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Former Trinidad minister to surrender diplomatic passport

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Former FIFA vice president and national security minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Jack Warner, is being forced to surrender...

Six Trinidad police officers to stand trial for murder

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad– A magistrate court Monday ordered that six police officers implicated in the murder of three civilians in 2011 be committed to stand...

‘Asafa is no fool’ – Sprinter’s parents defend son after positive drug test

The Gleaner - The parents of embattled former world record holder Asafa Powell have thrown their full support behind their son, saying they were...

Tobacco smuggling linked to organised crime, Bahamas workshop told

NASSAU, Bahamas -- There’s a “tangible” link between the smuggling of tobacco products and organized crime. That’s the view of Rhys Campbell, head of...

Brazil takes important step on Lethem Road, Hydro Project

The governments of Guyana and Brazil have agreed to establish a joint commission on infrastructure development, which will see this this country benefiting from...

Trini caught stealing containers of coconut water from Pomeroon

By Rajendra Prabhulall   A Trinidadian who was contracted by a company of the Twin Island Republic to transport a quantity of bottled coconut water from...

Guyana gets US$7.3M from CDF

Guyana and the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) on Saturday July 6 signed a country assistance programme agreement that will inject US$7.32M into Guyana’s agriculture...

‘Time to de-stigmatize agriculture’ – Ramotar to Caricom

By Radha Motielall President Donald Ramotar is of the view that for agriculture to prosper in this region, it will first need to be de-stigmatized...

PM Christie urges U.S, Canada to fulfill obligations

By Radha Motielall in Trinidad & Tobago Prime Minister Perry Christie of The Bahamas is urging his colleague Heads to impress on the United...

OAS report shows increase in drug consumption in South & Latin America

  By Radha Motielall in Trinidad and Tobago There is change in the drug market and this was highlighted in a report prepared and presented by...

Recent Articles

Suspect in Eccles execution-style killing arrested in private hospital

One of the alleged perpetrators who shot and killed a young father execution-style on Tuesday night in the vicinity of the two Brothers Service...

No-confidence cases: Submissions filed in the High Court

The various parties in the legal challenges relating to the no-confidence vote have filed and sent out their submissions to the High Court. In one,...

Letter: If GECOM cannot cope then the staff should be replaced

Dear Editor, I want to throw this out there - does it make sense that on one hand the constitution, which is the supreme law...

Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday's rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents...

Miner accused of fraud gets bail

A miner found himself before the Court on Wednesday after he allegedly failed to return funds obtained following the sale of car parts to...

West Indies bat first at Bridgetown as England leave out Stuart Broad

ESPNcricinfo- West Indies won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the first Test against England in Barbados. England have selected...

PPP/C presidential candidate on the move, begins outreach in Berbice

Newly elected People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali travelled to Berbice, on Tuesday, where he was given a resounding welcome as he...

Man executed in Eccles

A man was on Tuesday evening gunned down in the vicinity of the Two Brothers Service Station, Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) by two...

EYEWITNESS: Dragging their feet…

…but digging their grave It was a bit surprising the PNC’s still insisting the elections be dragged out – via their unilaterally appointed GECOM Chair,...

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...