Same Old, Same Old
Posted: Saturday, August 24, 2013
Same Old, Same Old
Various voices weighed in yesterday on the anti-crime plan and initiatives announced by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar
Jack: Nothing new in crime plan
Formulated during his tenure
PM's meeting with Rowley 'a hopeful sign'
Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (DOMA) president Gregory Aboud:
De la Bastide welcomes trial without jury idea
FORMER Chief Justice Michael de la Bastide yesterday welcomed the idea of trial without jury as one possible measure to improve the efficiency of the criminal justice system
Seetahal: Govt should look at anti-gang laws in other nations
TRINI ON TRIPLE MURDER CHARGES
A TRINIDADIAN wanted in the United States (US) for the killing of three youths in a shooting spree outside a Boston house party four years ago
AG wants swift action on extraditions
Hollywood superstar Gerard Butler loves West Indian cricketers
No beef with 'Chemist', 'Burkey'
Ashton 'Boombay' Boney:
Client's rights were infringed
Lawyer for 'Chemist' tells court:
Gunmen shoot 'Big Brent' Miller
Daylight hit attempt near PM's home...
Police seize two high-powered firearms
Sando Teaching Hospital to be ready by December
At an initial cost of $296 million. The completed project is expected to cost almost $2 billion.
'Nidco taking care of pupils affected by highway extension'
FAMILIES with children who must move out of the way of the Solomon Hochoy Highway extension to Point Fortin need not fear about their education.
It won't hurt PM to talk things out
Rowley on highway dispute
Rowley: Highway bit of a disaster
Residents threaten to stop highway
Ex-cane farmers give ministers business plan
Food imports down as more food grown locally
Less food has been imported for this year because of an increase in local food production, a release from the Ministry of Food Production has stated.
Gopeesingh warns school principals: Don't make parents pay for extra books
Government has spent $124 million to provide students with texts from their booklists for this academic year
THA spends $18M on Tobago schools
Surprised Warner: Please leave my family alone
Former government minister Jack Warner yesterday renewed his call for his family to be left alone as he reiterated that his sons have "no problems" and can do as they wish.
Airport security officers upset over replacement talk
SECURITY officers at the Airports Authority have threatened "to declare war" if they were to be replaced by private security personnel.
National Awards in South for first time
OWTU: Govt to blame for detention of Roget
Freeport to be sprayed for mosquitoes
THE Ministry of Health has dispatched Insect Vector Control personnel to spray areas of Freeport where 58-year-old Haniff Ali lived before he contracted dengue haemorrhagic fever and died this week
Time capsule buried
...to be opened in 30 years' time
Louis B Homer has died
Author of the Express' long running series Remembering
I feel alive!
"I feel alive now." This is what 94-year-old Carlton Daniel said after he received a birth certificate he had waited on for the past two years.
Mom: Higher calling in death of 'madman' son
THE MOTHER of a man who was shot by bank security for trying to enter the financial institution while brandishing a cutlass yesterday said her son never wanted to hurt anyone.
Cops: Carrera escapee may be in South America
ESCAPED Carrera Island murder convict David John Pierre, who has been on the run for the past two months, is now suspected to have left the country.
Honest cop rewarded for not taking bribe
Awarded $500, the highest amount an officer could receive for excellent work under the Police Service Act.
Two men arrested for rape
POLICE arrested two men, who they say are responsible for a series of rapes throughout the country, during an early-morning exercise in Maloney yesterday.
Victim says he can identify all of his attackers
28-year-old Garnet Stapleton beaten, stabbed him, and then threw him into the East Dry River on Thursday afternoon.
Relatives seek assistance in finding missing pensioner
THE relatives of missing pensioner Marvin Francis are seeking the public's assistance in finding him.
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