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FFOS Congratulates Castara on Self-imposed Plastic Ban

FISHERMEN and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) is congratulating the people Castara Village in Tobago on banning the use plastic and styrofoam food containers despite no legislation to enforce such a ban. In a release FFOS stated: “The rest of the country and our Cabinet should take example!  “Despite this Government’s expired promise to ban […]Read More

Invitational Youth Football to be Streamed Live From TT

  FOOTBALL fans all over the world will get the opportunity watch matches in the TTFA Youth Invitational tournament which gets underway on Wednesday in Trinidad and Tobago. The tournament will be available to be seen via a global live stream on the internet, and by a live and delayed broadcast on a local television […]Read More

Symposium on Windies Cricket in Trinidad

THE Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) will organise a national symposium on local and regional cricket in August/September which is expected to provide a comprehensive blue-print to inform on the way forward for the game in the West Indies. This was announced by TTCB president Azim Bassarath on Saturday when he delivered remarks at […]Read More

Selection Controversy As U15 Football Squad Named

  By AZP News Staff   LOCAL football has been plunged into controversy  once again. Hardly had the heat cooled off from the national senior team’s dismal performance at the recent Gold Cup tournament in the USA, the Under-15 team is now the focus of charges that players have been poached. This also comes on […]Read More

Assualt Case Against Guardian Reporter Thrown Out After State Unprepared

SIPARIA – EXACTLY 22 months after a Guardian Media photographer was allegedly assaulted by a Penal businessman and his son-in-law, the case was dismissed yesterday. Presiding in the Siparia Magistrate’s Court, Senior Magistrate Margaret Alert upheld an application by defence attorney Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj who represented the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of A&V Oil and […]Read More

Golf ‘DJ” Can Play Right Tune at British Open

  AS THE British Open returns to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951, Golfweek gives us their picks to win the fabled Claret Jug at Royal Portrush. There are 15 British Open champions in the field this week: Francesco Molinari, Jordan Spieth, Henrik Stenson, Zach Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els, Darren […]Read More

Will Upcoming Windies Tour be MS Dhoni’s Last?

SPECULATION surrounding the cricket future of former India captain MS Dhoni will most likely be put to rest in the next few days. ESPNCricinfo reports that on Friday (July 19), a five-member Board of Control for Cricket for India selection panel will pick the country’s squad for the tour of the West Indies in August-September. […]Read More

Boxing Great ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker, 55, Dies

HALL of Fame boxer Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker died Sunday after being struck by a vehicle in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was 55. The Virginia Beach Police Department said in a news release that a man was hit by a vehicle around 10 p.m. ET on Sunday at an intersection west of downtown Virginia Beach […]Read More

40 Foreigners Held in Chaguanas Bar Raid

  CHAGUANAS – FORTY foreign nationals – one Jamaican and 39 Venezuelans – were held during a police anti-crime exercise in Chaguanas on Sunday. Police said they received intelligence and raided a bar on Railway Road, Chaguanas around 10 p.m. on Sunday. The exercise was coordinated by Senior Superintendent Samuel Seepersad and included officers of […]Read More

Spike in Murders; Griffith Calls Out his Officers

AFTER eight murders in the past 48 hours, Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith is assuring the public that the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) is doing all that it can to “peg back the recent spike in homicides.” A release from the TTPS stated that the CoP has noted the homicide rate has spiked […]Read More