Thursday, July 27, 2017


Jul. 26, 2017, 11:14 PM AST Comments

Tobago has recorded its eighth murder, with the brutal chopping of ­mother of five Romelda King in ­Moriah. Police said her husband, Hilton Gordon King, an employee at Hope Farm, committed suicide at the family's Moriah home after killing his wife along Congo Hill. Both Kings were in their fifties.

‘CLF fire sale impossible’

Jul. 26, 2017, 11:8 PM AST Comments

There is “no chance” of a fire sale of the assets of CL Financial (CLF), Finance Minister Colm ­Imbert said yesterday. He also assured there was no chance of “this mysterious elite or one per cent” getting its hands on the iconic companies comprising CL Financial Group. The m

Winding-up matter should be determined during vacation, says judge*

Jul. 26, 2017, 11:7 PM AST Comments

High Court Judge Kevin Ramcharan says the action filed by the Office of the Attorney General to wind up CL Financial as the State attempts to recover a $15 billion debt should not remain before the court for longer than is necessary. The judge, presiding at the Hall of Justice in Port of Spain yeste

Garcia: Loans up to $30,000, grants for tertiary education*

Jul. 26, 2017, 11:5 PM AST Comments

Students will have access to loans up to $30,000 to assist with their tertiary education, says Education Minister Anthony Garcia. The minister said the loan limit has been increased from $25,000 to $30,000. Students can also access help with a grant of $75,000 which would be given in tranches of $25

Valencia woman, 59, raped and strangled*

Jul. 26, 2017, 11:3 PM AST Comments

Anyone with information that could assist the police with their investigation into the death of 59-year-old Christiana Lewis is asked to contact the police. Lewis, a mother of three, was killed sometime over the weekend. Her body was discovered at her home along Valencia Old Road, Valencia, on Mond

AG cannot demand report from JLSC*

Jul. 26, 2017, 10:57 PM AST Comments

Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi cannot compel the Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC) to submit an annual report to Parliament. The Constitution requires that Annual Reports of the JLSC are presented to the Parliament. Al-Rawi told the Express that the Attorney General’s role “wo

Lawsuit threat after suicide*

Jul. 26, 2017, 10:55 PM AST Comments

THE mother of a teenage boy who committed suicide in June while in the custody and care of the Children's Authority has threatened to take legal action against the authority should it fail or refuse to provide her with information relative to what had transpired in the months leading up to her son's