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School predators
Posted: Sunday, July 31, 2016

Bas on praises for Manning: We are a nation of hypocrites
"Political opponents, but never enemies."

School predators
PARENTS are being cautioned to teach their children to be vigilant as there are cases of people attempting to pick up children at schools under false pretences, reports Counter Trafficking Unit (CTU) communications specialist Geddes Davis.

PM: teach TT history
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is urging that the teaching of this "country's history should become a fundamental pillar of our schools' curriculum".

Rowley's second son makes family appearance
The Office of the Prime Min- ister (OPM) yesterday released a family photograph of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley featuring a son at an Emancipation Dinner hosted at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann's on Friday evening.

MSJ deputy wants a call to action
Akins Vidale, deputy political leader of the Movement for Social Justice (MSJ), yesterday claimed discussions about Emancipation, the 1990 attempted coup, 1970 Black Power Revolution and other pivotal socio-political developments in the country's history were not taking place among young people.

Hinds knocks contractors $2.4B claim

Govt starts paying contractors
Government has started the process of paying the $2.4 billion debt owed to contractors says Works Minister Fitzgerald Hinds.

Govt moves ahead with major projects

Govt borrows 21 times more
THE pace of Government borrowing has surged exponentially, according to Central Bank reports and interviews with academics and bankers.

Landlord charged with stealing from tenant
A LANDLORD was denied bail Friday for allegedly breaking and entering the home of her tenant and stealing over $11,000 in items.

UNC vacates Rienzi
The United National Congress (UNC), which has until today to vacate Rienzi Complex, will open its new headquarters on Wednesday, chairman and Pointe-a-Pierre MP David Lee has said.

UNC moves out: next door
TIME is up for the United National Congress (UNC).

Gunshots to face, abdomen
A WALLERFIELD man is now in critical condition at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex after he was shot in the face and abdomen on Friday night when he and his friends were attacked by gunmen during a card game in Arima.

Dead fish not poisoned
THE DEAD fish floating off the coast in South Trinidad were not contaminated by poison.

2 more murders Police: Both gang-related
A TUNAPUNA man was shot dead yesterday morning near his home in what police described as a gang-related attack.

Moody's assigns Baa3 rating to T&T 2026 bond
A major international credit ratings agency has assigned a Baa3 rating to the Trinidad and Tobago government's US$1 billion bond maturing on August 4, 2026.

Rate of inflation remains same
THE country's rate of inflation has stayed the same in recent months.

Suspect behind bars on murder charge
No one has been arrested in connection with the series of explosions in Port-of-Spain and environs nearly 11 years ago, which left one woman, Yvonne McIvor, now 76, of Arima, without a leg and loss of hearing in her left ear, while several other people suffered minor injuries.

Mrs Rowley: Laventille people are honest
The people of Laventille are more than those who make the front pages of newspapers for their wrong choices, advocates, attorney Sharon Rowley, the wife of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley.

Drag racing events cancelled
Promoter of the Llumar series of drag racing events at Wallerfield, Rishi Kanick has postponed his August 21 event, as well as other future drag racing events until the track is upgraded.

Five more killed in 13-hour period
Five men were murdered in four separate incidents over a 13-hour period starting from Friday night.

Questions over Phillip's appointment to act as CoP
Less than five months after being slammed by a High Court judge for having "acted without reasonable and probable cause" when he was accused of maliciously prosecuting a fellow police officer, Harold Phillip has now been handed the reins of the Police Service.

Lalla calls on Govt to scrap new PSC
Former head of the Police Service Commission (PSC) Dr Kenneth Lalla SC is calling on Government to scrap the new PSC, which was installed in 2006, and reinstate the previous commission.

DPC: Deal with drug menace in Mazan
A senior police officer has called on lawmen in Manzanilla to address the long-standing problem of illicit drugs in the eastern rural district.

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