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Daaga's power to the people
Posted: Sunday, August 14, 2016

Hundreds turn out for Daaga's farewell
HUNDREDS turned out to pay their final respects to National Joint Action Committee (NJAC) founder Makandal Daaga, who was laid to rest yesterday on what would have been his 81st birthday.

Chief Servant would want us to embrace his values of love, equality
THE best tribute to founder of the National Joint Action Committee (NJAC), Makandal Daaga, would be to embrace the values of love and equality that he lived for.

Daaga's power to the people
Adorned in their traditional African attire, the Daaga family stood in solidarity with hundreds of their fellow countrymen at the Grand Stand in the Queen's Park Savannah yesterday to celebrate and remember the life of the late National Joint Action Committee (NJAC) founder and Black Power Movement leader, Makandal Daaga.

Daaga deeply loved people of TT
AS late revolutionary and former National Joint Action Committee (NJAC) political leader Makandal Daaga was being praised for being a patriot that helped emancipate the minds of citizens his funeral service was disrupted by the protests of controversial radio personality Ricardo "Gladiator" Welch.

Gladiator calls Govt hypocrite

Wear 'conservative hairstyle'
A firestorm erupted on social media yesterday over an insurance company's warning to a young black male employee over his shortcropped dreadlocks.

...Insurance firm under fire as employee posts warning letter about hairstyle
INSURANCE company Colfire has come under fire after one of its employees posted a warning letter he received from the company, chiding him for his "unprofessional" hairstyle.

Marisa heartbroken over hate from home
HARSH social media criticism has forced Trinidad and Tobago gymnastics representative Marisa Dick to avoid it completely.

Clico group challenges Imbert's $400m decision
The Clico Policyholders Group (CPG) is questioning Finance Minister Colm Imbert's instructions to Central Bank to remove over $400 million from Clico's Statutory Fund.

Laventille med student promises to give back
Medical student Kourdell Powell intends to give back to his community in Laventille and the country when he becomes a full-fledged doctor.

Garcia seeks increase in $$ for scholarships

Tofco reduces staff
TRINIDAD Offshore Fabricators (Tofco) said yesterday it was reducing its manpower, and not renewing the contracts of 17 employees.

Ex-Petrotrin officials traumatised
Three former high-ranking officials from State-owned oil and gas company Petrotrin named in a newspaper report about unauthorised salary increases say the allegations levelled against them have left them traumatised.

Fishermen send SoS to Imbert
SAYING the fishing industry was on the verge of collapse, Otaheite fishermen are calling for the intervention of acting Prime Minister Colm Imbert as concerns continue to rise decreasing sales of fish.

$ woes force out GISL managers
Senior managers at State-owned Government Information Services Ltd (GISL) are leaving the media company.

Deosaran: Stop tinkering with TTPS
With the experiences of the past executive of the Police Service Social and Welfare Association and the vision of the newly installed one, there is now an opportunity to heal the wounds of the T&T Police Service (TTPS).

Cops wearing hijabs, a change in tradition
Muslim women in the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) should not take the Service's dress regulations as a sign of discrimination against them.

Another PH driver murdered
A SECOND private for hire taxi driver has been murdered in the space of a few weeks

Body of woman found in Arima with 'throat slit'

Prof: Isis winning on digital battlefield
When people begin to interact with Isis products on social media by retweeting, following and liking, Isis then "swarms in and makes contact

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