Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Monday 19th August, 2019

Tobago co-ordinator of Carifesta 2019, Elvis Radgman, has said the biennial event must be viewed as an opportunity to “solidify Tobago’s position on the map.” He was delivering remarks on Wednesday at the launch of an art exhibition, hosted by the Tobago Visual Arts Association, to celebrate Tobago’s involvement in... Read more

19th August 2019

Daily Brief - Friday 16th August, 2019

Carifesta XIV begins today at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port of Spain. Delegates began arriving at the Piarco International Airport from as early as 5 am yesterday. Read more here Read more

16th August 2019

Daily Brief - Thursday 15th August, 2019

Scholarships for 2019 will be announced when the analysis of the results is completed. Education Minister Anthony Garcia said on Wednesday the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) results were released online on Tuesday and the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate results would be released on Thursday. Read more here Read more

15th August 2019

Daily Brief - Wednesday 14th August, 2019

Founder of the South Trinidad LGBTQIA Jewan Bissoondial says there is need to establish a platform that will represent the views of the LGBTQIA community in south Trinidad. It will also serve to plan and provide various services for members. Read more

14th August 2019

Daily Brief - Tuesday 13th August, 2019

An e-learning hub and on-demand testing are among innovations the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has announced, as it moves ahead with the full digital transformation of regional secondary education next year. And the regional exam body continues to tout the benefits of its fledgling primary-school exit assessment in the Eastern Caribbean. Read more

13th August 2019

Daily Brief - Monday 12th August, 2019

Matthue Prescott, 24, a student of the University of the West Indies' (UWI) Open Campus in San Fernando, copped the top prize in the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Future of Work Essay Competition, recently contested by a number of students from all regional universities. Read more

12th August 2019

Daily Brief - Friday 9th August, 2019

TT's Jereem Richards has qualified for the men's 200m final at the Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru. The sprinter placed third in his semi-final heat a while ago with a time of 20.48 seconds, the third fastest time of the three heats. Read more here Read more

9th August 2019

Daily Brief - Thursday 8th August, 2019

The TT Association for the Hearing Impaired (TTAHI) has recognised the need for greater emphasis to be placed on deaf pride in deaf culture. So said one of its directors, Dr Renée Figuera, at a scholarship distribution ceremony yesterday at the RBC Hospitality Suite, Queen's Park Oval. Read more

8th August 2019

Daily Brief - Wednesday 7th August, 2019

Com­mis­sion­er of Po­lice Gary Grif­fith on Tuesday called on the Ju­di­cia­ry to play its role in the fight against crime, as pub­lic pres­sure mounts on his charges to catch re­peat of­fend­ers and en­sure they re­main be­hind bars. Read more

7th August 2019

Daily Brief - Tuesday 6th August, 2019

The Meteorological Office at Piarco is advising the country not to become complacent because the weather seems to have mellowed since the yellow alert issued on Sunday. Senior meteorological officer Saide Shakeer said while the weather may have changed from rain and is now hot, this was the weather needed... Read more

6th August 2019

Daily Brief - Monday 5th August, 2019

The Met Office has warned of possible flooding in North and Central and landslides on the Northern Range over the next two days. The Met Office issued an adverse weather alert #1 (Yellow Level, likely and moderate severity) for the period August 5 from 5 am to August 6 ending... Read more

5th August 2019

Daily Brief - Friday 2nd August, 2019

True emancipation is an ongoing process, says Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. “Emancipation is a long process. We must take note of the fact that this process of emancipation is one that will have to continue on a daily basis,” Rowley said yesterday during his address at the Emancipation Support... Read more

2nd August 2019

Daily Brief - Wednesday 31st, July, 2019

Eighteen-year-old Orange Valley fisherman Hemraj Alex Sooknanan, whose body was discovered on Monday evening floating just off the Erin coast, has been described by his grieving father, Harry Sooknanan as an “angel” who loved the sea. Read more here… Read more

31st July 2019

Daily Brief - Tuesday 30th July, 2019

Chief Justice Ivor Archie has rebuffed Justice Carol Gobin, telling her there was no “settled or unvarying practice” of consulting someone before assigning judges to any court. Read more

30th July 2019

Daily Brief - Monday 29th July, 2019

IT is unconscionable to ask Afro-Trinidadians to work on Emancipation Day, says chairman of the Emancipation Support Committee of Trinidad and Tobago (ESCTT), Khafra Kambon. Read more here… Read more

29th July 2019

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