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“…I suspect that, in the history of culture, more things that we call great (in poetry, theatre, philosophy, music) came out of pain and suffering than came out of happy times.” Antonio Damasio, MD, Professor of neuroscience, University of Southern California AS A NATION, we...
THE EDITOR: This is a letter addressing the distress the UWI student body faces on a daily basis. In light of the recent headlines purporting to the clash between UWI students and police, the intention of our protest have been sidelined. Let us not forget that the real issue at hand is the spike...
IN THE context of the recent murder of Prisons Superintendent Wayne Jackson and the subsequent launch of a Prison Task Force by Minister of National Security Stuart Young and Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith, the murder of prison officer Darren Francis is an even deeper embarrassment and...
THE EDITOR: We now have a new Minister of National Security and a new Commissioner of Police who I believe are doing their best. But the murders keep continuing and blood keeps flowing. On Wednesday it was prison officer Darren Francis, yesterday it was radio talkshow host Ricardo “Gladiator...
Families are tonight being evacuated from Greenvale Park, La Horquetta where floodwaters have risen to the height of the rooftops of their homes. Emergency crews from the Defence Force and Fire Services are moving residents to the La Horquetta Regional Complex and Pinto Community Centre. TV6 is...
A man who turned state witness against his brother and eight others, including former LifeSport co-ordinator Rajaee Ali, was cross-examined today in the Dana Seetahal murder inquiry. Stephan Cummings, who was originally charged with Seetahal’s murder in 2015, had that charge reduced to conspiracy...
PRISONERS at the old Golden Grove Prison had to be relocated today to the nearby Maximum Security Prison (MSP) as a result of heavy flooding along the Old Golden Grove Road. Newsday was told this became necessary because swirling flood waters invaded the prison shortly after 2 pm. This was...
THE LAW Association is expected to receive advice by next week from its two external counsel on whether there are grounds to approach the prime minister to invoke the impeachment clause of the Constitution against Chief Justice Ivor Archie. The association’s president, Douglas Mendes, SC,...
ALTHOUGH not completely satisfied, teachers at the La Romaine High School returned to work on Wednesday, six months after they walked out of the Church Street building for health and safety reasons. Their return followed a visit to the school on Tuesday by the acting Chief Inspector, who indicated...
SECRETARY of the Association of Psychiatrists of TT Dr Varma Deyalsingh has been appointed an Independent Senator to replace Dr Dhanayshar Mahabir. The appointment was made Friday during the sitting of the Senate. In September, the Office of the President said President Paula Mae-Weekes said an...

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