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Braving the pouring rain yesterday, Sameer Ali began trying to piece together the small wooden home he shares with his wife and five children which was destroyed by floods from Tropical Storm Bret last week.

Ali, his common-law wife Ramrajie Chance and the children had to be rescued from the same house in Sunrees Road, Penal last week Tuesday when...

Monday, June 26, 2017

Local Government Minister Kazim Hosein is appealing to citizens to stop their indiscriminate and illegal dumping as he said this is partly to blame for the devastating floods the nation has experienced over the past week.

Monday, June 26, 2017

President Anthony Carmona said this country will do well to follow the example of the Muslim community in their selfless devotion to the economically vulnerable and impoverished, especially in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Bret.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday joined with the Muslim community in celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr at the Mucurapo Street Mosque in San Fernando, on Sunday.

Monday, June 26, 2017

A 25-year-old man was killed after he was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross the Beetham Highway near the Port-of-Spain market yesterday.

The pedestrian was identified as James Layton, 25, of Anchor Drive, Westmoorings. He died on the spot, police said.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Opposing gang members squared off in Maloney Gardens yesterday trading a volley of gunshots at each other.

Luckily no one was injured, police said.

Residents said several men from Building 12 opened fire on Building 13 and other men in the car park returned fire at them.

Monday, June 26, 2017

An Arima doubles vendor who was reportedly kidnapped was found alive in Arima on Saturday.

Brandon Sandassie was reported missing by his wife on Friday after she received a text message on her phone that her husband was “kidnapped.”

Monday, June 26, 2017

The mother of a child diagnosed with cerebral palsy was found murdered at her home in Gasparillo yesterday.

Ornella Philip, 28, was found sprawled on the living room floor of her home on Thompson Street, with a single gunshot injury to the chest.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Today marks one week since the Chance family were ejected from their one-room shack by flood waters brought on by Tropical Storm Bret.

The life of the seven members of the family have changed drastically since then.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Meet Jael Hope Jackson.

She was born on Friday at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital weighing six pounds, 12 ounces.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The body of a 28-year-old single mother was found at her home this morning with gunshot wounds.

Police are now on the scene of the murder in Thompson Street Gasparillo.

The victim has been identified as Ornella Phillips and the discovery was made around 9.45 am.

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