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Posted: Saturday, February 8, 2014

$15,000 and seven years in prison

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar outlined a number of measures to combat this "long festering" problem including a special police Child Protection Unit, public education campaign and people being held accountable for not reporting these cases.

Special police unit coming to tackle child offences

Man held for raping daughter, 7
THIRTY-THREE persons were arrested during a police exercise yesterday morning in Western Division.

Clico makes $3.8B profits
Stunning 2012 for insurance giant

Majority of Women's League leaders support Rowley
Out of seven votes cast, Rowley received the endorsement of four officers, Beckles-Robinson was supported by two officers and one person abstained.

'I'm running for leader'
PEOPLE'S National Movement (PNM) lady vice chairman Pennelope Beckles-Robinson yesterday met privately with party political leader Dr Keith Rowley

WASA: 400,000 customers have fully restored water

$34M a year to have foreign nurses
300 foreign nurses into the system from Cuba, the Phillipines, St Vincent and the Grenadines and other countries

'Dangerous' move by Health Minister
Browne knocks changes to nursing act

New $9m incinerator for Sando hospital

AG: Bail Bill no attack on judiciary
'Imbert being naughty'

Chairman: I am still in charge
Chairman of the Trinidad and Tobago Boxing Board of Control (TTBBC) Deopersad Ramoutar says his executive has no authority to suspend him.

...Angry protesters outside Parliament: Buxo Potts must go

'No conflict of interest' as Govt Task Force to scrutinise EMA
Dr Allan Bachan, chair of Government's National Environmental Assessment Task Force (NEATF) and Environmental Management Authority (EMA) - of which Bachan is also chairman

Oil spill report for Task Force

Court denies Petrotrin an extended injunction
With no new complaints against OWTU...

PNM seeks legal action against radio station

Bhajan on chutney stage disrespectful
Music producer wants finalist disqualified:

No willing help for gays
Members of the gay community who are in need of blood have been unable to find people willing to donate.

Sharma: CJ wrong to recall Ventour
Former chief justice Satnarine Sharma says Chief Justice Ivor Archie's decision to appoint retired judge Sebastian Ventour for a day to deliver three outstanding judgments has brought the administration of justice into disrepute.

Mom's killing sparks action
Victim unit starts training drive

Appeal judges to rule on $2.2 million
Challenge against a magistrate's order that $2.2 million allegedly stolen from a local bank through fraudulent transactions, be deposited at the Unit Trust Corporation (UTC).

Six held with sub-machine gun in police drag net
Mac10 sub-machine gun, loaded with six rounds of ammunition, another 12 rounds of ammunition under one of the seats, two cutlasses, and a ski mask discovered

2 gun women arrested
TWO women were among six persons arrested for possession of a Mac 10 submachine gun and 18 rounds of ammunition.

Process cumbersome
NATIONAL Security Minister Gary Griffith yesterday said the "cumbersome, long and expensive" process currently in place to select this country's substantive police commissioner has failed and must be rectified as soon as possible.

Surinamese on fraud charges still in custody
TWO weeks after a High Court judge ordered his immediate release from prison custody, a Surinamese national, wanted in Singapore on several fraud-related charges, is yet to have his freedom.

Women charged with sleeping in a public place: caring for relative
A WOMAN and her aunt charged with sleeping on the street told the court yesterday that they were caring for a mentally challenged homeless relative when arrested at Harris Promenade, San Fernando

Cops: Student's fall an accident
OFFICERS of the Cunupia Police Station investigating an incident in which a 17-year-old Form Five student of the Cunupia High School fell 15 feet from the top floor

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