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The Law Association yesterday called on Chief Justice Ivor Archie to speak up on allegations questioning his conduct in office now in the public domain, saying it was shocked at his deafening silence.

In a release last evening, the council said it was increasingly alarmed at allegations of improper conduct levelled directly and by implication...

Sunday, February 20, 2011

The former home of Carnival—The Grand Stand at Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of Spain—will be put to the test tomorrow when scores of steelbands make their way across it for the Panorama semifinals. During a tour of the newly-constructed facility by several Cabinet ministers and the media on...

Sunday, February 20, 2011

At just13 years of age, Ferdinand “Ferdie” Smith is no stranger to the music business and has been performing and winning calypso competitions since he was six years old. Ferdie, as he likes to be called, attends the SWAHA Hindu College in Sangre Grande. On Wednesday, he won first place in the...

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Farmers across T&T are mourning the sudden death of National Food Crop Association (NFFA) leader Norris Deonarine who succumbed to heart failure after visiting brutalised farmers of Lopinot on Thursday. President of the Cane Producers Association Seukaran Tambie, who spoke to Deonarine...

Sunday, February 20, 2011

The Government is considering taking over the San Jose estate in Lopinot in response to reports that members of the media and farmers were attacked in the area on Thursday. Minister of Food Production, Land and Marine Affairs Vasant Bharath said yesterday: “What we are looking at doing is...

Sunday, February 20, 2011

After four months on the job, the Attorney General’s special adviser Clevon Raphael—whom AG Anand Ramlogan once described as his “right hand man”—has resigned. Raphael, a former journalist, confirmed yesterday that he resigned on Thursday. He was present in the Parliament chamber yesterday,...

Sunday, February 20, 2011

“I am ready for them...ah going international!” That was the declaration made by the real “mash up gyal” Denise “Saucy Wow” Belfon. When the T&T Guardian made contact with the songstress, she sounded extremely elated as she expressed her feelings about competing for the 2011 Groovy Soca...

Saturday, February 19, 2011

The award-winning film Mas Man, dedicated to the legacy of Peter Minshall, was screened by the Cultural Centre of Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington, DC. The film was shown on February 10 at the IDB’s Enrique V Iglesias Conference Centre Auditorium. The event was a collaboration...

Saturday, February 19, 2011

A new board of directors has been appointed to the Trinidad and Tobago Postal Corporation (TTPost). Minister of Public Utilities Emmanuel George  presented Instruments of Appointment to the new board on Monday at a brief ceremony held at the ministry’s head office, Elizabeth Street, St Clair. ...

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Students from the Victoria Educational District participated in a walk-a-thon on Thursday calling on young people to engage in sports as an alternative to criminal activity. The walk-a-thon took place through the streets of San Fernando and was attended by students from more than 80 schools in...

Saturday, February 19, 2011

The Ministry of Health and the United States have signed a technical agreement for corneal transplantation and cataract surgery training which will help ease the backlog of patients currently on a waiting list. Chief medical officer Dr Anton Cumberbatch gave Health Minister Therese Baptiste-...

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