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$150M DEBT
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2014

$150M DEBT
MINISTER of the Arts and Multiculturalism Dr Lincoln Douglas will give $190 million to cover Carnival costs, but most of it, $150 million, will be used to pay debts incurred since 2010

Minister: $190m for Carnival 2014

Who to blame?
400,000 without water

Customers must wait 24 hours more

Police call on parents, schools and hospitals to report underage pregnancies, so cops can nab rapists

'TTPS committed to protecting youth' 2013 they received 80 reports of men having sexual intercourse with girls below the age of 14 and 44 people were charged, while in 2012, 126 cases were reported and 81 people were charged

'Parents unaware of laws relating to statutory rape'
... which state it is statutory rape to have sexual intercourse with a child under the age of 14

No bail for rape accused
A MAN charged with raping a 12-year-old girl who, according to police investigations, is five months pregnant

Hinds: Ex-ministers, businessmen cite Rowley's skin colour as a concern

UNC internal elections on hold

Ventour quits Integrity Commission
UNABLE to deliver three outstanding High Court judgments while serving as a member of the Integrity Commission, Justice Sebastian Ventour on Wednesday resigned as the commission's deputy chairman.

London changes executive council
THA sending Assemblyman Sandy to US for stroke treatment

US military in T&T for joint air training exercise

'Red Light' cancelled
Organisers: Full refund for all patrons

Strong support from artistes
Ramnarine won't defend Chutney Soca Monarch title...

20 young stars vie for calypso crown
Twenty calypsonians competed for a crown on Wednesday night in one of the earliest competitions for the 2014 Carnival season.

Make some noise for T&T talent

CariCRIS to start rating local SMEs
The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, has approved a US$150,000 grant to support CariCRIS to expand its small and medium enterprise (SME) rating activities

UK Guardian highlights T&T's IFC

Jail Doctors
Outrage over teen pregnancy stats

NPTA: 'It's horrible'
Parents, particularly mothers, who fail to report cases of sexual abuse like rape, incest and underage pregnancy should be charged for failing to report a crime

Ramatali: STDs on the rise in schools

Patients pleased with service
Sando Teaching Hospital opens...

...SWRHA chairman: Everything ran smoothly
AFTER months of anticipation, members of the public finally have access to the San Fernando Teaching Hospital.

Princes Town East Secondary remains closed
Suspected presence of mould in the air-conditioning vents.

Nicholas wins 6-year court battle
George Nicholas had filed six private charges against Persad accusing him of fraud after Dr Krishna Persad lost his family business to Nicholas in a hostile takeover in May 2002.

Johnnie Walker brand ambassador: T&T an important whisky market
T&T may be one of the prominent rum producers in the Caribbean but it is also one of the most significant markets in this part of the world for Johnnie Walker scotch whisky.

London: Take action against illegal casinos in Tobago

Student surrenders, now in police custody
The 15-year-old Form Three student from the Russell Latapy Secondary School in Morvant is in police custody following a stabbing incident at the school on Wednesday.

Crime worries Couva chamber
The Couva/Point Lisas Chamber of Commerce has expressed concerned about an upsurge in crime in the Couva area.

Guaya gang leader gunned down
A 33-year-old Guayaguayare gang leader was gunned down and his 17-year-old girlfriend wounded in what police have dubbed a revenge killing.

Man gets $85,000 for police licks, malicious charge
Justice Ronnie Boodoosingh, presiding in the Hall of Justice, ordered the damages to be paid to Nigel Smith after the State accepted liability.

Student falls 15 feet at school

A 17-year-old Form Five Student of the Cunupia High School fell 15 feet from the top floor of her school on Wednesday afternoon resulting in her being hospitalised for several hours.

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