Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Soldiers confined during murder probe
Raging fires follow soldier's death
Mystery surrounds the death of a soldier who was strangled while guarding an ammunition bunker at Teteron.
'Bourg' residents stage fiery protest for strangled soldier
Police probe underway into soldier's death
Warner's statistics show marked decline in crime
Security Minister Jack Warner yesterday kept true to his promise and released his crime statistics for 2012.
Sex crimes on the rise
SEXUAL OFFENCES and kidnappings were at an all time high last year than any other time over the past five years, according to statistics from the Crime and Problem Analysis Branch (CAPA) of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).
Govt parliamentary performance mixed
...the Government laid a total of 22 bills in Parliament in 2012. Of this number, the Government succeeded in passing 12 bills but allowed ten bills to lapse.
Justice Minister: Proclamation revoked
...on December 27, 2012, President George Maxwell Richards revoked the proclamation which would have seen Sections 3 (2), 3 (3), 4 to 31, 33, 35 and Schedules 1 to 5, 7 and 8 of the Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings Act) 2011 come into effect today.
Tobago will get power of AG in new bill—Ramlogan
The Tobago Bill will give the sister isle a government system of its own says Attorney General Anand Ramlogan.
No problem in House, but not so in the Senate
THE People's Partnership (PP) Government does not need the support of the Opposition People's National Movement (PNM) to pass the Tobago Bill 2012 in the House of Representatives because it already has the votes it needs to do so.
BIGWU calls on comrades to start reform of labour laws
The Banking, Insurance and General Workers Union is calling on the trade union movement to intensify a campaign for labour legislation reform.
Work harder in 2013
Keshorn Walcott, Olympian: "My resolution is to focus on the World Championships to be held in Russia during mid-August.
Kamla for CHOGM in Sri Lanka
PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is expected to travel to Sri Lanka later this year to attend the 2013 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).
Cleric gives grim review of 2012: Culprits escaping justice system
Former independent senator Rev Daniel Teelucksingh gave a grim review of 2012 which was highlighted by three issues—money, administration of justice and lousy politics.
CBTT: Police must adhere to higher standards
In a New Year message to the nation, the non-governmental organisation Citizens for a Better Trinidad and Tobago (CBTT) wants the protective services to adhere to the highest standards especially when dealing with the public.
Canadian cops call it quits
HE was hailed as the "face of change" for the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service, on the TTPS's official website.
Hinds says more manpower needed in T&T's police service
Stakeholders agreed yesterday that there had not been a visible impact in the reduction of crime as claimed by National security minister Jack Warner.
No Govt database on street children in T&T
There is no government database to determine how many street children there are presently in T&T.
Hazel Brown: Gender policy will prevent crimes against women
National Security Minister Jack Warner yesterday announced a significant increase in offences against women in his crime update and activist Hazel Brown says what is needed to curb this development is the implementation of the long awaited National Gender Policy.
Rickey Singh: Surprised silence on rape cases
Tony Fraser: How parliamentary leaders are selected
George Alleyne: Timing of highway wrong
Raymond Ramcharitar: Dear Commissioner Williams: Stop Celebrating
FIREFIGHTER'S SISTER WANTS POLICE TO FIND KILLER
THE sister of murdered firefighter Natalie Pierre Boyce, 33, yesterday called on Acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams to order his homicide officers to work around the clock to find the person or persons who shot and killed her sister on Sunday night.
Schoolgirl shot while sleeping
A 14-year-old schoolgirl and a security officer of Executive Bodyguard Services were shot in two separate instances at Duncan Street, Port-of-Spain, and Mt Hololo, Cascade.
Ten arrested in raid on Duncan, Nelson streets
Ten people were held by the police during a raid at Duncan and Nelson Streets in Port-of-Spain on Monday night.
NFM man who falls asleep while driving fined $6,000
A 51-year-old employee of the National Flour Mills who fell asleep while driving along the Lady Young Road, Morvant as he returned home from a party on Christmas morning, has pleaded guilty to driving under the influence
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