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Useful tips to manage diabetes
Posted: Monday, November 14, 2016

Sir Hillary wants US pardon for Marcus Garvey
Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies has called on US President Barack Obama to grant a posthumous pardon to Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr, for his 1923 mail fraud conviction in the United States.

Family of dead baby remains in custody
POLICE do not have the authority to take detained individuals for psychiatric evaluation unless they are charged for an offence.

Useful tips to manage diabetes
WORLD Diabetes Day will be observed today with the theme "Eyes on Diabetes". Glucose is transported by blood to various parts of the body to fuel metabolism.

'Enact laws to protect visually impaired'
THERE need to be specific laws to protect visually impaired citizens from victimisation. This according to executive officer of the Trinidad and Tobago Blind Welfare Association Kenneth Suratt on Saturday during a parent support group meeting.

More than a week after the senseless murder of Felicia Dyer- Francis, friends, family, loved one and those touched by her presence gathered at the Mt Dor Seventh Day Adventist Church, in Champs Fleurs, to pay their final respects and say their goodbyes.

Minister looks at scratch bomb ban
Following a visit to his constituent Sally-Ann Cuffie, a Talparo grandmother who had her fingers blown off by a scratch bomb, Public Administration and Communications Minister Maxie Cuffie is vowing to do everything he can to get the bombs off the streets.

Fear of paralysis: Cadet shot in neck on hike
Mystery surrounds an incident where a 15-year-old cadet was shot in the neck during a hike in the forest of Brasso Seco, near Blanchisseuse.

Most child deaths occur in 10 Asian, African countries
Sixty per cent of the world's 5.9 million children who died before their fifth birthday last year were in 10 countries in Asia and Africa, said a study published on Friday, prompting calls for action to reduce the mortality.

MPs hot on campaign trail: Eyes on Chaguanas, Rio Claro/Mayaro
With exactly two weeks to go to local government elections the campaigns are heating up and both the ruling People's National Movement (PNM) and the United National Congress (UNC) are hoping to improve their foothold in new territories across the country.

Kamla predicts: 0,0,0 seats for PNM, IPL
"ZERO, zero, zero" is the number of seats both the Independent Liberal Party ( ILP) and the People's National Movement (PNM) parties can expect in the Borough of Chaguanas at the November 28 Local Government Elections.

Kublalsingh warns Government: Uneconomic to restart smelter
Environmentalist Dr Wayne Kublalsingh says Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley would be hard pressed to get the Alutrint smelter going again because the matter is still "before the courts and would require years for recertification."

Sandals Resort a gold mine for Tobago, says Stewart

Sandals makes mas
CARNIVAL will be celebrated every week at Sandals in Tobago. This was the promise of chief executive of hotel chain Sandals Resorts International Adam Stewart as he laid out plans for a Sandals hotel in the sister island.

Car washer slain, vehicle stolen
Northern Division Police are investigating the deaths of two men in separate shooting incidents. The latest incident resulted in the death of a 33-year-old man in St Augustine.

Kamla: Govt ministers hiding behind their wives
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar questioned whether Government ministers are hiding behind their wives who have interest in companies that have raked in multi-million-dollar Government contracts.

Home torched after argument
A Point Fortin mother of seven is pleading for assistance after her home was gutted by fire in the wee hours of Saturday. Nekisha Byron, 32, told the T&T Guardian yesterday she suspects her home was torched after she had an argument with a man in the area.

Gunned down: Cop's mom laid to rest
Just over a week since she was gunned down in Port of Spain, Felicia Dyer-Francis, the mother of PC Dyer, was laid to rest yesterday. Her funeral took place at the Mt D'Or Seventh Day Adventist Church, and was attended by several senior officers in the T&T Police Service.

Cops rob casino owner, Warrants issued for other suspects
Police are yet to arrest anyone else for the robbery a Chinese businessman of $400,000 last week.

Five more cops fingered in $.4M robbery
Five officers of the Port-of- Spain Division have been identified as being part of the team who allegedly carried out a $400,000 robbery at the home of a Chinese businessman at Claxton Bay during the early hours of Friday morning.

2 more killed
A 33-year-old man is dead following a shooting incident at about 4.30 pm along St John Road, St Augustine.

Man killed by AirGuard
An unidentified man is dead after he was struck by a Trinidad and Tobago Air Guard vehicle on Saturday night.

Last known indentured labourer dies at 105
TRINIDAD's last known indentured labourer has died at the age of 105.

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