103FM Media Release: Anniversary Mela 2016
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103FM Media Release: Anniversary Mela 2016

103FM Media Release: Anniversary Mela 2016

The following is an official media release from the 103FM Management Team regarding the hosting of this year’s Anniversary Mela celebrations.

Amrit Maharaj

June 13th, 2016

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Dr. Tewarie: We had a legitimate right to walk out of Parliament

Dr. Tewarie: We had a legitimate right to walk out of Parliament

One Opposition MP says they did not ‘abandon’ Parliament on Friday, despite members walking out of the chamber. The Opposition UNC MPs vacated their chairs in the Lower House, after two motions brought forward for debate were rejected by the Speaker. Caroni Central MP Dr. ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 13th, 2016

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MSJ leader to Government: Collect outstanding taxes

MSJ leader to Government: Collect outstanding taxes

MSJ leader David Abdullah believes the financial crisis being faced today could have been avoided by aggressive tax collection. He claimed that billions of dollars a year are not collected in tax revenue and successive governments have done nothing to address this. ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 13th, 2016

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PM Rowley sends condolences to Americans after mass shooting

PM Rowley sends condolences to Americans after mass shooting

Following today’s attack at an Orlando nightclub that killed 50 persons, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has conveyed condolences to the US President and the American people. In a statement, Dr. Rowley said as the Government and people of the USA struggle to come to terms ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 12th, 2016

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Biche primary school students make educational trip to Tobago

Biche primary school students make educational trip to Tobago

It was the first time many of them had visited Tobago, or even been on a plane. Thirty-five students from Biche RC Primary School went to the Tobago House of Assembly  on Thursday as part of an educational trip. The Standard Four and Standard Five students were in Tobago as ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 11th, 2016

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“Plant like material” found on worker outside Prime Minister’s residence

A small quantity of loose “plant like material”, resembling that of marijuana was seized from a man employed to work on the compound of the Prime Minister’s residence. Around 9:15am yesterday, Special Branch Officers at the security checkpoint towards the ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 10th, 2016

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TATT issues ‘cease and desist’ order for media houses in arrears

TATT issues ‘cease and desist’ order for media houses in arrears

Media houses who have continuously failed to settle their financial obligations to the Telecommunications Authority have been ordered to stop broadcasting immediately. This warning comes from TATT itself, which today sought to clamp down on continuing breaches. The Authority

Amrit Maharaj

June 10th, 2016

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Finance Minister gives explanation for HSF drawdown

Finance Minister gives explanation for HSF drawdown

The Government had NO CHOICE but to withdraw money from the Heritage and Stabilization Fund. Today, Finance Minister Colm Imbert made a statement in the Parliament about the move to take $2.5 billion TT out of the HSF. During this time, he made a startling revelation. Imbert

Amrit Maharaj

June 10th, 2016

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House Speaker suspends sitting after demanding apology from MP

House Speaker suspends sitting after demanding apology from MP

The Parliament was suspended for a few minutes today after an Opposition MP was asked to apologize to the House Speaker. During the Question and Answer segment, Oropouche East MP Dr. Roodal Moonilal proceeded to ask a question to the Attorney General. However, he apparently ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 10th, 2016

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Five new Professors added to the UWI faculty

Five new Professors added to the UWI faculty

The University of the West Indies has added five new professors to its faculty. From the UWI St. Augustine Campus are Dr Andanappa Gadad, of the School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Dr Paula Morgan of the Faculty of Humanities and Education and Dr Sureshwar ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 10th, 2016

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