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Racial claim baseless, says Rowley

THE Prime Minister today dismissed claims of racial and religious discrimination about a skit at the People’s National Movement’s (PNM) Sports and Family Day in Chaguanas as baseless. Dr Rowley, who is also PNM leader, said it was far-fetched for anyone to make these claims about the skit. He opined the reason why former minister Devant Maharaj and the United ...

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Racial claim baseless, says Rowley

THE Prime Minister today dismissed claims of racial and religious discrimination about a skit at the People’s National Movement’s (PNM) Sports and Family Day in Chaguanas as baseless. Dr Rowley, who is also PNM leader, said it was far-fetched for anyone to make these claims about the skit. He opined the reason why former minister Devant Maharaj and the United ...

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Racial claim baseless, says Rowley

THE Prime Minister today dismissed claims of racial and religious discrimination about a skit at the People’s National Movement’s (PNM) Sports and Family Day in Chaguanas as baseless. Dr Rowley, who is also PNM leader, said it was far-fetched for anyone to make these claims about the skit. He opined the reason why former minister Devant Maharaj and the United ...

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PM: No witch hunt

THE Prime Minister today categorically rejected claims by People’s National Movement (PNM) member Harry Ragoonanan that he is the subject of a witch hunt within the party. Dr Rowley is also PNM political leader. Speaking with reporters at the River Run Through Housing Development in Arima, he said Ragoonanan has no basis upon which to claim he is the victim ...

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PM: No witch hunt

THE Prime Minister today categorically rejected claims by People’s National Movement (PNM) member Harry Ragoonanan that he is the subject of a witch hunt within the party. Dr Rowley is also PNM political leader. Speaking with reporters at the River Run Through Housing Development in Arima, he said Ragoonanan has no basis upon which to claim he is the victim ...

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TTEC employee’s skull and brain crushed

AN autopsy done today on 32-year-old Ahkenaton Quashie, TT Electricity Commission (TTEC) employee, revealed his skull and brain were crushed. The autopsy was done by Dr Hubert Daisley at the Scarborough General Hospital mortuary. According to reports, just after 11am last Friday Quashie, a lines clearer, was struck by a falling branch during a tree trimming exercise in Les Coteaux. ...

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Man in court for scrap iron, old battery stealing

A 32-year-old Tobagonian man appeared before a Scarborough Magistrates’ Court to answer charges of the theft of aluminium, copper, and car batteries, with an estimated value of $11,600. Ian Rampersad, a labourer of Calder Hall Main Road, Tobago, pleaded not guilty to the charges read to him by Magistrate Brian Debideen last Friday. The victim, a 36-year-old man of St ...

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No bail for alleged car thief

NO BAIL has been granted to Gamal Waldron, the 31-year-old man charged with stealing CNC3 journalist Khamal Georges’ car from the Besson Street police station last week. Waldron appeared before Magistrate Nizam Khan at the 11th Magistrates’ Court in Port of Spain earlier today. Waldron’s attorney, Shane Pantin, appealed to the magistrate to be lenient in setting bail, saying that ...

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MP Ramdial calls on PM to apologise

Couva North MP Ramona Ramdial is calling on the Prime Minister to apologise to the Hindu community and all women of TT for a skit at the PNM’s sports and family day on Sunday which depicted a woman in a yellow sari being disrobed by two men dressed as gorillas. Ramdial took Dr Rowley to task saying he allowed the ...

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Man taken to hospital after fall from Sando Hill

An 18-year-old man allegedly walked off the edge of San Fernando Hill, falling 200 feet to the base. Forestry Division officers working on the hill heard a commotion and called San Fernando police, shortly after 10 am. Fire Service personnel also joined a search for the man and he was brought out from the base of the hill, near the ...

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