Posted: Thursday, October 3, 2013
THERE were tears and heartbreak yesterday at Piarco International Airport for a group of 87 local Muslims who were denied visas to Saudi Arabia to perform the annual sacred Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca.
87 Muslims on Hajj trip blocked in Venezuela
BIRD FLU IS HERE
Minister of Health confirms three cases
Bhoe Gets Green Light
AG gets Advice on Invaders Bay project
Integrity body queries ministry trip to Jamaica
Former PS changes story on Warner paying for staff tickets
'Issue may require Caricom mediation'
EBC denies PNM claim on three local government seats
The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) has no evidence or information that there are disqualifications of any local government candidate or any declaration of disqualification in any seat.
Abdulah wants Fabien for St Joseph by-election
Imbert provides evidence to support his statements
People's National Movement (PNM) MP Colm Imbert has written to Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Dookeran citing a negative World Bank Institute paper concerning Canadian High Commissioner Gerard Latulippe.
Airport looking into bogus degree
The Airports Authority's legal department is now examining the issue of a false degree certificate submitted by former deputy manager of airport operations Dayanand Birju.
Rowley: Why no probe into Sports Ministry?
PNM leader Keith Rowley: Ministry of Sport was “replete with all kinds of irregularities involving huge sums of money."
Parents warned: Send children to school
... there have been increased reports of children within that age group seen loitering and employed in various establishments.
'Citizens must cooperate'
Indefinite hunting ban not out of the question...
Power outage shuts down parts of PoS
Rowley: T&T in trouble if crime in Ian Alleyne's hands
IF Crime Watch host Ian Alleyne is to be a part of the People's Partnership Government, this country will be in for a disaster, says political leader of the People's National Movement (PNM) Dr Keith Rowley.
Bank guards shoot, kill stray pitbulls
WHAT could have been a tragic outcome was averted on Tuesday night when four security guards attached to the Central Bank shot and killed two stray pitbulls.
Cops need help to positively ID slain Venezuelans
POLICE are seeking the assistance of the Venezuelan Embassy in confirming the identities of the couple found with multiple gunshot wounds in a forested area in Brasso, Central Trinidad, on Tuesday.
Three men shot dead in Arima
...including boyfriend of COP local election candidate
Nelson Street shooting victims from Laventille
THREE men who were shot on Tuesday afternoon as they were being driven along Nelson Street, Port of Spain were identified yesterday as Cuthbert Stanisclause, Anderson Barnett and Yoland Collis.
Skull, bones found in Longdenville
SKELETAL remains suspected to be human were found in the bushes in Longdenville yesterday.
ILP candidate on seven gun charges
A 38-YEAR-OLD Morvant man who was chosen as a candidate for the Independent Liberal Party (ILP) to contest a San Juan/ Laventille Regional Corporation seat in the Local Government elections
State witness on $2,000 bail
...failed to appear; claims threats to life
Murder suspect drinks poison
A MAN suspected in the killing of Gasparillo pipe-fitter Kenneth Marshall three weeks ago was found unconscious by police in Cedros on Tuesday after drinking a poisonous substance.
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