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Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) president general Ancel Roget has admitted his union is in no position to buy Petrotrin’s billion-dollar refinery but says this is a ruse as the Government already has a purchaser in mind.

His comments came hours after Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, in a televised address to the nation on Sunday, offered the...

Monday, May 23, 2011

As cane farmers mobilise for a massive meeting this week to highlight concerns about the Government’s handling of a $210 million grant from the European Union, Agriculture Minister Vasant Bharath says an inter-ministerial committee has been meeting to address all of the farmers’ concerns.

Monday, May 23, 2011

The delegation of the European Union to Trinidad and Tobago met on Friday with the Cane Producers’ Association to discuss the EU support to the sugar sector.

Monday, May 23, 2011

NEW DELHI—India is setting up a diamond processing facility in Botswana. In Uganda, it’s building a centre to train businesses about global markets. In four of Africa’s poorest countries, Indians are helping cotton farmers improve their yields.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Trevlon Griffith hit an attacking unbeaten 65 while Strassark Sankar and Yannic Cariah each picked up two wickets as Clico Preysal rallied to an emphatic ten-wicket victory over Moosai Sports in the TTCB Premiership Twenty20 Cricket Festival at Guaracara Park, Pointe-a-Pierre on Saturday night...

Sunday, May 22, 2011

President George Maxwell Richards’ hands are tied with regard to revoking the appointment of Integrity Commission head Eric St Cyr. In fact, according to former attorney general, Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj, St Cyr committed no breach when he opted to give his personal opinion on the...

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Attorney representing CDS Transport Ltd Martin George is calling on chairman of the National Petroleum (NP) to clear the air on conflicting statements regarding the $40 million contract bid involving Gopaul and Company Ltd. In a four-page letter to NPs chairman Neil Gosine yesterday,  George...

Sunday, May 22, 2011

 An opinion poll conducted by Nacta has revealed that some voters are disappointed with the performance of the People’s Partnership Government as it completes its first year in office. Many of the respondents stated that there has not been much change in the way business is...

Sunday, May 22, 2011

After weeks of going non-stop as her Government approaches its May 24 one-year anniversary, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar took a day to rest yesterday. “I need to rest because we are going non stop,” Persad-Bissessar admitted during an interfaith service at her Siparia...

Sunday, May 22, 2011

The $3.4 billion allocated to the Ministry of the People and Social Development in the 2010/2011 Budget is running low. As Minister Dr Glenn Ramadharsingh reaches out to meet the needs of the most vulnerable in society, he admitted that very soon he will have to go to Cabinet “...

Monday, May 23, 2011

While the People’s Partnership Government will be celebrating its first anniversary on Tuesday of this week, the People’s National Movement (PNM) will be staging a parallel meeting to highlight the blunders and misteps the Government has made. The PNM meeting will be staged at...

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