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Sunday, July 26, 2015

There will be increased security and stringent measures in place for those attending the Port-of-Spain Magistrates Court tomorrow, where 11 men are scheduled to appear charged with the murder of senior counsel Dana Seetahal. 

Saturday, July 25, 2015

In the face of death threats and physical attacks on prisons officers, Housing Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal says within the next three weeks he intends to take to Cabinet a proposal to establish a committee to deal specifically with housing for members of the protective services.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Former hostages of the attempted coup of 1990, Wendell Eversley and Rawle Raphael, held separate protests outside the Office of the Prime Minister yesterday, two days before the 25th anniversary of the event.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Lawyers representing members of the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen detained in connection with the murder of former independent senator Dana Seetahal, SC, have threatened to take legal action to secure their clients’ release. 

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Allan “Scanny” Martin, one of the accused in the Vindra Naipaul-Coolman murder, was killed yesterday as he and two other prisoners staged a brazen midday escape, shooting their way out of the Port-of-Spain prison on Frederick Street and murdering a young police officer.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

National Security Minister Carl Alfonso last night called on fugitives Christopher Selby and Hassan Atwell to make things easy on themselves and give up.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Following yesterday’s daylight prison break and subsequent shootouts in Port-of-Spain, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar assured the nation that she had no intention of shutting down the country with a state of emergency. 

Saturday, July 25, 2015

As wailing sirens heralded blue and white police vehicles in the capital Port-of-Spain yesterday, thousands of people who work and live in the city rushed to board buses, maxis and taxis to get to safety, after a prison break resulted in a shootout between police and three convicts at noon.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Three men, including an expectant father, were killed in two separate incidents in Chaguanas and Laventille between Tuesday and Thursday night. 

Saturday, July 25, 2015

The people of this country have nothing to fear from the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen, says its leader Imam Yasin Abu Bakr.

Abu Bakr made the statement yesterday following a prison break in Port-of-Spain involving Muslim men.

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