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Government doesn’t have information that the particular recent message of a threat of an “ISIS” attack on malls is real, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said yesterday. But real or otherwise, Rowley said it has the potential to destabilise the country.

The PM, head of the National Security Council, spoke on the issue at yesterday’s post-Cabinet...

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Why has the disastrous state of accounting for the spending of billions of dollars of public funds been allowed to continue, notwithstanding the decades-long calls by successive auditors general for the establishment of quality accounting systems and rigorous monitoring of spending?

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Former chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC) Prof Emeritus Ramesh Deosaran says the acting appointments of this country’s Police Commissioner is “an undue embarrassment and quite likely, a record heading for the Guinness World Book of Records.”

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh is failing to tell the public that the Government has not been paying suppliers for the necessary chemical reagents needed to screen blood, says medical practitioner Dr Rai Ragbir.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Bryan “Soldier Barry” Barrington, one of the men detained in 2011 in connection with an alleged plot to kill then prime minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and members of her Cabinet, has secured a significant legal victory against the State in his attempt to be compensated for what he claims was a...

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Mexico has its “coyotes” or human smugglers who smuggle people illegally across the border into the US. 

Sunday, May 22, 2016

One hundred new jobs have been created with the opening of the fifth branch of JTA Supermarket at C3 Centre, Corinth, Ste Madeleine, yesterday.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

The quieter profile now in force in central Trinidad as a result of joint police/army patrols belies the badlands image the area has carried lately.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Former prime minister Patrick Manning has not filed his declarations with the Integrity Commission since 2011.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

A dozen female foreign nationals were detained by police for “lewd and suggestive” dancing at a bar in Sangre Grande yesterday morning.

The bar’s owner and a man who is said to have brought the women to the establishment are also in police custody.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

The Opposition is questioning the haste with which the State-owned Urban Development Corporation of T&T (Udecott) honoured a $.4 million bill in the name of its chairman’s nephew.

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