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Posted: Wednesday, August 3, 2016

ALLEGING blatant police inaction in dealing with an abusive male relative - who despite two restraining orders continues to beat, threaten and harrass her - a frightened Princes Town woman yesterday pleaded with police:

Cabinet meets on GATE today
CABINET will hold an emergency today to consider the report of the task force on the Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses Programme (GATE). Newsday understands that the meeting will take place either 11 am at the Office of the Prime Minister in St Clair.

I work hard for TT
PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley has defended his decision to leave the country tomorrow to proceed on two weeks leave overseas and undergo some detailed medical examinations during that time. Responding to criticisms from the Opposition United National Congress (UNC) about this decision, the Prime Minister asked, "Have you any information as to when is the right time for me to go on ten days vacation...

Govt building profile on those going to Syria

T&T Isis fighter rallies compatriots to violence: Terrorise disbelievers

Religious leaders not worried
CHRISTIANS in Trinidad and Tobago have no reason to be alarmed over a call by ISIS and one of its Trinidadian fighters for the deaths of all Christians.

No confirmation yet on 'Turkey 9'
National Security Minister ­Edmund Dillon and local law enforcement are yet to confirm whether the nine people held in Turkey who were reported to be on a mission to fight with ISIS (Islamic State) are indeed nationals.

Pregnant woman with Zika: I'm still waiting on specialists

'Only high-risk cases' to be tested for Zika

Pathologist walks off job
The already sluggish criminal justice system now has another hurdle to climb after the lone pathologist on duty downed his scalpel yesterday, saying he will not be working until there was an improvement in the operations of the Forensic Science Centre (FSC), St James.

'One pathologist doing the work of ten'
RELATIVES of 12 murder, accident and drowning victims left the Forensic Science Centre yesterday unable to lay their loved ones to rest as autopsies on their bodies were not performed.

Postal workers back on the job

Attorney: My Muslim client was fed pork

Water disruption today in PoS, Morvant, Barataria
The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has advised that parts of Port of Spain as well as Morvant and Barataria will be without water until 6 p.m. today due to repair work on a ruptured 21-inch transmission main, along Wrightson Road, Port of Spain.

Duke ordered to pay $140,000 for defamation
EMBATTLED president of the Public Services Association (PSA) Watson Duke has been ordered to pay $140,000 plus interest, to former chief executive officer of the Eastern Regional Health Authority Ameena Ali, for defaming her.

Pan Trinbago remembers Patrick Manning
PAN TRINBAGO has announced that it is dedicating its 24th anniversary celebrations to the memory of late former prime minister Patrick Manning.

Dillon: Things in place to protect TT
NATIONAL Security Minister Edmund Dillon yesterday said the safety of citizens remains a top priority of the government especially in light of the spiralling murder rate which (up to press time) stands at 268 for the year and the arrest of nine Trinis who attempted to join ISIS in Syria.

Security forces told to make criminals' lives miserable

No bail for accused ATM fraudster
Bail was yesterday denied to a United Kingdom deportee charged with 20 charges of fraud, including fraudulent use of debit cards and trafficking in counterfeit cards.

Daylight killing over illegal gun

Woman battered to death - no charges yet

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