T&T’S 1990 INSURRECTIONIST LEADER IMAM YASIN ABU BAKR IS DEAD

October 22, 2021 admin 0

1990 INSURRECTIONIST LEADER IMAM YASIN ABU BAKR IS DEAD Leader of the Jamaat-al Muslimeen, Imam Yasin Abu Bakr has died.  The Imam, who celebrated his 80th birthday among family and friends earlier this week, passed away on Thursday evening.  Full circumstances surrounding the Imam’s death are not currently totally clear. However, Police reported that Bakr, a diabetic, collapsed at his home at Long Circular […More]

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO GETS GOOD NEWS ON TOURISM BOOST

October 18, 2021 admin 0

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO GETS GOOD NEWS ON TOURISM BOOST KLM Airlines flight arrives at Piarco International Airport Public officials were on hand to welcome the inaugural flight of KLM Airlines which landed at the Piarco International Airport yesterday.  The Trinidad and Tobago Airports Authority shared a video of the aircraft arriving at the airport yesterday evening.  Tourism Minister Randall Mitchell shared an […More]

Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley Meets With US Vice President Kamala Harris

October 15, 2021 admin 0

Vice-President Harris, Barbados’ PM Mottley, hold talks in Washington US Vice President Kamala Harris welcomed Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley to Washington for talks on a range of issues Wednesday, including the ongoing pandemic and the climate crisis. “I’d like to thank on behalf of, not just Barbados, but the Caribbean community, the donations made by the government and […More]

FORMER POLICE COMMISSIONER GARY GRIFFITH RECEIVES BAD NEWS

October 15, 2021 admin 0

FORMER POLICE COMMISSIONER GARY GRIFFITH RECEIVES BAD NEWS No Commissioner? Judge rules against Gary on Jacob’s last week Justice Nadia Kangaloo has ruled that Gary Griffith was unlawfully appointed to the position of Acting Commissioner of Police.  The ruling was made in the High Court today.  The Police Service Commission (PSC) appointed Griffith in the post after his official term ended in August.  As […More]

NLAAD

October 14, 2021 admin 0

NLAAD National Latino AIDS Awareness Day is observed annually on October 15, or the last day of National Hispanic Heritage Month. In 2015, this segment of the population accounted for about one quarter of all new diagnoses of HIV in the U.S. Local organizations across the country use the day to launch prevention campaigns, offer counseling and testing, and hold […More]

November 4, 2021 Is The Divali Holiday In T&T

October 8, 2021 admin 0

November 4, 2021 Is The Divali Holiday In T&T Divali Holiday 2021 officially declared Divali will be celebrated on Thursday, November 4 this year.  The holiday was officially declared by President Paula Mae Weekes in the Public Holidays and Festivals Act.  The Hindu community will observe the Festival of Lights under COVID-19 regulations for the second year in a row. 

The Abu Dhabi T10 Has Drafted 9 T&T Players For Its 5 Tournament

October 8, 2021 admin 0

The Abu Dhabi T10 Has Drafted 9 T&T Players For Its 5 Tournament Trinidad and Tobago players in demand at Abu Dhabi T10 draft The Maratha Arabians have signed Trinidad and Tobago star Nicholas Pooran as their icon player for the 2021-2022 Abu Dhabi T10 tournament. Pooran, who captained the Northern Warriors to the title in January 2021, has now […More]

Grace Hamilton Featured In US Top Money Magazine

October 8, 2021 admin 0

Jamaican Dancehall Queen Spice Featured in Forbes Magazine The dancehall artist Grace Hamilton, whose professional name is Spice and is known as the “Queen of Dancehall” for her 20-plus years of contributions to the genre, is the subject of a feature article in Forbes magazine. Hamilton was born and raised in Portmore, Jamaica, and knew from a young age that she […More]

FAR TOO MANY TEACHERS STILL NOT VACCINATED IN T&T

September 24, 2021 admin 0

Many teachers still not vaccinated, PM admits Even as 39,000 students are vaccinated against COVID-19 ahead of the anticipated physical return to school by Forms Four to Six students who’ve taken the jab, many teachers are still unvaccinated. Responding to questions at a media conference today, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley admitted that there are no figures on how many […More]

CAUSE FOR CONCERN IN T&T: Huge Hikes In Customs Duties, Excise Taxes And Value Added Tax Rates

September 23, 2021 admin 0

Huge Hikes In Customs Duties, Excise Taxes And Value Added Tax Rates: CAUSE FOR CONCERN IN T&T Government Told Reduce Shipping Charges To Precovid-19 Rates. There is a suggestion the government should follow Guyana’s example in reverting to pre-Covid-19 Cost, Insurance and Freight charges on shipped goods. This is in order to ease financial burdens on consumers and importers. The […More]

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