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    April 22

  • 04:23 PM

Ex-prison boss: Bring back hanging

19 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Former prisons commissioner Cipriani Baptiste, who witnessed the hangings of Dole Chadee and his gang of eight on June 4, Read More

'Poor health care' blamed for dengue

18 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – The failure  of local health care systems is mostly to blame for the annual rise of dengue cases, Read More

T&T joins UN in crime fight

18 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said Friday that government was at war with criminals and would partner with the United Nations to crack down on and destroy illegal Read More

Customs workers arrested

18 July 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Detectives are searching for the masterminds of a major criminal ring who have been skilfully depriving Jamaica’s coffers of millions in customs duties. Read More


Purifying waters

17 July 2010

 Voodoo pilgrims bathing in a waterfall believed to have purifying powers Read More

St Lucia AG dismissed

17 July 2010

CASTRIES, St Lucia – Prime Minister Stephenson King yesterday dismissed his attorney general and minister for justice Dr Nicholas Frederick. Read More


Barefoot Bandit going home

17 July 2010

MIAMI – Without saying a word, the teenager accused in a two-year string of sometimes shoeless burglaries and other crimes that helped him gain international notoriety Read More

AG to stay on despite suit

17 July 2010

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent – Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves says his attorney general Judith Jones-Morgan will not resign after a state-owned bank won a multimillion-dollar award against her husband. Read More

T&T not used as ATM'

17 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Former Jamaican prime minister PJ Patterson distanced his country from remarks by the new Trinidad and Tobago governmen Read More

Guyana under floodwaters

16 July 2010

GEORGETOWN – Heavy rain in Guyana has flooded large swathes of inland areas, cutting off some communities, Read More



15 July 2010

Argentine soccer star and UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador Lionel Messi, second right, is escorted by bodyguards during a visit to an earthquake refugee camp in Port-au-Prince, yesterday. Haitians mobbed the football icon chanting his name and raising an Argentina flag... Read More

T&T gas reserves dipping

15 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – A report on Trinidad and Tobago’s natural gas reserves indicates that the country now has ten years of gas left in its proven reserves. Read More


Three visitors drown in St Vincent

15 July 2010

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent – Tragedy struck at Trinity Falls last week Tuesday afternoon claiming the lives of three Czech Republic nationals visiting this country. Read More


More dissidents arrive in Spain

15 July 2010

MADRID – As two more Cuban dissidents flew into Spain, the seven who preceded them rejoiced yesterday in their newfound freedom Read More

President Jagdeo sells property for US$600 000

15 July 2010

GEORGETOWN – President Bharrat Jagdeo has sold his Goedverwagting, East Coast Demerara property to Guyana’s honorary consul to Trinidad and Tobago, Read More

Clampdown on Brits in Anti-Crime Unit

14 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Government intends to clamp down on the number of British nationals employed at the Special Anti-Crime Unit Read More

Lawyers in CLICO probe 'not axed'

14 July 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Attorney General Anand Ramlogan said there was need to streamline the investigative efforts in the Clico probe Read More


Drug dealers handed over to US

14 July 2010

CARACAS – Venezuela handed over three major drug trafficking suspects to United States authorities yesterday including an alleged boss of Colombia’s Norte del Valle cartel. Read More


THE RUBBLE in Haiti is 20 times greater than that of the bombed World Trade Centre

13 July 2010

THE RUBBLE in Haiti is 20 times greater than that of the bombed World Trade Centre and it’s going to be a while before the impoverished Caribbean nation is rebuilt -- this is the assessment US Embassy Charge D’Affaires Brent Hardt. Read More

Lawyers: Detainees being denied rights

13 July 2010

KINGSTON – Lawyers for several people jailed under the state of emergency have charged that blank detention orders Read More

Spencer: We'll abide by court's decision

13 July 2010

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer has chided the opposition Antigua Labour Party (ALP) for engaging in rhetoric Read More




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