Police probing Chandresh for assault of ex-girlfriend

By Shaliza Hassanali March 30, 2014 – guardian.co.tt Tourism Minister Chandresh Sharma is under investigation by the police for the assault of his former girlfriend. Sacha Singh, the managing director of AMS Biotech Security Concept and AmSure T&T Ltd, who is in her late 20s, met with officers of the St Joseph Police Station on … Continue reading Police probing Chandresh for assault of ex-girlfriend

Bas, Ram and Jack

By Raffique Shah December 14, 2013 Among the three of them, Basdeo Panday, Jack Warner and Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj have accumulated 220 years on earth. You would think that these three geezers, having experienced a spread of political permutations, from the crown colony system and colonialism to independence and republicanism, would have also accumulated the … Continue reading Bas, Ram and Jack

Celebrating Fifty Years of Trinidad and Tobago’s Independence

By Dr. Selwyn R. Cudjoe Published: October 23, 2012 First of all I would like to thank Professor Linda Heywood for inviting me to participate in this wonderful program. I am particularly delighted to be on the same panel with Professor Orlando Patterson, Professor Emmauel Akyeampong, and to have the opportunity to view the screening … Continue reading Celebrating Fifty Years of Trinidad and Tobago’s Independence

Of Silkworms and Maggots

By Michael Harris January 08, 2012 – trinidadexpress.com What is the difference between a silkworm and a maggot? This is the question which popped into my head as I reflected on the current controversy which has erupted over the recent appointment of senior counsel. Frankly I did not think that there was anything salient which … Continue reading Of Silkworms and Maggots

President Revokes Nizam’s Appointment

The following is a press release from the Office of the President. THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT TRINIDAD REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO In the matter of the Constitution and of the Revocation of the Appointment of the Chairman of the Police Service Commission, as Chairman & Member. His Excellency GEORGE MAXWELL RICHARDS, T.C., C.M.T., … Continue reading President Revokes Nizam’s Appointment

Listen to Mohammed’s message, not the messenger

By Dr. Kwame Nantambu March 30, 2011 It has been a rather perplexing and strange experience to follow the national chorus of prominent citizens’ adamant position that President George Maxwell Richards should remove Nizam Mohammed as chairman of the PSC. Their rationale for his revocation is the comment he made before Parliament’s JSC. Mr. Nizam … Continue reading Listen to Mohammed’s message, not the messenger

Clico Policyholders: Pay Us 40% Upfront

By Lara Pickford-Gordon October 25 2010 – newsday.co.tt Clico policyholders want 40 percent of their investment in the Colonial Life Insurance Company Ltd “up front” and the balance paid off in government bonds. Persons who wish to liquidate their bonds should be free to do so and there will be no “middle man.” This proposal … Continue reading Clico Policyholders: Pay Us 40% Upfront

Obama Advisor Denied Entry to T&T

Obama Advisor Deported AMERICAN citizen Henry Bernard Campbell, who was part of the political strategy team which propelled Barack Obama to the White House, was deported from this country early yesterday morning, hours after arriving at Piarco International Airport from the US. American strategist for UNC election campaign blocked at airport Obama man sent back … Continue reading Obama Advisor Denied Entry to T&T

May 24 is Decision Day

T&T goes to polls in 38 days T&T will go to the polls to elect a new Government in 38 days, on Monday May 24, 2010. May 24 is decision day for the electorate of Trinidad and Tobago Election bell! PRIME Minister Patrick Manning yesterday named May 24 as 2010 General Election day in what … Continue reading May 24 is Decision Day

Announce election date now!

Announce election date PRESIDENT of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce (TTCIC) Angella Persad yesterday urged Prime Minister Patrick Manning to announce the date of the general election “as soon as possible” as she warned that uncertainty over the date is affecting private sector investment. …Chamber calls on Manning: Announce election date … Continue reading Announce election date now!