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Posted: Thursday, September 22, 2016

This was the bold declaration of mother of nine Junie Shepherd- Stewart, whose son Akeem Stewart is riding a wave of local and international popularity and fame for his record breaking performance in the recently concluded Paralympics in Brazil.

My dad's tough love helped
A BEAMING Akeem Stewart, double medallist at the 2016 Paralympic Games, says failure is not an option for him and has already set his sights on achieving triple gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan

$50,000 bail for man on sexual grooming charge
Neil Bissessar, the 29-year-old "PH" taxi driver who was charged with sexual grooming of an 11-year-old girl

Death threats over La Brea roadworks
THE Ministry of Works and Transport will have no choice but to abandon its worksites along the Southern Main Road in La Brea unless it can guarantee the safety of its workers

Wife of wine importer was fired as Carmona's secretary

Rowley on Opposition's stand on FATCA: UNC putting gun to head of T&T/a>

...Kamla: We have nothing to hide
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley's allegation that the Opposition was running scared over the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) because they wanted to hide ill-gotten gains in bank accounts in the US without the risk of discovery.

Rowley: Nothing new for Opposition to blank FATCA Bill

Why didn't UNC sue China Jiangsu?
...for design and construction of the faulty Las Alturas in time, but allowed the expiry of the requisite four-year limitation to bring a lawsuit for alleged breach of contract?

JTUM gives Rowley alternative economic plan

Caricom IMPACS trying to end diversion of firearms
CROSS border cooperation and collaboration is needed to end the diversion of firearms from legal sources to criminals which is responsible for 70 percent of homicides in the Caribbean

TT, US sign Customs pact
TT and the US yesterday strengthened collaborative efforts by both countries to combat the scourge of illegal shipment of drugs, weapons and other contraband into their respective jurisdictions

Seizure of firearms up from last year
POLICE have seized 562 firearms as compared to 474 for the corresponding period last year - a 19 percent increase with nine of those found in the Tobago Division.

Holding area completed
A DEDICATED facility at Piarco International Airport to accommodate passengers whose requests for entry into TT would require further processing

Call to protect icons' homes

MP sends caregivers to help Marissa
Toco/Sangre Grande MP Glenda Jennings-Smith has provided 600 pound Marissa Nelson with two temporary caregivers to help ease her burdens at her Johnson Street, Valencia, home.

Hard times for jurors
Sources at the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain say they were told that there was no money to purchase basic items for jurors selected on panels for trials.

Gang leader erects barricade at Hell Yard
Senior police officers have seemingly reacheda dead end in finding out who is responsible for constructing it.

17 days later, drowned boy's father still in jail

Mom, stillborn girl die at Sangre Grande Hospital
The family of 31-year-old pregnant mother Sheevana Sookram and her baby are hoping the Ministry of Health will not allow any cover-up in the investigation into their deaths

Teen drowns at Mermaid Pool
A 19-year-old San Fernando teenager is believed to have drowned on Tuesday afternoon while swimming with friends at Mermaid Pool, Mathura.

Inseparable teens killed in Arima
Osama Washington and Hakeem Charles - were murdered just after they awoke to pray at their home at Dump Road, Heights of Guanapo, Arima, yesterday.

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