Job losses ahead - Unemployment looms for 15,000 public sector workers if Gov't bows to wage demands
The Government calculates that up to 15,000 public-sector employees could lose their jobs if it yields to the demands of the police and other public-sector workers for what it describes as unrealistically hefty wage hikes.Horace Dalley, minister...

Gov't secures court injuction barring further police protest, warns of contempt possibilities
The Government has obtained a court injunction barring the police from further protest action that would see them off the job. In a statement issued  around midnight, Attorney General Patrick Atkinson, said the injunction is against the executive...

Blatter rocks world football by quitting FIFA amid scandal
  ZURICH/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sepp Blatter rocked the world of football yesterday by unexpectedly saying he would step down as FIFA president in the wake of a corruption investigation that reportedly may include the embattled chief himself. Citing sources familiar with the case, The New York Times and ABC News reported yesterday that Blatter ...

Fearless Windies plot end to Aussie domination
ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) – Lowly-ranked West Indies, anxious to build on a momentum gained from a one-all draw with England, are seeking to ignite the end of a 20-year domination by highly-ranked Australia, when the two sides begin the first of a short Test series here today. Morale is said to be high in a ...

T&T football chief backs embattled Warner
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Trinidad and Tobago’s football chief, Raymond Tim Kee, has spoken out in defence of Jack Warner, the embattled former vice-president of football’s world governing body FIFA. Tim Kee has said that Warner, also a former president of CONCACAF and Caribbean Football Union (CFU), must be credited for his role in raising ...