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6.4 magnitude earthquake rocks T&T
Posted: Saturday, October 12, 2013

6.4 magnitude earthquake rocks T&T
Strongest in T&T since 1997, says UWI seismologist


One day after reporting a corruption cover-up at National Quarries to the Fraud Squad, chairman acts on CEO

Plans afoot to lock down 'hotspot' Malabar
There is a new crime hotspot in Trinidad and law enforcement officials have vowed to lock down Malabar to stamp out the criminal elements.

Promoter threatens to block Ne-Yo concert
Veteran promoter Roy Maharaj is suing Ne-Yo for close to US$1 million after the singer failed to appear for two advertised concerts.

Ramadhar: No deals with criminal elements
Acting Prime Minister Prakash Ramadhar says he supports statements made by National Security Minister Gary Griffith last week that gang members would not receive state contracts

Priest on contracts to gang leaders: Some provide food for residents, some buy guns

Volney: Rethink 'one strike' bail system
THE proposal by Attorney General Anand Ramlogan to have a one strike and you're out system with respect to bail for repeat offenders should be reconsidered

McKenzie case may start in 2015
Cancer centre sued for $20m

Akeem out of coma, improving slowly
FORMER national footballer, Akeem Adams, who suffered a heart attack two weeks ago, was awakened yesterday from an artificial coma by doctors

Diego Martin Central Member of Parliament Dr Amery Browne and his wife Saara Ali yesterday welcomed their first baby, a son

PP, PNM, MSJ, ILP square off
THE TT Debates Commission's first televised debate for the October 21 Local Government election came off on Thursday

EBC wants reports on bad poll cards
Report inaccurate poll cards

Political debate format under review

An ambush, says Robin
...ILP chairman critical after live TV debate

Don't go with Warner
Rowley warns electorate:

Suruj files claim against Jack
Independent Liberal Party (ILP) leader, Jack Warner, on Thursday again unleashed a torrent of accusations of corruption against him.

Jack: Beware election handouts

ILP still backs Bucchan
DESPITE several criminal charges hanging over his head and public revelations that he was deported twice from the United States, 38-year-old Kerwin Bucchan continues to receive stout support from the Independent Liberal Party (ILP) hierarchy

Arson attack on Sandy's office
A resident of Charlotteville, Tobago, said to be in his 60s, has been held in connection with the arson attack on the constituency office of People's National Movement (PNM) Roxborough/Delaford representative Hilton Sandy.

Carmona: A hard act to follow
Glowing tribute to Ulric Cross...

Williams memorial to be erected in Sando
A MONUMENT in honour of the nation's first prime minister, Dr Eric Williams, will soon be erected in San Fernando.

Girl, 3, crushed by falling gate
A three-year-old girl died on Thursday afternoon after a sliding gate fell on her at her home in Diego Martin.

New traffic plans come into effect Sunday
Phase one of the National Infrastructure Development Company's (Nidco) new traffic routes is set to be commissioned tomorrow which will see a change in the flow of traffic from south to north, south to east, west to north and east to north.

Four days shutdown at Licensing
Public Services Association (PSA) President, Watson Duke, yesterday declared his intention to extend the shutdown for the next two weeks.

Master Plan 'will take years' to stop flooding in Diego
Chairman of the Diego Martin Regional Corporation Anthony Sammy:

CAL permits portable dialysis machines on board
STATE-owned Caribbean Airlines Limited (CAL) is allowing passengers who have kidney problems to carry dialysis machines onboard as "carry on" items.

School maxi operators plan disruption soon
Some 30,000 school children between Manzanilla and Cedros will be affected as Maxi Taxi School Transport drivers are planning to go on strike as early as next week.

No school for 140
Light bill unpaid

Jamaican diplomat dismisses story
Jamaica's High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago Sharon Saunders yesterday dismissed media reports in Kingston that a group of 20 Jamaicans had been deported from Port of Spain earlier this week.

Cop sues State for courthouse injuries
A POLICE officer who was injured three times while on duty at the San Fernando Magistrates' Court has described the area as unsafe to work and taken action against the State.

Duncan St workers slam police
WORKERS at the Duncan Street Police Post in Port of Spain are claiming police brutality and harassment after one of their colleagues was allegedly beaten by police officers on Thursday night.

Convicted killer gets $100,000 damages for a beating he received at the Remand section of the Golden Grove Prison in Arouca in 2006.

No bail for Surinamese facing extradition
Surinamese businessman Edward Quincy Muntslag will remain in a local jail as he awaits extradition to the United States on drug trafficking charges.

No IDs yet of bodies found in landfill
The burnt remains of two bodies found near the Forres Park landfill in Claxton Bay in August have not yet been identified.

Iguana lands man in court
FOR LOVE, a man purchased an Iguana and kept it in his fridge to be cooked and eaten by his girlfriend, who is currently abroad

Noisy monkey lands owners in trouble
Three on drugs, ammo and animal possession charges

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