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Analyst: PM's health the nation's business
Posted: Sunday, August 7, 2016

Analyst: PM's health the nation's business
Political analyst Dr Indera Sagewan-Alli warns that the absence of information about the prime minister's health can leave room for negative speculation.

Republic Bank on Jamaat concerns: No policy against hijabs
Republic Bank will be offering an On-the-Job training opportunity to a Port-of-Spain student following concerns by the Jamaat al-Muslimeen that the student did not initially obtain the opportunity because she wears a hijab.

Councillors hail police action
A number of councillors of the Couva/ Tabaquite/Talparo Regional Corporation (CTTRC) are expressing the hope that their concerns over alleged corruption at the local government body will be heeded now, following action by the Fraud Squad last Friday.

Diaz: No pan in Rio
In his message to launch Pan Month on Friday evening Pan Trinbago's president Keith Diaz said he was proud to see the Trinidad and Tobago athletes parade at the opening of the 31 Olympics Games in Rio, Brazil in their red, white and black but he was disappointed that our national musical instrument was not featured.

Houses flooded after heavy rains in Golconda
Three hours of heavy rainfall caused the Cipero River to break its banks yesterday resulting in extensive flooding to residents of Rooplal Avenue, Golconda.

Pedestrians stranded as capital city under water

'More strain for middle-income-earners'
While the State stands to ­benefit from the recently announced ­adjustments to the GATE programme, which are to take effect in 2017, those who fall in the middle-income bracket will be put under more financial strain.

UWI's Sir Hilary supports 'necessary' changes to GATE

Over-50 graduates laud Gate
Had it not been for the Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (Gate) programme, 65-year-old retiree Motilal Boodoosingh would not have been able to pursue his dream of studying literature.

Caribs want action on lands from Govt
RICARDO Bharath-Hernandez pondered on the future of the country's indigenous peoples on a mildly overcast Thursday morning at the Carib Santa Rosa First Peoples Centre on Paul Mitchell Street, Arima.

Govt selling us dreams
When Keshorn Walcott won the gold medal in the javelin event at the London Olympics he was promised various gifts by the then government for his accomplishment.

Clean-up continues after oil found on beaches

Govt to meet Muslims on Isis
Why exactly are they going to Isis?

The path to jihad and Isis
Former executive director of the National Operations Centre (NOC) Garvin Heerah says foreign fighters heading to join Isis will adopt a number of circuitous routes to reach Turkey, the most common entry gate to Isis-controlled territory.

Expert warns: TT recruits for terrorists
Criminologist Ian Ramdhanie fears that Trinidad and Tobago (TT) can very well be "a recruiting agency" for terrorists.

Sea Lots teen, Maloney man gunned down

'He did not kill my boy'
The mother of slain police officer, Anil "Narie" Persad, 30, yesterday admitted she supports a court ruling which saw the man accused of her son's murder walk free.

Bolt-cutter attack victim dies
ROY SEETERAM, 61, who on Monday last suffered a fractured skull when a close male relative beat him in the head with a bolt-cutter, has died. His wife Merle, 65, also sustained head injuries, a broken hand and lacerations, but was reported yesterday to be in stable condition at San Fernando General Hospital.

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