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Unless there is a new motor vehicle authority the road carnage will continue, warned Arrive Alive president Sharon Inglefield. She was commenting on the three road accidents over the weekend in which three men and a woman died. In a phone interview, Inglefield said: “To improve the competency of

A Carapichaima man was jailed yesterday for two years and permanently banned from driving after his third offence for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI). Ramraj Ramoutar, 52, pleaded guilty last Wednesday when he appeared in the Chaguanas Magistrates Court and was remanded into custody

A 68-year-old Point Fortin grandfather who indecently assaulted his 11-year-old granddaughter twice eight years ago was jailed yesterday for 354 days. Despite the age of the accused and his previous good character, Justice Devan Rampersad said he must be sent to jail because he breached his grand

The Constitution (Amendment) Bill will now find its way back to the Lower House after the Independent Liberal Party (ILP) failed in its appeal over the constitutional motion it filed to challenge the passing of the bill in August. Attorney General Anand Ramlogan said yesterday while the debate on

Members of the lobby group, Project 40, said yesterday they were optimistic their meeting with President Anthony Carmona today would have a positive outcome. Carmona is expected to meet three of its members at President’s House, St Ann’s, at 11.30 am. Spokesman for the group Gerry Williams said h

Bad weather left residents of east Trinidad marooned as rivers overflowed their banks, landslides and fallen trees blocked roads along the Toco Main Road. Chairman of the Sangre Grande Regional Corporation, Terry Rondon said yesterday there were landslides at Cumaca, Valencia, and flooding at Tom

A Penal grandmother is pleading with the driver who knocked down her grandson to come forward and take responsibility for it.

While Government reviews the Chief Personnel Officer’s (CPO) decision to approve the monthly $28,000 housing allowance given to the President, questions have arisen over whether President Anthony Carmona’s current Flagstaff Hill quarters are fully “suitable alternative accommodation.” Attorney Gr

One of the bodies found at Brasso Seco, Paria on the weekend, initially believed to be that of a woman, was in fact a man. The decomposing corpse was identified as Felix Hernandez, 52, who disappeared during a hunting mission in the forest. Hernandez was identified by his clothing and was known t

The Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) yesterday pleaded with the police to exhaust all avenues to ensure that killers of pensioner Norma Holder were arrested and brought to justice.