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I recall that when the Industrial Court was being conceived there was a specific objective to minimise, and in some cases, prohibit appeals from its judgments in order to prevent money being spent by wealthy employers to tie up unions and workers in expensive litigation and thereby frustrate the

CrimeWatch host Ian Alleyne visited the family and friends of 40-year-old murder victim  Alicia Sydney. Sydney, of Basse Terre Village, Moruga, was chopped to death by the man she was living with.

Government will bear the cost of spectacles for primary school students with refracted lens problems up to a maximum of $1,500 in a Vision Screening initiative, Health Minister Fuad Khan said on Thursday. He was speaking at the post-Cabinet press conference at the Office of the Prime Minister, St

The sound of cuatros, maracas and box bass may be missing this holiday season as the National Parang Association yesterday announced that all parang shows had been suspended. This is because of a delay in the distribution of funds to the association by the Ministry of Arts. Shows will remain susp

Former Port-of-Spain mayor Louis Lee Sing says Woodbrook residents will never see residential real estate in the area again, and their neighbours who had sold to bars had done them a disservice, as had the city corporation before his tenure. He said there should have been stipulations that Woodbr

The National Insurance Property Development Co Ltd (Nipdec) is seeking to construct carparks in Arima, San Fernando and Chaguanas. Its income at the end of the fiscal year in June was $59.9 million, Nipdec chairman Hamlyn Jailal told a joint select committee (JSC) yesterday. 

The National Insurance Property Development Co Ltd (Nipdec) is seeking to construct carparks in Arima, San Fernando and Chaguanas. Its income at the end of the fiscal year in June was $59.9 million, Nipdec chairman Hamlyn Jailal told a joint select committee (JSC) yesterday. 

One man was granted $1 million bail yesterday after he was charged with marijuana possession while the five other men jointly charged were remanded in custody and will reappear in court next week. Although he was granted bail, Adrian Mohammed, of Old Train Line, Southern Main Road, Claxton Bay, w

After losing all her possessions in a fire six months ago, mother of one Michelle Francis has been depending on the kindness of strangers, begging for money on the streets of San Fernando. While she says she is willing to work, circumstances have driven her to beg for help to feed her 18-month-ol

Relatives of 19-year-old Ray Phillips of Richplain, Diego Martin, claim he was ambushed and killed by police. However, police say Phillips and other members of a gang opened fire on them so they had to return fire. Police said officers from the Western Division were on patrol near the hills at Up

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