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Friday, December 12, 2014

Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (Doma) president Gregory Aboud says more could be done to prevent the ongoing spate of crimes this holiday season. He was speaking in the wake of three murders in Port-of-Spain on Wednesday. The latest was clothing vendor Stephen Pollard who was shot dead

Friday, December 12, 2014

As killers return to the scene of the crime, eyewitnesses said, so did Stephen “Tee Tee” Pollard’s attacker yesterday morning at Broadway, Port-of-Spain. Vendors along Broadway said hours after the murder, Pollard’s attacker visited the area early yesterday as if he was an ordinary onlooker curio

Friday, December 12, 2014

A 25-year-old sidewalk clothing vendor was gunned down in front of his store in yet another brazen attack in Downtown Port-of-Spain on Wednesday night, a short distance from the mobile police post on Independence Square. The incident that occurred around 9.30 pm and pushed the murder toll for the

Friday, December 12, 2014

Local executives of Brazilian construction giant OAS Construtora are tight-lipped about whether the arrests of top company executives in Brazil will have any impact on the construction of the Solomon Hochoy Highway extension to Point Fortin. The executives were accused of making bribe payments to

Friday, December 12, 2014

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday distanced herself from the now controversial distribution of vouchers to “special journalists” at her annual media Christmas function last week, saying it was done without her knowledge. She made the comment while in Tobago for yesterday’s Cabinet s

Thursday, December 11, 2014

More men have reported being victims of discrimination, and according to the Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) of the 55 sexual discrimination complaints received for this year, 21 are from men. The commission’s CEO Devanty Dianne Maraj-Ramdeen revealed that yesterday during a breakfast seminar

Thursday, December 11, 2014

A private medical institution and a specialist doctor have rejected claims by former finance minister Karen Nunez-Tesheira over their alleged negligence in her husband’s death after a prostate operation in 2004. Lawyers representing Gulf View Medical Centre and anaesthesiologist Dr Crisen Roopcha

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Even though accident survivor Ramdath Ramdeen is still nursing injuries the 38-year-old endured his physical pain yesterday to attend his father’s final rites. Ramdeen, who had a plaster covering the wound on his head and was dressed all in white along with his other male relatives, struggled thr

Thursday, December 11, 2014

President of the T&T Society of Planners Lennox Austin says stiffer penalties and proper enforcement of the law are needed to save historic buildings like the Greyfriars Church of Scotland. He said so at a press conference by the Joint Consultative Council (JCC) at the Professional Centre Bui

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Homicide detectives are investigating three more killings across the country, including one brazen attack in the heart of Port-of-Spain. In the most recent incident, police said residents of the Observatory Street Plannings heard loud gunshots around 12.30 pm.

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