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It took less than an hour yesterday for the Electoral College to make official the election of Justice Paula-Mae Weekes as the sixth President of the Republic of T&T.

Yesterday’s historic session at the Parliament Building in Port-of-Spain clears the way for the inauguration of the new head of state soon after the term of incumbent President...

Friday, March 25, 2011

Methods of cross-examination were called into question, as the assault case against soca superstar Machel Montano continued yesterday. Montano’s attorney Dana Seetahal, SC, repeatedly made objections, both general and specific, to state prosecutor George Busby’s cross-examination of Montano...

Friday, March 25, 2011

Friday, March 25, 2011

Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Public Utilities Jacqueline Ganteaume–Farrell is urging citizens to adopt an attitude of conservation towards the country’s natural resources. Ganteaume–Farrell was speaking at Tuesday’s launch of a joint World Forestry, World Water and World Meteorological...

Friday, March 25, 2011

The Ministry of Health has confirmed that Tobago’s mortality rate is the lowest in the nation, Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) chief executive officer, George Bell, said on Tuesday. He said the ministry’s statistics revealed that Tobago’s rate in 2008 was 1.8 per cent, while the Eastern...

Friday, March 25, 2011

Caribbean nations must develop a multi-sectoral approach to effectively treat with the regions HIV and Aids epidemic. Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Rodger Samuel made this call yesterday at the opening ceremony of the UNAIDS regional consultation for the Caribbean universal access...

Friday, March 25, 2011

Minister of Labour, Small and Micro Enterprise Development Errol McLeod says the board of management of the T&T Electricity Commission (T&TEC) has had a history of being “very slow” and “slothful” in the manner in which it dealt with trade union negotiations. He was speaking with...

Friday, March 25, 2011

A lawsuit filed by five executive members of the Public Services Association (PSA) against its president has been halted until the determination of disciplinary proceedings against them. Justice Joan Charles adjourned the hearing to July 13, after lawyers informed her that disciplinary...

Friday, March 25, 2011

Long-awaited consultations on new legislative safeguards to regulate the credit union movement will begin next week. Minister in the Ministry of Labour Rudranath Indarsingh assured that consultations with stakeholders on the legislative reforms will begin at the “end of this month.” Indarsingh...

Friday, March 25, 2011

Acting Medical Director of the San Fernando General Hospital Dr Anand Chatoorgoon was yesterday attempting to find accommodation for at least 14 patients at Point Fortin Area Hospital to offset the overcrowding at the San Fernando institution. Overcrowding continued unabated at the San Fernando...

Friday, March 25, 2011

“We love you mummy.” These words, scrawled with a black marker by his five-year-old son, continues to pierce the heart of Lorne Ramsoomair, almost three weeks after his wife, Chrystal, died while undergoing a Caesarean section at the San Fernando General Hospital. Since the death, Lorne, 45, has...

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