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Cop Must Make A Decision

Featured, News   23. February 2015

On Sunday 22nd of February Chairman of the Congress of the People Nicole Dyer-Griffith left the party saying they were being sidelined in the People’s Partnership. A cause for concern ….or not? Political scientist Dr. Bishnu Ragoonath says it’s not so much that her departure should worry the party but for a small party shrinking at such a drastic rate, its a problem more deeply


 

Rowley- Why Is Creed Returning?

Featured, News   23. February 2015

“Disturbing” is how Opposition Leader Dr. Keith Rowley has described the new appointment of former permanent secretary in the Ministry of sport, Ashwin Creed to the Prime Minister’s office. Creed is to be reinstated as the Permanent Secretary to the Prime Minister today. He was Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Sport during the Lifesport debacle. It is a move that Dr Rowley wants Mr.


 

UWI ‘CHANGES FACES OF LEADERSHIP’

Current Affairs, Featured, News   20. February 2015

The University of the West Indies has announced two senior management changes to drive the strategic direction of the regional institution in its delivery of world-class teaching and online education. The current Principal and Pro Vice-Chancellor of the UWI Open Campus, Professor V. Eudine Barriteau, has been appointed as Principal Designate of UWI Cave Hill. Professor Barriteau’s move to the cave hill campus comes as


 

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A Burst of Colour

Featured, News   17. February 2015

Scenes from the Queens Park Savannah on Carnival Tuesday as masqueraders took to the stage in full flight and colour. Stay tuned for more highlights of Carnival 2015 right here on Win Caribbean


 

Counterfeits On The Loose

Current Affairs, News   12. February 2015

    During this Carnival season, money may be more dirty than usual. It’s the opportune time for the circulation of counterfeit dollars and if you think it’s mainly the blue notes, then you’re sorely mistaken. A customer at a doubles stand in Chaguanas was an unsuspecting victim on Thursday morning. A $20 dollar bill he received as change from the vendor was refused at


 

One On One With New Minister of Sport Brent Sancho

Featured, News   12. February 2015

  From National Footballer to Minister of Sport, Brent Sancho sits down with Michelle Micheal to speak about his new role in life, stating that the time has come for the Sports Ministry to not be treated like a ‘political football.’ It all begins at 5pm on Win Eye Witness News.  


 

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Manzanilla/Mayaro Stretch Reopens

Current Affairs, Featured, News   01. February 2015

The Manzanilla/Mayaro stretch reopened to the public today. The ribbon cutting ceremony took place just before midday and Minister of Works and Infrastructure Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan said it was completed at a cost of $35M. In December 2014, the original estimate was approximately $50M, but Dr. Rambachan says they were able to cut cost through some modifications to their plans and the recycling of material


 

AG Welcomes Probe

Current Affairs, Featured, Local, News, Politics, Uncategorized   29. January 2015

Attorney General, Anand Ramlogan, is welcoming the Commissioner of Police’s announcement of an investigation into the allegations made by Director of the Police Complaints Authority, David West. AG Ramlogan said he trusts that the investigation would be handled professionally, thoroughly and expeditiously. Adding that he will co-operate fully with this investigation and looks forward to his vindication. The AG said all parties must now allow


 

PCA Director Reports the Attorney General

Current Affairs, Featured, News, Politics, Uncategorized   29. January 2015

An allegation of witness tampering made against Attorney General Anand Ramlogan has taken on a new dimension. On Thursday afternoon, Director of the Police Complaints Authority David West issued his first statement in direct response to an article printed by the Express newspaper last Sunday. In the statement, Mr. West said, “I am compelled to say publicly, without more, that my recollection of what transpired


 

ASTT Pledges to Work Alongside Minister

News   28. January 2015

The Agricultural Society of Trinidad and Tobago, under its newly elected president – Dhano Sookoo – is pledging to work in collaboration with Minister of Food Production, Devant Maharaj. At a ceremony held at the organization’s Penco Street, Chaguanas office, Sookoo said it’s now time to relinquish whatever bad blood existed between the Agricultural Society and the Ministry. Meanwhile, Sookoo gave her assurance that the


 

56 Arrested in Central Police Exercise

Current Affairs, Featured, Local, News, Uncategorized   28. January 2015

A total of 56 persons were arrested for various offences during a police exercise in central Trinidad.   A .38 special revolver and six live rounds of ammunition were recovered in the Couva district, while 79 rounds of assorted ammunition were recovered in the Carlsen Field area.   During the exercise 485 persons were stopped and searched, resulting in 247 fixed penalties being issued for


 

More Ex-Caroni Workers to Receive Leases

Environment, Local, News   27. January 2015

By mid 2015, more than six thousand leases will be handed over to ex-Caroni (1975) employees. That’s the promise from Minister of Land and Marine Resource – Jairam Seemungal – while speaking to WIN Caribbean News yesterday. Minister Seemungal assured that work is being done to have each former employee qualified under the VSEP Program so that they would receive their leases in the shortest


 

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San Fernando East: MP Manning Gives Consent for Nomination

Current Affairs, Featured, News, Politics   27. January 2015

San Fernando East MP Patrick Manning has announced that he is open to being nominated to re-contest his seat in the upcoming General Election. Mr Manning has been ailing for some time now, but the former Prime Minister said on Monday night that one of his foreign doctors told him in late December that he has made tremendous strides. Although not completely healed, he said


 

Tv Host Marcia Henville Was Murdered

Featured, News   26. January 2015

An autopsy performed on the body of TV personality and journalist Marcia Henville on Monday has revealed that she was murdered. According to the findings of the autopsy, 51 year old Henville suffered several stab wounds before she died of blunt force trauma to her head. Her throat was also slit. On Saturday the nation awoke to news that the host of the television program


 

Cal Cancels Flights

News   26. January 2015

Caribbean Airlines cancelled flights to the John F Kennedy airport due to a winter storm that is currently affecting the United States north coast. A release issued by Caribbean Airlines on Monday stated that customers traveling on Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th will experience a cancellation in their flights. “We will waive change/cancellation fees and fare differences for customers traveling on Monday January 26th through


 

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