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Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2017

Eight years after silver at Beijing olympics, T&T RELAY team to be awarded top medal

T&T relay men set for 2008 Olympic gold but Fraternity's sorry for Bolt

Bolt loses 2008 Olympic relay gold in teammate's doping case

A FORENSIC audit into Pan Trinbago is one of a raft of measures to ensure financial accountability in that cultural organisation Community Development, Culture and Arts Minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly announced yesterday

Sat blasts AG on marriage age
...accused Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi of using "subterfuge" and described the consultation a "farce" following the passing of a Bill raising the age of marriage to 18 years via a simple majority.

3,000 child sex abuse cases in 8 months

Sexual abuse most prevalent
Over 2,100 crimes against children for 2016

Sex crimes against children soar
... only 28 per cent of child abuse cases investigated by the unit have been resolved, while 84 per cent of the cases are currently before the court.

$338m security bill for schools

Senate passes Finance Bill
SOME $370 million will be re-allocated from the Energy Ministry to the Ministry of Social Development

Young unfazed by corrupt TT
...saying this had occurred in 2014 and 2015

TT corruption perception worsens
THIS country's Corruption Perception Index (CPI) score has slipped four points, from 39 in 2015, to 35 in 2016.

THA election voter turnout low
Unoffical figures:

SEA performance bigger crisis than price of Oil
TWO THOUSAND and five hundred of the 18,000 students who sat the last Secondary Entrance Assessment examination were unable to earn 30 percent in Mathematics and Language Arts

Ministry supports use of maxis for children in rural areas

Minister: Decline in tourists arrival for Carnival

One-song contest vexes Luta
TWO-TIME National Calypso Monarch Luta (Morel Peters) took to social media to vent "my utmost displeasure" over the decision by the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Association (TUCO)

Gulf of Paria fish deemed safe to eat

Students, teachers fall ill at Rio Claro West Sec
...after experiencing symptoms of nausea and headaches along with breathing problems.

Lawyer's son executed
...based on the degree of decomposition, Ramlal was killed mere hours after he left his Couva home around 1 am on Sunday

Shot in the back of his head
Corpse in river is lawyer's missing son

Death on inter-island ferry
A police officer from Tobago Kester Best was reported as being unwell while the vessel was sailing on the high sea.

Retired policeman dies in PoS fire
A 92-year-old retired police officer who lived alone perished when his apartment in a complex opposite Riverside Plaza, Port-of-Spain went up in flames shortly after 6 am yesterday.

Stuck with needle, man wants compensation
...while discarding a bio-hazardous bag for the Accident and Emergency Department on December 29 at Scarborough General Hospital.

Man freed in Borough night murder
WAYNE JOHNSON, 31, of Princes Town, was yesterday freed of the 2008 Borough night murder in Point Fortin, of Brentford Wilkinson, 31, of Fyzabad.

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