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A private medical institution and a specialist doctor have lost their appeal over an $18 million lawsuit from former finance minister Karen Nunez-Tesheira for their alleged negligence in her husband’s death after a prostate operation in 2004.

Delivering a 109-page judgment at the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain yesterday, Appeal Court judge...

Thursday, November 16, 2017

President of the T&T Unified Teachers’ Association (TTUTA) Lynsley Doodhai yesterday admitted that bullying within the secondary school system was on the rise.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Come March next year Government will have to start repayment on a Government-to-Government concession loan from the People’s Republic of China for over one billion dollars for the construction of the Children’s Hospital in Couva although the building remains unoccupied.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Nakpangi Joseph, whose daughter has been a victim of bullying by a gang of female students at the Barataria North Secondary School, yesterday urged the Barataria police to lay assault charges against two of the perpetrators.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says he is disappointed by the actions of some 13 of 15 Immigration officers who failed to show up for duty at the Piarco International Airport on Sunday, resulting in hundreds of travellers having to wait for close to five hours to be processed.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Two men were shot dead in El Dorado a little over an hour of each other on Monday night.

A third man was shot dead in Tobago, taking the murder toll there to ten for the year.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Protests erupted in the fishing community of Icacos yesterday, after part of the Icacos Main Road collapsed into the Icacos River, leaving an estimated 300 families in jeopardy on being completely stranded.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The United National Congress intends to mount a legal challenge against Fern Narcis-Scope’s appointment as Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) Chief Elections Officer.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Dismissed Port Authority of T&T acting CEO Charmaine Lewis has written to the board chairman giving them until Friday to reinstate her or face legal action.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is calling on Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to revoke the appointment of Makeda Antoine as this country’s Ambassador to the United Nations Office in Geneva.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Burglars using a blow-torch broke into the Lange Park, Chaguanas, home of the President of the Used-Car Dealers Association Visham Babwah on Monday and carted away an undisclosed sum of cash and jewellery.

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