Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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MACHEL CHANGES TUNE*

Jan. 16, 2018, 10:9 PM AST Comments

SOCA star Machel Montano says consent before winning is important if men are to make women feel safe and respected. “Once you get consent, take a wine and have a time. Let us all have an inclusive and respectful and most of all safe 2018 Carnival season,” Montano said in an exclusive wri


UWI principal: We’ve lost a stalwart*

Jan. 16, 2018, 10:4 PM AST Comments

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has lost a stalwart and the country has lost a great president. That was St Augustine Campus principal Prof Brian Copeland’s pronouncement on the late former president George Maxwell Richards, a former UWI principal, fondly known as Max. Richards di

Court suspends highway construction*

Jan. 16, 2018, 10:0 PM AST Comments

A HIGH Court judge has granted an injunction stopping construction of the Churchill-Roosevelt Highway extension to Manzanilla. The application was made by Anand Ramlogan SC who led a team of attorneys representing Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS). High Court Judge Kevin Ramcharan yesterday gr


Murder victim died a hero*

Jan. 16, 2018, 9:50 PM AST Comments

DOMINIC Koon Koon died a hero. This was the view of residents of Malabar Road, Arima, yesterday afternoon. Koon Koon was shot dead by an unknown assailant during a home invasion on Monday night. When the Express visited the area, relatives of the 22-year-old were not at home. However, neighbours sai


Mark accuses Govt of private secret service*

Jan. 16, 2018, 9:42 PM AST Comments

Senate vice-president Nigel De Freitas was forced to suspend proceedings for 15 minutes yesterday after Opposition Senator Wade Mark accused the Government of operating a private secret service. Mark moved a private motion which asks the Senate to annul the Freedom of Information (Exemption) Order,





Glowing red lava causes more to flee from Philippine volcano

Jan. 16, 2018, 9:42 AM AST Comments

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Glowing-red lava spurted in a fountain and flowed down the Philippines' most active volcano on Tuesday in a stunning display of its fury that has sent more than 34,000 villagers fleeing to safety and prompted police to set up checkpoints to stop tourists from getting


Durant's 32 points send Warriors past LeBron, Cavs 118-108

Jan. 16, 2018, 8:43 AM AST Comments

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 32 points, Stephen Curry added 23 and the Golden State Warriors extended their road winning streak to 13 games with a 118-108 Martin Luther King holiday victory Monday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, their struggling NBA Finals foes.