Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Friday 1st December, 2017

A 27-year-old woman is assisting the Homicide Bureau in connection with the death of a close male relative, who was initially believed to be the victim in an accident. According to police reports, last Friday, Kieron Archibald was driving along the extension of the Point Fortin Highway near the Berridge... Read more

1st December 2017

Daily Brief - Thursday 30th November, 2017

President Anthony Carmona on Tuesday challenged parents to play a greater role in their children’s life and upbringing by assuming roles as mentors, adding that core values of compassion and respect must be taught at home. Read more

30th November 2017

Daily Brief- Wednesday 29th November 2017

In what is being touted as the greatest escape in the history of the country, alleged fraudster Vicky Nirupa Boodram walked out of the Arouca Prison on Monday afternoon and has not been seen since. Read more… Read more

29th November 2017

Daily Brief - Tuesday 28th November, 2017

Hunters are being asked not to use powerful lamps and headlights to stun their prey, as this can seriously disrupt the behavioural patterns of night-dwelling or nocturnal animals in the immediate area, according to a release issued yesterday by the University of the West Indies’ (UWI) Zoological Society (ZSTT). Read more

28th November 2017

Daily Brief - Monday 27th November, 2017

Trinidadian Dr Marissa Gowrie has been awarded a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Policy and Implementation Leadership award. Gowrie, deputy environmental manager/national ozone officer at the Planning and Development Ministry, was one of 15 recipients out of a total of 197 parties in the world to win. Read more here Read more

27th November 2017

Daily Brief- Thursday 23rd November 2017

Despite $300 million in profits for the past 12 months, the National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB) stands accused of paying low salaries to its staff members, so much so, that it has been unable to hold on to a financial comptroller for any great length of time. Read more… Read more

23rd November 2017

Daily Brief- Wednesday 22nd November 2017

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) will sell the properties of its most recalcitrant commercial and residential customers in the next stage of debt collection, says chairman Romney Thomas. Read more… Read more

22nd November 2017

Daily Brief- Monday 20th November 2017

Amid revelations of 13,000 cases of abuse in the past two years, Children’s Authority Chairman Haniff Benjamin yesterday warned that many youths in society are suffering, some in silence. Read more… Read more

20th November 2017

Daily Brief- Friday 17th November 2017

An increase in gang-related murders in Western Division, has led to seniors giving the division’s Inspector (Crime) their approval to hold talks with warring gangsters and tell them to behave. As of yesterday, 37 murders were committed in the division as compared to 28 for the corresponding period last year. Read more

17th November 2017

Daily Brief- Thursday 16th November 2017

Quick action by neighbours saved the lives of three children, all under the ages of eight, who were at home alone when fire gutted their Eboe Gully, Crown Trace, Les Coteaux home on Monday. Read more… Read more

16th November 2017

Daily Brief - Wednesday 15th November, 2017

The school feeding programme continues to limp along, as the 87 caterers who are owed millions by the Education Ministry for services provided since May, are yet to be paid. In addition to not being paid, caterers are facing a fresh challenge, as many of them will not be able... Read more

15th November 2017

Daily Brief- Tuesday 14th November, 2017

The Ministry of Local Government has said the final vetting stages of 488 candidates is ongoing and by next year, if they are accepted, the 488 will become new members of the Municipal Police force. The Ministry, in a press release, said the candidates had successfully completed examinations and would... Read more

14th November 2017

Daily Brief - Monday 13th November, 2017

An El Socorro man was shot dead and the person he was liming with injured when they were ambushed by a gunman on Saturday night.And in an unrelated incident, a Mt D’Or man was shot dead near his home. Read more

13th November 2017

Daily Brief - Friday 10th November, 2017

Three days after PSA President Watson Duke called on public servants both at Board of Inland Revenue (BIR) and Customs and Excise Division to rest and reflect yesterday and today, it was business as usual at the BIR office. Read more

10th November 2017

Daily Brief - Wednesday 8th November, 2017

The limited supply of foreign exchange (forex) has led some contractors to seek payment in US dollars from Unicomer Group — parent company of Courts — during construction of the Unicomer Freeport Campus. This was revealed yesterday by vice-chairman and executive vice-president of Unicomer Group, Guillermo J Siman, during the... Read more

8th November 2017

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