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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Petrotrin has set up a team to investigate an oil spill which occurred at its Pointe-a-Pierre operations yesterday morning. The team, which includes personnel from the company’s Health Safety and...

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

In a landmark ruling, the Court of Appeal yesterday gave detailed advice to trial judges on the sentencing of accused people, who are allowed to plead guilty to murder. Three appellate judges gave the sentencing guidelines while ruling in favour of three men who...

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

A 67-year-old British man who pleaded guilty to indecently assaulting a nine-year-old boy while vacationing in Trinidad has been sentenced to three years and four months in prison. Derek Ide, a former teacher from Southampton, is not expected to complete his sentence...

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

A 33-year-old gang leader from East Dry River, Port-of-Spain, was shot dead near a construction site in the capital on Monday.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

National Security Minister Gary Griffith came under fire again yesterday as three more murders rocked the country. His latest critic was deputy San Fernando mayor Junia Regrello, who called on him to stop the talking and put concrete measures in place to stem the...

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Works and Infrastructure Minister Suruj Rambachan said he sent a team to clear debris along the Paria Main Road, Matelot, immediately after being informed of the problem. But Matelot resident John Lewis and chairman of the Sangre Grande Regional Corporation Terry...

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Protesting creative arts students at the University of the West Indies (UWI), St Augustine, got dramatic, using a “bobolee” effigy of campus principal Prof Clement Sankat dressed as Santa Claus (or Sankat Claws), which they punished...

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Two men held after the murder of 21-year-old Afisha Dyer have been set free, police said yesterday. Around 2 am on Saturday, the Moruga mother of three was shot several times at her Samuel Cooper...

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Despite criticism over the size of the temporary giraffe enclosure at the Emperor Valley Zoo, Zoological Society president Gupte Lutchmedial says the zoo was well-prepared to receive the animals. ...

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Rules for the People’s National Movement’s leadership election, currently in draft form, will be ready early in the new year and party campaigning for the internal election is expected to begin in the first week of January, PNM vice-...

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