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An umbrella body as a political vehicle—and possibly another party—which Gary and Nicole Dyer-Griffith are building with Jack Warner’s ILP, the Movement for Social Justice (MSJ), Joint Trade Union Movement (JTUM), and other small groups held its first meeting yesterday.  But former COP leader, Winston Dookeran, has hesitated regarding any talks with the...

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Some 5,600 police officers will be on the streets during Carnival Monday and Tuesday but after the reign of the “merry monarch” they might not report for duty if their wage negotiations are not settled. So said president of the Police Service Social and Welfare Association Insp Anand Ramesar at a

Saturday, February 14, 2015

The term of the Law Association’s Council (LATT) is ending this week and elections are due next month, Law Association member Attorney Wayne Sturge said yesterday. As such, the body may wait until a new executive is installed to deal with the matter involving Police Complaints Authority (PCA) dir

Saturday, February 14, 2015

The operation of the Fire Services can be severely hampered over the Carnival weekend as the late payment of a fuel bill to National Petroleum has led to a fuel shortage in three divisions. The shortage means firefighters may not be able to use all their appliances if major fires occur in these d

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM) is offering to lend its regional strength to the T&T media association (Matt), after the collapse of its executive.

Friday, February 13, 2015
Friday, February 13, 2015

The T&T Postal Workers Union yesterday threatened to “take things up a notch” if the board of TTPost continued to drag their feet regarding outstanding salary negotiations for the period 2011 to 2013. Warning the Government that they had until the end of this month to provide directives to th

Friday, February 13, 2015

Members of the Media Association of T&T (MATT) executive are in talks on the future of that executive team and if they would continue in office, MATT vice-president Khamal Georges and floor member Jabari Fraser confirmed. Members were contacted yesterday following reports that the entire MATT

Friday, February 13, 2015

The explosion that injured six men who were removing parts from a ship on the Port-of-Spain port was not the first technical problem the workers encountered. Yesterday T&T Guardian visited the Port-of-Spain General Hospital during visiting hours where four men are warded. 

Friday, February 13, 2015

There will be more police officers and soldiers than last year on the streets of Port-of-Spain and other areas where Carnival celebrations are held, National Security Minister Carl Alfonso assured yesterday.  He said so at yesterday’s post-Cabinet media briefing.  He added the security sector aim

Friday, February 13, 2015

Police Complaints Authority director David West says it is monitoring the court matter involving the teenager who shot video footage of two special reserve police allegedly assaulting wheelchair-bound Robby Ramcharitar last December.

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