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Rowley: I am fine
Posted: Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Rowley: I am fine
PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday said he is in good health and has resumed his duties.

Public hopes for disclosure on health as PM returns
Political analyst Dr John La Guerre believes Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley should give the population an update on his health by weekend.

"VERY frightening and very concerned," was how police officers described their latest find of over 1,600 rounds of assorted high-powered ammunition, complete with ammunition pouches, an optical guide laser and magazines for the Glock pistols.

Ahye sets national 200 record
Trinidad and Tobago's Michelle- Lee Ahye stormed into her second final of the 2016 Olympic yesterday, booking her place in the Women's 200m gold medal showdown with a second place finish in semifinal three at the Olympic Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Former teacher: 2020 will be Machel's year
IT WAS no surprise to Machel Cedenio's family that he broke a national record on Sunday at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, finishing fourth in the 400-metre final.

Phillips concerned about performances in Rio
FORMER cyclist and chairman of the Sports Company of Trinidad and Tobago (SporTT) Michael Phillips said yesterday he was concerned about the performance of T&T's athletes at the Rio 2016 Olympics. He said funding for many sporting bodies had been cut in half.

'...T&T athletes doing their best'

Providers have rights to block coverage
LOCAL cable TV broadcasters are required to block NBC and any other "alternative" feed or broadcast of the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro, the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT) has said.

SDMS: No need to amend Hindu Marriage Act
DUE TO religious reasons, the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS) is insisting there is "absolutely no need whatsoever" to amend the Hindu Marriage Act at this time.

Hindu women say no to marriage at 14
THE HINDU Women's Organisation (HWO) has maintained that it does not support the marriage of girls at 14 years of age in keeping with the Hindu Marriage Act and recommends that the age be raised to 18.

Rambharat buffs delinquent farmers, public servants
"Non-performing public servants from the Land Management Division will not prevent me from doing my job," Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat said yesterday as he vowed to crack down on land grabbers and delinquent farmers.

Fish safe to eat say Cocorite fishermen
VENDORS and fishermen at the Cocorite Fish Market say their catch is safe for consumption. This in light of recent fish kill along Trinidad's Western Peninsula.

Fisherfolk protest market's closure
Vendors and fishermen at the Otaheite Fish Market burned tyres outside the market yesterday, blocking the roadway and preventing refurbishment works from starting on the compound.

Bureau of Standards drafts National Quality Policy
In a bid to improve the quality and standard of non-food products exported from this country, the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) is drafting a National Quality Policy (NQP).

Banks installing new technology
Local commercial banks are stepping up to install the latest technology to prevent and reduce Automatic Bank Machine (ABM) fraud.

Works Minister gives 'sober' update on Point highway
STATING that the controversial Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway Extension project could be completed over the next three years, Works and Transport Minister Fitzgerald Hinds indicated that his response was "sober".

Litterbug never thought he would be charged
Meet Anthony Gaskin, the man who drank his rum from a disposable cup while returning home from the grocery, dropped the cup on the roadway, and ended up in jail, charged with the seldom-prosecuted offence of littering.

...I suffer like a dog in cell
San Fernando resident Anthony Gaskin, who spent a night in a cell and was fined $250 for littering the road with a styrofoam cup, believes he was unfairly treated by the police.

Cops nab 6 robbery suspects
Police arrested a total of six robbery and gun-possession suspects last weekend in connection with gun-related crimes committed in the Santa Rosa Heights area, as well as other neighbourhoods in Arima.

Hospital manager to probe patient's death
A senior manager at the North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA) has been mandated to investigate the circumstances that led to a patient's death following her treatment and release from the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC) over the weekend.

Chinese Association on Santa Rosa attacks: Go after gangs

Illegal alcohol seized
A TRINIDADIAN and a Venezuelan national were held on Monday and 152 bottles of illegal alcohol seized by the TT Coast Guard.

Police robbed of motorbike at gunpoint
POLICE constable, Anderson Ramjattan, was robbed at gunpoint in San Fernando of his personal Suzuki motorbike in the early hours of Saturday morning. Ramjattan is a member of the Central Operations Unit of the Chaguanas Police Station and was off duty at the time.

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