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Kambon: Retrain Immigration Officers
Posted: Monday, July 25, 2016

Kambon: Retrain Immigration Officers
HAVING had to take up cases involving a number of non-nationals detained at the Immigration Detention Center in Aripo, , Chairman of the Emancipation Support Committee Khafra Kambon is welcoming the news that immigration officers are to be retrained in their field.

Young Afro males lack identity
PRESIDENT of the Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce (CCIC) Richie Sookhai believes young African males in Trinidad and Tobago lack a sense of identity with little or no appreciation for their culture and history.

Central Bank denies plans to devalue local currency
The Central Bank of the Bahamas (CBB) has denied reports of a possible devaluation of the local currency insisting there 'are also no existing or emerging pressures that would precipitate the forced abandonment of the fixed exchange rate regime".

For the needy not the greedy
LAST week, at the sod-turning ceremony for a new Government housing project that bears the foreboding name "River-Runs-Through", Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley spoke of new approaches to providing housing for citizens who cannot afford to buy or rent houses on the open market.

Mysteries around Mosquito Creek drowning
The elderly man whose body was recovered from the Gulf of Paria on Saturday by journalists and environmental activists investigating a massive fish kill has been identified as Satrohan Bunsee, 80, of Colley Street, Fyzabad.

What should I do if my car is stopped by the police?
If you're ever "pulled-over" by the police in T&T, there are a few things to keep in mind. The police can stop a vehicle at any time:

Imam: No such thing as temporary marriage in Islam

Persad-Bissessar: AG's claims mischievous, baseless
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has accused Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi of attempting to mislead and deceive the population into thinking that 1,300 prisoners are likely to be freed because the Opposition failure to support renewal of the Anti-Gang Act and the Bail (Amendment)...

Kamla: AG misleading again

AG: Feeble excuses from Kamla
ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi yesterday categorically rejected Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar's charge he was trying to mislead the population about what will happen when the sunset clauses in the Anti-Gang Act and Bail (Amendment) Act are triggered on August 15.

Robocop murder weapon used in Sea Lots shooting
The AR-15 assault rifle that was used in the killing of Selwyn "Robocop" Alexis is the same type of weapon that was used to shoot police officer Sgt Ricardo Morris multiple times in Sea Lots in May. Morris managed to survive.

No leads yet in Enterprise killings
More than a week after the ambush where one of Central's reputed gang leaders, Selwyn "Robocop" Alexis was killed, investigators are yet to get a lead as to who was the mastermind behind the murder and who was the "sniper" that killed Alexis and his customer, Kevin Escayg.

Police concerned about upsurge in robberies in Mayaro

IT WAS a case of murder for murder.

Prison rule unconstitutional
A CONDEMNED prisoner has successfully challenged the prison rules which provide for management of penal institutions, treatment of prisoners and conduct of prisons officers which has led to a High Court judge modifying the rule which saw prison officers being present during meetings between death row prisoners and their lawyers.

400 ATM cards seized, $17,000
A HIGH POWERED team of Fraud Squad officers yesterday teamed up with colleagues in Southern Division to launch an island-wide search for a man of Caucasian descent who, along with an accomplice, dumped a bag containing over 400 ATM cards and TT$17,000 into the Marabella River during the early hours of yesterday morning.

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