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Sunday, August 12, 2018

After word that former frontline PNMites are preparing to contest the PNM’s internal elections, comes news that the elections will be postponed to September 30 instead of being held on September 16—and this week’s planned nomination exercise has also been postponed to early September.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

“I will say I am the sum of my books.”

So said T&T-born novelist Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad “VS” Naipaul as he delivered a lecture during his receipt of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

A 36-year-old man has been sentenced to a little over 11 years in prison for raping his 14-year-old girl over a decade ago.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Apart from temporarily hiring 250 foreign specialist doctors, the Government should consider training unemployed doctors in specialist medical fields.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Former managing director of the Housing Development Corporation Jearlean John yesterday thanked God for sparing her life after being involved in what she described as a “serious vehicular accident” in Mayaro on Thursday.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

The National Crime Prevention Programme (NCPP) can collapse without adequate community support.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Less than a dozen public servants represented by the Banking, Insurance and General Workers Union (BIGWU) staged a noisy protest outside the Public Services Association (PSA) headquarters, calling on PSA president Watson Duke to settle their outstanding negotiations.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Three men, among them a national from the Dominican Republic, have been remanded into custody after appearing before a Chaguanas magistrate charged with the kidnapping and rape of three women which occurred over the period July 25 to August 2, 2018.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Police are probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a T&TEC employee in Tobago.

Dead is Ahkenaton Quashie 32, of Golden Lane.

According to reports, the incident occurred shortly before 2 pm at an area known as Franklyn in the Village of Les Coteaux.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Government planning for the upcoming 2019 budget was among yesterday’s Cabinet retreat discussions, the Prime Minister’s Office (OPM) stated.

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