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“They beat me for real long. At a point in time, I thought that was it, because I start to gasp for breath,” assault victim Decima Nottingham told the Guardian last week. “It was real licks. Kick on my chest, in my back and on my head, they had me rolling on the ground. I get about five cuff in my eye, my head was swollen.”

Sunday, May 7, 2017

West Indies fans were celebrating a rare victory last week when skipper Jason Holder’s men managed to come from behind to beat Pakistan by 106 runs in the second match of the three-Test series at the Kensington Oval in Barbados.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Tests can be flawed. They are, after all, usually prepared by human beings who can make mistakes.

Friday, May 5, 2017

In addressing members of the ruling party in Diego Martin on Tuesday, Finance Minister Colm Imbert suggested that the Government will soon implement the Gambling (Gaming and Betting) Control Bill, 2016 as a means of regulating the casino industry as well as ensuring that all casino owners, and...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

It is well known that Dr Anthony N Sabga’s determination and business acumen came to the fore early in his life when, still as a teenager, he helped look after his father’s small business in colonial Trinidad.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Today we mark World Press Freedom Day, the annual opportunity to stress the importance of world press freedom, defend the media from attacks on their independence and also pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The scene is familiar. It’s hard for anyone driving on T&T’s roads not to witness, at least once a day, an official government luxury car leaving us behind in traffic by using their blue flashing lights.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

The ties between T&T and Venezuela go far beyond close geographic proximity. The two nations have long shared significant historic and social ties and the level of economic co-operation goes well beyond the recently-signed Dragon gas deal.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

A society that does not safeguard its children devours its future. And, in T&T, children are dying at an unacceptably high rate. Some die at birth, some from accidents and, more and more often, some are murdered.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Thursday’s confirmation by the University Council that Trinidadian businessman Robert Bermudez would be the next Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI), is a remarkable and welcome paradigm shift for the regional tertiary education institution.

Friday, April 28, 2017

It would seem, however, that Ayers-Caesar has accepted the role of scapegoat in the fiasco, after the public realised the issue of her unfinished cases was substantial enough to warrant major concern over the future stability of the court system.