayne Kublalsingh began his second hunger strike and, amazingly, he seems to be holding up pretty well. But looks can be deceiving, and concerned supporters of his objection to a section of the highway-to -Point-Fortin -project are calling for the prime minister to intervene and save the environmental activist's life. Read More »

Tobago Community Over run with Animals

We've heard of people complaining about an invasion of mosquitoes, or even mice or birds. But never goat and sheep. But that's just the complaint of residents of Nightingale Avenue, Sou Sou Lands, Tobago. The animals are not suited for a residential area, they say. Well, not the animals, per se. Moreso, what they leave behind and the consequent smell. Read More »

PNM on Mcintosh’s Exit

MP for Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West, Patricia McIntosh, says she likes to serve but she never felt she was really cut out for politics. McIntosh has stated she will not defend her seat in the 2015 election. Read More »

Lester Henry Rips into Budget

The FINANCE Minister laid the People's Partnership's fifth budget in the Senate for debate. The Minister boasted of the government's handling of the treasury and other fiscal reforms. But Leading the Opposition's response to the budget in the Upper House, economist Dr Lester Henry said there's very little innovation in the recent budget neither does the document take its time to account for the spending of the previous fiscal year. He said this may be intentional, to hide the mess that the government is making. Read More »

Close the ‘Gate’ Says Balgobin

An Independent Senator is calling for a halt to the wild abuses of the tertiary education FUND, Gate. Contributing to the budget debate, Dr Rolph Balgobin said there must be greater regulation. He also said the minimum wage is completely inadequate. Read More »

Tridents Vs Northern District

Barbados Tridents earned a consolation win when they took on Northern Districts in the group stage of the competition. Districts made 135 for 8 in 19 overs in a rain-interrupted affair in Bangalore. Anton Devcich top-scored with 47 while Ravi Rampaul took three wickets and Rayad Emrit had two. In reply the Tridents needed 138 based on the Duckworth-Lewis method and got there for the loss of 4 wickets. James Franklin hit 33 not out. Read More »

PSG Vs Barcelona

Barcelona suffered their first defeat of the season as Paris St-Germain moved top of Group F with a thrilling Champions League victory. The final score was 3-2 in favor of the French giants. Read More »

Andrew Lewis on Season

T&T's Andrew Lewis says he's on course to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Lewis leaves for China on October 9th to take part in a World Cup before getting set for the CAC Games in Mexico which follows. He says his preparations have been going well and is ready for both events. Read More »

Play of the Day

For tonight’s TV6 Play of the Day we head to Champions League T20 action for a slick piece of fielding. Read More »

Afternoon Senate Session

There's nothing wrong with a deficit Budget says one Cabinet member. In fact, he says those were the kind of Budgets passed by the Parliament under the previous PNM administration. But one Independent Senator questions the priority of Government spending. Read More »

Rowley Walks in Laventille

Acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams, has some questions to answer about the actions of the police immediately following a shooting at Desperlie Crescent in Laventille, last Thursday. Read More »

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