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Friday, January 14, 2011

A schoolteacher’s decision to take a shortcut through a teak field to escape traffic ended tragically on Tuesday afternoon when his vehicle was hijacked by assailants who stabbed him to death and threw his body behind a garden shed. Investigators said they believed that Imtiaz Ali, 34, died...

Friday, January 14, 2011

A 23 year-old man is expected to appear before a Couva magistrate this morning charged with the slayings of infant Shomari Lewis-Pelage and his father WASA employee Sheldon “Cockers” Lewis-Pelage. The suspect, of Dow Village, California, was detained last Friday. Last evening, investigators...

Friday, January 14, 2011

Government’s latest corruption bill “won’t pass” in a million years. That was stated by Opposition MP for Diego Martin North East, former works and transport minister Colm Imbert during his contribution to debate on a motion to establish a Joint Select Committee to deliberate and report on the...

Friday, January 14, 2011

An attempt by Point Fortin MP Paula Gopee-Scoon to raise a Motion of Privilege against Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar was yesterday denied by Deputy House Speaker Dr Fuad Khan. Gopee-Scoon was not allowed to present the motion as the Deputy Speaker ruled that it had been filed too late. ...

Friday, January 14, 2011

 Tributes were paid to the late Sir Ellis Clarke, former president of T&T in Parliament yesterday. Sir Ellis died on December 30 and was buried last Friday after a state funeral.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Education Minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh says there are some 4,000 secondary school dropouts in T&T, some of whom may be involved in school violence.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

The wailing of a mother pierces the air as she sees the body of her murdered son on the street. The brutal act not only adds to the list of those who have died by the “sword” but prompts a barrage of questions. What has caused this crime? How can this be curbed?

Thursday, January 13, 2011

 Cassandra Sanchez, 22, who is two months pregnant, and her boyfriend Shafeez Khan, 23, appeared at the Port-of-Spain Magistrates’ Court yesterday, charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking yesterday. Sanchez and Khan, both of Eighth Avenue in Barataria, were alleged to...

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Internal elections for the Tobago Organisation of the People (TOP) will be held at the end of this month, political leader Ashworth Jack announced at Tuesday’s bi-monthly minority leader’s news conference. Jack said nominations opened on Monday and all positions, including political leader,...

Thursday, January 13, 2011

San Fernando magistrate Taramattie Ramdass says she will not tolerate illegal vending, especially when it comes to the sale of profane DVDs. She said this yesterday after ordering vendor Joshua Ling, who was arrested for vending on High Street, to pay a $1,000 fine for selling profane DVDs. “...

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