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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Leader of the ILP Jack Warner is denying that he is in cahoots with the PNM to avoid extradition to the United States. Warner, who is wanted on wire fraud, racketeering and money laundering charges in the US, was speaking to reporters after the ILP’s Tuesday night cottage meeting, in Claxton Bay.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley has countered claims of racism levelled against him and his party by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and her party, instead accusing her of attempting to make the 2015 election campaign one about race. Speaking on a PNM platform in Cocoyea Village, on Tuesd

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Prisons Commissioner Sterling Stewart has made it clear that both he and his officers, and not prisoners, are in charge of the T&T Prisons Service. Speaking at the inauguration of the new Vision On Mission board and awards ceremony held at the Central Bank Auditorium on St Vincent Street, Por

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Claims of extortion in exchange for pension cheques and disability grants at the San Fernando TT Post Office descended into chaos yesterday as police had to be called out to escort postal workers from the compound. Tension mounted as pensioners, who had been waiting for almost six hours in the su

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), Susan Francois, says T&T nationals who are part of Isis (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) would be monitored by the watchdog agency. “There may be negative news about particular persons or particular situations.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Woman Police Constable (WPC) Rashma Sirjudeen and her infant son Rahul were given full military rites, including a 21-gun salute, as they were laid to rest yesterday, sharing the same casket. Rashma, 26, and Rahul, 13 months, died along with Rashma’s mother, Una Samkarran, in an accident along th

Thursday, July 2, 2015

The decision-making process of any Integrity Commission must be respected and, if found wanting, appropriate judicial remedies can be sought, President Anthony Carmona has said. He also said yesterday that the recent resignations of two former Integrity Commission members, retired Justice Sebasti

Thursday, July 2, 2015

 One day after the State was ordered to pay $.4 million in compensation to a man arrested during the State of Emergency (SoE) on gang-related charges, the State has signalled its intention to appeal.  Kevin Stewart won his claim for wrongful arrest, false imprisonment and malicious prosecution st

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Guyana national Debra Amata has topped the SEA examination in Tobago. The 12-year-old Signal Hill Government Primary School student moved to Tobago in 2014 with her parents, who are both medical doctors attached to the Scarborough General Hospital. A very outspoken Debra scored 238.298 points and

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Minister of National Security Carl Alfonso says he will sanction soldiers to go into Enterprise, Chaguanas, once a request is made by the police. Speaking with the T&T Guardian yesterday, Alfonso made it clear that soldiers would not impose themselves but would wait until they were instructed

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