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Opposition Leader – Divali is a festival of hope

Opposition Leader – Divali is a festival of hope

“Good will always be victorious” and “hope and love triumph over darkness and despair”. This is the message from Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar, as the Hindu community celebrates Divali today. She believes Divali is an annual reminder that evil can and will be ...

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October 18th, 2017

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Police, NCRHA investigating attack on doctor

Police, NCRHA investigating attack on doctor

The NCRHA has launched its own investigation into an attack on a doctor by a patient in Arouca. The incident is said to have occurred at the Arouca Health Centre yesterday afternoon. The NCRHA says initial reports indicate the doctor was providing care to a patient affected ...

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October 17th, 2017

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Police Service issues fireworks warning

Police Service issues fireworks warning

The Police Service is warning against the unlawful use and unauthorized sale of fireworks. It says according to the Summary Offences Act, any person who throws, sets fire to, or lets off any fireworks within any town, is liable to a fine of $1000. The Act names those towns ...

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October 17th, 2017

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FireOne Fireworks CEO: Divali Nagar Fireworks will be ‘epic’

FireOne Fireworks CEO: Divali Nagar Fireworks will be ‘epic’

Tonight’s fireworks display at the Divali Nagar will be epic. The promise comes from FireOne Fireworks CEO Andre Abraham speaking with 103FM News moments ago. He says the company had a test shoot of the display on a computer display software and says a number of new ...

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October 17th, 2017

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PM: Police Manpower Audit report will be sent to Parliament

PM: Police Manpower Audit report will be sent to Parliament

The Police Manpower Audit report will be sent to Parliament. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley made the announcement this morning after receiving the 600 page report from Professor Ramesh Deosaran. The PM’s statement came after Professor Deosaran urged him not to let the ...

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October 17th, 2017

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T&T signs Charter of Commitments with Correctional Service Canada

T&T signs Charter of Commitments with Correctional Service Canada

T&T is exploring the possibility of a parole system. Parole is the release of a prisoner before the end of their sentence, on the promise of good behaviour. On October 11th, a Charter of Commitments was signed between this country and Correctional Service Canada, for the

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October 17th, 2017

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Rough seas expected this week

Rough seas expected this week

Rough sea conditions are expected later this week. According to the MET Office, conditions around Trinidad and Tobago are currently normal to moderate, with wave heights of 2.5 metres in open waters and less than 1 metre in sheltered areas. Conditions however are expected to

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October 17th, 2017

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Mayaro MP writes to Prime Minister to address infrastructural issues

Mayaro MP writes to Prime Minister to address infrastructural issues

Mayaro MP Rushton Paray has written to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, calling for proper work to address major infrastructural issues in his constituency. Last Monday residents in Rio Claro lit fire to debris to protest the state of the road, and the possibility of their ...

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October 17th, 2017

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Health Ministry says Chaguaramas fish safe, still urges consumer caution

Health Ministry says Chaguaramas fish safe, still urges consumer caution

The Health Ministry says fish being sold by vendors in Chaguaramas is safe for consumption. The area was recently affected by an oil spill prompting concerns regarding seafood. The Ministry says Public Health Inspectors have conducted visits to 42 fish and seafood vendors ...

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October 17th, 2017

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UNC distances itself from calls for protests at DIvali Nagar today

UNC distances itself from calls for protests at DIvali Nagar today

The UNC is distancing itself from messages on social media encouraging protests at the Divali Nagar today. In a brief statement, the party says the call did not originate from its National Executive or leadership. It says while Mrs Kamla Persad Bissessar understands ...

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October 17th, 2017

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