‘We have shown that we can compete’ – Holder

October 27, 2016 admin 0

Pakistan v West Indies, 2nd Test, Abu Dhabi Following their gritty fight in the second innings in Dubai, Jason Holder, the West Indies captain, has said his team is confident of dealing with Pakistan and their key bowler, legspinner Yasir Shah, at their “fortress” in Abu Dhabi. However, they would have to clean up their fielding and bowling going into […More]

US Election: Trump Takes Aim At First Lady Michelle Obama

October 27, 2016 admin 0

(BBC) US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has launched a rare attack on Michelle Obama, saying “all she wants to do is campaign” for his rival. He also accused the first lady of attacking Hillary Clinton in 2007 by invoking a line she had said about fitness to run the White House. The Obama campaign had denied the line referred […More]

Heavy rains flood Central

October 27, 2016 admin 0

Torrential rains at midday resulted in flash flooding along Endeavour Road, Chaguanas today. The rain, which began around noon, saw nearby tributaries overflowing into the road and traffic slowing to a crawl. Businesses quickly moved goods positioned near the street as water levels rose quickly. The flash flooding, typical to Central during the rainy season, dissipated as the rain ended […More]

UNC leader tells Diego supporters: Senate post for Anil

October 27, 2016 admin 0

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says she may appoint former government minister Anil Roberts to the Senate shortly. She made the comment during a public meeting of the United National Congress (UNC) in Diego Martin on Monday night, moments after Roberts made a return to the platform after a self-imposed hiatus of some 27 months. Roberts was asked to resign as […More]

Mother of man killed by cops: New video will disprove police

October 27, 2016 admin 0

While armed police stood guard outside her son’s funeral yesterday, Sharon Deslandes, the mother of Adalle Gilbert vowed to reveal a new video disputing the police version of how her son was shot and killed by police. Promising that the officer who fired the shots will be charged, Deslandes unleashed her fury during the funeral at Guides Funeral Home, San […More]

Pensioner spared jail for stealing vitamins, deodorant

October 27, 2016 admin 0

A pensioner, who on the eve of his 66th birthday pleaded guilty to stealing vitamins and deodorant on Monday, was placed on $3,000 bond for two years. In his defence Michael Williams claimed he needed the vitamins to strengthen his body in preparation for a surgical procedure. Williams, a shoemaker, appeared before San Fernando Fourth Court Magistrate Margaret Alert. He […More]

‘Money allocated for completion of Debe campus’

October 27, 2016 admin 0

The University of the West Indies south campus in Debe is 80 per cent complete but with the slow pace of work, there is still no official word on when the campus will be ready for its first intake of students. The campus was supposed to be ready for the academic year 2014/2016 even though $509.3 million was approved by […More]

Jan. ’17 – Crash Coming?

October 27, 2016 admin 0

Brian Mac Farlane has pulled the contentious section, La Belle Dame and Garçon de la Maison (The beautiful woman and the house boy), from his 2017 Carnival presentation. Mac Farlane made the announcement yesterday during a live panel discussion from Kinesis Studio in an apparent response to a barrage of criticism of the section from the public. “I have made […More]

Remember Grenada

October 21, 2016 admin 0

  REMEMBER GRENADA “In 1979, the socialist New Jewel Movement had overthrown the corrupt and unpopular dictator Eric Gairy in an almost bloodless coup. For years, Gairy ruled through fear. His secret police, the “Mongoose Gang,” had been supplied by the U.S.-backed Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. The revolution launched by the New Jewel Movement—the “Revo,” as it was affectionately dubbed—was […More]

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