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Posted: Tuesday, April 11, 2017

PUBLIC servants ignored Public Services Association (PSA) President Watson Duke's call for a day of resistance, with barely a hundred marchers standing with him yesterday in a protest opposite the Eric Williams Financial Centre in Port-of-Spain.

Duke's day of resistance flops
...union leader satisfied with 30 per cent boycott

Children's Life Fund denies funding for sick Shannen Luke

Life Fund blanks Shannen
There was no way, she said, she could postpone the date for the bone marrow transplant after waiting for almost three years to have it done.

Ramdeen: Family left in over $1m of debt
THE parents of four-year-old Shannen Luke are facing repayments of more $1 million when they return from their daughter's bone-marrow transplant in Italy next month.

DOMA pens letter to BP
Head of the Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (DOMA) Gregory Aboud has written to Norman Christie, regional president of BP, expressing regret over Oilfields Workers' Trade Union (OWTU) president Ancel Roget's "take your rig and go" statement.

Galicia stays one week longer

Stakeholders want PM's help Sinanan brings back barge idea

Tobago Chamber rejects minister's options
A barge and two fast ferries; the Tobago Chamber has called for the immediate resignation of Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan.

Fire hits McAL building...again
Two months after fire broke out at the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services in downtown Port of Spain, fire-fighters rushed to the same site yesterday.

Sanitation workers protest outside landfill workers are exposed to poisonous chemicals and hazardous fumes.

Mom begs runaway teen to return home
Wallace ran away from home for a fifth time on Saturday.

Parents still in custody
No cause yet for fire which killed toddler

Shot by cops: car chase
A car chase between Independence Square, Port of Spain and Peake's gas station, in Cocorite, on Sunday night, left one man in a serious condition at Port of Spain General Hospital.

Schoolgirl, 12, sexually assaulted
A 12-YEAR-OLD schoolgirl reported to Maraval Police on Saturday that she was sexually assaulted by a cousin at their home shortly before midnight on Friday.

Social media whips donkey-riding priest media critics described Taylor's act as a shameless display of animal cruelty after a photo of the event at the St Charles RC Church in Tunapuna was carried on the front page of another newspaper yesterday.

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