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Posted: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Yankarran, 51, died of a heart attack at the Couva District Hospital at about 7.30 am yesterday.

Chutney icon dies

Dr Murray is dead
TOBAGO veteran politician, Dr Winston Murray, 83, died on New Year's Day after a prolonged illness.

New Caricom chairman calls for better regional integration

Year of highs and lows for Caribbean
Caribbean tourism remained on a high in 2016, but with threats such as Brexit and correspondent banking lurking dangerously close to its doorstep, the performance of the region's economies remained at a worrying low.

Manning dies; flap over FATCA
THE year 2016 was one of the leanest parliamentary years in terms of legislation tabled and passed.

Panmen to march tomorrow
PAN players say they intend to take to the streets tomorrow to show their dissatisfaction with pan's governing body, Pan Trinbago.

Soca Monarch judges still waiting on money
Caribbean Prestige Foundation (CPF), the organisation which hosts the ISM competition, is being accused of not fulfilling its financial commitments to some of its contracted employees.

No one should hold T&T to ransom
Former Petrotrin chairman on strike threat

Resist OWTU shutdown
The Employers Consultative Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ECA) has urged citizens to resist the Oilfield Workers' Trade Union's (OWTU) planned shutdown of Petrotrin from tomorrow.

Final day for OWTU and Petrotrin to meet

Enill: Poor will feel the pain
Two former energy ministers yesterday commented on the looming threat of a strike at Petrotrin, with both Conrad Enill and Kevin Ramnarine agreeing that T&T cannot afford a strike at this time.

PAHO says Zika spread rapidly in 2016

EMA: Arima's Old Year's noise the worst
The chair of the Environmental Management Authority (EMA) Nadra Nathai-Gyan yesterday identified Arima, San Juan and Tacarigua as being the noisiest communities that rang in the New Year.

Nelson Street residents call for fire extinguishers, sprinklers

Cuffie: Scratch bombs already illegal

The feteing start
THE Christmas season isn't officially over but, with the turn of the new year, the Carnival atmosphere is already in full swing with fetes all over the country.

Suruj: Judiciary must do more
SOME blame for the crime onslaught is to be shared by the courts because the system of justice runs too slowly, Tabaquite MP Dr Surujrattan Rambachan told Newsday yesterday.

PNM, UNC must work together to address crime, economy—analyst

Lock down in Laventille
A directive was given to lock down Laventille between 6 pm and 12 midnight on December 31 in an attempt to flush out criminal elements responsible for four murders in Laventille between Friday and Saturday.

Man stumbles on skull in Arouca
Officers stated that after the skull was found, the man contacted police who later went to the location and carried out a search for the remainder of the skeleton, but it was not found.

Man dies after rescued from water
ONE man is dead after finding himself in difficulty while bathing at Macqueripe beach in west Trinidad yesterday afternoon.

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