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Government salaries, pensions for December to be paid next week

Government salaries, pensions for December to be paid next week

Pensions will be paid on Thursday next week (December 21st), while Government salaries will be processed by Wednesday (December 20th). Notice of these dates comes from the Treasury Division of the Finance Ministry. The payments are being made early due to the Christmas and ...

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December 11th, 2017

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No explanation for change in EFCL Board

No explanation for change in EFCL Board

Why did the Education Facilities Company Ltd change its Board? That was the question posed to officials of the Education and Finance Ministries today by Chairman of the Joint Select Committee on State Enterprises, David Small. The committee was appointed to look into the ...

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December 11th, 2017

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Murder suspect handed to police by his brother

Murder suspect handed to police by his brother

A 55 year old murder suspect was handed over to police yesterday by his brother, a former Special Reserve Officer. The man was being sought after a shooting at Bobby’s Bar in Plum Road, Manzanilla on Saturday night. In that incident, 44 year old Savitri Narine was killed, ...

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December 11th, 2017

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Special Report: Influenza…Get vaccinated!

Special Report: Influenza…Get vaccinated!

The influenza virus season has arrived once again in Trinidad and Tobago and vaccines are now available for the public. In fact, the Health Ministry has acquired 75,000 vaccines, so persons are being urged to go get a shot. According to the Centers for Disease Control and ...

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December 11th, 2017

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CAL distances itself from gun seizure in Miami

CAL distances itself from gun seizure in Miami

Caribbean Airlines is distancing itself from reports of guns being seized in Miami earlier this month. Jamaican media claimed that the guns, which were intercepted on November 13th, were expected to head to Montego Bay via a CAL flight. But today, the airline says it is in ...

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December 8th, 2017

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Free December parking at new Maracas Beach Carpark

Free December parking at new Maracas Beach Carpark

For this month only, parking at the new Maracas Beach Carpark is FREE. The new facility was today handed over to the Tourism Ministry by the Ministry of Works and Transport. This and associated drainage and road works form part of Package 1 of the Maracas Beach Facility ...

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December 8th, 2017

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TTPS Manpower Audit – revise entry requirements for the Service

TTPS Manpower Audit – revise entry requirements for the Service

Entering the police service should not be so easy. Professor Ramesh Deosaran made this point, as he presented the findings of a Manpower Audit into the TTPS, before a Joint Select Committee yesterday. He believes the Service’s entry requirements should be reviewed. ...

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December 8th, 2017

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AMCHAM calls on Government reconsider taking over ferry acquisition

AMCHAM calls on Government reconsider taking over ferry acquisition

The American Chamber of Commerce of T&T believes the appointment of a sub-cabinet committee to acquire a passenger ferry, is ‘retrograde’. That committee was appointed by the Prime Minister, after a 6th failed tendering bid by the Port Authority. AMCHAM believes this ...

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December 8th, 2017

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Charges for woman posing as Social Development worker

Charges for woman posing as Social Development worker

Bail has been denied to a 41 year old woman, who posed as an employee of the Social Development Ministry in order to scam persons. Lisa Michelle Guyadeen allegedly collected $33,450 from various persons between March and July 2017, in exchange for assistance in acquiring ...

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December 8th, 2017

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Gun and ammo seized in Morvant

Gun and ammo seized in Morvant

A gun and ammunition have been seized in Morvant. During an anti-crime exercise between 4:00pm and 8:00pm yesterday, officers went to a track located near John Street, Pelican Extension. There, in a plastic bag hidden under a sheet of galvanise, they found a Glock pistol, ...

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December 8th, 2017

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