Posted: Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Hurricane Sandy has left 107 people dead after storming through the Caribbean and across major cities along the Eastern Seaboard of the United States, even hitting Canada, over the past nine days.
Trinis tell of day when Sandy hit
'IT WAS SCARY'
Trinis safe but shaken in New York as Sandy kills 48
A trail of death and destruction
The misery of superstorm Sandy's devastation grew yesterday as millions along the US East Coast faced life without power or mass transit for days, and huge swathes of New York City remained eerily quiet.
Kamla in solidarity with Sandy victims
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has expressed solidarity with those living in the United States who have been affected by the devastation of Hurricane Sandy.
Suruj: We have assisted storm-hit Trinis in NYC
LOCAL Government Minister Dr Surujrattan Rambachan said yesterday that Government has done everything humanly possible at this time to assist Trinidad and Tobago nationals living in New York.
Superstorm set to cause more havoc
IPI slams Jamal for attack on media
The attack by Communications Minister Jamal Mohammed was "highly troubling" and indicative of a pattern of abuse by Government officials against the media, according to executive director of the International Press Institute (IPI), Alison Bethel-McKenzie.
THA threatens to take Govt to court
The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) has accused the Ministry of Public Utilities of trampling on its autonomy and threatened yesterday to take the Peoples' Partnership government to court over the issue.
Probe THA, Milsherv deals
ATTORNEY GENERAL Anand Ramlogan has referred a deal between the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) and Milsherv Properties Limited - for construction of an Administrative Complex at the corner of Milford and Shirvan Road, Tobago - to the Integrity Commission and the acting Commissioner of Police (CoP).
Analyst: Video was attempt to market Rowley
The video geared to soften PNM leader Keith Rowley's image which was shown at last Sunday's PNM convention reveals that the organisers realise Rowley is not a "people person," says political analyst Bishnu Ragoonath.
Donate a house
WITH POVERTY still a major issue in this country, Local Government Minister Suruj Rambachan is calling on wealthy Trinbagonians and corporate TT to get involved and donate a house to someone who is destitute and homeless.
NIB to meet NCRHA on compliance audit
THE National Insurance Board (NIB) will be meeting with officials of the North Central Regional Health (NCRHA) Authority next week on a "compliance audit" by the NIB following complaints from staff members of the authority.
Fired immigration employee heads for Industrial Court
Trinidad and Tobago immigration worker, Joseph Ronalds, who was dismissed from his job at the Miami Consulate on September 7 over the issue of qualifications, plans to take his case to the Industrial Court.
Minister in the dark about CAL plane drama at Piarco
Minister of Transport Chandresh Sharma has maintained he has no details relating to Caribbean Airlines flight HER72-600 which made an emergency landing because of a detached engine casing last Friday.
82-year-old woman raped in Valsayn
AN 82-YEAR-OLD woman was raped while walking through Valsayn early yesterday morning.
Police being misled
Mahabir-Wyatt on sex offences against minors:
Doctors raised red flag about faulty drill since March
Since March this year, three neurosurgeons at the Port of Spain General Hospital (POSGH) issued a letter to the hospital's executive director raising the urgent need for a drill for brain surgeries.
Minister: Put emphasis on Ramleela
Minister in the Ministry of Finance and Couva South MP Rudranath Indarsingh says emphasis must be placed on Ramleela because it is an integral part of T&T's cultural landscape.
Workers protest against Forestry Authority
"The protest is against the change from a forestry division and bring it under an authority."
Group writes Prez on Gordon/THA ad
IT'S A CASE of equality versus integrity as a group calling itself the Equality Commission of Trinidad and Tobago (ECTT) has written a formal letter of complaint to President George Maxwell Richards over a newspaper advertisement placed by the Integrity Commission (IC).
Peake: Gafoor's case without merit
LEAD attorney for the Integrity Commission Deborah Peake SC said yesterday the judicial review matter brought against the Commission by its suspended deputy chairman Gladys Gafoor collapsed when she (Gafoor) gave evidence in court on Monday.
PTSC, show compassion
A CHAGUANAS woman, who is blind and whose son suffers with cerebral palsy is calling on the Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC) to show compassion when dealing with her son who uses the Corporation's bus to and from his school.
Tony Fraser: Error after error
Raymond Ramcharitar: The Trini Personality: Children of the Fatman
Rickey Singh: Test in ACP/Europe ties
George Alleyne: Of PNM, COP and voting
'PCA should probe police killings'
Sergeant Anand Ramesar, president of the Police Social and Welfare Association, believes that it is a waste of resources and a "clash" to have the Police Complaints Authority (PCA) and other police bodies conducting parallel investigations into the same police killing.
Lower bail for Coudray accused
THE alleged killer of schoolteacher Michelle Coudray-Greaves, daughter of Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development Affairs Marlene Coudray, was on Monday given a better chance of securing bail when he appeared in a Jamaican court.
Cheating hardware dealers to be blacklisted
And suppliers of building material who cheat applicants with increased prices, will be blacklisted, Minister of Local Government Surujrattan Rambachan has said.
16-year-old charged withhaving 3 guns
...gets $80,000 bail
Man freed of 24-year-old robbery charge
A businessman accused of a robbery more than 24 years ago has been acquitted by a nine-member jury.
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