Bakr – Act of Provocation

Current Affairs   23. July 2014

Jammat Al Muslimeen leader Yasin Abu Bakr is today livid over armed forces detaining Muslims at the Carapo mosque on Tuesday night. He says it was an act of provocation especially during the Holy Month of Ramadan. What began as a seemingly routine exercise by



Aboud; We’ve been thrown to the wolves

Environment   18. July 2014

Neglected and forgotten were the words used by general secretary of the fishermen and friends of the sea Gary Aboud.This as he claims that months after the La brea oil spill there have been no positive feedback or dialogue. After penning letters to both the


US Currency woes persist

Business   18. July 2014

The T&T Manufacturers’ Association is calling on the Central Bank, the Ministry of finance and the banking and financial institution sector to work together to address the persisting foreign exchange problem. The TTMA says its members still find difficulty accessing United States currency. In a



Malaysian Airline tragedy

International   18. July 2014

                    A Malaysian airliner has crashed in Ukraine, near Russian border. Malaysia airlines lost contact with flight mh17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur where 280 passengers and 15 crew members on board. There are reports of



Chuck E Cheese’s opens in Trinidad

Business, Current Affairs   18. July 2014

                                    It’s the first of this franchise to come to our shores…. But this fast food outlet aimed specifically for children, saw a large turnout today, with people


7 of 33 coup recommendations implemented

Current Affairs   18. July 2014

Seven out of the thirty-three recommendations coming out of the 1990 coup enquiry has so far been implemented. Meanwhile, the minister of national security assures that six more are ongoing. Minister Gary Griffith says though his ministry has a limited human resource capacity, they have



No confirmation of 4th chikungunya case in T&T

Featured, Health   18. July 2014

            There is no fourth case of chikungunya in the country. That’s according to health minister Dr. Fuad Khan who was speaking at today’s post cabinet news conference. On Wednesday reports had surfaced that there may have been a fourth


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HCU report handed over to Carmona

Business, Current Affairs, Featured   18. July 2014

The report of the commission of inquiry into the collapse the Hindu Credit Union was handed over to president Anthony Carmona this morning. This inquiry was initiated by the then president professor George Maxwell Richards in November 2010. Sir Anthony Colman in his address prior



Malaysian airliner has crashed in Ukraine

Current Affairs, Featured   17. July 2014

                          A Malaysian airliner with 295 people on board has crashed in Ukraine near the border with Russia, on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur… Air traffic control lost contact with MH17


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PSA Protest Continues .,…

Current Affairs, Featured   17. July 2014

‘Sick buildings protest’ continues today as PSA president Watson Duke is now highlighting the poor working conditions of municipal police officers at the city hall in Port of Spain. Duke took members of the media on a tour of the building. He said health inspectors



Another possible case of chikungunya

Current Affairs, Health   16. July 2014

A fourth possible case of the chikungunya virus has been detected. According to the Health minister Dr Fuad Khan, he learnt that there may be a 4th instance of the virus, present on the islands. However minister Khan says each of the cases so far,



Barrackpore man murdered

Current Affairs, Featured   16. July 2014

  A 35 year old Barrackpore man was shot and killed as he left his girlfriend’s home last night. Eyewitness news understands that Darren Indarsingh was liming at his girlfriend’s home along Mu-sa-rac trace, Barrackpore, when current went. Indarsingh limed a short while after, before


Autopsy to be performed on Mr Kublalsingh

Current Affairs   15. July 2014

An autopsy is expected to be performed on the body of Mr. Ray kublalsingh, father of social activist Dr. Wayne Kublalsingh… Tomorrow. 81 year old Kublalsingh was found about a mile from his Claxton Bay home where he was last seen. Investigators are yet to



Massive Protest Action to come

Featured   15. July 2014

  Beetham community activist Anderson Wilson together with residents of the area are planning a massive protest demonstration. During an interview on The Sunrise Morning program this morning Anderson said soldiers have started tampering with the possessions of residents….in some cases the galvanize were taken


Joachim Low, Mario Gotze is “Miracle boy”

Sports   14. July 2014

Germany coach Joachim Low hailed Mario Gotze as the “miracle boy” after his extra-time strike sealed a 1-0 win over Argentina in Sunday’s World Cup final. Low also revealed he told Gotze to show the world he was better than Lionel Messi minutes before the


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