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Political bad-mouthing in Trinidad and Tobago sullies opening of Brian Lara stadium

9 months ago Editor Comments Off on Political bad-mouthing in Trinidad and Tobago sullies opening of Brian Lara stadium
Brian Lara at the Lord’s Bicentenary Anniversary Match, June 22, 2014. Photo by Paul Hudson, CC BY 2.0 PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — In international cricketing circles, Brian Lara is a rock star. Deemed one of the greatest batsmen of all time, he is practically like royalty in Trinidad and Tobago, the land of his Read More

Trinidad and Tobago lawyers to debate resolution calling on chief justice to resign

10 months ago Editor Comments Off on Trinidad and Tobago lawyers to debate resolution calling on chief justice to resign
Chief Justice Ivor Archie PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — The Law Association in Trinidad and Tobago will debate a resolution calling for the resignation of the chief justice and members of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC) at a special general meeting on June 1 over the appointment and subsequent resignation of former chief Read More

CARIBBEAN: Couple charged with “burnt body” murder in Trinidad

10 months ago Editor Comments Off on CARIBBEAN: Couple charged with “burnt body” murder in Trinidad
Charged: Gloria Chin and Kamal Khan TRINIDAD EXPRESS – Gloria Chin and Kamal Khan appeared in court on Thursday charged with the 2014 murder of Sheron Alleyne. Alleyne’s burnt body was found under a pile of tyres near the Forres Park Landfill in Claxton Bay on June 10 2014. Chin, 26 and Khan, 27, were charged Read More

Letter: Trinidad and Tobago in crisis; a government that cannot be trusted

10 months ago Editor Comments Off on Letter: Trinidad and Tobago in crisis; a government that cannot be trusted
Dear Sir:The public is reeling from scandal after scandal. The nation feels as if it’s at war with its own government. The Massy deal is starting to stink. The ferry fiasco that destroyed the sea bridge so PNM friends could benefit is already stinking. The $60 million to be spent on a few bathrooms and Read More

Letter: Big broadband network in Trinidad and Tobago

10 months ago Editor Comments Off on Letter: Big broadband network in Trinidad and Tobago
Dear Sir:The Trinidad and Tobago prime minister has confirmed that the Cabinet was aware of the overall strategic plan of TSTT, the local telecoms provider, one to be funded by a TT$1.9 billion loan. However, as other members of the Cabinet have said, they were unaware of the details of the buyout of the shares Read More

CARIBBEAN: Granny, 72, on gun charge in Trinidad

10 months ago Editor Comments Off on CARIBBEAN: Granny, 72, on gun charge in Trinidad
By Susan Mohammed May 8, 2017 TRINIDAD EXPRESS – A 72-year-old woman of Phase 2, La Horquetta, will appear in the Arima Magistrates’ Court on Monday, charged with the possession of a Ruger .9mm pistol. The woman was arrested by officers of the La Horquetta Police Station. The officers allegedly found the gun during the Read More

CARIBBEAN: Man murdered days after winning court cases in Trinidad

10 months ago Editor Comments Off on CARIBBEAN: Man murdered days after winning court cases in Trinidad
TRINIDAD EXPRESS – A man released from prison days ago after his criminal cases were dismissed, was gunned down on Saturday. Anderson Nicholas, 28, was in bed when he was killed in his Rio Claro home. The killer, wearing a mask and armed with a shot gun, ran past a group of Nicholas’ relatives who Read More

Trinidad man arrested after fatal hit-and-run crash

10 months ago Editor Comments Off on Trinidad man arrested after fatal hit-and-run crash
Eureka Broken clouds Temperature: 53 °F Reported on:Fri, 05/05/2017 – 16:53 Fortuna Broken clouds Temperature: 50 °F Reported on:Fri, 05/05/2017 – 18:35 Crescent City Clear sky Temperature: 53 °F Reported on:Fri, 05/05/2017 – 17:56 Toggle navigation Toggle navigation Read More

Letter: Once again, the integrity of the Trinidad and Tobago judiciary has been compromised

10 months ago Editor Comments Off on Letter: Once again, the integrity of the Trinidad and Tobago judiciary has been compromised
Dear Sir:The various service commissions were created by the constitution as autonomous institutions to insulate public servants from political interference as well as to insulate the office holders of these commissions from being “political” … a very balancing act since we live in a very small country. The public perception about these service commissions remains Read More

Countersuit threatened in CONCACAF claim against former Trinidad minister

10 months ago Editor Comments Off on Countersuit threatened in CONCACAF claim against former Trinidad minister
Austin ‘Jack’ Warner By Caribbean News Now contributor NEW YORK, USA — Following a lawsuit filed in US federal court in New York by the regional FIFA body, the Confederation of North, Central American, and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF), claiming damages of US$20 million against former officials Austin ‘Jack’ Warner and Charles ‘Chuck’ Blazer, Warner, Read More