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Talk crime at home first Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Talk crime at home first Two business communities are calling National Security Minister Edmund Dillon to fix crime in T&T first before sitting with ministers from across the region to deal with the matter.
PM, Ghana continue energy talks PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley has held further discussions with members of a Ghanaian energy delegation about this country's involvement in a gas pipeline project in Ghana.
MATH WHIZ GOES AGAINST THE TIDE A 12-year-old Gasparillo boy has scored a distinction in mathematics in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CESC) examination, perhaps the youngest student in Trinidad and Tobago to have attained such a feat.
Fish crisis hits Moruga fishermen THE only solution to reverse the decline in the sale of fresh fish is a pronouncement by a relevant authority that the fish is safe to eat. This according to president of the Moruga/La Ruffin Fishing Association, Peter Glouden. Glouden said many fishermen had stopped going out to sea.
Chaos sends businesses packing PRESIDENT of the Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (DOMA), Gregory Aboud, yesterday said more than half of the businesses on Charlotte Street, Port-of-Spain, had moved out because of the chaos and confusion caused by the experimental programme allowing vendors to sell on the street.
What recession? asks Standard MD WHAT recession? That was the question asked yesterday by the managing director of Standard Distributors Ltd, Adam Sabga, as he addressed the reopening of the Standard showroom at ANSA House, corner of Queen and Henry Streets, Portof- Spain.
Group: Allow justice to take its course Following the issuing of three summonses for one of the trustees of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Social and Welfare Association (TTPSSWA), Insp Ian Carty, the executives of the organisation have opted not to support the Police Complaints Authority (PCA) in its quest to attain further power
Caiso lauds Rowley on cancer talk THE Coalition Advocating for Inclusion of Sexual Orientation (Caiso) has commended Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley for speaking openly about the life-saving potential of regular prostate examinations.
Maxi drivers want to see more cops "IF you decide to travel with me and put a knife to my neck, pick a lamppost because I have life insurance, so I could afford to dead!" This was the promise of one green-band maxi-taxi driver who spoke to the Express yesterday, following Sunday's shooting death of another driver.
Time for safety policy from gangs Three criminologists yesterday expressed shock over a disturbing video of gang leaders displaying sophisticated guns as they called on the Government and Opposition to hold a high-level emergency meeting to work out a national policy on the public safety threats from gangs, murders and terrorism.
Pensioner chopped in Piparo A three-month-old baby boy and his father had to run to safety into a neighbour's house and hide under the woman's bed when a male relative ran amok with a cutlass, wounding two close female relatives and an 81 year-old neighbour in Piparo yesterday.