A man has been shot near one of the country’s main tourist attractions-the Pitch Lake in La Brea.
THERE is a real threat of this country being attacked by terrorists intent on doing harm with the use of deadly toxins, the National Security Ministry’s permanent secretary, Jennifer Boucaud-Blake, said on Thursday.
AS vice chairman on the board of directors of the Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago (UDeCOTT), Dr Krishna Bahadoorsingh should move swiftly to seek to remove the stain that is on him and the rest of the board, over the ballooning Calder Hart affair.
THE massive earthquakes in Haiti and Chile which occurred within six weeks of each other recently revealed the limited capacity of Caricom countries to respond to disasters of this scale.
So what is Dr Saith saying? Or, more to the point, what will he be saying to Mr Manning when he returns from the cold of London to the heat of and in Port of Spain? Or Mr Padmore? Or any of the PNM veterans who have seen Dr Rowley beat their Political Leader at every UDeCOTT turn? Will either, or, all press for rapprochement - boss, is time we end this thing or the party will know no peace.
For false Christs and false prophets will appear and perform signs and miracles to deceive the elect - if that were possible. So be on your guard
THERE was confusion on Saturday, in the wake of reports that Calder Hart had left the country, amid the latest disclosures of alleged wrongdoing in his handling of massive State projects, from his position as Executive Chairman of the Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago (UDeCOTT).
Jehue Gordon will be at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain this weekend, competing at the Carifta trials. Tomorrow, the 18-year-old athlete is expected to do battle in the boys’ under-20 110 metres hurdles. And on Sunday, he faces the starter in the 400m hurdles.
LUKE DE CAIRES roared back from the brink of defeat, yesterday, to book his place in the men’s singles final of the Vita Malt Tranquillity Open Tennis Tournament, at the club’s courts, Victoria Avenue, Port of Spain.
A career-best spell from Darren Sammy carried West Indies to a 141-run victory in the third One-day International against Zimbabwe yesterday.
Premier League clubs PowerGen Sports and Rahamut’s Evergreen Sports both eased to victories in Group A of the Carib Twenty20 opening round yesterday.
It has been a tough task for Imran Khan to find a steady spot on the Trinidad and Tobago senior cricket team. But the allrounder has finally come of age.
Trinidad and Tobago quarter-milers, Renny Quow and Jarrin Solomon will be in action early tomorrow morning (T&T time), in the opening round of the men’s 400 metres, at the World Indoor Championships, in Doha, Qatar.
Kimberlee John-Williams, Christian Homer, Joshua Romany and Dylan Carter will spearhead a 35-member Trinidad and Tobago swim team to the April 3-6 Carifta Swimming & Water Polo Championships to be hosted in Kingston, Jamaica.
BREANA STAMPFLI proved her victory over Dayna Grazette in straight sets ten days ago to grab the final spot on the Fed Cup team was no fluke, when she did it again yesterday in the Vita Malt Tranquillity Open Tennis Tournament at the club’s courts, Victoria Avenue, Port of Spain.
National triathlon champion Clarence Tobias will defend his title when the Trinidad and Tobago Triathlon Federation-sanctioned Rainbow Warriors Triathlon Club Mini Duathlon & Savannah 1-Lap Fun Run gets underway Sunday from 2 p.m.
I am not a UNC, but I have great admiration for Mr Panday in his role as a former trade union leader. I am not a UNC, but I have great admiration for Ms Persad-Bissessar in her daring to take on the UNC ’big boys’. I do not hold any UNC party affiliation, but I have great admiration for the strength of its members and for their vision of putting party before individual.
In May 2008 allegations of irregularities in the operation of UDeCOTT were tabled in Parliament. A senior Cabinet Minister also laid similar allegations and rather than investigate the charges the Minister was fired from the Cabinet. The Leader of Government Business has assured the public that his Government only places persons over whom they have absolute control into positions of importance.
In the highest traditions of the Westminster system, which we purport to uphold in our quest for developed country status, the entire PNM government should resign over the UDeCOTT/Calder Hart issue and a new election called.