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Opposition MP knocks PM’s non-attendance at UN General Assembly meeting

The United Nations General Assembly starts today in New York and will be attended by over 130 Heads of State and Government officials. However, opposition MP MP Rodney Charles is today claiming that this country continues to be missing in action ...

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Wildlife Hunting Permits to go on sale from this week

Wildlife Hunting Permits will go on sale from Thursday 22nd September, 2016. According to the Agriculture Ministry members of the public can purchase the permits for 100 dollars at the following locations… The Forestry Division, Head Office, Long Circular Road, ...

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Fish samples to be sent to the FDA in the US for testing

Fish samples will be sent to the Food and Drug Administration laboratory in the United States for testing. This was confirmed at a meeting of all stakeholders convened yesterdat by the Ministry of Planning and Development. Present at the meeting ...

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Police hold suspect in Central murder case

Police have held a 34-year-old Longdenville man over the murder of Darian Cody Williams on Sunday near Mid Centre Mall. Reports say the suspect was held on Sunday afternoon and is being held at the Gasparillo Police Station. It is ...

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Trini held in Egypt for attempting to join IS

A Trinidadian national has been held in Egypt on suspicion of attempting to enter Syria to join the Islamic State group. Reports say Miguel Pascall, who has been living and studying in the country with his family over the past ...

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Government to redouble efforts to fight mosquito threat

Government is seeking to redouble efforts to address the issue of source reduction of the Aedes aegypti mosquito. These measures will include the enforcement of revised legislation and the imposition of higher penalties under the Yellow Fever Regulations of the ...

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COP begins preparations for Local Government Elections

The Congress of the People has called on its members to come forward for consideration as potential candidates in Local Government Election later this year. The date for the elections is expected to be announced in October. Political Leader Dr ...

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Opposition MP calls on Sport Minister to account for team TTO’s performance

Minister of Sport, Darryl Smith is being called upon to answer questions related to funding of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Team. Princes Town MP, Barry Padarath made the call as he said answers must be given on Team TTO’s ...

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Ministry finishes consultation on homes for the elderly

The Ministry of Social Development and Family Services has participated in a stakeholder consultation hosted by the Town and Country Planning Division of the Ministry of Planning and Development for standardization of codes for Homes for the Elderly. Acting Permanent ...

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Opposition Leader congratulates Keshorn Walcott

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bisessar has congratulated T&T Olympian Keshorn Walcott on his Bronze medal in the Javelin throw, saying he has done his country proud. In a release, Mrs. Persad-Bisessar issued her well wishes after Walcott’s win, during which he ...

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