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Imbert: No decrease in crime
Posted: Thursday, January 3, 2013

Imbert: No decrease in crime
Diego Martin North East MP Colm Imbert says there has been no decrease in crime.

Murders decline
THERE WAS an overall decrease in the number of murders committed between 2008 to 2012, despite a slight increase in serious crime between 2011 and 2012.

Volney blasts 'boldfaced squatter'
The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation has neglected the St Joseph constituency and has not taken action on a request made months ago to demolish an illegal structure that is a security threat to children, says St Joseph MP Herbert Volney.

St Clair fence is a Lee Sing plan
Port-of-Spain mayor Louis Lee Sing apologised yesterday to the St Clair Medical Centre and to a T&T Guardian reporter for giving what he described as misleading information.

Busy session as Parliament resumes Monday
Parliament resumes on Monday after the Christmas break and the House Leader, Housing Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal, says it will be very busy.

Dana on Administration of Justice Act: More staff needed to meet August 2 date

Caroni pensioners worry over $$
THE Caroni Workers Group of Pensioners has expressed concern over the non-payment of outstanding pensions arising out of a $79 million surplus from the Caroni Staff Employees Pension Fund.

Pundit: Use spiritual DNA to rid society of hate
Spiritual leader of the Edinburgh Hindu Temple Pundit Ramesh Tiwari is urging T&T to use, "the spiritual DNA to get rid of hate, malice, anger and jealousy" in society.

Manning faces tough 2013
Hampered by ill health...

Strange death
THE strange death by strangulation of Private Curtis Marshall, 29, of the TT Regiment while guarding an ammunition bunker at the Teteron Barracks must be investigated forthwith

Bridget Brereton: What things are true

Winford James: Another case of indecent haste

John Spence: In education? Oh, the shame of it!

Heavy security for death row inmate in court
Held after 5 days on the run...

No more protests, says family of dead soldier
The family of Lance Cpl Curtis Marshall, the soldier who was found strangled at Defence Force Headquarters, Chaguaramas, on Saturday night, say they will not continue with protests.

Lance Corporal Curtis Marshall's murder has been caught on tape.

Pensioner raped minutes into 2013
A 71-year-old woman was brutally raped in an attack at her home, shortly after she ushered in the new year on Tuesday.

State moves to amend charge against Griffith
Almost two weeks after the prosecution closed its case against Science and Technology minister Dr Rupert Griffith on a charge of using insulting language, the State yesterday made an application to amend what it referred to as "a technical defect" in the charge.

'Terrorist thief' jailed
DESCRIBING him as a "terrorist thief", a San Fernando magistrate yesterday sent a man to prison for 165 months after the accused appeared in court charged for breaking and entering the homes of several persons.

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