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Friday, November 17, 2017

Principal of Fatima College Fr Gregory Augustine is calling for a review of the marking at the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) after the school recorded the “worst marks”—a 30 per cent failure— in English Literature at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC).

Thursday, November 16, 2017

It is estimated that some five per cent of this country’s school population—which comprises some 250,000 students—face serious mental challenges, some of which may include suicidal tendencies.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Former diplomat Reginald Dumas says “it is highly unusual” for China to withdraw an invitation to a foreign leader, and it does “represent on the face of it a snub.”

Thursday, November 16, 2017

After 10 days on the run, the 35-year-old labourer suspected in the hit-and-run accident which killed Khemchand Roopnarine and his wife Patricia Harripersad has surrendered to police.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Disgruntled employees at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs say they now feel demotivated and disrespected over the appointment of Makeda Antoine to represent this country at the United Nations Office in Geneva (UNOG).

Thursday, November 16, 2017

A 47-year-old man from Diego Martin and his 21-year-old son have been arrested by police for possession of almost 400 rounds of assorted ammunition.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Law Association has called on Chief Justice Ivor Archie to publicly address allegations that he discussed the security arrangements for judges with a personal friend.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Vasant Bharath and his slate has dropped out of the UNC internal elections race.

Bharath made the announcement during a news conference yesterday at Charlieville, Chaguanas.

He said the election process was flawed and that he would have nothing to do with it.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has filed her nomination papers to contest the seat of UNC leader.

She did so yesterday at the UNC headquarters in Couva.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

President of the T&T Unified Teachers’ Association (TTUTA) Lynsley Doodhai yesterday admitted that bullying within the secondary school system was on the rise.

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