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'Mission accomplished'
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

'Mission accomplished'
PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday described his four-day State visit to Jamaica as a success. Addressing a news conference at Piarco International Airport upon his return, he said evidence of that success can be seen in the repatriation of some Jamaica nationals detained in TT and other Jamaican nationals who are soon to be repatriated.

Jamaicans who overstayed in T&T will be going home
Jamaicans detained in Trinidad and Tobago for overstaying their time are going home.

Rowley: We are better off working together
INVESTMENTS in Jamaica by Trinidad and Tobago must be something to be welcomed, and vice versa with Jamaica investments in TT, and both countries must see each other as their markets in cooperative and friendly environments says Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley.

Update Company Registry records
ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi has warned businesses and business people to urgently update their records at the Companies Registry at the Ministry of Legal Affairs and do so before the current amnesty runs out.

August talks on US/IRS tax law
MINISTER of Finance Colm Imbert yesterday said while most MPs may be off on vacation, he will seek to meet with senior Opposition politicians in order to get bipartisan support for legislation needed to implement tax arrangements with the US.

CAL's importance to region raised
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says the importance of Caribbean Airlines (CAL) to regional air transportation was one of the key areas discussed during his five-day trip to Jamaica.

Colm: GATE $700M is stress

Dead fish in Gulf of Paria 'may have been dumped'

Aboud blames 2013 Petrotrin spill for fish kill and says: Corexit still affecting areas
As more dead fish continued to wash ashore along the Mosquito Creek yesterday, president of Fishermen and Friends of the Sea, Gary Aboud, put the blame squarely on Petrotrin's shoulders.

DOMA still vex over shutdown of water
Although the water supply was restored to Port-of-Spain and west Trinidad yesterday after two days of interruption Downtown Owners & Merchants Association (DOMA) president, Gregory Aboud, has remained peeved.

Ramatali supports investigation into teacher absenteeism
THE National Parent Teachers Association (NPTA) says it is fully in support of the Ministry of Education launching an investigation into high absenteeism among teachers while promoting those who are hard-working.

Water woes plague North-West for extra days
SOME businesses in North-West Trinidad were without pipe-borne water up to midday yesterday, following what was supposed to have been a 24-hour supply cut earlier this week to facilitate repairs by the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA).

A TWO-MONTHS pregnant La Horquetta woman was kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend on Wednesday night, blindfolded, beaten, robbed, taken to the Tunapuna public cemetery and thrown into an open six-foot deep grave by the man who vowed to bury her alive.

Three get $375,000 for wrongful arrest
A High Court judge has ordered the State to pay $375,000 in a malicious prosecution and false imprisonment lawsuit arising from an incident nine years ago.

OAS report on T&T secondary students: Marijuana use on rise

Driver pleads guilty to 12-year-old drug charge
Truck driver James Baptiste, who was caught by police over 12 years ago with a crocus bag containing 25 kilogrammes of marijuana, was remanded into custody yesterday after he pleaded guilty.

Clinic owner on fraud charge refused bail
The owner of SureWay Weight Loss Clinic was denied bail after appearing in court charged with fraud.

Sexual assault sentence reduced
A LAS LOMAS farmer who was sentenced to life in prison last year, after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a blind ten-year-old boy, yesterday had the sentence reduced to ten years.

Police patrol prevents break-in at gas station
Routine police patrols along the Bee­tham Highway yesterday prevented a group of men from breaking into a gas station which is managed by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Social and Welfare Association (TTPSSWA).

Police seize ganja, destroy marijuana field
OVER 100 police and soldiers took part in an eight-hour exercise in the Northern Division which resulted in the arrest of 20 persons and the seizure of cured marijuana and the eradication of a marijuana field.

US citizens robbed of cash, jewelry
THREE American citizens vacationing at a relative's house in Las Lomas #3 were robbed of jewelry valued $90,000, US$300 in cash and other valuables. The men escaped in a Toyota Tercel car.

30 inmates graduate
THIRTY inmates made history at the Port-of-Spain Prisons on July 18 when they graduated from the first PVC Furniture Construction course offered at the prison facility on Frederick Street.

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