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This country recorded its 400th murder on Saturday when a 35-year-old Carapo man was bludgeoned to death with a hammer by a friend on Dump Road, Arima. According to an eyewitness, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, just before 6 pm, the victim, Andre Ali, who lived close by at Unity Trace, Carapo, was walking along Dump Road, with four friends. Two...

Monday, December 8, 2014

Chairman of the Emancipation Support Committee Kafra Kambon has lashed out against the manner in which 11 illegal Ghanaians were deported around 4 am yesterday. Describing the move as “disgusting” and one which brought this country into “serious disrepute,” Kambon said the deportation came like a

Monday, December 8, 2014

Despite mounting a last-ditch legal challenge against their deportations, a group of illegal immigrants were yesterday sent back to West Africa aboard a Caribbean Airlines charter flight. The 11 men from Ghana, many of whom had been living in T&T for over ten years after arriving here illegal

Monday, December 8, 2014

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two toddlers in separate incidents at their homes in east Trinidad between Saturday afternoon and yesterday morning. In the first incident around 2.30 pm on Saturday, St Joseph police were called to Arnold Bates Circular, Santa

Monday, December 8, 2014

Despite growing concern about this country’s economic stability in light of the falling oil price, Prime Minister Persad-Bissessar is insisting that T&T can afford the $55 million Christmas gift to Christian churches. She made the comment yesterday in response to criticism meted out to her Go

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Falling oil prices could affect the local banking sector, according to an oil price analysis released by First Citizens Research & Analytics on November 25. Vangie Bhagoo-Ramrattan, head, First Citizens Research & Analytics, said: “If large multinational energy players hold back on invest

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has declared that there will be no strike by the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) tomorrow. She was responding to questions posed by the media concerning OWTU President Ancel Roget’s threat to shut down the country and his declaration of “war” on Persad-

Sunday, December 7, 2014

The Belle Garden Fish Market building now stands as a “white elephant” in Tobago. Local fishermen have witnessed construction of the Belle Garden Fishing Bay in Tobago up until its completion in 2008. However, eight years after, the building is yet to be officially opened.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

T&T’s public health sector has been described as organised chaos by chairman of the North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA) Dr Nalini Kokaram-Maharaj.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Give yourself up! This was the appeal made by Ramdath Ramdeen yesterday, hours after a truck slammed into the wagon he was driving, killing his father, another man, and seriously injuring his two co-workers. Ramdeen, 38, who escaped with cuts and bruises, said they were all returning home after w

Sunday, December 7, 2014

At just 16 years old Kai Lewis had already planned out his life.

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