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Thursday, January 22, 2015

After a 15-year legal battle, municipal police officers scored a major victory yesterday after the Privy Council ordered the State to pay them equally as regular police officers. The 15-year backpay and compensation for violating their constitutional rights could run into millions of dollars, sai

Thursday, January 22, 2015

After police criticised villagers of La Paille Village, Caroni, for harbouring the man wanted in connection with two murders including a teenage mother, the Police Service yesterday apologised for offending the community. On Monday and Tuesday during his Beyond the Tape airings, vice president of

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The man who is now a person of interest in the murders of teenaged mother Salma Chadee and Sherlene Mahangoo-Charles yesterday was  described as a quiet, fun-loving man who never displayed any violent tendencies, by Chadee’s mother Waheida Khan-Chadee.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Student protesters locked down the main entrances to the University of the West Indies (UWI) St Augustine campus on January 21.

More than 100 students, many of them wearing Milner Hall t-shirts, stood at the southern entrance from around 6am.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Works and Infrastructure Minister Dr Suruj Rambachan warned residents of Coora Road, Siparia, that if they continued their fiery protest, the road would not be fixed. Following Monday’s protest in which residents blocked several areas along the road with burning debris, Rambachan met with a few o

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

As an international probe begins into the runway incursion at the JFK airport in New York, director general of T&T’s Civil Aviation Authority, Ramesh Lutchmedial is fearful that the investigation could be prejudiced. In an interview, Lutchmedial said too many people were speculating about the

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A mother of one who stole a businesswoman’s purse after she did not hire her was on Monday fined $1,000 and ordered to pay $1,220 compensation. Jamelia Crawford, 26, pleaded guilty to stealing the $100 purse containing $900, a $20 identification card, a $500 driver’s permit, two bank cards valued

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

It will be his last year competing for a title, but reigning Power Soca Monarch Machel Montano will be defending his crown on Fantastic Friday. Montano announced this yesterday at a press conference at Boissiere House, Queen’s Park Savannah. “On Fantastic Friday, I, Machel Montano, will be defend

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

A Roman Catholic priest yesterday challenged journalists to become more meticulous in their interpreting and reporting on daily events. Fr Clyde Harvey was speaking during the homily of celebrated columnist and journalist Raoul Pantin at the St Ann’s RC Church. Harvey said journalists needed to u

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

T&T has already failed at least one recommendation of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on money laundering, having had no convictions for the crime despite passing stringent laws last year. So said, David West, director of the Police Complaints Authority yesterday. He was speaking at a

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