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Saturday, December 20, 2014

CrimeWatch host Ian Alleyne is appealing to citizens to be more cautious on the roads. He made the call after arriving on the scene of yet another horrific accident on the Uriah Butler Highway near the Caroni Bird Sanctuary on Sunday. The accident claimed the life of Rohan Peters, a passenger in

Saturday, December 20, 2014

“You will end up like Dana Seetahal.”This was the unnerving message former CNMG employee Eve George received after being dismissed from the state-run media company when she rejected the sexual advances of a senior official there. Now, the 30-year-old says she has had to go into hiding after the t

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Amidst rumours that government’s $55 million allocation to churches for the Christmas season is an election gimmick, Inter-Religious Organisation (IRO) President Harrypersad Maharaj has defended the allocation, saying it is nothing new. Maharaj said the People’s Partnership government has been al

Saturday, December 20, 2014

New political leader of the National Joint Action Committee (NJAC) Kwasi Mutema says the party will deepen its commitment to coalition politics in the future as it seeks to bridge gaps and bring people closer together. Mutema was speaking during an interview yesterday, when he was elected by the

Saturday, December 20, 2014

The diversification of T&T’s economy through tourism received a boost with the completion of the second phase of the Chaguaramas Development Authority’s (CDA) Boardwalk project on Williams Bay. The expanded recreational facility was launched on Thursday night by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bi

Saturday, December 20, 2014

The 2011 Lake Asphalt (LATT) audit report containing allegations of corruption, which mentions PNM Deputy Leader Marlene McDonald and other PNM officials, is being scrutinised by the Attorney General to determine if there are grounds to lay a charge of misconduct in public office. Attorney Genera

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Three thermal scanners were handed over to the Airports Authority of T&T (AATT) to assist in detecting suspected cases of Ebola entering Trinidad and Tobago. The scanners were purchased from a US firm at a total cost of TT$387,000, said chief executive officer of the Office of Disaster Prepar

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Hours before the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management presented three thermal scanners to the Airports Authority yesterday, a Nigerian student was admitted to hospital with malaria. The scanners will be used to detect the arrival of suspected cases of Ebola at the international airports

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Terrence Lalla, the owner of Super Industrial Services Limited (SIS), has denied that his company is funding the Prime Minister’s million dollar Christmas toy drive, whilst benefitting from lucrative contracts from Government. 

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Fyzabad grandmother Sumintra Mungroo says she is grateful and overwhelmed by the outpouring of generosity to her family after a fire destroyed their home and its contents on Thursday. Seated under a makeshift tent mere metres from the ruins of her Saltmine Trace home yesterday, Mungroo struggled

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