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Destiny’s Child reunite… for #MannequinChallenge

Destiny’s Child reunite… for #MannequinChallenge

A Destiny’s Child reunion has happened, but not in the way that most fans would have wanted. There’s been a lot of speculation that Beyonce, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams could get back together soon. Now Kelly Rowland has posted a film on her Instagram of the trio… but it’s only for the #MannequinChallenge that has gone viral. If you’ve missed out on the craze […]

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November 8th, 2016

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Black Eyed Peas release Spanish version of “Where is the Love?”

Black Eyed Peas release Spanish version of “Where is the Love?”

The Black Eyed Peas have done another remake of their hit song “Where is the Love?” The peace anthem became a smash hit on its release in June 2003. A remake was released on August 31st this year, featuring quite a number of artists from within the music industry. Following in that line, The Black Eyed Peas have now recorded another version with a host […]

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November 8th, 2016

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Tech Today: Can social media call the US Presidential election?

Tech Today: Can social media call the US Presidential election?

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for…who will become America’s next President? Some pundits say the results will be a blowout, giving the win to Clinton. Others say it will be the narrowest contest ever. Everyone agrees, though, that a handful of swing states will likely determine the outcome. But a social media analytics firm Spredfast, will be checking to see who got it […]

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November 8th, 2016

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Over $650M to be spent on 62 bridges across T&T

Over $650M to be spent on 62 bridges across T&T

Over 650 million dollars will be used to rebuild 62 bridges across Trinidad and Tobago. Two of those include one at Sister’s Road in Hardbargin and another at Torrib Tabaquite Road in Tabaquite. Today, Works Minister Rohan Sinanan visited both sites, where the bridges are currently under reconstruction. According to him, the bridges selected for work are plagued by problems ranging from the corrosion of […]

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November 8th, 2016

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T&T Met Service forecasts rainy afternoon

T&T Met Service forecasts rainy afternoon

Persons living along the Caroni River Basin and in other flood-prone areas are advised to be cautious in their activities today. This warning comes from the T&T Met Service which forecasts cloudy conditions with heavy showers and thundershowers this afternoon. The weather it says will bring rainfall accumulations in excess of 25 millimetres. The Met Service is also warning that heavy rainfall will lead to […]

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November 8th, 2016

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Local political analyst: Voter turnout crucial to determine next US President

Local political analyst: Voter turnout crucial to determine next US President

Voter turnout is critical in determining the next US President. That’s the view of Political Analyst Dr Bishnu Ragoonath as he looks at both parties in the election race. Hillary Clinton is under the banner of the Democrats while Donald Trump is representing the Republican Party. According to Dr Ragoonath, getting voters out for today’s polls is crucial. AUDIO:Ragoonath-Crucial-08-11-16 Dr Ragoonath says what is especially […]

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November 8th, 2016

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WICB defends 20% levy for No Objection Certificates

WICB defends 20% levy for No Objection Certificates

The WICB is standing by its choice to levy a charge for the granting of No Objection Certificates (NOCs) for players seeking to participate in Leagues outside the jurisdiction of the West Indies. The unprecedented fee was announced recently, and amounts to 20% of the contract fee. There was criticism though after Kieron Pollard was denied an NOC to compete in South Africa’s domestic T20 […]

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November 8th, 2016

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UNC LG candidates vow to address issues in TPRC

UNC LG candidates vow to address issues in TPRC

Issues to be addressed in the Curepe/Pasea district have already been identified. So says Ms J-Lynn Roopnarine, the UNC’s candidate for the upcoming Local Govt Elections. Speaking on CTV today, she outlined the problems and how she intends to fix them. AUDIO:Roopnarine-Outlines-08-11-16 Another UNC candidate, Cheryl Anne Pamphile, spoke about issues in her area, Wallerfield/La Horquetta. AUDIO:Pamphile-Speaks-08-11-16 Both districts fall under the Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation […]

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November 8th, 2016

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Water schedules in place for Central and South Trinidad

Water schedules in place for Central and South Trinidad

Water schedules have been put in place for residents in Central and South Trinidad, due to the temporary shutdown of the Point Lisas Desalination Plant. WASA says this is to facilitate planned maintenance works being carried out at the facility from today to Friday. Admitting that there will be a shortfall in supplies, the Authority says certain mitigation measures have been implemented. These include: redistribution […]

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November 8th, 2016

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The words of G.A. Marques

The words of G.A. Marques

IN TODAY’S SPACE, WE OPENLY REPUBLISH AND THANK THE WRITER OF THE FOLLOWING LETTER TO THE EDITORS OF THE LOCAL NEWSPAPERS LAST WEEK: HERE GOES: “”Ordinary citizens stepping forward with complaints, suggestions and ideas to make this nation a better place to live, is just a waste of time. In 1993, I complained by letter to a leading newspaper about the degrading state of Port-of-Spain. […]

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November 8th, 2016

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