Zainool Hosein Appointed As Chairman Of Integrity Commission

Featured, News   21. November 2014

By Kristee Kalisingh President Anthony Carmona has appointed retired Justice of Appeal Zainool Hosein as Chairman of the Integrity Commission. Justice Hosein will be sworn-in today at the office of the President. Justice Hosein graduated from the University of Sheffield in 1962. He spent time in the legal department of the Derbyshire County Council and was called to the bar of Lincoln’s Inn in 1966.


Win Launches Relief Effort

Featured, News   21. November 2014

Win Communications (Wintv and Win Radio 101.1fm) will be lending its support to the relief effort for the thousands affected by flooding in the south western part of the island by being a collection point for relief items.   They can be dropped off at the win’s communications studio at the corner of Henry and Bonito Streets in Lange Park, Chaguanas.   Items include canned



TTPS: 515 Firearms Seized in 2014

Current Affairs, Featured, News   20. November 2014

Senior Superintendent of the Northern Division David Abraham says 515 firearms have been recovered by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service for the year so far; 129 of which have been seized by the Northern Division. In 2013, 446 firearms were recovered in total. Senior Superintendent Abraham says eight (8) were found in the North Eastern Division this week alone, two of which were AK-47s.


Caribbean Cup – TT Runner Up For A Second Time

News, Sports   19. November 2014

By Indira Dookharan T&T Senior Footballers’ Head Coach Stephen Hart says a second place finish at the Caribbean Cup Finals is still a proud achievement for the national team. The team lost to Jamaica on penalty kicks. The coach shared these sentiments at the end of the match in which Khaleem Hyland missed a penalty giving Jamaica the 2014 title after both teams battled to


More Ebola Prevention Measures

Health, News   19. November 2014

By Bavita Gopaulchan The National Ebola Prevention Information and Response Team (Nepirt) has developed a three pillared national integrated strategy to prevent the importation of Ebola into this country.   First, they are advising citizens to use the Office of Disaster Preparedness Management (ODPM) 24 hour hotlines for any questions they might have.   The hotline numbers are ‘511’ for Trinidad and ‘211’ for Tobago.


Manzanilla Residents To Be Evacuated

Featured, News   19. November 2014

By Bavita Gopaulchan Sangre Grande Regional Corporation Chairman Terry Rondon has announced that if the torrential rainfall persist then residents of the area may need to be evacuated. Since last Thursday, several parts of Trinidad particularly in the North East and Central have been enduring inclement weather conditions which have resulted in severe flooding. On Sunday, flood waters ripped through the road in Manzanilla, which


President Must Resign

Current Affairs, News   19. November 2014

By Bavita Gopaulchan No apologies, no explanation, Just resign. That’s the advice from Attorney-At-Law Visham Maharaj to President Anthony Carmona on the controversy over hiss housing allowance grant. While speaking on Win Tv’s “Its Your Time Now” Maharaj described the matter as “outright embarrassing” especially coming from some of the highest office in the land. Additionally, Maharaj said this matter should’ve been avoided since the


Saga Sapphire Opens Trinidad’s Cruise Season

News   19. November 2014

By Kristee Kalisingh The arrival of the Saga Sapphire, which brought just over 600 passengers to the port of Port of Spain recently has signaled the opening of the 2014/2015 cruise season for Trinidad. However ,in light of the prevailing global health concerns, Saga Cruises, the parent company of the Saga Sapphire, has adopted a zero tolerance approach to persons boarding the ship and enforced


Missing teenagers believed to be released alive

Current Affairs, Featured, Local, News   14. November 2014

Two teenage girls believed to be the missing Brasso Seco teenagers, Felicia Gonzales, 17, and Jenelle Gonzales, 19, were dropped off today in Arima. The young ladies were released by two men said to be armed with two shot guns. Both ladies along with two other family members went missing on October 26th. Another familiy member, Felix Martinez went missing the following day. Earlier this


North Eastern and Central Trinidad Flooded Out

Featured, News   14. November 2014

By Bavita Gopaulchan There are reports of severe flooding in North Eastern and Central Trinidad. The areas most affected are Piarco, St. Helena and Las Lomas. According to the meteorological office, the water levels in larger rivers, particularly the Caroni River spilled their banks. As a result, smaller river courses have been adversely affected and have also over spilled their banks. The heavy rainfall according


Trinmar Workers Converge At Pointe a Pierre.

News   14. November 2014

  By Jesse Ramdeo Trinmar workers attached to the marine base in Point Fortin have joined members of the oil field workers and trade union outside Petrotrin’s Pointe-a-Pierre refinery in a massive protest. Undaunted by the overcast conditions, the union led by President General Ancel Roget and hundreds of Trinmar workers are currently engaged in a meeting with representatives of state owned oil company Petrotrin


Ebola Hazmat Suits In T&T

Featured, News   12. November 2014

By Cindy Raghubar Thirty hazardous material or hazmat suits, equipped to deal with any cases of Ebola arrived to Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday. At a total cost of us 600,000 dollars the suits offer the highest level of protection of all personal protective equipment gear. But even as this was confirmed by Minister of Health Dr. Fuad Khan on Tuesday during a tour of


A Story About Wendy 2 Final Run At Digicel Imax

Entertainment, News   12. November 2014

  By Salina Ali A story about Wendy 2 made its final run at Digicel Imax on Tuesday 11th November 2014.   The film made quite an impression with its debut at the Trinidad and Tobago film festival copping the award for people’s choice.   The second installment in the Wendy series was also an official selection at the Zanzibar international film festival earlier this


Two Fatalities In Separate Road Accidents

News   09. November 2014

  By Jesse Ramdeo Two additional deaths in separate road accidents have pushed the total of road fatalities over the weekend to four. In the first incident, an accident along the Solomon Hochoy Highway left one woman dead and another person hospitalized. Dead is 28 year old Sade Hernandez of Thomas Street in San Fernando. According to eye witnesses the incident occurred around 2 am


Dr Myles Munroe And His Wife Dead In Plane Crash

Featured, News   09. November 2014   THE leader of Bahamas Faith Ministries, Dr Myles Munroe, and his wife Ruth have been killed in a plane crash in Grand Bahama. #The crash took place this afternoon and killed all nine people on board the private jet. The plane reportedly struck a crane at the Grand Bahama Ship Yard, exploding on impact and crashing into the ground near a junkyard


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