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Sat torches ex-PM's legacy
Posted: Thursday, July 14, 2016

Sickness Strikes
Three Government ministers were recently hospitalised, the la­test being Health Minister Terrence Dey­al­singh, who was admitted to the Port of Spain General Hospital yesterday.

Minister: No shortage of yellow fever vaccines

Sat torches ex-PM's legacy
General secretary of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS), Sat Maharaj, yesterday launched an extraordinary verbal attack on former prime minister Patrick Manning, describing him as a "racist."

'Immigration officers must be competent, courteous'
NATIONAL Security Minister Edmund Dillon yesterday reminded Immigration officers attending a training workshop that they were the first point of contact with visitors to the country and as such, they must be competent and courteous at all times.

AG's attorneys: No American expert needed here
AN EXPERT on American law is not required to assist the court in the proceedings brought by former FIFA vice president Jack Warner who is challenging his extradition to the United States, attorneys for the Attorney General have submitted to the court.

1,597 speeding tickets issued
The Traffic and Highway Patrol Branch Speed Teams of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) have issued 1,597 traffic tickets to date to drivers for exceeding the speed limit.

First impressions count
MINISTER of National Security, Edmund Dillon, and Minister of Foreign and Caricom Affairs, Dennis Moses, met with immigration officers at a training workshop on Customer Service.

Woman kills man after quarrel
Rookmin Sharma and her family are today left ruing the fact Rookmin's only son and first child, Neil Sharma, was killed in a lovers' quarrel. The signs of trouble had been there for a long time and they had warned them to separate. Sharma's girlfriend, now in police custody, stabbed the 46-year-old in the chest at his home at Bamboo Settlement #1.

Protesting truckers warned off by cops
La Brea truckers backed down from a protest after a senior police officer warned of mass arrests if they continued to block access to the Union Industrial Estate, La Brea.

Roget: Fire suspended Petrotrin executives
President general of the Oilfields Workers' Trade Union (OWTU), Ancel Roget, is not only fully supporting the suspension of five managers from the Human Resources Department at State-owned Petrotrin, he wants the company to go one step further and fire them.

12 years for rape
SOCIETY, especially its minors, must be protected from sexual predators, a San Fernando judge said yesterday as she passed a 12 year sentence on a man found guilty of two counts of raping a 14-year-old girl back in 2000. Krishna Ramnath, 42, was found guilty on March 23, for the rape offences which occurred on unknown dates between February 6 and March 3, 2000.

Tableland fire leaves family homeless, $12M in losses
A TABLELAND businessman, his wife and three children were left homeless after fire destroyed their home on Tuesday evening.

Teens go missing after brain cooler fete

TT, Venezuela strengthen gas ties

Investigation launched into lifeguard's arrest
THE Police Service's Professional Standards Bureau will be launching and investigation into a video, which is being circulated on social media, of a police officer who got into an altercation with a lifeguard who warned him not to swim in a particular area on a beach on the North Coast.

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