GO, TT, GO
Posted: Saturday, July 28, 2012
GO, TT, GO
Four-time Olympian, Marc Burns, smiling broadly while holding the national flag at yesterday's opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, proudly led his compatriots at the parade of nations at the Olympic Stadium as 16 days of sporting excellence began with much fanfare in London.
Rock and royalty as Olympics open
The queen and James Bond gave the London Olympics a royal entrance like no other Friday in an opening ceremony that rolled to the rock of the Beatles, the Stones and The Who.
JOLLY GOOD SHOW
London rocks as 'Queen' parachutes into Olympics opening ceremony
Trini portrays World War I soldier
They say there's a Trini in everything and the opening ceremony for the London Olympics yesterday was no exception.
Fans back men's relay team, Cleopatra, Bovell
The men's relay team, shot putter Cleopatra Borel-Brown and swimmer George Bovell are the odds-on favourite by locals to bring home gold medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Moved by Marc's moment
Flag-bearing patriot leads T&T into battle
Let the Games begin!
'Not enough screen time for local team'
High-level talks over contracts of Gibbs, deputy
TOP-LEVEL talks surrounding the contracts of Police Commissioner Dwayne Gibbs and Deputy Commissioner Jack Ewatski were in progress up to late last night at the Prime Minister's residence in St Ann's...
Stop being lazy
COMMISSIONER of Police Dwayne Gibbs, yesterday urged citizens to liberate themselves of laziness, poor work attitudes, corruption, disrespect and violence.
Gas talks for Goodluck
ENERGY Minister Kevin Ramnarine yesterday hinted that discussions on natural gas could feature prominently during next week's state visit to Trinidad and Tobago by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan.
Did PM support Jack on 10% for police?
NATIONAL Security Minister Jack Warner possibly has the "tacit support" of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar when he agreed with the Police Service Welfare Association to a ten percent salary increase for police officers.
$M payout not 'anybody's business'
Jack targets Opposition over move to probe bank accounts
Chaguanas mayor looks at crop dusters to fight dengue
The Chaguanas Borough Corporation is contemplating footing the bill to employ crop dusters in the fight to control the Aedes Egypti mosquito and curb the spread of dengue in the borough.
A HIGH Court judge has suggested that calypsonians be properly regulated by legislation and rules so as to avoid bitterness in the fraternity.
Culture bodies take Douglas to task
CULTURAL stakeholders including the National Carnival Band Association (NCBA), Pan Trinbago and the Trinbago Unified Calypsonian Organisation (TUCO) have expressed the view that recently appointed Arts and Multiculturalism Minister Dr Lincoln Douglas has started his term of office with uninformed statements.
Former Guardian reporter launches new political party
Former T&T Guardian reporter Grace Wilkes yesterday launched a new political party, the Proactive Democratic Alignment (PDA), on the jubilee anniversary of her father's silver-medal performance at the Olympic Games.
Khan: Neurosurgeons get more money outside T&T
Shortage of specialists
Residents, drivers up in arms against traffic lights at Roxy Roundabout
The latest move by the Ministry of Works to place traffic lights at the Roxy Roundabout for drivers heading west along Tragarete Road has many in St James and Woodbrook confused.
$.5 million ransom demand backfires
Ricardo Daniel, who was reported as having been kidnapped on Tuesday night, has been released.
Lee Sing: You can't emancipate Africans with 'ten days'
The people of African descent must recognise that they have to do better than they are doing now.
Dana Seetahal: George bus
Tony Deyal: Buy, blows and butternuts
Second son sentenced to hang
It was a bittersweet victory for the Vincent family yesterday when a father and son were freed of a murder charge, while another son was sentenced to death.
Hart's son chopped in robbery bid
THE son of former Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago (UDeCOTT) executive chairman Calder Hart was chopped on the leg during an attempted robbery at his home on Thursday morning.
Police officers arrested for fraud, misbehaviour
A South Western Division police constable was arrested by officers of the Fraud Squad after he was caught trying to defraud a furniture and appliance store on Thursday afternoon.
'Bogus warrants' land 'Grande' cops in court
...Corporal, constable granted bail
Mystar: Borrow safely
MEMBERS of the public should educate themselves about reputable and licensed money lenders especially persons offering to finance the purchase of used vehicles, Trinidad and Tobago Police Service spokesman Sgt Wayne Mystar has advised.
3 held for robbing soldier
Resident: Cops killed my dog during search
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