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Govt seeks to buy out Clico policyholders
Posted: Monday, September 12, 2011

Govt seeks to buy out Clico policyholders
The Government is moving to cross the final parliamentary hurdle in order to issue payments to Clico policyholders as Finance Minister Winston Dookeran is expected to present two bills for debate in the House of Representatives on Wednesday.

No more Red House...for a while
THE House of Representatives and Senate will sit for the final time this week at the Red House before relocating to Tower D of the Port-of-Spain International Waterfront Centre which will serve as the Parliament's temporary home for the next two to three years, while the Red House is upgraded.

Devant Warned
Port Authority chairman writes Transport Minister expressing concern about 'political meddling in the hiring of law firms'

Gas leak off Point Galeota
An NGC gas leak has been detected off Point Galeota in Trinidad.

Energy companies probe east coast fountain
Fishermen have been warned to stay away from the east coast after a strange fountain of water began spraying up from the sea.

Chinese Vice Premier visits
Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China Wang Qishan's visit to Trinidad yesterday marked the start of the two-day China-Caribbean Economic and Trade Co-operation Forum.

NINE MORE guns including a high-powered AK 47 assault rifle, have been recovered by the police within the past three days in various exercises in North, Central and West Trinidad from Friday to yesterday. This brings to 88 the number of guns seized since the start of the State of Emergency (SOE) on August 22.

...Four guns found in Morvant, Maraval

...Cops find guns, ammo in Petit Valley, Morvant
A tear gas canister, four firearms as well as ammunition were seized by the police in separate incidents on Saturday night in Petit Valley and Morvant.

State of emergency justified says AG

56 arrested in police exercises
NORTH EASTERN DIVISION officers arrested a total of 56 people between Saturday night and yesterday morning following an exercise within the division.

Police nab 60 in South crime sweep

Army reserves called out
MEMBERS of the Defence Force Reserves were instructed by Legal Notice No 173 to report by tomorrow to their headquarters. According to the Legal Notice sent via email to Newsday:

Ewatski: Citizens must work with police
DEPUTY Commissioner of Police Jack Ewatski says in order for Trinidad and Tobago to become a safer place, it was the responsibility of members of the various communities to come together and work in conjunction with the Police Service in order to achieve this.

...Come forward and deal with warrants—Ewatski

Michael Harris: Needed - A second Emancipation

Let's change PoS' warzone status

Depressed after giving birth, woman commits suicide

TTEC $58,000 cable coil stolen
OFFICERS of the Arima Police Station are investigating the theft of a 700-foot coil of armoured cable valued at $58,000 from the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (TTEC) compound on Tumpuna Road in Arima last Wednesday.

Man, 60, held for sex attack on teen

Police arrest two in connection with Jonestown murders
Two people who were arrested on Saturday in Valencia, were up to late yesterday, being questioned in connection with the quadruple murder in Jonestown on August 18.

Suspect nabbed after tourists robbed
A male suspect of Castara, Tobago, is now in police custody, following the robbery of retired lawyers 64-year-old Peter Banning and his wife, 65-year-old Martha Boston-Banning, of Cove Spring, Florida, USA.

Man beaten to death in Couva

Women detained by cops
SIX FOREIGN female nationals were detained last Friday night when police officers swooped down on the popular Rich Gold Hotel in Chaguanas.

The rehabilitation challenge
The sharp increase in prisoners occasioned by increased police activity during the state of emergency (SoE) has introduced more than five hundred inmates to the prisons system out of more than a thousand held by officers. As a first step in meeting this situation, a new prison is in the final stages of construction at Santa Rosa. The facility, a retasked warehouse, will hold 650 persons but can accommodate as many as 1,000.

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