Kamla: No US fallout over Ish/Steve
Posted: Friday, December 23, 2011
BACK TO MURDERS
TWO men who were asleep at their Canada Plannings Apartment at Marcano Quarry, Laventille, were shot dead by seven gunmen early yesterday.
Two Laventille men shot dead in their beds
Relatives and friends of two men who were shot dead in Canada, Laventille, are vowing to take revenge for the double homicide.
...Victim wanted to change his life
'LET HIM FEEL PAIN'
"Let him feel the torture and pain we felt in the fire." This is the wish of Felicia Young, one of the victims of Tuesday's firebombing at Trou Macaque, Laventille, which saw four people dead, and seven others seriously injured.
Felicia: My daughter fell out of my hand
Speaking with the Express yesterday at her grandmother's home on Boxhill Trace, Trou Macaque, Laventille, the 21-year-old recalled how she lost her baby in an early morning fire on Tuesday after an neighbour set ablaze his own apartment which was occupied by his relatives.
How to tell Delicia her baby's dead
WHILE many are rushing to do last minute shopping today, Kimette Johnson is trying to figure out how to tell her younger sister that her baby daughter is no more.
John makes good her HDC promise
Fire extinguishers and smoke alarms installed
Kamla: No US fallout over Ish/Steve
Dumas: There will be no T&T-US fallout
Attorney defends Ish/Steve criminal cases
SENIOR Counsel Israel Khan yesterday defended the State's right to handle the criminal cases of businessmen Ishwar Galbaransingh and Steve Ferguson in the local courts, in the wake of a statement from the US Embassy expressing disappointment over the outcome of the men's successful appeals of extradition to the US.
Over to DPP
THE ball is now in the court of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Roger Gaspard, as to whether to re-indict former UNC financiers Ishwar Galbaransingh and Steve Ferguson, after the decision by Attorney General Anand Ramlogan not to contest Justice Ronnie Boodoosingh's quashing of the duo's extradition.
Khan bashes Integrity Commission for 'veiled threat' to media
SENIOR Counsel Israel Khan yesterday criticised the Integrity Commission - under chairman Ken Gordon - for issuing what Khan described as a "veiled threat" to the media in its statement that it would call in the police over a Newsday article which exposed a bitter row at the watchdog body.
He must come with evidence says Suruj
Foreign Affairs and Communications Minister Dr Surujrattan Rambachan is calling on Leader of the Opposition Dr Keith Rowley to present evidence to support his claim that Government Ministers were shaking down contractors to fund the Prime Minister's toy-distribution programme for children at Christmas.
PM on Opposition Leader's toy questions: Rowley is like Scrooge
SWWTU takes 5%
Details of another five per cent wage settlement was kept close to the chests of both the union and the Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (PATT).
Plipdeco shutdown: 2nd day
Peace on labour front, please
If there were an element of the state of emergency designed to deflate the aggression of the trade union movement, it has not worked.
'Always ask for help from a spiritual being'
YOUNG people should work hard to achieve their goals and must always ask for help from a spiritual being.
No buses on Christmas Day
The Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC) has announced it will not be running its services on Sunday, Christmas Day.
George: Govt looking to India to develop broadband access
Funeral today for man slain 3 years ago
Darren Mason would have been 26 years old this past weekend so his family marked the occasion with a cake they shared among themselves. But Mason was not there, having been abducted and murdered almost three years ago.
Going beyond money to protect and serve
Autopsy report: Man died from lepto-renal failure
A FAMILY is claiming that security guards beat their son whilst he was bed-ridden at San Fernando General Hospital (SFGH) for leptospirosis.
Trini woman in marriage scam gets 18 months in UK
A TRINIDAD-born woman will spend Christmas in a British jail after being found guilty of paying her gay hairdresser to become her husband in an attempt to avoid deportation.
Pensioner faces trial on buggery charges
A pensioner was yesterday committed to stand trial in the San Fernando High Court for allegedly buggering an eight-year-old boy.
...$40,000 bail for man, 65, on buggery charge
Magistrate vows to expedite voter padding case
One way or the other, the 11- year-old voter padding case against the niece of former minister Sadiq Baksh will dealt with.
'Schizo' pleads guilty to assault on magistrate
A San Fernando man who beat his father and tried to attack a magistrate was yesterday sent to St Ann's Hospital for psychiatric evaluation.
Social worker cashes patient's $15,000 cheque
A medical social worker at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital has been suspended with full pay pending an investigation into allegations of misconduct.
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