Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Wednesday 21st November, 2018

A call has been made for China to view the Caribbean region as an equal partner when it comes to interaction with media outlets from that region. The call came on Monday during the China Latin America and Caribbean Media Forum in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Read more

21st November 2018

Daily Brief - Tuesday 20th November, 2018

TWO of the students who are before the Children’s Court at Fyzabad for attacking one of their colleagues have returned to the Princes Town West Secondary School. The students returned to school last Friday on the advice of the Ministry of Education. Read more

20th November 2018

Daily Brief - Monday 19th November, 2018

The unprecedented rainfall and ensuing disaster which has plagued this country for the past several weeks, is a wakeup call for the authorities to take decisive action against climate change. Environmental consultant Sascha Jattansingh said critical decisions will have to be made in the next decade which will dictate whether... Read more

19th November 2018

Daily Brief - Friday 16th November, 2018

Sgt Michelle Lewis of the police Child Protection Unit has said investigations are still taking place into the incident in which a teacher was assaulted by students of Barataria South Secondary. She made the statement Wednesday at the weekly press briefing at the police administration building, Edward and Sackville Street,... Read more

16th November 2018

Daily Brief - Thursday 15th November, 2018

Three weeks after Sangre Grande and environs were devastated by flood waters after heavy rains, the Sangre Grande Regional Corporation (SGRC) is leaving nothing to chance as all efforts are being made to have a safe shelter for residents who live in flood-prone areas. Read more

15th November 2018

Daily Brief - Wednesday 14th November, 2018

Precautionary measures were in place at the Port of Spain General Hospital (PoSGH) yesterday as both private security and police officers heavily guarded Dwayne King, the man shot while driving on the Beetham Highway. When Newsday visited Ward 3 of the hospital, family members littered the hallway as visitors had... Read more

14th November 2018

Daily Brief - Tuesday 13th November, 2018

Pleasantville Secondary School’s Thair Alexander was adjudged the country’s top Youth MP as the 16th National Youth Parliament yesterday debated the decriminalisation of marijuana, at Tower D, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain. An Opposition motion to decriminalise the possession of small amounts of the herb for medicinal or recreational use... Read more

13th November 2018

Daily Brief - Monday 12th November, 2018

Women now have a place to go to see about their every female health issue, including pregnancy, cancer, obstetric/gynaecology problems and even infertility, all under one roof. The Sanjivani Women’s Hospital formally opened its doors at Wilson Street, St Augustine, on Saturday, under the directorship of obstetrician/gynaecologist (ob/gyn) consultant Dr... Read more

12th November 2018

Daily Brief- Friday 9th November, 2018

Comissioner of Police Gary Griffith yesterday said he intends to form a new division by merging units of different financial units to tackle fraud, corruption and embezzlement. He made the announcement while responding to a question from a member of a forum on restoring trust in the police service at... Read more

9th November 2018

Daily Brief - Thursday 8th November, 2018

For companies holding off on implementing environmentally-friendly manufacturing practices owing to cost concerns, Patricio Torres, head of market, Nestle Anglo Dutch Caribbean Region, has a message for you – do it now or suffer financially later. Read more

8th November 2018

Daily Brief - Wednesday 7th November, 2018

State-owned Petrotrin has been sued by one of its former systems administrators for injuries he sustained when he slipped and fell on a wet floor at the company’s ICT building at Pointe-a-Pierre in 2016. Denzil Ramsahai, who worked in the human resources department, is claiming negligence on the part of... Read more

7th November 2018

Daily Brief - Monday 5th November, 2018

Children should be taught the basics of parenting while at school, suggests president of the National Primary School Principal Association Lance Mottley. In an address at the National Parent Teacher Association’s interfaith service on Friday, Mottley said, “The reality is our children go on to become parents, some, even before... Read more

5th November 2018

Daily Brief - Friday 2nd November, 2018

Both the Industrial Court and the trade union movement have been deemed essential components of society as they provide mechanisms to “contain the anger, frustration and pain of ordinary working people.” In a media release, Oilfields Workers Trade Union (OWTU) chief education and research officer Ozzi Warwick expressed concern with... Read more

2nd November 2018

Daily Brief - Thursday 1st November, 2018

State-Owned Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has reported a summary of its unaudited financial results, for nine months ended September 30, which show the airline has moved into an operating profit and is net income positive for the year-to-date. Read more

1st November 2018

Daily Brief - Tuesday 30th October, 2018

Despite his home and office being flooded out Friday night, Kelly Village/Warrenville councillor Samuel Sankar was out on the field attending to distressed villagers. Yesterday Sankar said he lost a computer, electronic items and important documents in his office while his home was inundated with flood waters. Read more

30th October 2018

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