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£20M Reparation Agreement Signed Between UWI and Glasgow University

  JAMAICA — The University of the West Indies (UWI) and the University of Glasgow have signed a £20 million reparations agreement – the first of its kind since British Emancipation in 1838. The £20 million agreement was signed at the Regional Headquarters of UWI in Kingston, Jamaica on July 31, 2019 by Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir […]readmore

Young: TT Prisons to be Upgraded

  PORT-OF-SPAIN – PRISON facilities in Trinidad and Tobago are to be upgraded. This according to the Minister of National Security Stuart Young speaking Tuesday at the Opening of the Inmates’ Art Exhibition at the Atrium, Long Circular Mall, St James. He said the infrastructural upgrades will include improving the plumbing and electrical system at […]readmore

Energy Minister Meets with New NGC Chairman

Minister of Energy and Energy Industries Franklin Khan has met with the new chairman of the National Gas Company Conrad Enill. Enill, a former energy minister and minister in the ministry of finance during the Patrick Manning regime has replaced Gerry Brooks who resigned on June 30. In a statement the Energy Ministry stated that […]readmore

India Take T20 Series, Debutant Chahar Bags 3 for 4

  GUYANA – INDIA have won the final T20 and swept the series three to nil despite a better batting display by the West Indies batsmen in Providence. Virat Kohli won the toss and put West Indies in to bat and it was a decision he did not regret as debutant Deepak Chahar reduced the […]readmore

Snake Found on Window Ledge in Cascade

  CASCADE – MINISTER of Agriculture Lands and Fisheries Clarence Rambharat is warning citizens to pay attention to their surroundings after a snake was found on a window ledge in Cascade yesterday. In a Facebook post, Rambharat said, “Yes, it’s that time of the year when the rain is frequent and sometimes heavier than normal. […]readmore

Toni Morrison: Nobel Prize Winning Author Dies

  NEW YORK – Nobel Prize-winning US author Toni Morrison has died. She was 88. She was the author of 11 novels and won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993. Morrison’s family confirmed her death saying that she died “following a short illness.” The family statement said the “extremely devoted mother, grandmother, and aunt” […]readmore

Consumer Affairs Division: Buy Local Food

THE Consumer Affairs Division (CAD) of the Ministry of Trade and Industry is reminding consumers in Trinidad and Tobago to buy local. It also called citizens to consume locally produced goods in light to the increasing cost of imported items. In a statement, it said, “Planning meals around foods that are local and in season […]readmore

Teenaged Girl Found Dead in San Juan

  SAN JUAN – Police are investigating the death of a 15-year-old girl who was found dead at her home in San Juan on Monday. Investigators said Natisha Frederick was found dead at her San Juan home around 1.10 p.m. after she had complained about not feeling well. She complained about stomach pains and relatives […]readmore

Guyana Cricketer On Bail for Assault Charge

GUYANA – WEST Indies and Guyana cricketer Christopher Barnwell is out on bail after being charged for assaulting a police officer during a game in March. According to a report in the Stabroek News, Barnwell of Lot 8 Albert Street, Georgetown appeared on Monday before Principal Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus in Guyana. It is being alleged […]readmore

Tassa Drummer Dies After Fire At His Home

  CLAXTON BAY – A-31-year-old tassa drummer who sustained burns during a fire at his home on Sunday morning has died. Stephen Dwarika died at the San Fernando General Hospital after he sustained burns to 80 percent of his body. He was rescued from his bedroom by his father Deoraj, 61, who had to break […]readmore