Posted: Saturday, February 25, 2017
CHAOS erupted at Piarco International Airport on Thursday evening as passengers arriving for Carnival, from several international flights, grew restless and angry after having to wait for as long as five hours to clear Immigration due to an acute shortage of officers
Widespread relief as FATCA passed
...tax experts at accounting firm KPMG question whether the local Board of Inland Revenue (BIR) has the resources to meet its obligations under the legislation.
BIR: 1,500 affected by bill
Rowley unmasks anti-FATCA lobbyist
Panorama battle royale tonight
La Horquetta grooves to Small Band crown
Pan Trinbago demands more money
Pan Trinbago President Keith Diaz yesterday called for even more money to be pumped into pan as a method of stemming crime in disadvantaged communities.
TUCO to consider rule change
The Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organisation (TUCO) will consider amending its rules to open next year's Calypso Monarch competition to non-nationals.
We'll deal with TUCO after Carnival
WHATEVER animosity that may have existed earlier this week, was buried yesterday as Lornette "Fya Empress" Nedd and Lynette "Lady Gypsy" Steele had nothing but love for each other yesterday
No bad blood
Fya Empress, Lady Gypsy ready for final
Gypsy takes 10th extempo title
'Riot' in Port-of-Spain
IN the early morning darkness of yesterday, a huge crowd turned up at Piccadilly Greens, Port of Spain to observe the annual re-enactment of the 1881 Canboulay Riots.
Minister wants Canboulay celebrations promoted abroad
Abuse, freedom reasons why children run away
$55 million in Children's Life Fund
Remove this child
A HIGH COURT judge has ordered the immediate removal of a teenaged girl from the St Mary's Children's Home.
Gay rights advocate takes TT to court
TRINIDAD gay rights advocate, Jason Jones, is challenging local laws which he says discriminate against homosexuals.
Musical send-off for Claudette Blackman
Last Sunday, Claudette, who mothered 14 of Shorty I's many children, lost her long battle with ovarian cancer.
Cop, brother shot in bar attack
...in critical condition at hospital
Appeal Court reserves ruling in Partap's case
The Court of Appeal has reserved its judgment in an appeal by former government minister, Collin Partap, who is seeking to overturn his conviction in 2013 for failing to submit a breathalyser test.
Raid in the City leads to 18 arrests
EIGHTEEN people were arrested during an exercise in Port-of-Spain on Thursday which began at 6 am and ended 12 hours later.
POLICE are seeking the public's assistance in locating a 15-year old girl who went missing on Thursday
Farmer acquitted on rape charge
Nigel Hazel said the alleged victim, who was 17 years old at the time, accused him of rape after he promised her $500 but instead gave her $150.
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