Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Thursday 25th May, 2017

A policeman from Central Division has confessed to Professional Standards Bureau officers that he leaked a confidential memo outlining Easter weekend anti-crime exercises, in error. The constable expressed remorse claiming when the document was made available to him by seniors, he was supposed to save it and place it in... Read more

25th May 2017

Daily Brief - Wednesday 24th May, 2017

Quick work by police led to the arrest of four men, one of whom is 17, minutes after a couple was chopped inside a shack near Tyrico Bay on Monday night. The chopped woman died shortly after being brought to hospital while her husband remains warded in stable but serious condition. Read more

24th May 2017

Daily Brief - Tuesday 23rd May, 2017

It seems that even in retirement, crime fighting is still in Cecil Santana’s blood. The former Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) yesterday ‘arrested’ an armed man and in so doing foiled what could have been a murder after another man, bleeding badly, ran to Santana’s front gate and said he... Read more

23rd May 2017

Daily Brief - Monday 22nd May, 2017

The Tobago Division of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce has sent a letter to the Board of the Port Authority requesting a meeting with the aim of addressing the current challenges on the sea bridge. Read more

22nd May 2017

Daily Brief- Friday 19th May 2017

People want to pay property tax, Finance Minister Colm Imbert said yesterday as he confirmed Cabinet's approval of June 5 as the new deadline date for the submission of valuation return forms (VRF). Speaking at yesterday's post-Cabinet news conference at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann's, the minister said: “As you... Read more

19th May 2017

Daily Brief - Thursday 18th May, 2017

Housewife Savitri Mohammed, 54, was found gagged, hands tied, her feet tied and her throat slit from end to end yesterday inside her Bonne Aventure, Gasparillo home. She was home alone at the time. The shocking discovery was made at midday by Mohammed’s husband, self-employed businessman Sadiq Mohammed, 40, when... Read more

18th May 2017

Daily Brief - Wednesday 17th May, 2017

The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA) is calling on Government to extend the May 22 deadline for filing documents for property tax. An extension, the TTMA said, would allow greater discussion, resolution of ambiguities and understanding among relevant stakeholders. Read more

17th May 2017

Daily Brief - Monday 15th May, 2017

A 33-year-old Maloney man, who was described by police as a suspected gang member, was shot dead after entering the St Helena KFC outlet on Saturday night. According to police, at about 10.30 pm, Akino Suya was standing in line waiting to make a purchase when three men entered and... Read more

15th May 2017

Daily Brief - Friday 12th May, 2017

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday skipped debate on the mid-year Budget review in Parliament, journeying instead to Maper Farm in Biche where he inspected over a million tree saplings. The tree types included mango, avocado, citrus, softwood and hardwood some of which will be planted along sloping areas of... Read more

12th May 2017

Daily Brief - Thursday 11th May, 2017

The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) says Finance Minister Colm Imbert must take “quick action” to ensure that manufacturers indeed receive foreign exchange priority. Responding to yesterday’s mid-year budget review by Imbert, the TTMA said the establishment of a dedicated foreign exchange facility will no doubt aid manufacturers in... Read more

11th May 2017

Daily Brief - Wednesday 10th May, 2017

Marcia Ayers-Caesar now stands accused of misleading Chief Justice Ivor Archie and members of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC) and will not be returning to the bench of the Magistrates’ Court any time soon. Read more

10th May 2017

Daily Brief - Tuesday 9th May, 2017

Because he came from humble beginnings and was not able to achieve academically, two awards the late Chairman Emeritus of ANSA McAL Dr Anthony Norman Sabga cherished dearly were the Order of the Republic of T&T (ORTT) and the Doctorate of Laws bestowed upon him by the University of the... Read more

9th May 2017

Daily Brief - Monday 8th May, 2017

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh said this country is suffering from ‘sitting disease’ and it was probably one of the worst things people could do for their health. He appealed to medical professionals gathered at the Caribbean Endocrine Society’s (CARES) 10th anniversary symposium yesterday, to convince their patients to change their... Read more

8th May 2017

Daily Brief - Friday 5th May, 2017

Hours after over 18,000 primary school students sat the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) exam yesterday, Chief Education Officer Harrilal Seecharan announced that three questions from the exam, totalling four marks, will not be marked due to errors on the paper. Read more

5th May 2017

Daily Brief - Thursday 4th May, 2017

Their murders shocked an entire village and yesterday members of that village came out to wish murder victims Saleesha Faith Joseph, five, and her father Solomon “Poodle” Joseph a final, tearful farewell at their funeral service. Read more

4th May 2017

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