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Posted: Saturday, September 3, 2016

Calypsonian King Austin dies at age 73
Austin Lewis, 73, known in the calypso world as King Austin, died yesterday, Sunday, morning at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital.

PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday said Government and the Opposition have agreed to use the Joint Select Committee (JSC) on National Security as a mechanism to collaborate on the passage of effective anti-crime legislation in the Parliament.

Govt presents 16 bills to Opposition
ATTORNEY General (AG) Faris Al-Rawi yesterday said Government presented the Opposition with a list of 16 pieces of legislation it will be seeking its support on, in the fight against crime.

PM waits to see if 'fruit' will bear
Govt, UNC meet in 90-minute crime talks

PM: 'Obstruction' of CoP appointment
PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday questioned whether there were deliberate efforts to obstruct the appointment of a Commissioner of Police (CoP).

Section 34 act could come back
The Opposition yesterday expressed a willingness to bring back to Parliament the controversial Section 34 act (Administration of Justice) bill to help the Government accelerate cases through the court.

Kamla wants more 'police boots' on ground

Dillon: Most Opposition points already on stream
NATIONAL Security Minister Edmund Dillon said yesterday most of the crime-fighting proposals raised by the Opposition were already on stream or had been proposed by Government.

Hangings can be carried out if done in 'time'

UNC didn't bring new ideas to crime talks

Doma head: Focus crime talks on more careful diagnosis

Sea lover drowns in Gulf of Paria

TTUTA doubtful all schools would re-open on Monday

Freddie takes his final bow
AZAROD Daniel, former deputy director of The Strolling Players, is calling on the powers that be to rename the City Hall Auditorium the Freddie Kissoon Auditorium.

'Rename City Hall auditorium after Kissoon'
A call has been made for the renaming of the City Hall auditorium in memory of late renowned playwright, Freddie Kissoon.

Relief funds not ready yet
Fisherfolk affected by fish kill dejected as...

They are worth more to us alive
Shark advocate and environmental activist Marc de Verteuil is making another appeal to the authorities to get serious about protecting local sharks.

Murder toll stands at 310

12 years later, Piarco II inquiry still going on
AFTER almost 12 years, a preliminary inquiry in relation to the Piarco International Airport was up to yesterday still being heard in court. The so-called 'Piarco II' inquiry came up yet again at the Portof- Spain Magistrates Court before Senior Magistrate Ejenny Espinet.

Hunters find body: head bashed in

Store wants to help find 'injection' suspect
THE MANAGEMENT of a store where a mentally challenged child was allegedly injected with an instrument said yesterday the company is willing to cooperate with the police and the child's parents in finding the perpetrator.

Labourer says sorry but jailed
A LABOURER who burst a hole in a wall to gain entry into a business place and was later found on the store's rooftop was yesterday sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Man with cutlass robs couple
A CENTRAL couple were robbed of cash and cellular telephones in the garage of their home seconds after they returned from a lime with friends on Wednesday night.

Cook on bail caught robbing grocery
Six days after being released from a four-year prison stay, a 22-year-old cook and his accomplice were caught with high-powered pistols as they were robbing a La Romain supermarket on Thursday night.

Killer slain by victim
RELATIVES of a 34-year-old father of four, who was shot dead in Belmont on Thursday night, are describing his killing as a foiled execution. William Lewis was killed at Roget Place, but not before killing Rahim Marshall, one of the men who came to execute him.

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