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ILP files constitutional motion: ‘Citizens’ rights breached’

Express - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:33
The Independent Liberal Party (ILP) is now the first group to take the Government to court over the controversial Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2014. The bill was passed in the Senate on Thursday night after three days of debate.

180 boys on waiting list

Express - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:30
THERE are more than 180 boys with abnormal penises and who are waiting, some as long as three years, to have special surgery performed to have the problem rectified.

Health Ministry: No confirmed Ebola cases

Express - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:29
There are no confirmed, suspected or potential cases of the Ebola virus in Trinidad and Tobago, a release from the Ministry of Health said yesterday.

Double murder in Cunupia

Express - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:20
Central Division police are investigating a double murder in Cunupia yesterday.

Rooks was the perfect everything, say relatives

Express - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:18
Arthur Russell Rooks, 51, of Helm Drive, Westmoorings, was described yesterday as one of the “greatest human beings” anyone could ever meet by his grieving relatives, at the Forensic Science Centre, Federation Park.

Top cop: Bridge the gap

Express - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:15
Just a few residents attended a town meeting hosted by Southern Division Police at Harris Promenade, San Fernando, on Thursday night.

Magistrate: Not so fast

Express - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:13
A man arrested on a warrant for assaulting a woman two years ago was yesterday granted $10,000 bail by a San Fernando magistrate.

6 Latinos held in boat—$.9m in ganja seized

Express - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:12
An estimated $900,000 in marijuana was seized on Wednesday night on a boat with six Latin American men.

Jearlean John to vendors: UDecott needs the land

Express - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:11
Urban Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago (UDecott) chairman Jearlean John said the 35 protesting vendors at the Salvatori Building site in Port of Spain “always knew their tenure was temporary and we (UDecott) have to progress with the land”.

Marabella residents disappointed with Petrotrin response

Express - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:10
A prison officer and her family are among several people who claim they continue to experience health problems following last month’s slop oil leak near Petrotrin’s Pointe-a-Pierre refinery.

3 held: ammo, ganja seized

Express - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:07
Three men are in custody following a police exercise yesterday in the North Eastern Division which resulted in the recovery of a 9mm firearm, a camouflage jacket and two bulletproof vests.

Independence greetings from US

Express - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:06
BEST wishes on the celebration of 52 years of Independence have been sent to Trinidad and Tobago by US President Barack Obama.%

MSJ: Passing of bill a threat to democracy

Express - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:01
THE passing of the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2014 in the Senate on Thursday has left the Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) exploring its options in showing its disagreement with the document.

T20 over Test?

Observer Sport - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:00
ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine has once again chosen the Twenty20 format over Test cricket, after opting out of consideration for the two-Test series against Bangladesh.

Roper Cup 50th kicks off today

Observer Sport - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:00
The 50th edition of the annual Roper Cup football extravaganza between North Street rivals St George's College and Kingston College will be held today at Emmet Park.

Despite 'baggage' Rooney made England captain

Observer Sport - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:00
LONDON, England (AP) — Despite an often tempestuous relationship with fans and past concerns over his temperament, Wayne Rooney has received the symbolically prestigious honour of captaining England.

Juniors rise to occasion

Observer Sport - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:00
ROSE HALL, St James — Despite the massive letdown from their top stars, Jamaica's fighters continued their impressive showing at the fifth International Tae kwon do Federation (ITF) World Cup at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall with another 18 medals yesterday, bringing the total to 37.

Waterhouse ahead in CONCACAF Champions League

Observer Sport - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:00
A double strike from talismanic striker Jermaine 'Tuffy' Anderson condemned Tauro FC of Panama to their second defeat after they were beaten 4-1 by Waterhouse in their return-leg CONCACAF Champions League game at the National Stadium on Thursday night.

Sir Richie hails Ramdin's ton one of the best

Observer Sport - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:00
BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) -- Former West Indies stroke-maker Sir Richie Richardson has hailed Denesh Ramdin's recent hundred against Bangladesh as one of the best ever one-day innings.

Shoulder injury foils Dusard's gold medal hopes

Observer Sport - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 22:00
ROSE HALL, St James — Nicholas Dusard's disappointment was clearly expressed on his face minutes after he lost in the quarter-finals of the black belt senior men's -63kg to world champion Julio Carlos on yesterday's penultimate day of the fifth International Tae kwon do World Cup being held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre.