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Sherman Maynard, the 27-year-old police constable, who was killed in the line of duty during the prison break at the Port-of-Spain State Prison last month, is one of five persons who will receive the Humming Bird Medal (Bronze) at tonight’s Independence Day award ceremony. Maynard’s family is expected to collect the posthumous award on his behalf a...

Monday, August 17, 2015

Hold that thought. Following yesterday’s People’s Partnership (PP) rally, the Opposition People’s National Movement (PNM) might want to mull over its declaration last Saturday that the coalition was “dead”.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Now that he is leaving political office, Chandresh Sharma says he is looking forward to spending time with his children, especially his 25-year-old son, who is suffering from cancer. In an interview yesterday, Sharma declared total support for chairman of the South West Regional Health Authority...

Monday, August 17, 2015

If the People’s National Movement (PNM) reforms local government in Trinidad using the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) model, there will be a crisis of unemployment, poverty and inequality. This is the view of political leader of the Tobago Organisation of the People (TOP), Ashworth Jack, during...

Monday, August 17, 2015

In a surprise move last night, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar sacked the previously announced candidate for Mayaro Roger Morales and announced a new replacement—businessman Rushton Paray. He was one of five people screened for the marginal Mayaro seat, previously held by Winston ‘Gypsy’...

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Frequent accidents at the one-mile mark of Guaico Tamana Road in Sangre Grande are a cause for concern among residents.

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Valdeen Shears

Armed with placards and voicing their concerns and disapproval, several residents of Trincity and environs yesterday picketed the main entrance of Bhagwansingh’s Hardware and Steel Industries Ltd in Piarco.

Sunday, August 16, 2015

PNM Port-of-Spain North candidate Stuart Young wasn’t impressed.

In fact, none of the Balisier Brigade gathered in Woodford Square yesterday was impressed with the UNC’s recent announcement of candidates for key seats. They voiced it. They steupsed at it. They grimaced at it.

Sunday, August 16, 2015

As Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar opened a $500 million gateway to the controversial leg of the Solomon Hochoy Highway Extension Project, she confessed to spending sleepless nights over environmentalist Dr Wayne Kublalsingh’s hunger strike.

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Reshma Ragoonath

Sunday, August 16, 2015

The Congress of the People (COP) is about “serious politics for serious people,” says political leader Prakash Ramadhar. 

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