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Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) president general Ancel Roget says that Petrotrin could have possibly exposed the country to the Ebola virus as no medical officer screened the crew aboard the Overseas Yellowstone crude oil tanker on Monday.

The public health sector has run short of the tetanus vaccine.

A source said yesterday that a batch of the vaccine was found to be defective last month and was sent back to the supplier for replacement. 

Lawyers representing president Anthony Carmona have sent a pre-action protocol letter to comedienne Rachel Price over comments she has been making about the President’s wife, Reema.

CNC3 reported last night the letter was sent on Monday to Price, who is also a talk show host.

Following is the complete list of proposed 2014 scholarship recipients in the Caribbean Advance Proficiency Education (CAPE).
 

Oscar Pistorius, the South African track star, was sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

Judge Thokozile Matilda Masipa said a long sentence would lack “mercy,” while a more lenient sentence would “send the wrong message to the community.”

The Point Fortin Borough flag will fly at half-mast today in honour of former mayor Victor Chin Kit. Chin Kit, 84, died yesterday.

Police up to late yesterday were probing the death of a 48-year-old technician from New Grant who died after being stabbed in the chest on Sunday. Investigators could not say whether Satnarine Ramphal was murdered. 

The State is ready to begin paper committal proceedings against three men charged with the murder of Sgt Hayden Manwaring. When the matter was called before Senior Magistrate Lucina Cardenas-Ragoonanan in the San Fernando court yesterday State prosecutor Stacy Lalloo-Chung said 43 statements had

A cheese paste sandwich and a cup of hot chocolate was the first meal hunger-striker Ravi Maharaj was given after he decided to end his five-day protest action against environmentalist Dr Wayne Kublalsingh yesterday. His decision to end the strike came two days after he collapsed outside the Offi

Three policemen have been granted bail, totalling $300,000, on allegations of armed robbery, kidnapping, assault and drug possession. PC Ainsley Gay of the Southern Division Task Force and Special Reserve Policemen (SRP) Avinash Hajarie, 25, and Jeremy Tenia, 27, of the Princes Town Praedial Larc

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