Lee Sing wants businesses to give back
Posted: Monday, June 11, 2012
More than $127 million of taxpayers' money has been lost following the sale of four water taxis that were purchased under the People's National Movement (PNM) administration—including the controversial MV Su that was never used.
Lee Sing wants businesses to give back
PORT OF SPAIN Mayor Louis Lee Sing yesterday requested that successful businesses operating in the city give back toward its development.
Soft mondo track for QPS
PORT-OF-SPAIN Mayor Louis Lee Sing wants to build a soft mondo track along the Queen's Park Savannah, however, to accomplish this he is calling on the private and business communities of this country to fund the project.
Breach of noise pollution rules Cunupia bar loses its licence
A CUNUPIA bar has had its bar licence revoked following several complaints from nearby residents.
Abdulah not fazed by critics
He has been described as the Tommy Joseph of politics but Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) political leader, senator David Abdulah, says he will not be distracted from the party's focus on serious issues.
'Eating a food' culture hurts T&T
EGO and money have gotten in the way of this country experiencing a much needed change in political leadership, Roman Catholic priest Fr Clyde Harvey has said.
Collin Partap: Young people need attention
MINISTER in the Ministry of National Security Collin Partap says more attention must be placed on young people.
Health Minister warns against 'cowboy' snake-bite remedies
Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan said yesterday that his Ministry was planning to have antidotes for poisonous snake bites available in hospitals other than Sangre Grande.
14 Cuban doctors and 56 nurses join health sector
SEVENTY Cuban doctors and nurses were last Friday each granted two-year contracts for employment in the public health sector, as the Ministry of Health seeks to address the shortage of doctors and nurses in this country.
Gopeesingh to TTUTA: Rein in errant teachers
Education Minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh has challenged the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA) to take control of the 15 per cent of errant teachers who have been taking more than their authorised leave.
25 subjects with new SEA
Education Minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh seems to think that primary schools are like factories: add more ingredients, longer hours and you will end up with a better product.
PM's constituency to get world-class sporting complex
The constituency of Siparia is getting a world-class sporting complex.
Hindu Women supports legal marriage age of 18
RC Archbishop urges T&T to reject same-sex unions
Roman Catholic (RC) Archbishop Joseph Harris is calling on citizens to resist moves to accept homosexuality. He is the latest religious leader to speak out against what he described as society's increasing acceptance of same-sex relationships.
Administration of estates: a grant of probate
When a person dies, they often leave behind property, whether in the form of money, jewelry, vehicles, furniture, stocks or land. The administration of estates is concerned with the distribution of this property, subject to the payment of the deceased's funeral expenses and other debts.
Mayor wants Dogs Bill to include strays
PM to announce Cabinet changes Thursday: 'Gypsy' to lose portfolio?
T&T elected to vice-presidency of United Nations
Woodbrook's knight of order
It was hard to miss the feel of it. The Mayor of Port-of-Spain, striding along the pavements of this suburb of his city, trailed by an entourage of officers and officials.
Michael Harris: The Tobago gambit
Keith Subero: Our very own Third World
Middle path on bad dogs
Dr. Selwyn R. Cudjoe: Thanks, But No Thanks
Cops foil robbery at Tunapuna mall
Coudray's daughter goes missing in Jamaica
The daughter of San Fernando mayor Marlene Coudray has gone missing in Jamaica, just days after leaving T&T to take up a job on that island.
'Time for policemen to hit the streets'
DWIGHT Booker, technical consultant to the TT Police Service (TTPS), says there was too much politics in the promotion process.
Murder toll now 177
Even as police and army personnel held increased joint patrols in the nation's crime hot spots, two men were killed and two others injured within hours of each other, in shootings in east Port-of-Spain and Laventille on Saturday.
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