Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Monday 25th June, 2018

Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) leader David Abdulah is describing as “heartless” the manner in which several CEPEP workers in Laventille were put on the breadline. At a media conference held at the party’s Royal Road, San Fernando headquarters yesterday, Abdulah said CEPEP chairman Ashton Ford said the contractor who... Read more

25th June 2018


Daily Brief - Friday 22nd June, 2018

Banking, Insurance and General Workers Union president Vincent Cabrera is predicting people will flee Venezuela to TT in the hundreds of thousands if ever civil war breaks out in that South American country. Addressing a Labour Day rally at Charlie King junction, Fyzabad on Tuesday, Cabrera questioned remarks by US... Read more

22nd June 2018


Daily Brief - Thursday 21st June, 2018

Prisons Commissioner Gerard Wilson said he is questioning the timing of the release of information pertaining to compromised locks at the Port of Spain prison. Newsday reported on Monday that the locks at the prison were deemed compromised three years ago and to date the locks were not changed. Read more

21st June 2018


Daily Brief - Wednesday 20th June, 2018

A recent call for gangsters to become organ donors if they intend to die in gang war may have led to zero killings last weekend, said Port of Spain Division Senior Supt Floris Hodge-Griffith. Newsday asked if her remarks at a police town meeting at Mango Rose, Piccadilly Street, East... Read more

20th June 2018


Daily Brief - Monday 18th June, 2018

This Labour Day, the National Trade Union Centre of Trinidad and Tobago (NATUC) will be celebrating in Tobago. NATUC members include Banking, Insurance and General Workers Union (BGIWU) and the National Union of Domestic Employees among others. Read more

18th June 2018


Daily Brief - Thursday 14th June, 2018

One day after a “hit list” of Rasta City gang members circulated on social media amidst talk of an impending bloody showdown with the rival Unruly ISIS gang, National Security Minister Edmund Dillon led a contingent of the top brass in national security on a walkabout yesterday in Laventille. Read more

14th June 2018


Daily Brief - Wednesday 13th June, 2018

Eric Ganesh, 18, is expected to be cremated tomorrow after a funeral at his family’s home at St Charles Village in Princes Town. The service is scheduled to start at 9.30 am. Afterwards the body will be taken to the Shore of Peace Cremation Site (Mosquito Creek) in La Romaine. Read more

13th June 2018


Daily Brief- Tuesday 12th June, 2018

An altercation yesterday at 1.40 am between security officer Lloyd Logan, 60, and taxi driver Kemba Olufemi, 37, has left the former dead and the latter warded at hospital fighting for her life. Marabella police said Logan from Perseverance in Couva met with Olufemi who is from Hermitage Village, Claxton... Read more

12th June 2018


Daily Brief - Monday 11th June, 2018

Some Muslims who worship at the Masjid Al Falah in Arima yesterday said they are now afraid to worship at this mosque after a man was shot dead in his car which was parked outside the mosque on Saturday night. Read more

11th June 2018


Daily Brief - Friday 8th June, 2018

Thirty-nine teenagers have been challenged to effect positive change in their communities and the wider society. The challenge was issued by Nigel Baptiste, managing director of Republic Bank Ltd (RBL) during the graduation ceremony for the 32nd edition of Republic Bank's Youth Link Apprenticeship programme. Read more

8th June 2018


Daily Brief - Wednesday 6th June, 2018

Christopher Levia, the father of Kareem Stanislaus who was shot and killed after killing 17-year-old Kobe Brown, aka “Bottles,” is calling for an end to violence as a series of shootings in Belmont and the Beetham have left residents bracing for an impending gang war between the communities. Read more

6th June 2018


Daily Brief - Tuesday 5th June, 2018

The hurricanes that battered the eastern Caribbean last year were devastating, but even more so was the level of under- or uninsured assets throughout the region, Sagicor Group’s chief operating officer for the Southern Caribbean Ravi Rambarran has said. Read more

5th June 2018


Daily Brief - Monday 4th June, 2018

Anthony Wong, former general manger of Republic Bank Ltd’s (RBL) Electronic Channels and Payments Division, was one of 11 people honoured for dedicating 40 years of their professional lives to the bank. Held at Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain on Saturday, the staff recognition and long service awards ceremony recognised... Read more

4th June 2018


Daily Brief - Tuesday 29th May, 2018

Exactly one week after she was told she could not wear a hijab during on-the-job training (OJT) at the Lakshmi Girls’ Hindu College, Nafisah Nakhid was reassigned by the Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprises Development. The ministry has responsibility for placing qualified individuals in vacant positions through the OJT programme. Read more

29th May 2018


Daily Brief - Monday 28th May, 2018

Four people including a 19-year-old woman will appear before an Arima Magistrate today charged with larceny after they deposited blank envelopes into a commercial bank’s ATM and then withdrew cash. Newsday has learnt that since May 18, an estimated 4,000 empty envelopes were deposited in the bank’s ATMs across the country. Read more

28th May 2018


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