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TOBAGO BUSINESS CHAMBER says it is saddened by the decision of Sandals Resorts International to pull out of Tobago. In a statement issued shortly after the decision was announced, the chamber said it also regretted the withdrawal by Sandals from its proposed investment in the development of two...
THE STATE has been ordered to compensate a Malabar man for malicious prosecution after he was arrested and charged with receiving stolen cellphones in the absence of evidence. Justice Nadia Kangaloo ordered the State to pay $190,000 to Devon Edwards for malicious prosecution and detention of 21...
THE Opposition Leader was not at all surprised by Sandals' withdrawal from its proposed project for Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar told Newsday yesterday in her initial reaction. At a briefing held by Minister of Communications Stuart Young at the Office of the Prime Minister, Sandals CEO Gebhard...
Rihanna Reed, the 11-year-old girl who survived a three-storey fall from her mother's Maloney Gardens apartment yesterday is sedated at the Paediatric Unit of the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, relatives said. Speaking with Newsday, father Ryan Reed said his daughter suffered a fractured...
Education Minister Anthony Garcia this morning expressed confusion when he learned that 11-year-old Rihanna Reed was not enrolled in a school and said he intended to look into the matter. Speaking to Newsday after a press conference at Education Towers, St Vincent Street, Port of Spain, Garcia...
ON the heels of Minister of Communications Stuart Young blaming Sandals pull-out from Tobago on a handful of individuals, some with personal agendas, activist Devant Maharaj said he welcomed being counted among that number. “Having lodged complaints with the Integrity Commission as well as...
Government has announced it is in an advanced stage of negotiations with Cara Suites as a preferred operator for the hotel at the National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA). Energy Minister Franklin Khan made the announcement in Senate today. Khan said, in May, 2018, Cabinet agreed the...
MISSING 16-year-old schoolgirl Brittney Thompson has returned home. Police said the teen who disappeared on Friday, walked into her Morne Diablo house on Monday evening shortly after 5 pm. The teen has also denied any reports that she was at a house with an unidentified man at Cashew Gardens,...
A 20-year-old man is in police custody after his car was stopped by members of the Inter Agency Task Force (IATF) on Monday night. Police said the officers were on patrol on Foster Street, Laventille, at around 9.45 pm when they stopped a blue Hyundai Elantra. They ordered the driver out of the...
RED FORCE batsman Darren Bravo has been recalled to the Windies squad for the Test series against England starting on January 23 in Barbados. Bravo has not played Test cricket since November 2016, after a dispute with Cricket West Indies president Dave Cameron. With that issue fully resolved, the...

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