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Sporting venues reopen following quake

A TRIO of sporting venues in the Mucurapo and Woodbrook districts are now safe for use, according to a media release from the Sports Company (SporTT). The venues – Hasely Crawford Stadium, Jean Pierre Complex and Woodbrook Youth Facility – are available for use by the public. “Following the seismic event of 21 August, and in the interest of the ...

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I am not a murderer, says ‘Socks’

“Clear my name, I am not a murderer !” This is the passionate plea of a San Fernando man who said he is being accused of murdering a homeless man known as “Postman” in March of last year. Gideon Jones, 59, aka “Socks” – a socks vendor from San Fernando – told Newsday his life has been turned upside down ...

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MSJ head: Earthquake should be a wake-up call

MOVEMENT For Social Justice (MSJ) leader David Abdulah has said Tuesday’s earthquake should be a wake-up call for TT to reflect on the country’s state of unpreparedness in the event of any natural disaster. “The seismologists have been warning us for quite a number of years that TT could be in an earthquake zone.” he said. He was speaking yesterday ...

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MSJ head: Earthquake should be a wake-up call

MOVEMENT For Social Justice (MSJ) leader David Abdulah has said Tuesday’s earthquake should be a wake-up call for TT to reflect on the country’s state of unpreparedness in the event of any natural disaster. “The seismologists have been warning us for quite a number of years that TT could be in an earthquake zone.” he said. He was speaking yesterday ...

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Glasgow wants in on Carnival promos

Promoter Randy Glasgow, who wears the hat of interim chairman of the newly formed TT Promoters Association (TTPA), lent support to what National Carnival Commission (NCC) chairman Winston “Gypsy” Peters had to say about attracting more Carnival visitors in an interview with Newsday that was published yesterday. Glasgow also wanted to add his own opinion. He said: “We welcome the ...

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Glasgow wants in on Carnival promos

Promoter Randy Glasgow, who wears the hat of interim chairman of the newly formed TT Promoters Association (TTPA), lent support to what National Carnival Commission (NCC) chairman Winston “Gypsy” Peters had to say about attracting more Carnival visitors in an interview with Newsday that was published yesterday. Glasgow also wanted to add his own opinion. He said: “We welcome the ...

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Trinis in Tampa celebrate independence

A gala event to celebrate TT’s 56th anniversary of independence takes place in Tampa, Florida, this evening. Produced by Lets Unite LLC, the gala is being staged at Embassy Suite, USF (University of South Florida) on Spectrum Boulevard. One of its founders, Karen Seeram, said LLC is a quarterly magazine which focuses on bringing communities together, since there are so ...

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Trinis in Tampa celebrate independence

A gala event to celebrate TT’s 56th anniversary of independence takes place in Tampa, Florida, this evening. Produced by Lets Unite LLC, the gala is being staged at Embassy Suite, USF (University of South Florida) on Spectrum Boulevard. One of its founders, Karen Seeram, said LLC is a quarterly magazine which focuses on bringing communities together, since there are so ...

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Family seeks answers a year after man’s body found in river

On August 20, 2017 the naked, decomposing body of Kimmel Robertson was found floating in a river at La Fillet by crabcatchers. He had been reported missing to the Blanchisseuse police on the night of August 18, by a woman who was the last person who saw him alive. On the first anniversary of Kimmel’s death, his older sister Kyrla ...

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Family seeks answers a year after man’s body found in river

On August 20, 2017 the naked, decomposing body of Kimmel Robertson was found floating in a river at La Fillet by crabcatchers. He had been reported missing to the Blanchisseuse police on the night of August 18, by a woman who was the last person who saw him alive. On the first anniversary of Kimmel’s death, his older sister Kyrla ...

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