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TRINIDAD – Violence continues

TRINIDAD – Violence continues

PORT OF SPAIN – An employee from the Port-of-Spain General Hospital (PoSGH) and his father, a retiree who also worked at the hospital, were both ambushed and killed by gunmen in Laventille yesterday, while responding to a call of an accident along Picton Road involving one of their vehicles. Fitzroy Daniel, 65, and his son […]

TRINIDAD – Prison officers call for Dillon to step down

TRINIDAD – Prison officers call for Dillon to step down

PORT OF SPAIN – The Prisons Officers Association has called for the resignation of National Security Minister Edmund Dillon as they stepped up their demands for better conditions, particularly at the Maximum Security Prison (MSP) in Golden Grove, Arouca. They also called on Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to intervene, saying they could no longer […]

Team T&T 16th at Global Robotics Challenge

Team T&T 16th at Global Robotics Challenge

PORT OF SPAIN – Three pupils of Presentation College, Chaguanas, placed 16th out of a field of 163 at the inaugural FIRST Global International High School Robotics Challenge in Washington DC on Tuesday. The team comprised of Form Five pupils Avidesh Marajh (team representative and programmer), Fahad Hosein (team captain and driver), and Josef Gonzalez […]

Flash flooding across Trinidad

Flash flooding across Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN – Minor flooding was reported in parts of Claxton Bay on Tuesday, following heavy afternoon showers. There were also reports of street and flash flooding in Chaguanas, Penal, San Juan and Barrackpore. Councillor Shazeeda Khan-Mohammed said there was up to three feet of flood waters along Cedar Hill Road, Claxton Bay, just […]

TRINIDAD – Diet pill link to Devon’s death

PORT OF SPAIN – A close friend of Devon Matthews yesterday told the T&T Guardian that Matthews had been using a variety of pills for a prolonged period. The friend, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Matthews was warned many times about the abuse of these pills. He said the singer/songwriter would use […]

TRINIDAD: CAL dedicates jet to honour Calypsonian

TRINIDAD: CAL dedicates jet to honour Calypsonian

Calypsonian Dr McCartha Linda Sandy Lewis, better known as Calypso Rose, was hailed for her contribution to Caribbean culture when Caribbean Airlines (CAL) dedicated one of its 737 jets in her honour. The formal commissioning of the aircraft took place on Friday when the signage on the nose of the aircraft was unveiled by three […]

TRINIDAD: CLICO shareholders ready to repay taxpayers

TRINIDAD: CLICO shareholders ready to repay taxpayers

Shareholders of Colonial Life Insurance Company (Clico) say they are being ignored by the government and during a recent meeting issued a call for Government directors to resign with immediate effect. At a joint press conference on Friday, shareholders representative Carlton Reis said shareholders want to negotiate with Government and to share its rebirth plan […]

TRINIDAD – Sexual favours for jobs

TRINIDAD – Sexual favours for jobs

PORT OF SPAIN – San Fernando Mayor Junia Regrello says an investigation will be launched into allegations that members of the Contractors and General Workers’ Trade Union (CGWTU) are demanding sexual favours from women to help them gain employment at the San Fernando City Corporation (SFCC). However, the union’s president, Ainsley Matthews, says such accusations […]

TRINIDAD – Boy, 17, gunned down at Righteous Lane

TRINIDAD – Boy, 17, gunned down at Righteous Lane

PORT OF SPAIN – Parents can offer advice but children will still make their own decision, says the father of 17-year-old Jevon Bradley Paul who was gunned down along Righteous Lane, off Pinto Road, Arima, on Sunday night. Jevon Paul was liming with a group of friends at a house when a man wearing a […]

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