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Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan says while his ministry has  achieved some success in reducing the infant mortality rate, the maternal mortality rate leaves a lot to be desired.

A month after the son of a prominent calypsonian was gunned down in Carenage, a 22-year-old man appeared in court charged with four offences, including the murder of Marcus John. John, 24, of Laventille, was killed on December 19, 2012, at Upper Haig Street, Carenage.

As Minister of National Security Jack Warner moves to confer powers of arrest to 1,000 soldiers, Muslims representing ten mosques in the south region yesterday participated in a march against crime.

A 12-member jury in the Port-of-Spain Assizes is expected to decide today the fate of a 25-year-old man accused of murdering his friend during an argument in 2005.Justice Geoffrey Henderson yesterday continued his summation to the jury in the Third Criminal Court at the Hall of Justice, Port-of-S

The Highway Review Committee tasked with examining all aspects of the controversial Debe to Mon Desir segment of the San Fernando to Point Fortin Highway is progressing well in their quest to complete their report in the stipulated time frame.

The approach of Carnival and the consequent ramping-up of action on the party circuit are excellent reasons for me to join the ongoing discussion about rape in the Caribbean.


Tobago Organisation of the People (TOP) political leader Ashworth Jack is refuting reports that his party is engaging in telephone canvassing on Tobago House of Assembly (THA) election day.

United States Figure Olympia champion Nicole Wilkins arrived in T&T from Los Angles two weeks ago to join local body builder Tamara Ribeiro-Bailey in a fitness boot camp at the Cascadia Hotel, St Ann’s. 

An exhibition of books, photos and posters is now available to all academic, social, cultural, religious institutions on request. The exhibition was launched at the Divali Nagar in Chaguan

The Constitution provides for the Parliament of T&T which comprises the President, the Senate and House of Representatives. The parliament’s main function is the making of laws in the form of acts or regulations.