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Lee Ahye places sixth in Rio
Posted: Thursday, August 18, 2016

Lee Ahye places sixth in Rio

...Mom, ex-coach proud of showing

Sorillo fails to advance in 200 final

PNM screening sessions begin
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has returned from undergoing medical tests abroad and has star­ted marathon screening sessions for People's National Movement (PNM) candidates to contest the upcoming local government elections.

Trinis donate sperm to help in Zika fight
MEN who contracted the Zika virus in the past two weeks are wanted by the Trinidad and Tobago IVF and Fertility Centre.

Education Ministry: CSEC results consistent
THE much anticipated results for the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSE C) brought sighs of relief, outright jubilation and, yes, some disappointment.

SEPoS celebrates CSEC success
South East Port-of-Spain Secondary (SEPoS), located in the inner city crime hot spot of Nelson Street, is celebrating the results of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) with top performing schools in Port-of-Spain, central and east Trinidad.

Manning would have been 70
FORMER prime minister Patrick Manning would have celebrated his 70th birthday yesterday. Manning, who died at the San Fernando General Hospital on July 2, was born on August 17, 1946. He was 69 years old when he died.

Superboy continues to shine
AT first glance, it's hard to believe five-year-old Kal-El Alleyne saved both his mother and aunt from a 300-foot precipice on the North Coast Road to Maracas, just one year ago today.

Oil slick washes up in Godineau swamp
Three weeks ago, thick black oil washed into the Godineau swamp with the evening tide.

It's legal to record cops, says ASP Pierre
A video of a policeman confronting a citizen who was recording him went viral on various social media sites yesterday.

'Why target Chinese?'
THE perception is that all ­Chinese people in Trinidad and Tobago have money and are therefore easy targets for thieves.

Criminals not targeting Chinese—ASP

Shot dead in Point Fortin
A fabricator was found shot dead at his home in Point Fortin yesterday morning. The body of Selwyn Sammy, 47, was discovered by his mother around 6.25 a.m. on the ground floor of the house the family was renting at Country Trace, Fanny Village.

...Man going to quiet dogs jumped, killed
A longstanding feud between two sides of a family may have led to the murder of Point Fortin father Selvin Sammy, police said yesterday.

Brothers gunned down at home
TWO brothers who are the siblings of women police officers were gunned down yesterday morning at their La Puerta, Diego Martin home.

Police challenged by murders
PUBLIC information officer at the Police Service (TTPS) ASP Michael Pierre admits gun violence and a low detection rate for murders continue to be a challenge for the police.

Concern over possible presence of high-powered rifles
POLICE yesterday continued their investigations into the discovery of over 1,600 rounds of assorted high-powered ammunition in San Fernando on Monday.

Retiree stays in jail
THE cancer-stricken retired architect, who police have charged with importing more than 6,500 rounds of ammunition, remains in prison custody, unable to make the $1 million bail.

Increase in vehicle theft at south malls
POLICE officers are reporting a recent increase in the theft of Nissan Sunny B12 and B14 motorcars in areas in and around popular shopping malls in San Fernando and other parts of the southern division.

Anti-Gang Act, Bail Act expiration will not affect police investigators
The expiration of the Anti-Gang Act and the Bail Act earlier this week, which will allow several persons who are currently incarcerated to potentially access their freedom, is not going to affect police operations.

Ex-prisoners sue State over prison conditions
Two Moruga brothers, who spent three years in prison awaiting trial on a murder charge, are suing the state for the inhumane and deplorable conditions they were subjected to during their incarceration.

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