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Workers at State-owned Petroleum Company of T&T Ltd (Petrotrin) will not be getting a pay hike or backpay any time soon as the company has suffered a $346 million net loss for fiscal 2013/2014. The bad news was delivered to the workers by Petrotrin president Khalid Hassanali in a circular on Tuesday. 

He said: “During the last fiscal year,...

The San Fernando City Corporation has turned down a request to help rebuild a wall at a Baptist church saying that it was a private matter.

A landslip caused by persistent rain sent a mound of dirt crashing into the church’s prayer room on Saturday.

Dr Sylvia Moodie-Kublalsingh, wife of leader of the Highway Re-Route Movement (HRM) Dr Wayne Kublalsingh, who is normally accommodating to members of the media, said yesterday she “had had enough.”

Secretary of the environmental lobby group, Fishermen and Friends of the Sea, Gary Aboud is claiming six government agencies and the Environmental Management Authority had opposed the granting of a certificate of environmental clearance for the Debe to Mon Desir segment of the Solomon Hochoy High

President Anthony Carmona yesterday endorsed a proposal of mediation to resolve the dispute between the Highway Re-route Movement (HRM) and the government over the construction of the Debe to Mon Desir segment of the Solomon Hochoy Highway extension to Point Fortin.

An excavator driver who plunged over a 40-foot precipice in Santa Cruz during road repairs on Saturday drowned, according to an autopsy report. 

The autopsy also found Hardeo Jaggit, a 32-year-old father of three, suffered a broken left hip and two broken legs.

Two men and a woman were denied bail yesterday when they appeared before an Arima Magistrate charged with possession of four guns, three kilogrammes of marijuana and 175 rounds of assorted ammunition. 

Business owners are being urged to use police escorts when depositing money at banks during the Christmas period. Snr Supt Cecil Santana told business owners in Princes Town that such requests must be made early to ensure officers were available. 

A woman, who survived a gun attack four months ago, was killed instantly after she was shot three times in her chest outside Tom’s Bar,Freeport, on Sunday night.

The mother of Azmon Alexander, the prime suspect in the murder and kidnapping of a Brasso Seco family, says she is relieved her son surrendered to police and was not hurt. Speaking yesterday at her home at Ackbarali East, Malabar, Mary Alexander said when she heard her son was arrested she hurrie

Former prime minister and People’s National Movement (PNM) leader Patrick Manning is watching his health as he contemplates whether he will once again contest the San Fernando East Constituency in the 2015 general elections.

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