Posted: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Security has been beefed up at the Maximum Security Prison, Arouca, after reports surfaced that emissaries of a Latin American drug cartel were planning the escape of alleged drug trafficker Edmund Quincy Muntslag
Surinamese nabbed in TT
...CJ must clarify his statement on ganja, says Khan
Khan: simply because an offence was decriminalised, did not mean a person cannot be punished for committing the offence.
PM on decriminalising use of ganja: More research needed
Caricom chairman and Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says no decision was taken on the issue of decriminalising marijuana in the region.
SMOKE AND WE'LL ARREST YOU
...Kamla: Caricom is looking into it
AG welcomes healthy debate on marijuana
'Why make arrest for 6 grammes?'
POLICE officers are welcoming the suggestion by Chief Justice (CJ) Ivor Archie to decriminalise marijuana.
MANHUNT FOR 'MONSTER'
POLICE were last night searching for a man they described as "a monster" in connection with the death of two-year-old Kimora Roopnarine.
Ramnarine: Opposition statements reckless
UTT signs MOU with Japanese company
...to conduct research into the uses of Dimethyl ether (DME), at UTT'S Point Lisas campus yesterday
...Rowley: Worse than Section 34
The issue surrounding the Loran Manatee field is one that can be worse than the Section 34 debacle as it impacts on the economic life blood of this country
Deyalsingh PNM's possible choice for St Joseph
Opposition Senator Terrence Deyalsingh is tipped to be the party's candidate to contest the seat
Gonsalves: No CAL subsidy a good thing
St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves ... levelled the playing field for competing airlines in the region.
Howai gets new plan from CAL
Imbert: CAL has raised airfares
Suruj charges $1b plot to remove Govt
An unnamed political party has already "locked down" $5 million worth of airtime from local media companies for elections and has also pledged $1 billion for the election campaign to remove the People's Partnership administration
Rainy conditions to continue till end of week
Support for PR
Opinion survey being conducted by the North American Caribbean Teachers Association (NACTA)
EBC: Registration deadline today
Today is the final day for potential voters to get their names on the revised list of electors if they want to cast their ballots in the October 21 local government elections
Sparrow out of coma
Conscious and responsive
Give Red House bones proper burial
Minister wants two-year ban on hunting
...as an immediate intervention was necessary to end the exploitation and depletion of wildlife
Lab remains closed pending probe
The petroleum testing laboratory at the Caribbean Industrial Research Unit (Cariri) will remain closed indefinitely until an investigation is completed after a chemical explosion last Friday.
192 families to be relocated
SOME 192 families living in a three-acre area bounded by Duncan Street, Nelson Street and Queen Street will be relocated to other public housing estates around the capital, so as to upgrade the area
Siew Trace paved after 60 years
VILLAGERS of Siew Trace off Boodoo Trace in Debe finally got their road paved after waiting for decades.
Central cops probe beating death of girl, 2
Homicide detectives are investigating the murder of a toddler they suspect died after a severe beating on Monday.
Prisons officer held with ganja
A 36-year-old prisons officer with 18 years service was held on Monday with an estimated 900 grammes of marijuana in the car park of the Golden Grove Prison, Arouca.
Guard strangled at job site
A 32-year-old security guard was among two men who were murdered in west Trinidad between Monday night and yesterday morning.
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