The body of late President George Maxwell Richards will be open to public viewing on Monday and Tuesday this week prior to the funeral service scheduled for Wednesday 17th January at the National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA).
Minister of National Security Edmund Dillon is advising citizens to sign the condolences book available from Monday at various points throughout the country.
Cherrylene Lewis reports.
There will be several traffic changes and restrictions to facilitate the procession of the body for public viewing for late President George Maxwell Richards.
This will mean that during specific hours on Monday and Tuesday motorists and pedestrians alike will have to take different routes within the city of Port of Spain.
Cherrylene Lewis explains.
A business owner was shot and killed while liming at a bar on Saturday night.
Barataria MP Fuad Khan believes the Miscellaneous Provisions Bill has an ulterior motive.
The Bill covers Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters, Proceeds of Crime, Financial Intelligence Unit of Trinidad and Tobago, Customs and Exchange Control.
Dr. Khan was speaking in the lower house when he made the observation.
By October 2018 this country will have its first ever waste oil processing plant.
Speaking at the weekly post executive council meeting in Tobago, Secretary of Infrastructure, Quarries and the Environment Councillor Kwesi Des Vignes said the plant located on the sister island will be a major diversifying money maker.
Caribbean Airlines officially launched its inaugural flight to Cuba on Saturday.
Minister of Trade and Industry Paula Gopee-Scoon told CTV that she expects the flights will provide seamless connections to and from Barbados, Grenada and Guyana.
It is her hope that now business, leisure and other travellers can easily connect to Cuba to enjoy all that this country offers.
The Oilfield Workers Trade Union says it will not accept a decision by Government to minimize the workforce at state owned company Petrotrin.
The threat comes following Government's announcement that a "fundamental restructuring" of Petrotrin is in the cards which it says is needed to tackle the company's 13 billion dollar debt.
Janine Browne reports.
A true lover of Trinbago culture, Etienne Charles, was determined to do the deepest possible research into the music root in Carnival.
In 2015 he was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship which funded research into Carnival in its purest, most authentic form.
On Thursday Etienne hosted a panel discussion which featured Maria Nunes, Robin Foster and Wendell Manwarren to share his findings and discuss the status of local culture.
Dionne Baptiste reports.