2 hrs ago
Two South schools open tomorrow
In a press release Friday, Alicia Busby, the ministry's communications specialist, said the two schools were Princes Town East Secondary and Williamsville Secondary.
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18 hrs ago
Doc suspended pending probe
The doctor who performed the Caesarean-section surgery on Quelly Ann Cottle, which resulted in her baby boy's head being cut from ear to ear, instantly killing him, has been suspended with immediate effect from the Mt Hope Women's Hospital pending an investigation.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Banking security found wanting
Reassuringly, without waiting to be told via the message of another million-dollar heist, banks have seen the need to "reconsider security".
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Kalicharan wins again
Ivan Kalicharan Masqueraders "Beats" has retained the Band of the Year title in San Fernando.
Selwyn Cudjoe as high priest
I have been trying to digest Selwyn Cudjoe's two-part column published in the Express over Carnival.
South hospitals treat 192 injuries
ALMOST 200 people came to South hospitals during the long Carnival weekend for treatment to gunshot, stab, assault and car crash injuries.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Pan Jammers wins at last
After 26 years Pan Jammers finally broke their Panorama jinx as they were crowned joint Petrotrin National Panorama Single Pan champs with San Juan East Side Symphony last Friday night.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Sando mayor promises earlier Jouvert
San Fernando Mayor Kazim Hosein has promised an end to the usual late start to Jouvert celebrations in the city.
Trinidad and Tobago News
Republic's Carnival Blues
REPUBLIC'S CARNIVAL BLUES A band of robbers broke into the vault of Republic Bank's branch in Sangre Grande in the pre-dawn hours of Carnival Saturday and made off with close to $4.5 million in cold, hard cash.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Republic's Carnival blues
AS thousands of persons enjoyed themselves at fetes and made final preparations to usher in the start of the reign of the Merry Monarch today, a band of robbers broke into the vault of Republic Bank's branch in Sangre Grande in the pre-dawn hours of Carnival Saturday and made off with close to $4.5 million in cold, hard cash.
Couple killed in Valencia accident
A couple from Sangre Grande became the country's latest road fatalities yesterday, after the car they were in crashed into a utility pole in Valencia while they were returning home from a fete.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
$$million robbery at Sangre Grande bank
Four persons are assisting police with investigations of a break-in at the Republic Bank branch in Sangre Grande where a vault was looted and thieves escaped with cash, reportedly millions of dollars, as well as safety deposit boxes.
Caribbean News Now!
Letter: A fiasco in San Fernando
Dear Sir: This year's edition of the Calypso Fiesta in Skinner Park in San Fernando put paid to any notion that the contest was supposed to be reflective of the mood of the people of Trinidad and Tobago and instead unmasked it for all the world to see it for what it truly is.
Electrician causing static in S/Grande
He's a popular electrician in Coalmine, Sangre Grande, who is sought after by many from ordinary folk to business people, doctors and lawyers.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Deltones' $.35m second prize withheld
Petrotrin Siparia Deltones went home yesterday morning without its $350,000 second place cheque because of a pending investigation into its performance at the Small Conventional Steel Orchestra Final at Skinner Park, San Fernando.
Man freed of kidnap charge
Princes Town resident Rachieal James was freed on Wednesday after a jury found him not guilty of kidnapping and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
South crowns mom, son Carnival Queen, King
A PRINCES Town mother, her son, an attorney and a soca artiste emerged as winners at the Pre-Dimanche Gras show at Skinner Park, San Fernando early yesterday morning.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Rum (and sex) on meh mind
Next week is Carnival week, and, on Monday and Tuesday, the streets of Port of Spain, San Fernando and Scarborough will be packed with Carnival bands, masqueraders and, mostly spectators.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Aaron keeps Chutney Soca title
Defending champion Aaron Duncan retained his title for a second time as the Schools' National Carnival Chutney Soca Monarch champion yesterday, at the Carnival Village, Queen's Park Savannah in Port of Spain.
Chinese Medics for TT
Chinese medical personnel may soon fill current staff shortages in Trinidad and Tobago's health sector, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has announced.