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Makandal Daaga has died
Posted: Monday, August 8, 2016

Makandal Daaga has died
Former political leader of the National Joint Action Committee (NJAC) and former revolutionary Makandal Daaga has died.

An unspeakable tragedy. That was how relatives described the drowning deaths of four people, including two children, at beaches along the east coast yesterday. The drownings occurred in two separate incidents at Mayaro and Manzanilla.

Four drown on the weekend
TWO families are now in mourning after two separate beach excursions turned tragic, yesterday.

'Come clean on Rowley's health'

Panday: PM's health not your business
The health and medical records of a prime minister are private and should not be shared with the public says former prime minister Basdeo Panday.

Dumas: Rowley's health is no private matter
Former ambassador and head of the Public Service Reginald Dumas believes that Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley should come clean regarding his health.

PM's health concerns COP leader: The nation has a right to know

Gossip: It's throat cancer
While PM Dr Keith Rowley is expected to undergo medical tests in the US this week, speculation is rife...

Free classes for adults
ADULTS who who wish to pursue their secondary school education privately for free still have hope as a group of ex-secondary school teachers have launched an adult literacy programme: "Open Learning Initiative (OLI)".

Chinese pan students visit Laventille Steelband Fest
Panland Trinidad and Tobago Ltd yesterday hosted the Ritan High School of Beijing, one of just a few schools in China with a steel orchestra. The group arrived on Friday and would be returning home today (Monday).

University eyes $USb medical ganja market New UWI 'high' on marijuana
The University of the West Indies is reviving a special marijuana research project to enable Caribbean countries, especially Jamaica, to penetrate a market worth billions of dollars for the medicinal properties of the herb.

'No compassion for Zika victims'
A 27-year-old pregnant woman who tested positive for the Zika virus is lamenting the lack of compassion and process in place at the public health care facilities to treat with the virus.

Israel Khan: Stop the self-hatred and hatred for others
DIRECTOR of the Legal Aid and Advisory Authority (LAAA) Israel Khan, SC, has called on all Afro and Indo Trinidadians to 'stop hating themselves' and each other.

Chaguanas woman robbed, gang-raped
A 25-year-old Chaguanas woman was gang-raped and robbed by four men who broke into her home on Saturday morning.

It's discrimination
DIRECTOR at the Trinidad and Tobago Association for Retired Persons (TTARP) Cecil Paul says the Government is discriminating against citizens over 50 years old regarding the Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) programme.

'We can only take 25'
A month after the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) examination results were released, pupils assigned to St Charles High School still have not been able to register at their new school.

Stop the killing, pleads teen victim's granny
The wanton spilling of blood which is being orchestrated by criminal elements in this country has to come to an end, especially as innocent children are falling victims to stray bullets.

Man killed, four hurt in ambush
Two grandmothers cried out for justice yesterday, after losing their grandsons to gun violence in two separate incidents on Saturday.

6 months after Japan pannist's murder Cops probe 20, wait on forensics
Today's marks six months since the murder of Japanese pannist and masquerader Asami Nagakiya and police probing the case have interviewed over 20 people from T&T and Japan and are also awaiting the final pathologist's report, the T&T Guardian has confirmed.

Four CTTRC employees in court today
Four employees of the Couva/Tabaquite/Talparo Regional Corporation (CTTRC) will appear before a Port of Spain magistrate today, charged with conspiring to defraud the CTTRC of $149,500.

A 65 year old retiree, his son, 23, and his nephew, 40, were up to yesterday in police custody as investigations continue into the discovery of what police officers described as the largest ever haul of ammunition in South Trinidad and possibly the country.

3 held as cops find gun, ammo cache in Piparo

Store manager gang raped and robbed
A 25-year-old Chaguanas store manager was gang-raped by four intruders who broke into her home shortly after 3.45 am on Saturday and robbed of a quantity of electronic items.

Man dead in Santa Cruz shootout
One man is dead and four others injured following a shooting in Santa Cruz on Saturday night.

Teenager killed in Sea Lots
Fourteen-year-old Jerrel Roberts would be remembered by his family as a "loving boy".

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