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Nigel John’s family and the police are still unclear as to the motive behind his killing at Todd’s Road, Chaguanas, on Thursday night. John’s relatives were also injured in the attack and up to last night remained in a critical condition in hospital.

However, the police have speculated that it could be related to the unprecedented recent upsurge...

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Labour Minister Errol McLeod says he will not be manipulated by his comrades “from whose bosoms I have come.” He said “fair play” was the name of the game if “people” insisted on playing games. He said games were being played with serious business.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Some two hundred members of the Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) protested outside the offices of the ministers of Labour and Energy yesterday, charging that Government was not acting in the best interest of the country as there were definite plans to privatise State-owned Petrotrin.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Dillon Sinanan died on the first day of his new job when he was buried alive at a construction site opposite his father’s home at Tarodale Gardens, Ste Madeleine. Sinanan, 20, of  Sion Drive, Tarodale, was found buried in a hole shortly after 1 pm yesterday.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

It is likely the Police Service’s controversial light airplane may be used to provide aerial surveillance for Carnival, National Security Minister John Sandy said yesterday.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

United States Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago Beatrice Wilkinson Welters has written to the Government, raising concerns about the Government’s proposal to award two projects worth US$5.3 billion to a consortium led by the Saudi Arabia’s state company SABIC.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

The State cannot protect all witnesses who may be under threat or at risk. Justice Minister Herbert Volney, in an interview yesterday, instead called on State witnesses to co-operate with various law enforcement bodies and take stock of their lifestyles.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Fearful of reprisal killings following the murder of State witness Kevin Ellis, some residents of Montgomery Street, Ste Madeleine, are begging to be placed in safe houses.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

A security firm is being investigated by police after 15 security guards reportedly beat at least seven residents of Basta Hall, central Trinidad. The victims were also  stabbed and chopped.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Chairman of the Private Sector/Civil Society Group, Winston Riley says the position of both the Government and the Opposition is still not known after more than one year of meetings in the Joint Select Committee on Public Procurement.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Housing and Environment Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal says a Forestry Authority will have greater autonomy and independence than a traditional division. He said it could create about 100 jobs.

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