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Turkey 'set to deport 9 Trinis'
Posted: Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Turkey 'set to deport 9 Trinis'
Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi says local law enforcement authorities "are in the process of confirming with certainty from their foreign counterparts what the actual state of affairs really is" regarding a newspaper report out of Turkey that nine Trinidad and Tobago nationals were held

AG: Govt talking with international partners
ATTORNEY General (AG) Faris Al-Rawi yesterday disclosed that Government is in active communication with its international partners, regarding a report that nine citizens of this country were detained in southern Turkey, on their way to join a terrorist group in Syria.

Al-Rawi: Suspects to be under strict surveillance

Gopee-Scoon: Invest in Africa
MINISTER of Trade and Industry Paula Gopee- Scoon has called on local businesses to invest in Africa.

Stay away from crime
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said yesterday, "We should not be ignorant of the instances of uprising of the slaves in the process of Emancipation."

Festive Emancipation march through PoS
Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly described her Kambule walk as "wonderful" and said "there is something special about Emancipation Day".

Hindu Women okay with couples 16-18
IN what it has declared as its final position paper on the controversial issue of child marriages in Trinidad and Tobago, the Hindu Women's Organisation has said it would live with marriages of young people between 16 and 18 years old.

Moonilal wants answers on Land for Landless
FORMER housing minister Dr Roodal Moonilal is calling on the Government to state whether the Land for the Landless initiative has been scrapped.

Dookeran: I still have political destiny
Winston Dookeran, former political leader of the Congress of the People (COP) says although he no longer holds political office, he still has a political destiny.

Minister: Development blocks beach access
Minister of Planning and Infrastructure Camille Robinson- Regis lamented the lack of accessibility by the public to the Chagville beach in Chaguaramas following developments made for a Water and Fun park in that area.

School repairs not yet started
Although the new school term is due to begin in approximately one month, the school repairs programme which is usually carried out during the July/August vacation period is yet to get underway.

AnSa McAl buys Florida beer company
ANSA McAL US last week announced its stock purchase acquisition of Indian River Beverage Corporation (IRBC), which operates the Indian River Brewery under Florida Beer Company (FBC) in central Florida, United States.

Amerijet expands its operations in TT
Amerijet Caribbean Express Limited is planning a major expansion of its operations in Trinidad.

Injured municipal cop still waiting on pension, gratuity
Frustrated and with seemingly nowhere to turn, Port-of-Spain City Corporation municipal police officer George Maharaj is pleading for the relevant authorities to look into his situation urgently before he and his family end up homeless and penniless.

Judge blanks AG on Bail Bill
AN appellate court judge has refused an application by the Attorney General to expedite an appeal of a judge's amendment of the Bail (Amendment)Act No 7 of 2015, which allowed for a larger number of persons to be eligible to apply for bail.

Judge reserves judgment in 2 cops' Bail Bill challenge
A High Court judge has reserved her judgment in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Bail (Amendment) Bill 2015, which denies bail to people charged with offences while having guns in their possession.

St Ann's man murdered

Soldier's house razed by fire, police suspect arson
POLICE have in custody a suspected arsonist who on Sunday destroyed the home of a Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force (TTDF) soldier.

Family launches fund in honour of slain son
Determined to not let her son's death be in vain, the mother of 22 year old Isaiah Hospedales, who was brutally murdered in the wee hours of July 23, has established a charity fund to assist families who have also lost loved ones to gun violence.

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