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Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Rowley calls on Warner, Heerah to resign

Partap met new Flying Squad unit before sacking
Minister of National Security Jack Warner introduced his junior minister, Collin Partap, to members of the new Flying Squad last year.

Jack waits on NSOC director
WHEN Garvin Heera, Director of the National Security Operations Centre (NSOC) returns from an overseas trip on Friday

Rowley: Flying Squad exists
Leader of the Opposition Dr Keith Rowley is insisting the Flying Squad within the Police Service has been revived and exists.

CoP called to account
PSC summons Williams

Members of PSC expected to seek answers from CoP
The issue of the Flying Squad and the speculation surrounding whether it was revamped or not is likely to be raised by at least one of the members of the Police Service Commission (PSC) when the body meets Acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams tomorrow.

Transparency group concerned
Trinidad and Tobago Transparency Institute (TTTI) chairman Deryck Murray said yesterday the institute was looking into reports of the reinstatement of the Flying Squad police unit.

ON THE heels of a bloody weekend - in which seven men were murdered - the country yesterday witnessed raw savagery and lawlessness as two policemen were shot while on duty in south Trinidad

We shall overcome
NATIONAL Security Minister Jack Warner yesterday said the Government, country and law-abiding citizens will not succumb to the mayhem caused by criminals

'It's for Carmona to say if Senators stay'
...the Independent Senators should step down in light of the start of the tenure of a new President will be "within the sole discretion" of Justice Anthony Carmona when he assumes office.

Auditor General monitors President's credit card
THE NEXT President's State-issued credit-card will, for the first time, be explicitly subject to the Auditor General

Census: Mixed population on the rise
Trinidad and Tobago is now "a nation of ethnic minorities" with a decline in the percentages of both Indians and Africans and a 2.3 per cent increase in the mixed population.

2011 Population Census Report: 4,591 more men in T&T than women

Youth on decline
THERE has been a significant decline in the number of young people between the ages of five to 19, in Trinidad and Tobago, with steep declines in ages ten to 19, also being noted.

'More men than women in T&T'
It's official: 1.3m in country

Fired Verna releases her Gender Policy draft
SACKED Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development Verna St Rose-Greaves yesterday released a National Policy on Gender Equality and Development

EMA warns Arima residents: Don't drink water from river, it's contaminated
The river is the only consistent source of potable water serving a community that consists of hundreds of residents and acres of christophene farms.

Paula makes case for hospital upgrade after baby's death
MEMBER of Parliament for Point Fortin Paula Gopee-Scoon says the lack of a fully equipped hospital in Point Fortin may have contributed to the death of infant Faith Henry from the sting of a scorpion.

Armed bandit killed
AN armed bandit was shot dead yesterday morning after carrying out a robbery at a bar in Aranjuez.

Man gunned down after attending funeral
MINUTES after leaving the funeral service of murder victim Kerry Thomas in D'Abadie yesterday, 55-year-old Clifton "Picky" Fernandes was himself murdered - shot multiple times in his car.

Hinds: Israeli bullet shells found after city shooting
Opposition Senator Fitzgerald Hinds says he was told Israeli-made bullets were found on Nelson Street, Port-of-Spain, after a shooting incident on Monday.

Farmer chopped to death with own cutlass
The cutlass that farmer Soorace Sooklal used to defend himself against two attackers was used to hack him to death yesterday outside his home in Claxton Bay.

Produce DNA evidence by March 19
IF by next month the State does not produce DNA (deoxyribonucleic Acid) evidence which it is awaiting from a laboratory in London, a magistrate will proceed with the case against two accused in the murders ten years ago of business couple Mahase and Darlin Rampersad.

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