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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Secretary of Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) Gary Aboud and former national award winner Wayne Henry reappeared in court yesterday in relation to three charges which occurred as a result of a protest outside the Parliament building last year. Aboud, Henry and environmental engineer Cathal

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Prisons officers are threatening to shut down operations at the country’s penal institutions in protest over Government’s failure to implement additional security measures, promised after the murder of one of their colleagues last year. 

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Clutching her four children and expecting another, Paula Kings said a tearful goodbye to her husband, Time, a Nigerian, as he surrendered himself to the Immigration Division on Henry Street, Port-of-Spain, yesterday. Police officers assigned to the division were hunting Time and Ghanian Musah Ibr

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Laventille residents are up in arms again, claiming police brutality after a soldier was shot while on patrol in the area yesterday. The residents claimed a detachment of Defence Force and police personnel stormed Desperlie Crescent, Batson Place, Tilbury Place and Lovell Place early yesterday af

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Plummeting oil prices and the arrests of top OAS Construtora officials in Brazil for corruption last night prompted the Highway Re-route Movement (HRM) to hold a candlelight vigil outside the southern residence of Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar. It was a last-ditched attempt to get the Gov

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Finance Minister Larry Howai “is aware of the allegations made against him on national radio yesterday and is looking at the records from 12 years ago in order to properly address the allegations,” a Ministry of Finance spokesperson said last night. 

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A 38-year-old soldier was killed in a mid-afternoon motorcycle crash on the Priority Bus Route (PBR), Laventille, yesterday. According to reports, around 2 pm Cpl Emerson Keane, of Chaguanas, was riding his T&T Regiment motorcycle east along the PBR when he collided with a T&T Electricity

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations and an easing in economic and travel restrictions on Cuba. 

The move is being regarded as a historic shift aimed at ending a half-century of Cold War enmity.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Scores of young men from Laventille were detained after a soldier was shot while on patrol in the area.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The contract to install internal furniture and fixtures at the new Customs and Excise Division head office at the Government Campus Plaza, Richmond Street, Port-of-Spain, has been completed to the tune of $77 million. Customs officers, along with executive and administrative staff and other perso

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