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Curfew extended
Posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Curfew extended
Effective 11 pm today, an additional 11 communities in Trinidad and its coastline are to be under curfew.


New Curfew Hot Spots
ELEVEN new areas in addition to the country's maritime boundary have been deemed "hot spots", Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has said.

Videos with Nelson Street crimes shown
FOUR video clips displaying criminal activity along Nelson Street, Port of Spain, were yesterday shown as proof that the 21 men released on Monday were not as innocent as they seemed.

...Gorkin a Nelson Street 'celebrity'

Legal source: Gangsters not off hook yet
A top attorney was unfazed by the State's release of 20 suspected gang-members held under the state of emergency, saying it will be easier to charge future detainees under the Anti-Gang Act.

Released men go into hiding

Sandy to freed Nelson Street detainees: Steer clear of trouble

Police Association on emergency arrests: Cops getting 'bad info' from seniors

Nelson Street gets another shakedown

...Sandy: It's Govt's prerogative to detain
National Security Minister Brigadier John Sandy yesterday reminded citizens that a detention order is a "prerogative" that can be utilised during a State of Emergency.

Subhas: President can order $$ for detainees
Former minister in the Ministry of National Security, Subhas Panday, has said that under the Emergency Powers Regulations, the president can award monies to detainees who would have suffered losses.

The rule of law
The release, by the courts of the land, of 21 persons arrested at the beginning of the current state of emergency, presents a signal to us all. We prefer to view this as a positive signal in the face of the troubling time we now endure.

Give DPP evidence in 3 days or else...
THE POLICE were yesterday given three days to ensure that the evidence they have against ten alleged gangsters is sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Roger Gaspard for review.

Apologise for 'insulting' comments
Chairman of the Local Government Association, Chaguanas mayor Orlando Nagessar, wants Port-of-Spain mayor Louis Lee Sing to apologise for comments he made, criticising the state of emergency.

4 held; guns, ammo seized
CENTRAL Division officers arrested four suspects and seized two firearms, ammunition and a quantity of marijuana during an exercise at Enterprise and Longdenville in Chaguanas at the weekend.

Police find alleged car thief in central hotel

...'Car thief' arrested: Hotel raid nets firearm
POLICE have arrested a 32-year-old man they have described as a notorious car thief wanted in connection with several armed carjackings.

Warner: Not everybody with letterhead is a contractor
Works and Infrastructure Minister Jack Warner says he will not apologise for awarding contracts to the most competent contractors in preference to the cheapest bidder.

Govt to bring third mobile operator
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says the Government will be inviting proposals for a third mobile operator before the end of the year.

Warner: Set up bank to finance infrastructure
Caribbean governments could create a national infrastructure bank to remove the concern from sovereign debt.

THA to mark 'Year of the Africans'
The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) has planned a series of events across the island to mark the Year of the People of African Descent.

Pupil, 16, found hanging at home
Cops suspect relationship gone sour

No bail for trucker: $.4m port container theft
A Penal man was denied bail yesterday after he appeared in court charged with stealing a 40-foot container along with close to half a million dollars worth of toiletries and medicine.

Contractor jailed for robbing lawyer
A Maraval contractor was yesterday sentenced to six months hard labour after he pleaded guilty to stealing from an attorney.

Woman fined $1,500
Talking on phone while driving

Griffith: There was no proper plan
Security adviser to the Prime Minister Gary Griffith yesterday identified countless deficiencies in the way the military responded to the 1990 coup attempt.

...Griffith tells commission of Military blunders

Penal fisherman snags fine for illegal wild meat
A 41-year-old fisherman, held outside the hunting season with $33,500 worth of wild meat and birds, including 24 armadillo carcasses, was yesterday fined a total of $8,100.

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