There were sorrowful scenes in Laventille on Thursday afternoon when two school children, De-Neil Smith and Mark Richards, both 17, were killed while making their way home from school.
Director of SouthEx George Singh says even though the recession has made sponsors much harder to find and the Government has reduced the money they are spending on Carnival in 2016, Saturday's Chutney Soca Monarch Finals will not suffer as a result.
The Pensions Management Branch, Treasury Division of the Ministry of Finance, wishes to advise the public of a delay in the processing of government pensions for the month of January 2016. Pensioners are advised that payments will now be credited to their bank accounts no later than Tuesday 26th January 2016.
Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh has urged the public to elevate caution concerning the Zika virus.
Steelbands that were unable to get sponsorship for this year's Panorama will benefit from a $2.9 million payout.
The Textbook Debate resumed in the Parliament on Friday with the Acting Education Minister explaining why the E-Book Programme was not feasible.
Independent Senator Dr. Dhanayshar Mahabir has voiced support for the Opposition's Annulment Motion for the selection of a Police Commissioner and Deputy because he believes proper Parliamentary Process was not followed.
Jack Warner has been granted leave to challenge the United States' request for his extradition.
The Ministry of Education is strongly condemning Thursday's shooting death of uniformed students Mark Richards and De-Neilson Smith of the Success Laventille Secondary School.