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NJAC's Daaga dead at 81
Posted: Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Makandal Daaga
Deceased: Makandal Daaga

Passing of Chief Servant Makandal Daaga

NJAC's Daaga dead at 81
Revolutionist and Founder of the National Joint Action Committee (NJAC), Makandal Daaga, born Geddes Granger, died yesterday at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital.

Mutema: Daaga remembered for his 'humility'

Tributes pour in from political parties

THREE siblings visited Newsday's Port-of-Spain head-office yesterday begging members of the public to help them solve their worrying question which has been unanswered for the past seven days - where is mummy?

Student, 17, missing
POLICE are seeking the public's assistance in locating 17-year-old Symiya Morris, who was reported missing by her mother on Sunday when she reportedly left for Church at 7 pm that evening.

Watery deaths
Seatbelts are meant to save lives but this was not the case for Frank Moses and his friend Jeneice Bailey, who died when the car they were in skidded off the road and plunged into a swollen river at Santa Flora, where it is believed the safety devices kept them pinned down as they drowned.

$300,000 bail for CTTRC workers on fraud charge
A businessman from central Trinidad and four employees of the Couva/Tabaquite/Talparo Regional Corporation (CTTRC) appeared in court yesterday, accused of conspiring to defraud the local government corporation of $149,500.

$1.2M bail for Corporation 4 on fraud charges

Moonilal calls for basic disclosure on Rowley's illness

AOI defends PM's right to privacy
THE Alliance of Independents (AOI) yesterday defended Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley's right to privacy with respect to his health. The party called for an end to public speculation about Rowley's health and for citizens to pray for the good health of Rowley and other leaders in the country .

He will keep nation apprised
THE People's National Movement's (PNM) Women's League yesterday expressed confidence that Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley will update the country about his health, as he sees fit.

Garcia: Talk about Rowley disrespectful
Education Minister Anthony Garcia says people are making a big deal about the health of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and it was also disrespectful to the PM.

Doctors: We're working over and beyond
Doctors attached to the Mt Hope Women's Hospital (MHWH) are defending the protocols that have been put in place to fight the Zika virus.

Pregnant woman sues SWRHA
A PREGNANT woman trapped in an elevator for two hours at San Fernando General Hospital last month, has issued a pre-action protocol letter to the South West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA).

Stepdad, daughter's bodies recovered
Family members of 13-year-old Renisha Basdeo and her stepfather 50-year-old Deoraj Harridass cried, screamed and held on to each other yesterday, after they saw the lifeless bodies of their two loved ones lying on the shores at Bellpiece Beach, Manzanilla.

2 injured as fire razes Sando businesses

3 buildings gutted
Fire destroyed three buildings along Cipero Street, San Fernando, yesterday.

Girl, dad's bodies wash ashore
THE search for 13-year-old student Renisha Basdeo and her father Deoraj Harridath, who drowned on Sunday at Manzanilla, ended yesterday when their bodies washed ashore.

Living legend laid to rest
WHERE were members of the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organisation (TUCO) and the Copyright Organisation of Trinidad and Tobago (COTT) when the man, rated among the best guitarists in the world, was being laid to rest? This was the question asked yesterday at the funeral for 93-year-old Fitzroy Haynes Coleman who died on July 26 from complications associated with pneumonia. Colman had suffered a stroke some months before. He was a Laventille boy, was self taught and played for celebrities such as Mahalia Jackson, Tony Bennet, Lena Horne, Kitchener, Roaring Lion and Beginner.

US resident quizzed on gun shipment
A TRINI resident in the United States was up to late yesterday evening being interrogated by senior police officers in connection with the 6,770 rounds of ammunition and five firearms discovered during a raid at the homes of two families in Piparo over the weekend.

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