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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Lecturer at the University of the West Indies’ Centre for Gender and Development Studies Dr Gabrielle Hosein, the sole remaining female independent senator Helen Drayton and MP for Couva North Ramona Ramdial say President Anthony Carmona’s appointment of four new...

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

An Aranguez, San Juan landlady was bludgeoned to death with a hammer yesterday morning after an argument with a tenant over unpaid rent. According to police reports, around 7 am, residents of...

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Vandals desecrated a Hindu temple in Felicity yesterday before attempting to burn down the building after they cleaned out its valuables. According to Bhimsingh Bholansingh, president of the Shree...

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Once again the Highway Re-route Movement (HRM) plans to stage a peaceful protest every day between 9 am and 4 pm outside the Office of the Prime Minister, St Clair. This time the group will do so until Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar responds to questions on...

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Leader of the Tobago Organisation of the People (TOP) Ashworth Jack says the resignation of party chairman Lionel Coker is a wake-up call for the party to “buckle down and move on.” Coker, who was a member of the party since its inception in 2008 and served as party...

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

As far as the Police Service Social and Welfare Association is concerned National Security Minister Emmanuel George has done nothing for the police. So said the association’s secretary, acting...

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Housing Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal yesterday defended his call for salary increases for MPs and ministers, even as some segments of society have objected to the suggestion. Moonilal, who is supported by Opposition MPs and senators in his call, told reporters...

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Production levels at Petrotrin Trinmar operations have been severely affected by protest action, the company reports. In a press release yesterday, corporate communications manager Gillian Friday said Petrotrin was informed on Monday of a stand-off between the...

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar kept her cards close to her chest yesterday as she dismissed media reports suggesting a looming Cabinet reshuffle. Speaking with reporters after the formal...

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said yesterday she was not taken by surprise when Senate vice-president Lyndira Oudit resigned from the United National Congress and her senatorial post. “...

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