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Stevenson Sarjeant dead at 74
Posted: Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Former Port of Spain Mayor Stevenson Sarjeant dead at 74
Sarjeant, who took ill at his St James home, was rushed to the Infirmary and then taken by ambulance to Port of Spain General Hospital where he passed away. He served as mayor of the capital city during the 1983-87 period and was arguably the city's best known mayor. He was described by those who knew him as a true gentleman who always displayed a level of civility and quiet strength.

...Former PoS mayor passes away
Former mayor of Port-of-Spain Stevenson Sargeant has passed away.


...Dengue Strikes Kamla

...Kamla working from home after dengue attack

...Kamla misses event; working from home

...COP wishes PM speedy recovery

...Jack, Louis wish Kamla well

...30 children at Mt Hope hospital with symptoms

1,693 dengue cases and rising — Khan
Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan said the last check by his ministry revealed there were some 1,639 cases of people infected with dengue fever throughout the country.

Mark: Need to 'upgrade' Hansard technology

Cabinet to approve Tower D funding
CABINET is expected this week to approve funding for the preparation of Tower D at the Port-of-Spain International Waterfront to accommodate the Parliament in time for the presentation of the 2012 Budget there next month.

Jack gets $250M
WORKS MINISTER Jack Warner said road repairs will begin simultaneously in Point Fortin, La Brea and Otaheite at 9 pm tomorrow.

Jack gets $250m for road repairs
Disclosing that he did not doubt the money to fix roads in Point Fortin would come, Works Minister Jack Warner yesterday said he received $250 million as a first tranche from the Government for the project.

Warner keeps his word Govt spends $1m on road for 'Granny' Luces
Works Minister Jack Warner has made good on his promise for a paved road to the home of national sporting icon Lynette "Granny" Luces. Warner visited Luces, 87, in February after she called on him to pave the track which led to her house at Lewis Trace, Quarry Road, San Juan.

...Granny walks $1M road

PoS mayor praises Warner
Works Minister Jack Warner yesterday got high praises from Louis Lee Sing, mayor of the PNM-controlled Port-of-Spain City Corporation, for starting the construction of a detention pond to alleviate flooding in the capital city.

...Warner: Detention pond not a mosquito breeding ground
Works Minister Jack Warner gave the assurance yesterday that the building of a detention pond at South Quay and the Priority Bus Route would not be a breeding ground for mosquitoes.

Back to normal for cops
It was business as usual for police officers throughout the country yesterday, one day after some of their colleagues stayed away from work for a day of "rest and reflection".

...Ramesar: It could happen again
PRESIDENT of the Police Social and Welfare Association, Sgt Anand Ramesar said yesterday that one cannot rule out the possibility of such (sick-out) action recurring".

...Ramesar wants 25%
DESPITE Monday's flop, president of the Police Service Social and Welfare Association (TTPSSWA) Sgt Anand Ramesar yesterday insisted the association will go back to the negotiation table with a 25 percent salary increase in mind.

...Triumph for 'good sense'
THE vast majority of ranks of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service who remained on duty on Monday, while fewer than 300 of their colleagues were engaging in a so-called "rest and reflection" exercise, would have raised the bar on commitment to "protect and serve" the public. And not only for the people of this nation, but for police services throughout our Caribbean Community.

Man detained in death of 12-year-old girl
OFFICERS investigating the death of 12-year-old Tamika Cupid on Monday night detained a man they believe might hold the key to Tamika's death.

'Working cops' save woman from pitbull
Two police officers who did not take part in Monday's "rest and reflect" day were hailed as heroes yesterday after they rescued an elderly woman after she was attacked by a pitbull in Tarouba.

Roget on PM's olive branch offer: Stop nonsense of 5%

...Roget to citizens: Shutdown may be 'days'
After months of threatening a national shut down, the unions have decided to extend it from one day to "days".

Cops blamed for not pursuing case
The killing of taxi-driver Margaret Constantine

$100,000 bail for teenager charged with raping 'blind' girl

Mom identifies woman's body
The decomposing body of a woman which bore a bullet wound to the head found near an abandoned canefield two weeks ago has been identified as that of Cindy Rampersad, a mother of three.

Girl, 10, raped
ARIMA police are continuing investigations into the multiple rape of a ten-year-old girl from Wallerfield who was assaulted by a 15-year-old. This is the fourth case of sexual assault committed this week which the police are investigating.

Woman reports 'date rape' after mall visit
An Oropouche woman, who went on a date with a man she knew only via cellphone calls, was one of two persons raped on Saturday in separate incidents.

Guard shot dead
A security guard was shot and killed by bandits during a robbery at a supermart in San Fernando yesterday.

DPP orders more tests for cop accused of rape
Director of Public Prosecutions Roger Gaspard has called for additional forensic testing to be carried out before charges are laid against a police officer accused of rape.

For hiring cooks without work permits Chinese restaurant owner fined $700

Robbers kill another grocery guard
Another security guard has been shot dead by robbers, this time in Cocoyea, San Fernando.

Man charged for fondling woman
A man who fondled a woman's breast at an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) outlet was remanded into police custody for sentencing today.

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