fill two top police posts
Two senior British officers, Ian Delbarre and Dave
King, have been appointed to top posts in the T&T
killed in 24 hours
The murder toll has increased with the killings of
four men in a 24-hour spell of lawlessness. Among
the victims were Akua Cromwell, of Newallo Street,
San Juan, Port Authority worker, Ian Patrick Browne,
47, watchman David Joseph, 44, of Ramkissoon Trace,
St Augustine and Phillip Curtis Greaves, 27, of Morne
Coco Road, Petit Valley...
party for Castro?
It was supposed to be the ultimate tribute, several
days of parties and concerts to mark Fidel Castros
walks out WASA wage talks
Negotiations between the National Union of Government
and Federated Workers and Water and Sewerage Authority
(WASA) came to an abrupt end on Thursday, when union
officials walked out of a meeting with the authoritys
unhappy with port tariffs
will have to pay higher prices for imported
goods if the Port Authority of T&T does
not reduce its tariff for importers bringing
in 100 tonnes of cargo...
journey back to roots
and Tobago-born Fran Seebaran-Dayman and
her business partner, Usha Manhas-Singh,
are setting off to make a movie about the
Indian indentureship experience. I ran into
the duo while I was exploring the Punjab
state of India near the Pakistani border
on July 22...
Australia open tri-series
and West Indies will clash in the opening
match of next months triangular
one-day series in Singapore and Malaysia,
the Board of Control for Cricket in India
(BCCI) announced yesterday...
costs see sharp increase
cost of clay blocks has gone up by nearly
200 per cent in the last two years. Hiring
a skilled tile layer will cost you 76 per
cent more now than it did in 2004...
launches Anarchy on the Ave
Tuesday, fans of the local music underground
will have the opportunity to see their favourite
bands at a new weekly underground scene
called Anarchy on the Ave, at Next Door
Pub, Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook...
today marking the official end of the
work week for many, the Guardian gives
its readers a lagniappe from last weekends