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Posted: Sunday, January 1, 2017

The year 2016 had a bloody end with six murders - four of them in one incident and all occurring Friday night - taking the tally to 461

Rocked by violent crimes

Teen stabbed for $50, 'Sufferer' shot dead
Two murders in separate incidents in central Trinidad respectively on Friday evening contributed to the grim tally of a year-end of killings in the country.

Murder accused found hanging in cell
Three days after being charged with the murder of his stepson, Joel Pompey was yesterday found hanging in a cell in the Port-of- Spain prison.

SRC distances itself from Carmona's housing allowance
The Salaries Review Commission (SRC) has not been involved in the decision to grant a housing allowance to President Anthony Carmona

The minister's 'steups' and questionable quips

Two-day Cabinet retreat at Diplomatic Centre
Recovery, performance to be discussed at...

Rowley calls 2-day Cabinet retreat
Amidst threats of industrial action, a worsening crime situation, fiscal uncertainty and urgent calls to diversify the economy

'Back Off'
Following threats of a strike in the oil belt in the next 72 hours, State-owned Petrotrin has placed its technical management on full alert from today to ensure the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery meets the demand for gas by consumers

Petrotrin braces for strike

Turmoil in and out the House
AS 2016 drew to a close, several of the year's big political stories carried over into 2017.

Kamla: Bleak outlook for 2017

The Golden Girls
They have never been to Hollywood, got a national award or broke any world record but local centenarians Claretta Edwards, 100, and Una Webster-Lardy, 105, are celebrities in their own right.

EMA listens out for fireworks, loud music
FOR all those who rang in the New Year's with fireworks or loud music the Environmental Management Authority (EMA)'s Environmental Police Unit (EPU) was due to be out actively monitoring the noise levels.

FireOne records increase in sales

Vendors: People asking for scratch bombs
Chaguanas vendors say consumers are asking for scratch bombs and other illegal fire explosions despite negative media reports and the items being against the law.

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