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Senior Counsel Martin Daly yesterday expressed serious concern about a perceived mixing of politics in judicial affairs. He said a statement by House Speaker Wade Mark that he was notified by the High Court of matter involving Finance Minister Larry Howai and Sunshine Newspaper was cause for concern and if true requires “immediate attention at the...

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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Saturday, January 24, 2015

The country was left reeling this week with the murder of 20-year-old Salma Chadee, of Chadee Street, Caroni. Chadee’s life’s was cut tragically short at the hands of a jealous ex-boyfriend who is now the subject of a national manhunt. CrimeWatch host Ian Alleyne visited the scene minutes after g

Saturday, January 24, 2015

The union representing employees of the Licensing Office in Port-of-Spain says they will continue to work half-day only, until the Transport Ministry presents a structural engineer’s report attesting to the integrity of the building they occupy. In a telephone interview yesterday, president of th

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Despite high crime and band members’ fears for their safety, steelband Witco Desperadoes says the community of Laventille will always be home. Band Manager Finbar Fletcher said this yesterday, as the steelband presented its performance piece for 2015, Pan Hooray, written by arranger Robert Greeni

Saturday, January 24, 2015

A 42-year-old accountant will spend the weekend in prison after appearing in Port-of-Spain Magistrates Court yesterday evening charged with defrauding her employer of more than $1.5 million. Joanne Gobin, of Upper Bournes Road, St James, was denied bail when she appeared before Magistrate Christi

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Two relatives of a 10-year-old boy featured in a video crying and clearing bushes with a garden hoe were detained by police yesterday, even as members of the public expressed outrage that the child was initially returned to the couple. Since being posted on Thursday morning, the video has gone vi

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Retired Maj Gen Edmund Dillon was given the all clear to contest the Point Fortin seat for the People’s National Movement (PNM) following the screening of four possible candidates at the party’s South Regional office, San Fernando, on Thursday night.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

The Port-of-Spain City Corporation and property developer Alfred Galy have been given a little over two weeks to come to a compromise over the future of the Greyfriars’ Church of Scotland, Frederick Street, Port-of-Spain. The parties, who have been locked in legal battle since Galy began demoliti

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Arrears of $87 million owned by UWI to the West Indies Group of University Teachers (WIGUT) will be made in tranches by May 31 following yesterday’s accord on the issue, says Science and Tertiary Education Minister Fazal Karim yesterday. Karim delivered a statement in Parliament on the resolution

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Police yesterday continued their search for the person of interest in the murders of Sharlene Charles and Salma Chadee. According to police, the man is wanted for questioning in connection with the killing of his estranged wife, Mahangoo-Charles, who was shot multiple times on May 8, 2014. 

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