Thursday 13th July, 2006

Daily Cartoon
Sports Arena
Business Guardian
Online Community
Death Notices
Classified Ads
Jobs in T&T
Contact Us
Privacy Policy

Today's Commentary
Greater Caribbean
Leela Ramdeen
Sat Maharaj

Scaffolding comes tumbling down

Labour Ministry launches probe

Factory inspectors from the Labour Ministry have launched an investigation into yesterday’s collapse of scaffolding—100 feet high—at the new $114 million Customs and Excise Division building site in downtown Port-of-Spain. It left some 20 construction workers injured, five of whom sustained serious injuries...

Atherly calls it a day

A day before his term of office as Mayor of San Fernando expires, Ian Atherly has announced his decision not to seek re-election...

More money for disaster preparedness

Public Utilities Minister Pennelope Beckles has requested $167 million allocation from Government’s 2006-2007 Budget for disaster preparedness...

Man dies in highway crash

A San Fernando man died hours after he was thrown from a car, which crashed at the Claxton Bay Flyover on the Solomon Hochoy Highway on Monday...

Injured workers on scaffolding mishap: Fears fell on deaf ears

Workers involved in yesterday’s scaffolding accident at the new Customs and Excise Building at Wrightson Road and Richmond Street, Port-of-Spain, are not surprised that the structure collapsed...

More stories

Methanol Holdings signs US$1.2 B deal

Methanol Holdings yesterday signed a loan agreement of US$1.2 billion with German-based KfW IPEX-Bank to fund the building of its AUM complex...

Summer hairstyles

It depends on who you talk to “summer” hair can either be a short crop (choppy, spiked, slicked) or long and luxurious (sometimes assisted by a hair weave)...

Wim keen on 2010 challenge

Newly appointed National Team senior coach Wim Rijsbergen says he’s relishing the challenge of leading the national team towards South Africa 2010 but moreso helping this country to maintain the...

Business Guardian
Photo Gallery

SEC gets a makeover

What’s the tougher challenge—managing 15 month-old triplets or doing a makeover of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)?

Birthday boys Brigo, Valentino celebrated

Three months after veteran calypsonian Brother Valentino (Emrold Phillip) touched down at the popular Mas Camp Pub, Woodbrook, to release his CD offering titled One Day Soon, the people’s calypsonian returned to that venue on July 5 to celebrate his 65th birthday...

With today marking the official end of the work week for many, the Guardian gives its readers a lagniappe from last weekend’s major fetes...

Current Weather
10 day forecast for Port-of-Spain, Trinidad And Tobago
Extended forecast Hi/Lo (°C) Precip. %
Jul 13
Scattered T-Storms Tonights Low: 25° 30%
Jul 14
Scattered T-Storms High: 30° Low: 25° 60%
Jul 15
Scattered T-Storms High: 31° Low: 24° 60%
Jul 16
Scattered T-Storms High: 31° Low: 24° 60%
Jul 17
Scattered T-Storms High: 31° Low: 24° 60%
Jul 18
Scattered T-Storms High: 32° Low: 24° 60%
Jul 19
Scattered T-Storms High: 32° Low: 25° 60%
Jul 20
Scattered T-Storms High: 31° Low: 24° 60%
Jul 21
Showers High: 31° Low: 25° 60%
Jul 22
Scattered Showers High: 31° Low: 24° 50%
<- Back to Current Conditions Last Updated 7/13/06 2:14 PM Local Time

More Weather Information Change Location
Pollen Reports
Airport Delays
Special Events
Download Desktop Weather
Enter Location:
Weather data Provided by weather.comŽ
Online Community - By

©2005-2006 Trinidad Publishing Company Limited

Designed by: Randall Rajkumar-Maharaj · Updated daily by: Sheahan Farrell