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Derek Achong

A private medical institution and a specialist doctor have lost their appeal over an $18 million lawsuit from former finance minister Karen Nunez-Tesheira for their alleged negligence in her husband’s death after a prostate operation in 2004.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Arts and Multiculturalism Minister Winston “Gypsy” Peters says hosting the People’s Band will cost approximately $1.3 million. Peters said it was “a small price to pay.” He was speaking to the media after a tour of the Grand Stand, Queen’s Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain yesterday.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Seven-year-old Aaron Duncan, who tied for first place at this year’s Calypso Pioneers Competition, says he is prepared and ready to take the Junior Soca Monarch title from defending champion Timel Rivas.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Reigning Junior Calypso Monarch Aaron Duncan has won his first major title of the 2011 Carnival season.
He and Timel Rivas are joint winners of the Calypso Pioneers competition which took place on Wednesday.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Violence erupted in the quiet village of La Pastora, Santa Cruz, yesterday between farmers and ‘watchmen’ who have been preventing them from tending their crops.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Successful agents of Tatil Life Assurance Limited received over $150,000 in prizes during its annual sales awards held at Jaffa, Queens Park Oval, Port-of-Spain.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Prisons officers are now saying the illness which threatened police officers will affect them if their demands are not met by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar. So said general secretary of the Prisons Officers Association, Burton Hill.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Former political leader of the United National Congress (UNC) Basdeo Panday is no longer a threat to the People’s National Movement (PNM) and because of this should not be targeted at trial by the PNM.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Some 686 officers assigned to the Special Anti-Crime Unit of T&T (Sautt) are to lose a $5,000 monthly allowance when the unit is disbanded and they return to their substantive jobs within the Police Service, the Defence Force and the Immigration Department in September.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

A High Court judge yesterday awarded more $300,000 to a former prisoner who was denied the right to appeal because his filing documents had not been delivered from the prison.  Mario Narcis, a labourer, of Todd’s Road, Chaguanas, was 17 years old when he was convicted of drug trafficking and...

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is expected to meet with the Police Social and Welfare Association, according to National Security Minister Brigadier John Sandy. He said so during yesterday’s post-Cabinet news conference at the Office of the Prime Minister in St Clair.

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