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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.

Friday, January 14, 2011

National Security Minister Brigadier John Sandy is expected to speak today at a crime conference hosted by the St Augustine Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI). Day one of the inaugural UWI post-graduate cross-disciplinary research degree conference on crime kicked...

Friday, January 14, 2011

 Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Chief Secretary Orville London and British High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago, Eric Jenkinson, met yesterday to discuss the chopping incident involving Peter and Murium Green at their Bacolet home on August 1, 2009. The two met for 45 minutes...

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Siparia Regional Corporation chairman Leo Doodnath has come in for high praise from the South West Cricket Zone, as he is trying his best to have their grounds ready for the new cricket season. Chairman of the South West Zone, Baldath Bodoe said Doodnath met with all cricket...

Friday, January 14, 2011

Celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the Cocoyea Government Primary School were marred yesterday when several students were taken to San Fernando General Hospital for suspected food poisoning. According to reports, 16 pupils were treated at the hospital yesterday morning after...

Friday, January 14, 2011

Entrance to the popular Drag area in the Queen’s Park Savannah will be free to the general public. Keith Diaz, president and his executive have decided that for Carnival 2011 there would be no charge to enter the Drag area at this year’s Panorama competitions. Panorama events...

Friday, January 14, 2011

Marva Williams yesterday made a plea for the return of her missing husband Rahim Karim. “Please release him, for the sake of his two-year-old daughter, Karina.

Friday, January 14, 2011

A man who planassed and threw out his roommate after she rejected his sexual advances was yesterday sent to jail for nine months. Reuben Clarence, 56, a father of five was found guilty on a charge of malicious wounding by San Fernando Second Court Magistrate Roger Ramgoolam.

Friday, January 14, 2011

More than 560 former Caroni (1975) Limited workers are lobbying to have agricultural lands in the Esperanza area returned to them. Dr Wayne Kublalsingh, spokesman for the former Caroni Workers Resource Group, said two-acre agricultural plots were given to the former sugar workers...

Friday, January 14, 2011

The composer whose song was used for Benjai’s hit Trini, says if young people in the country had any respect for their elders, permission would have been sought for his song. Benjai is facing copyright trouble over the sampling of Watson’s song Giveaway in his soca composition,...

Friday, January 14, 2011

The Commission of Enquiry into the 1990 attempted coup is expected to formally begin on January 24. A statement from secretary to the commission, Larraine Lutchmedial, said it would take place at the Caribbean Court of Justice, Courtroom Two, Henry Street, Port-of-Spain.

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