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Posted: Wednesday, March 8, 2017

AFTER raising the ire of women weeks ago, by comments about the choices they make in men, Prime Minister Keith Rowley pointed yesterday to a real need for increased efforts to reshape the behaviour of this country's male population

Women under threat
Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar used her International Women's Day message to called on Government to table, as a matter of priority, a Gender Policy.

All not right in our households
Domestic violence worries PM on International Women's Day

Crime, the #1 issue for women

Carmona: Are women their worst foes?
This is the question asked by President Anthony Carmona and his wife Reema Carmona in a joint statement for International Women's Day (IWD) 2017.

Duke asks Rowley for details on backpay
PRESIDENT of the Public Services Association (PSA) Watson Duke has written to Finance Minister Colm Imbert, requesting clarification on the categories of public servants who are to be paid their outstanding arrears by March 31.

The value of US lobbyists
Analysts examine US$2.4m investment

US lobbyist in T&T for talks with Rowley
Arthur Collins, the man who heads the lobbyist firm The Group DC LLC, which has been retained by the Trinidad and Tobago Government to lobby its cause in Washington...

Roget: Govt planning privatisation
...revelation that Petrotrin's loss for 2016 was $4.5 billion, as opposed to the initially stated $600 million, may be a front for Government's intention to privatise the State-owned company.

Petrotrin owes state $3bn in taxes
Imbert said the non-collection of Petroleum Profits Tax began under the last United National Congress government when, in 2013, it failed to collect $196 million, $1 billion in 2014 and over $500 million in 2015.

Senator urges Govt to tackle high banks fees
Independent Senator Ian Roach is calling on the Government to take urgent action to address the issue of high bank charges and interest rates in this country.

...'Institutional bandits'
Commercial banks came in for blows in the Senate yesterday.

Full probe ordered
Garcia visits trouble school

Minister: Both teachers and pupils in trouble

Even CJ against PIs
D 'ABADIE/O'MEARA MP Ancil Antoine says removing the Preliminary Inquiry (PI) will vastly improve the judicial process as hundreds of people are languising in prison awaiting the start of their court cases.

New trial for 14 year long case
...after a San Fernando High Court jury could not agree one way or the other on his innocence or guilt, in a vehicular manslaughter case.

'No forgiveness for spineless cowards'
Son calls for justice following Siparia double murder

Man to be tried for assault of woman, 82
A 26-year-old man has been ordered to stand trial at the Port of Spain Assizes for the sexual assault of an 82-year-old bed-ridden woman.

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