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Friday, July 4, 2014

Chief Education Officer Harrilal Seecharan yesterday admitted that there were some discrepancies with the scoring system used by teachers to assess students in the Continuous Assessment Component (CAC). He said so as he...

Friday, July 4, 2014

A quarrel is brewing between primary schools in central Trinidad and the Education Ministry over what appears to be inequitable and questionable markdowns for their students in the creative-writing segment of the Continuous Assessment Component (CAC) of the...

Friday, July 4, 2014

Scores of people went to the Immigration Division in San Fernando yesterday hoping to collect their passports but even though the office was open, many left disappointed. Customers complained staff were hostile, documents...

Friday, July 4, 2014

Drenched in sweat, scores of people, including a young lady who had plans to attend her grandmother’s funeral in New York, gathered yesterday morning outside the passport office on Frederick Street, Port-of-Spain, hoping to get their passports. ...

Friday, July 4, 2014

A stern message to “get her government right” was sent to Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar by Fuad Abu Bakr, son of the leader of the Jamaat Al Muslimeen Imam Yasin Abu Bakr. However, he said he was speaking as a citizen...

Friday, July 4, 2014

The police were called out yesterday to the Ministry of Sport following a bomb scare which sent employees scampering to safety. Confirmation of the bomb threat on the ministry’s Abercromby Street Port-of-Spain, main office came from acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams. He said: “The...

Friday, July 4, 2014

National Security Minister Gary Griffith said yesterday he was concerned about reports made that members of the media had been threatened by soldiers who patrolled the St Paul Street, Port-of-Spain, area following the murder of Lance Corporal Kayode Thomas. In a telephone interview yesterday...

Friday, July 4, 2014

In a last minute bid to avert a possible national crisis, attorneys representing Labour Minister Errol Mc Leod went to Industrial Court late yesterday and got an injunction preventing further industrial action by the Public Services Association-led Immigration Division.

Friday, July 4, 2014

Labour Minister Errol Mc Leod says the protest action by workers of the Immigration Division of the Ministry of National Security and the sickout by Caribbean Airlines pilots was illegal. Mc Leod made the comment during yesterday’s post-Cabinet press briefing, in response to questions on the...

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Fast-spreading rumours of various threats to the State prompted the National Security Minister to issue a strongly worded release on July 3, giving assurances that any attempt at unrest would fail.

 

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