Posses party at Panorama
Posted: Monday, February 6, 2012
Police rain blows after fracas at Savannah semis
POLICE used batons and their fists to beat patrons during the 2012 National Panorama semifinals at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain yesterday, after hundreds of pan fans tried to push past barriers because they were blocked from walking between the North Stand and the Greens area.
Unruly crowd clash with police
UNRULY patrons at yesterday's National Panorama semi-finals proved to be a problem in the area commonly known as the Greens at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain.
Posses party at Panorama
Before (and after) things went sour...
Suruj links 'attacks' on Kamla to UNC elections
Govt MPs criticise constituency protests: A plot to embarrass PM
Monitoring the duty to represent
The re-emergence of placards and burning tyres signals a fresh round of community dissatisfaction with the quality of representation by Members of Parliament as the electorate's investment in hope for change once again disintegrates in frustration.
Panday: Protest action proves need for UNC change
Protest action against members of Government compounds the need for Generation Next to take control of the United National Congress (UNC), says former prime minister Basdeo Panday.
Panday presents Generation Next
No member or official of Kamla Persad-Bissessar's Peoples Partnership Government must serve on the United National Congress National Executive except the political leader.
THA gets $4 million for CEPEP
Jack misread the signs says Volney
Absolutely no Cabinet directive was given to Minister of Works and Infrastructure Jack Warner to withdraw a petition demanding the enforcement of hanging in T&T.
Talk of by-election for Manning's seat
If there is to be any by-election in former prime minister Patrick Manning's San Fernando East constituency, a replacement is already being suggested - his wife, former PNM government minister Hazel Manning.
Constituents pray for ex-PM
PNM adds new face to senators' benches
Senator Sherrie Hamidan Lorna Ali, 38, of Palmiste, San Fernando, was appointed last week as a temporary Opposition Senator.
First Shouter Baptist primary school opens March 30
The long awaited first Shouter Baptist primary school in the Caribbean will have its first intake of students at the beginning of the 2012-2013 school year.
Stone quits as CNMG chairman
Two weeks short of completing his first year as chairman of the State-owned Caribbean New Media Group (CNMG) Brian Stone has resigned.
CDB head: T&T subsidising Caribbean air transport
WASA signs $3.8m deal to improve service
The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has signed a $3.8 million contract with a Spanish company to improve its service provided to consumers.
British bottled water for TT parliament
THE INABILITY of the Trinidad and Tobago Parliament to get local bottled water manufacturers to produce purified water in glass bottles, led Parliament to broker an arrangement with the House of Commons in the United Kingdom to supply water for Tower D in Port-of-Spain.
Peggy Mohan: Impossible dreams
First of all, when our ancestors made the great journey to Trinidad, Hindi was not one of the native languages they brought with them. What they brought were dialects of Bhojpuri, and other local dialects from the larger hinterland of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, and varieties of Tamil and other local dialects from South India.
For Jamaat school, no exception to general rule
The care and support of the secondary school built and run by the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen on the lands it controversially occupies came up for attention last week before the unlikely forum of the enquiry into the 1990 attempted coup.
Envoy: Let Venezuelan prisoners serve time at home
DISCUSSIONS are expected to be held between Justice Minister Herbert Volney and Foreign Affairs Minister Surujrattan Rambachan on the development of a bilateral agreement between this country and Venezuela in order to have Venezuelan citizens who are sentenced to prison in Trinidad and Tobago serve their jail time in their home country.
Grieving mom cries out for answers
NINE months after her son was shot dead during a marijuana eradication exercise in the Cuche/Charuma forest, Radica Maharaj-Persad is still asking for answers.
Hello to Sundar Popo Village
Need to be careful
Persons attending fetes in the run-up to the Carnival season or who plan on playing mas, particularly young women, should make it a rule not to accept drinks nor snacks from strangers, nor lifts home after a fete from either persons with whom they are barely acquainted or whom they met for the first time at a party, at a mas' camp or while playing mas.
Prisons officer among 40 charged with drunken driving
An American citizen and a prisons officer were among 40 people charged with drunken driving over the weekend.
Tec-DC9 gun and ammo found hidden in gru gru palm trees
A high-powered Tec-DC9 and three rounds of ammunition were discovered in a bag hidden between two gru gru palm trees at L'Espinet Street, Morvant, early yesterday.
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