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Posted: Monday, July 18, 2016

SELWYN "ROBOCOP" ALEXIS who was accused of plotting to murder prime ministers and policemen alike in a long and notorious career as a criminal was yesterday shot dead in a brazen daylight attack at Chaguanas.

Robocop killed in ambush

Prime Minister Rowley, Ramadhar land in Jamaica
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is expected to have a busy schedule today in Kingston, Jamaica - a schedule that includes a bilateral meeting with his Jamaican counterpart Andrew Holness, and immigration and trade and hassle-free travel issues are high on their agenda.

Karim: Leave GATE open
Former Tertiary Education Minister, Fazal Karim, has cautioned the Dr Keith Rowley Administration against the closure of the Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses, (GATE) programme saying that the "cost of maintaining an uneducated citizenry will be far more than the cost of educating our people."

Panic over GATE cut recommendations: Students' Guild fears dropouts
Panic. There could be a high drop out rate of university students come the start of the new semester in September.

Garcia says no Cabinet decision yet

Psychic Yesenia Gonzales among latest victims - Zika cases rising
The number of Zika cases continues to increase, with Venezuela-born psychic Yesenia Gonzales among the latest victims. Chief medical officer (CMO) Akenath Misir told the Express on Friday that Zika was now an epidemic and can easily be diagnosed based on the symptoms of a person.

Manning's memorabilia on display at UTT
MEMORABILIA which belonged to late former prime minister Patrick Manning during his time in office are on display at the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) Campus in Brechin Castle, Couva.

Drug dealer's hit executed on man
Despite his mother's heartfelt pleas to stay away from Charles Street, La Romaine, teenager Mickel Thomas' persistence in liming with his friends there ended in tragedy when he was gunned down in a drive-by shooting on Saturday.

Point family homeless after arson attack

Imam queries Eid funding
Islamic organisation Umaah T&T wants to know why over 30 Islamic organisations were blanked government funding to hold their Eid-ul-Fitr functions.

Man slapped with $10,700 fine
Four years after he got into an altercation with Estate Police officers at the Airports Authority over the parking of his vehicle in a restricted area, Kwame Trim was found guilty and fined of $10,700, earlier this week.

Teen riding bicycle shot dead

73-year-old woman raped by neighbour
A 73-year-old Felicity grandmother was beaten and violently raped as she proceeded to the bathroom of her home at about 5 am on Saturday.

Man beaten with hammer
A 40-year-old-Petit Valley man who ran off the roadway at the Naparima Mayaro Road shortly after 6 am yesterday was beaten about the body with a hammer by another driver.

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