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Leases for tenants of the Penal/Debe Industrial Park

Leases for tenants of the Penal/Debe Industrial Park

30 year leases were today handed out to tenants of the Penal/Debe Industrial Park. Occupants had previously been issued Letters of Offer, in 2010 and 2011. The finalization of the lease agreements are in keeping with a promise made by Trade Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon in earlier this month. According to her, it is part of the Government’s drive for economic growth and diversification through the […]

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December 21st, 2016

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Algoriddim releases Djay Pro for iPhone

Algoriddim releases Djay Pro for iPhone

Algoriddim’s goal over the past few years has been to redefine how much hardware and experience you need to be a DJ. Today it’s taking things to their natural conclusion by cramming every feature it can into the iPhone. After a year on the iPad, the app Djay Pro is launching on the iPhone today with the same headline features: the ability to mix four […]

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December 21st, 2016

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Filming break for “Padmavati”

Filming break for “Padmavati”

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming movie “Padmavati” is one film that everyone is looking forward to in 2017. With a star cast like Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor and a celebrated filmmaker like Sanjay Leela Bhansali at the helm, everyone has high expectations from this period drama. Shahid Kapoor yesterday posted a selfie on his Instagram saying that he had wrapped up the first […]

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December 21st, 2016

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“Cheap Thrills” the most Shazamed song for 2016

“Cheap Thrills” the most Shazamed song for 2016

“Cheap Thrills” by Sia and Sean Paul was the most Shazamed song in 2016. For those who don’t know, Shazam uses your phone’s microphone to listen to your surroundings and help you identify a song. Cheap Thrills is the year’s most Shazamed track, while Drake was the most Shazamed artist overall. Since it was launched, Shazam has been downloaded more than one billion times, and […]

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December 21st, 2016

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Morgan Freeman is the voice of Mark Zuckerberg’s Jarvis

Morgan Freeman is the voice of Mark Zuckerberg’s Jarvis

Some of you may have already seen the video by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg demonstrating his new Artificial Intelligence assistant called Jarvis. And if you haven’t yet placed your finger on exactly who voices the AI, it’s Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman. Zuckerberg said he asked the actor, who was chosen by the public, after an awards ceremony earlier this month. Jarvis is named after the […]

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December 21st, 2016

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NATUC calls for PCA Director to resign over comments made

NATUC calls for PCA Director to resign over comments made

The National Trade Union Centre has added its voice to the call for the resignation of David West as Director of the Police Complaints Authority. It follows statements made by him earlier this month in which he reportedly referred to the T&T Police Service as a “gang”. NATUC has strongly condemned the views expressed by Mr. West, calling the statements irresponsible, inflammatory and defeatist. The […]

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December 21st, 2016

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Tabaquite MP calls Mosquito Creek road as “potential death trap”; calls for repair

Tabaquite MP calls Mosquito Creek road as “potential death trap”; calls for repair

Tabaquite MP Dr. Suruj Rambachan has described the roadway at the Mosquito Creek as a “potential death trap”. He said this is due to the dozens of potholes and the general wavy conditions of the road surface. He added that with virtual trenches gathering water, vehicles are dropping into holes causing extensive damage as well as endangering lives. Dr. Rambachan is calling on the Minister […]

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December 21st, 2016

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Caribbean Airlines seats added for busy Christmas season

Caribbean Airlines seats added for busy Christmas season

To facilitate an increase in inter-island travel in December, Caribbean Airlines has added close to 6,000 seats for the Christmas holidays. This is according to the THA’s Division of Tourism and Transportation following a recent meeting with CAL officials. One of the aims is to alleviate the travel woes faced by locals and foreigners during this period. The parties also discussed revisiting the open-ticket system […]

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December 21st, 2016

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POS Cantonese Restaurant warned again to cease operations until compliant with health standards

POS Cantonese Restaurant warned again to cease operations until compliant with health standards

A Port of Spain-based Cantonese restaurant has again been warned to cease operations until it is compliant with public health standards. It follows another visit to the establishment on Ariapita Avenue by the National Security Ministry’s Counter Trafficking Unit yesterday. On Monday, several workers were detained and the management were advised by Public Health Inspectors to stop operating. Noting that this was not done, they had […]

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December 21st, 2016

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Foundation launched to develop Diego Martin Central

Foundation launched to develop Diego Martin Central

A Darryl Smith Foundation has been launched to help develop the constituency of Diego Martin Central. According to MP Darryl Smith, it is designed to streamline the delivery of services to meet the needs of the wider community. Furthermore, he says residents will benefit from community-based scholarships, educational, sports, culture and social outreach programmes. Mr Smith adds that several projects are already in the pipeline […]

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December 21st, 2016

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