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Posted: Friday, September 2, 2016

PM acted as Finance Minister in July
FINANCE Minister Colm Imbert has acted for Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on nine occasions. But in July, Rowley returned the favour.

Prakash could be at Persad-Bissessar's side

GOVERNMENT is confident that today's meeting with the Opposition on how to deal with crime in TT "is not going to be a talk shop."

We don't want any talk shop
Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, Stuart Young, yesterday assured the Government was ready, willing and able to talk with the Opposition on crime but hopes the meeting does not degenerate into a talk shop or play at politics.

...Opposition very concerned
The Opposition intends to engage in a serious discussion with Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley today because it is very concerned about the crime situation, mayhem and murder.

Deyalsingh: Ministry to monitor Nipdec
The Ministry of Health will be closely monitoring the National In­surance Property Development Com­pany Ltd (Nipdec) to ensure the shortage of critical drugs, like cancer treatment medication, are a thing of the past.

Traffic offence points system coming soon
APPROXIMATELY 3,701 fixed penalty notices have been issued to errant motorists for speeding since speed guns were introduced in April, according to Acting Superintendent Mathura Singh of the Traffic and Highway Patrol Branch of the Police Service (TTPS).

Cry for help answered: student returning home
WITHIN hours of an Express Multimedia report on the desperate appeal for help by a Trinidadian student trying to leave India, the Indian High Commission in Port of Spain has stepped forward and is making arrangements to bring her home.

One Alexandra Place finally being occupied

Fuad: Give tablets to pupils
GOVERNMENT should give a free tablet to every child entering secondary school, urged Barataria/San Juan MP, Dr Fuad Khan, in a suggested compromise to solve the laptop imbroglio.

Stranger injected my child while shopping
A THREE old mentally challenged girl will have to undergo HIV testing for the next year, after a stranger allegedly injected her with an instrument at a department store in south Trinidad on Saturday.

Kerry: TT a valued partner in advancing peace
US Secretary of State John Kerry says TT is a valued partner in advancing peace and development in the Caribbean Community.

Chanderpaul needs to move on
I am one of the old school cricket lovers. I also believe that it is not cricket for players to be whinging about being unceremoniously laid off when the obvious reasons may be age and diminished performance.

Stabbed to death on the Avenue
WHAT was supposed to be a night of celebration for a Carenage family became one of mourning as a 19-year-old man was killed yesterday morning in Woodbrook.

Woman, boyfriend shot
A woman was fighting for her life yesterday after being shot in the head.

Man dies in fire
A 73-year-old pensioner perished yesterday in an early morning blaze which, according to reports, had swept through the downstairs apartment of his two-storey house. Dead is Jaglal Rampersad of Maharaj Trace, St Croix Road, Princes Town.

Confirmed: 8 in Turkey are T&T citizens
OF the nine people detained in Turkey several weeks ago en-route to Syria, eight have been found with Trinidad and Tobago passports.

Murder toll hits 308
With Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar set to meet on the rising crime scourge T&T is facing, some 308 people had been...

Police heads want more support from army in crime fight

Grandfather dies in house fire
For most of his adult life, Alexander Baksh had been caring for his ailing father, Jaglal Rampersad.

Woman shot in head, boyfriend shot in leg
POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting and wounding of Denise Martin, 28, and her boyfriend Shamshudeen Mohammed, 30, at Standard Road, Fyzabad early yesterday morning.

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