Tuesday, July 7, 2015

News


NOT A DAMN SEAT

Jul. 6, 2015, 9:48 PM AST Comments

By Anna Ramdass -- The Third Force Movement (TFM) will not be victorious in securing any of the 41 constituency seats up for grabs in the September 7 general election, according to political analysts.


Hamel-Smith: We have an election to win

Jul. 6, 2015, 9:47 PM AST Comments

By Anna Ramdass -- The Third Force Movement (TFM) is registered with the Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) and is set to contest the September 7 general election as one entity, says TFC chairman Timothy Hamel-Smith.


Sex, public figures and the right to know

Jul. 6, 2015, 9:46 PM AST Comments

By Joel Julien - DOES the public have a right to know about the private lives of public officials? This was the question posed to some high profile individuals around the country yesterday as a debate on the issue gains momentum.


‘Your life is an open book’

Jul. 6, 2015, 9:44 PM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - San Fernando Business Association (SBA) president Daphne Bartlett yesterday agreed that a person’s life becomes “an open book” on assuming public office.


Search for missing fisherman continues

Jul. 6, 2015, 9:41 PM AST Comments

By Elizabeth Williams - A partially submerged abandoned vessel was spotted approximately 11 miles southwest of Crown Point yesterday raising hope that missing fisherman Kenwyn Vincent would have been found .



Alfonso: There’s a plan for Enterprise

Jul. 6, 2015, 9:39 PM AST Comments

NATIONAL Security Minister Carl Alfonso held his cards close to his chest yesterday when asked about his Ministry’s plan to deal with violence in the Enterprise, Chaguanas area.


Sando labourer stabbed to death while sleeping

Jul. 6, 2015, 9:38 PM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - A San Fernando man was stabbed to death as he slept in the living room at his relative’s home yesterday. And a 71-year-old man, who was at the house when police arrived, is the suspect. He has been taken into custody.



Showdown between cops and security guards

Jul. 6, 2015, 9:33 PM AST Comments

Officers of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service were allegedly engaged in a “stand-off” with security guards yesterday morning at the Arima Magistrates’ Court. But in a press release from the Judiciary, it was noted that internal enquiries revealed there was “no such stand-off”, but rather that p