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News and Commentaries from Various News Sources in T&T
Boy, 9, was shot through the heart Posted: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
7% online tax not likely in September THE seven per cent tax on online purchases of goods and services through the Internet from retail companies resident overseas is not expected to come into effect next month. Asked if the levy comes into effect in September, as announced on April 8, Finance Minister Colm Imbert said via text message.
Plan for Japan must start now National Association of Athletic Administrations (NAAA) president Ephraim Serrette believes better systems must be put in place for local athletes to make a mark on the world stage.
EBC likely to discuss election verdict Thursday THE ELECTIONS and Boundaries Commission (EBC) is due to meet this week and is expected to consider the implications of a finding by the High Court that its extension of general election voting hours on September 7, 2015, was illegal.
Tight security for Defence Ministers talks NATIONAL Security Minister Edmund Dillon said yesterday all necessary precautions would be taken to ensure the safety of delegates visiting Trinidad for the Twelfth Conference of Defence Ministers of the Americas (CDMA) in October.
UWI students must pay new fee STUDENTS registering at the University of the West Indies (UWI) St Augustine Campus for the 2016- 2017 academic year will now be required to pay a $500 Student Amenities Fee, aimed at enhancing and improving facilities offered to students.
Leaders show off arsenal A video depicting known gang leaders, some of whom are in currently in jail, is engaging the attention of Criminal Gang and Intelligence Unit (CGIU) and the Strategic Services Agency - this country's main surveillance unit, as they gather information on suspected criminals.
Wife grieves for murdered maxi man Change your life, or one day the same thing would happen to you. This was the message Judy Subero, the grieving wife of murder victim Doodnath Beharry, yesterday sent to the persons responsible for the death of her husband.
Thief nabbed in sting operation A sting operation in Port of Spain on Sunday afternoon has resulted in the capture of a man who attempted to extort money from a woman after he robbed her of her personal belongings.
Dog pound shut down after graphic video A video of malnourished stray dogs being euthanised at the San Fernando pound through lethal injections, has prompted San Fernando Mayor Kazim Hosein to close the pound temporally.
Mom's killing a senseless act THE murder of mother of two Sue-Ann Titus, 50, was a senseless act. So said grieving relative Daughn Raghunanan as she delivered the eulogy of her aunt's funeral service yesterday.
Mom charged with smuggling drugs for son A MOTHER, who allegedly attempted to smuggle marijuana in the sole of a pair of sneakers for her son who is in police custody charged with murder, appeared in the Mayaro Magistrate's Court yesterday.
Illegal casino busted OVER 300 police officers from several police divisions and units as well as soldiers and customs and excise officers, on Sunday, cordoned off the Sea Lots area, between 4 am and 9 am, to carry out a massive anti-crime operation.