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Posted: Saturday, February 16, 2013

President-elect Carmona chooses public venue for inauguration

AT EXACTLY 2.08 pm, Justice Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona was yesterday declared this country's next President at the eighth meeting of the Electoral College, a meeting which saw many firsts.

Search for right swearing-in venue

Independent senator wants to stay on
At least one Independent senator says he is prepared to serve his full five-year term despite the fact that a new President will assume office in March.

Independents ponder to resign or not to resign

Rowley: I will not subject myself to censorship
Opposition leader Dr Keith Rowley refused to speak at yesterday's election of a new President because he did not want his speech vetted by House Speaker Wade Mark.

It's a work in progress, says Nidco
DUE process should have been followed in the release of a watchdog report on the Debe leg of the Solomon Hochoy Highway extension

Imbert: George's statement 'inappropriate'
FORMER works and transport minister, Colm Imbert, yesterday described as "inappropriate" the statement by Works Minister Emmanuel George on the controversial Debe to Mon Desir section of the Solomon Hochoy Highway.

Minister misleading public says Fitun
Controversy surrounds highway report

FITUN: Minister George in breach of trust

AG to get info on Milshirv contracts
The company behind the controversial Milshirv administrative complex in Tobago has resisted moves to stop the project by claiming it has already entered into more than $100 million in contracts with various sub-contractors.

Intellectual Property Office responds to copyright claims: Posting Carnival pictures on Facebook no breach of law

$10m Tobago mas 'a success'
The 2013 edition of Tobago Carnival has been dubbed a success.

Boodram to refund passengers in batches

FOR yet another time, fraud- and money laundering-accused Vicky Boodram, president of Boodram's Travel and Ship Ahoy Cruises Ltd, has postponed the distribution of cheques to passengers who paid for two failed cruises.

Offshore drilling, piracy 'killing' fish industry
Consumers can expect an exorbitant increase in fish prices as, according to San Fernando Fishing Co-operative Society president, Salim Gool, the industry is on the verge of collapse due to dwindling catches in the Gulf of Paria...

You can't predict meteor's behaviour, says T&T expert

'No cause for concern in T&T'
Terror after meteor shower over Russia

Teen dead, another critical after taking poison
In a scenario reminiscent of the Shakespearean tragedy Romeo and Juliet, two teenagers were found poisoned on Thursday in what police have described as a planned double-suicide attempt

Find her body parts
An autopsy revealed that a sharp instrument, possibly a cutlass, was used to sever Nelson's head and her limbs

Family wants rest of victim's body
...seeking closure

Musician charged with killing wife in church
Musician Curtis Lewis appeared in court yesterday charged with murdering his wife in a Chaguanas church two weeks ago.

Ramesar welcomes US training for cops
President of the Police Social and Welfare Association Sgt Anand Ramesar has expressed support for government's plans to provide international training for 200 local police officers.

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