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Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017

GOVERNMENT yesterday acted swiftly on reports that lead contaminated water from the Guanapo Landfill has entered WASA's Caroni Water Treatment Plant since 2014.

Fears over Central landfill
For families living downwind of the Forres Park landfill in Claxton Bay, some dry seasons have been unbearable.

Govt owes $4B to construction sector
GOVERNMENT owes more than $4 billion to an estimated 200 firms in the construction sector, ranging from contractors to suppliers, engineers and architects.

Deyalsingh: No flu deaths in TT

TT facing wealth inequality issue
ECONOMIST and chairman of Government's Economic Advisory Board Dr Terrence Farrell: income and wealth inequality; corruption and ethnic competition; low productivity; lack of confidence in the private sector; leadership and crime.

TUCO president not happy
...with the fact that the National Carnival Commission (NCC) has taken over all revenue from their major Carnival shows for 2017.

Soca Monarch prize $$ cut
The $1 million prize for the International Soca Monarch competition has been slashed in half this year because of a reduction in government allocations.

San Fernando Heritage Trust launched

Dismissed workers protest
THE managers of Valpark Shopping Plaza (VPS) stand accused of violating every tenet of good industrial relations in their dismissal of all nine janitorial staff, following the workers' efforts to become unionised.

Tenants 'shocked' to learn id of woman in Wrightson Rd accident

AG: Pay bail at the jail
ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi yesterday hinted that bail payments may soon be made at this country's prisons.

Man in court for MovieTowne murder
MATTHEW King appeared yesterday before Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar charged with the murder of Jamilia de Revenaux at MovieTowne on February 5.

Two gunned down at car wash
THE COUNTRY yesterday recorded a double murder in Central just two days after two killings in south Trinidad.

Killed for refusing to pay 'protection money'

Broken bottle shoved into Abiela's neck
AN AUTOPSY on 15-year-old Signal Hill Secondary schoolgirl Abiela Adams, revealed she was brutally murdered.

Policeman on 40 fraud charges
CONSTABLE Brandon Parris, 23, appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate yesterday on 40 fraud offences committed against a 72 year-old bedridden pensioner.

Tobago cops under probe
...for allegedly capturing video images of a prisoner seeking medical treatment, uploading the video to social media and claiming in the post that the man was bitten in his genital by a schoolgirl whom he had sexually assaulted.

Diego student missing, Hema found
POLICE are seeking the public's assistance in locating a 14-year old Diego Martin North Secondary schoolgirl, Aisha Thomas, who went missing on Wednesday.

$30 robbery case dismissed
CLAXTON Bay cleaner Heeralal Harrilal Ramdath was walking along the road in April last year when a man robbed him of $30

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