Members of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) and the US military will work together in Trinidad and Tobago on training exercises over the next three weeks, the US Embassy in Port-of-Spain said.
The Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) exercises will commence in Trinidad and Tobago from July 5 to August 16.
The United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), through the US Embassy, is facilitating the training.
The Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government has resumed the recruitment of Litter Prevention Wardens across the nation.
A total of 147 wardens are to be recruited.
Litter Prevention Wardens are mandated to ensure the implementation of the Litter Act Chap: 30: 52 in accordance with the Municipal Corporations policies, procedures and arrangements.
Consequently, they are an integral resource to all corporations with regard to public health and sanitation.
The Ministry of Education has introduced a policy framework governing the administration of the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) exam— with special emphasis being focused on the English Language and Mathematics curriculum guides of 2013.
In 2013, the Primary Curriculum Rewrite (PCR) was completed establishing a modern approach that purposefully pulls together knowledge, skills, attitudes and values from all subject areas to develop a more comprehensive understanding of fundamental ideas.
Trinbago Knight Riders cricketer Dwayne Bravo is working to bring far more than sport and singing entertainment to Trinidad and Tobago soon.
The former national captain is working with an Indian businessman, to produce sanitary napkins for women right here in T&T.
Bravo, who played for the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League, on Wednesday met with Indian businessman Arunachalam Muruganantham in Coimbatore, India, to discuss the initiative.
Muruganantham is known for introducing affordable sanitary napkins in the Indian market.
Sea Lots community leader Cedric Burke, also known as Burkie, has been taken into custody following a police exercise in the area Wednesday morning.
Guardian Media understands that various arms of the T&T Police Service conducted an exercise around seven this morning in the community when Burke was allegedly found to be in possession of a large quantity of money. He was subsequently taken into custody pending further inquiries.
The SEA Parent Support Group is divided on whether or not parents really are the ones to blame for placing “stress” on the shoulders of the students writing the exam.
Responding to claims by Minister of Education Anthony Garcia that parents are the ones responsible, Reshma Ramoutar-Ackbarali said, “I totally disagree.”
UNC Senator Saddam Hosein is questioning the constitutionality of Government’s Firearm (Amendment) Bill and noted the proposed law would be tested in the courts.
He said the bill which proposes major increases in penalties — including life in jail for a third offence of possession of an illegal firearm — would verge on the separation of powers between court and executive. He added the bill would not reduce the number of guns on the street and would fail as a scare tactic unless systems were fixed.
A 27-year-old Customs and Excise guard was shot dead just after he dropped off a co-worker at her Kelly Village, Caroni home on Tuesday night.
He has been identified as Keenan Lutchman of Nolan Street in Felicity, Chaguanas.
Speaking with the Guardian Media Wednesday, Lutchman's father Dianand said his son had just finished a 12-hour shift, clocked out at 9 pm at the Preventative Section at the Piarco International Airport and dropped off his co-worker at her home when he was attacked by a gunman.
A major push-back on “shooters” and illegal firearms.
That’s what Government’s Firearms (Amendment) Bill, 2019 is intended to serve as, according to National Security Minister Stuart Young.
Construction of a new Tobago terminal will begin before the end of the year and three new buses added to the island’s fleet.
This is according to chairman of the Public Service Transport Corporation (PTSC) Edwin Gooding, during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the corporation and the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) yesterday.