Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Thursday 18th May, 2017

Housewife Savitri Mohammed, 54, was found gagged, hands tied, her feet tied and her throat slit from end to end yesterday inside her Bonne Aventure, Gasparillo home. She was home alone at the time. The shocking discovery was made at midday by Mohammed’s husband, self-employed businessman Sadiq Mohammed, 40, when... Read more

18th May 2017


Daily Brief - Wednesday 17th May, 2017

The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA) is calling on Government to extend the May 22 deadline for filing documents for property tax. An extension, the TTMA said, would allow greater discussion, resolution of ambiguities and understanding among relevant stakeholders. Read more

17th May 2017


Daily Brief - Monday 15th May, 2017

A 33-year-old Maloney man, who was described by police as a suspected gang member, was shot dead after entering the St Helena KFC outlet on Saturday night. According to police, at about 10.30 pm, Akino Suya was standing in line waiting to make a purchase when three men entered and... Read more

15th May 2017


Daily Brief - Friday 12th May, 2017

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday skipped debate on the mid-year Budget review in Parliament, journeying instead to Maper Farm in Biche where he inspected over a million tree saplings. The tree types included mango, avocado, citrus, softwood and hardwood some of which will be planted along sloping areas of... Read more

12th May 2017


Daily Brief - Thursday 11th May, 2017

The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) says Finance Minister Colm Imbert must take “quick action” to ensure that manufacturers indeed receive foreign exchange priority. Responding to yesterday’s mid-year budget review by Imbert, the TTMA said the establishment of a dedicated foreign exchange facility will no doubt aid manufacturers in... Read more

11th May 2017


Daily Brief - Wednesday 10th May, 2017

Marcia Ayers-Caesar now stands accused of misleading Chief Justice Ivor Archie and members of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC) and will not be returning to the bench of the Magistrates’ Court any time soon. Read more

10th May 2017


Daily Brief - Tuesday 9th May, 2017

Because he came from humble beginnings and was not able to achieve academically, two awards the late Chairman Emeritus of ANSA McAL Dr Anthony Norman Sabga cherished dearly were the Order of the Republic of T&T (ORTT) and the Doctorate of Laws bestowed upon him by the University of the... Read more

9th May 2017


Daily Brief - Monday 8th May, 2017

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh said this country is suffering from ‘sitting disease’ and it was probably one of the worst things people could do for their health. He appealed to medical professionals gathered at the Caribbean Endocrine Society’s (CARES) 10th anniversary symposium yesterday, to convince their patients to change their... Read more

8th May 2017


Daily Brief - Friday 5th May, 2017

Hours after over 18,000 primary school students sat the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) exam yesterday, Chief Education Officer Harrilal Seecharan announced that three questions from the exam, totalling four marks, will not be marked due to errors on the paper. Read more

5th May 2017


Daily Brief - Thursday 4th May, 2017

Their murders shocked an entire village and yesterday members of that village came out to wish murder victims Saleesha Faith Joseph, five, and her father Solomon “Poodle” Joseph a final, tearful farewell at their funeral service. Read more

4th May 2017


Daily Brief - Wednesday 3rd May, 2017

The Ministry of Finance has signalled to property owners that the Government proposes to collect property tax for the 2016 calendar year as well as for 2017. The issue of the Government collecting the property tax for 2016 was first made in a newspaper advertisement published on Monday, at the... Read more

3rd May 2017


Daily Brief - Tuesday 2nd May, 2017

The 56-year-old son of former police commissioner Noor Kenny Mohammed was murdered during an early morning home invasion and robbery yesterday. Nizam Mohammed was one of two men killed during home invasions yesterday morning, bringing the murder toll for the year to 170. Read more here Read more

2nd May 2017


Daily Brief - Monday 1st May, 2017

Industrial Court Judge ­Brian Dabideen, complainant in the 2011/2012 enquiry into misconduct charges against former magistrate Avason Quinlan-Williams, now a High Court judge, yesterday confirmed he has not been notified of the outcome of the enquiry. Read more

1st May 2017


Daily Brief - Wednesday 26th April, 2017

The Chamber of Industry and Commerce wants Government to provide clarity on the property tax and questioned whether measures are being put in place for pensioners and the most vulnerable in society. It also expressed concern over the effect this tax might have on businesses. In a release yesterday, the chamber... Read more

26th April 2017


Daily Brief - Tuesday 25th April, 2017

Residents of Todds Road in Central Trinidad staged a fiery protest yesterday to highlight the lack of a proper water supply and deplorable roads. They blocked the main entrance into the community that located off the Caparo Valley Brasso Road. Read more

25th April 2017


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