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Posted: Monday, August 15, 2016

Jamaican sprint phenom Usain Bolt cemented his place as an Olympic legend when he created history last night in successfully defending his Olympic 100M crown and in so doing, becoming the first man ever to win three consecutive 100M Olympic gold medals.

If there were any doubts, it took less than ten seconds—9.81, to be exact—for Usain Bolt to erase them. He is the Olympic champion once again.

Cedenio erases 24-year old record
Machel Cedenio ran the race of his life to finish fourth, just missing out on a bronze medal, in the men's 400 metres final at the Rio Olympics last night.

MSJ calls for action on illegal development in Chaguaramas
THE Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) is calling on Government to take a "definitive" position on illegal development in historic and eco-sensitive Chaguaramas.

Fishermen want compensation
"COMPENSATE us," this was the cry echoed by boat owners, fishermen and vendors from Orange Valley, Freeport area as reports of a rapid decrease in fish sales continue to surface in recent times due to the reported fish kill along the western Peninsula.

Mayor: No taxpayers' money used for Arima archway
The ribbon for a $500,000 historical archway on O'Meara Road, Arima is expected to be cut by Arima mayor George Hadeed soon to welcome visitors and beautify the burgeoning borough.

Anti-money laundering: Why am I being asked for identification, proof of address
To combat money laundering activity two types of offences exist. The first is the offence of money laundering ("ML"), which was addressed in a previous article. The second type of offence is any breach of anti-money laundering ("AML") regulations.

Prankster gets 'buss head' and beating
A celebrity prankster who suffered a "buss head" and a beating at the hands of soca couple Fay-Ann Lyons-Alvarez and Bunji Garlin (Ian Alvarez) in St Lucia at the weekend, stated on his Facebook site yesterday that neither was in on the joke.

Changes to Gate programme UWI principal: Medical programmes over subscribed

US actor, Jamaican sprinter to receive honorary UWI degrees
Former independent senator Rev Daniel Teelucksingh, Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Caribbean journalist Richard Anthony Best, are among 11 people selected to receive honorary degrees in October from The University of the West Indies.

Williams' daughter to unveil plaque
ERICA Williams- Connell, daughter of this country's first prime minister Dr Eric Williams, will unveil a plaque in her father's honour at the Prime Minister's former residence at 11 Mary Street in St Clair on August 19.

Cops probe incest on teen sisters
TWO teenaged sisters aged 13 and 15, accompanied by their 30-year-old aunt walked into a police station in East Trinidad on Saturday with the sisters reporting that they had been sexually assaulted by a male relative.

Man dies crossing Beetham Highway

Patient murdered at St Ann's
A 55-YEAR-OLD male patient at the St Ann's Psychiatric Hospital succumbed to injuries on Thursday last after he was found suffering from wounds to the head by a female nurse at the institution.

Biche teen held with high-powered ammo

Security guard shot dead in Chaguanas
A violent war between two communities claimed the life of Chaguanas father Rodney "Darkman" Joseph, who was gunned down while on his way to work yesterday.

Rigger shot outside bar
SHOOTING outside a bar has left a rigger nursing gunshot wounds to his stomach and hand.

Shot rigger drives himself to hospital

Burnt body found along river bank
The discovery of the charred remains of a body in Chaguanas on Saturday is currently engaging the attention of police.

SRP held for assault on cop
A special reserve police (SRP) officer, attached to the Guard and Emergency Branch, is expected to appear before a Chaguanas magistrate today after he allegedly assaulted a police officer yesterday morning.

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