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Sunday, January 25, 2015

While Peter Sylvester, husband of murder victim Irma Rampersad, says he has turned to alcohol to drown his sorrows, other Brasso Seco, Paria, villagers have chosen to keep indoors and to themselves. 

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Whereas T&T regularly comes into the glare of the international spotlight for violent crimes, murders, guns and drugs, it has recently made news for a positive “feel good” story of a Trinidadian doctor who saved a child’s life after he nearly drowned. Trinidadian obstetrician Dr Sherene Kallo

Sunday, January 25, 2015

A poll conducted by the North American Caribbean Teachers Association (Nacta) has shown that Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar still enjoys an approval rating of 51 per cent among party members and supporters, five years after being elected UNC political leader. Opposition Leader Dr Keith Row

Sunday, January 25, 2015

The production of local fruits and vegetables has doubled, giving impetus to the campaign to have schoolchildren eat more local foods, the Minister of Food Production has said. 

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Just one per cent of the school population is involved in anti-social behaviour, says Education Minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh. Putting the blame on the parents of dysfunctional students, Gopeesingh said school violence was found not only among children from the lower socio-economic strata but from a

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) last month approved a TT$100 million loan to develop 14 sites under the Land Settlement Agency Squatter Regularisation and Land for the Landless programmes. In the coming months, the money will be spent on infrastructural works such as roads, electricity, wat

Sunday, January 25, 2015

With 5,300 housing units given out since 2010, Housing and Urban Development Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal says the Government is working to increase construction by 42 per cent over the next two years. Speaking to new homeowners at Fairfield Estates, Princes Town, yesterday, Moonilal said the Hous

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Crime continues to be a major source of concern for the burgesses of Chaguanas, a consultation on borough to city status for Chaguanas heard on Saturday, at Presentation College in Chaguanas. Zamanath “ Billy” Ali, chairman of the Central Steering Committee for the borough to city status initiati

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Host of the television programme Point Blank, Marcia Henville, will be missed by the youths in some of the impoverished and crime-ridden areas of T&T where she worked to restore peace between rival gangs and bring a voice to the voiceless. Speaking with the Sunday Guardian yesterday, communit

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Journalist Marcia Henville was found dead after a fire at her Fidelis Heights, St Augustine home on January 24, police confirmed.

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