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Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

A WEEK after she was told of her elevation to the High Court, former chief magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar went to the Couva Magistrates' Court and in one sitting in March, dismissed 16 outstanding cases in seven unconnected matters.

CJ was misled
JLSC clears air on Marcia mess

JLSC: In the past the word of a judicial officer was sufficient

Haul in CJ Archie for answers
OUTSPOKEN attorney Israel Khan SC, is calling on President Anthony Carmona to haul Chief Justice Ivor Archie into his office and seek answers on the recent bungling of appointments to the Supreme Court

Irate prisoners return to court
THE SIX irate men whose frustration led to a near-riot at the Port-of-Spain Magistrates' Court and which may have contributed to the resignation of former chief magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar

Mid-year review brings new fuel subsidy jitters

Food import bill drops
AGRICULTURE Minister Clarence Rambharat yesterday disclosed that this country's food import bill has decreased by, "just over $1 billion" over the last 18 months.

No evidence of food crisis Tobago as a result of concerns raised by members of the Truckers Association about the Trinity Transporter barge.

Shops running out of stocks
Tobago cargo woes reach crisis stage

Govt Campus Plaza opens
THIRTEEN years after construction began, the multi-billion dollar Government Campus Plaza (GCP) on Richmond Street in Port-of-Spain was formally opened. Work started in 2004 and was scheduled for completion in 2010.

Govt saving $18m in rent
PM opens show piece Campus Plaza

Students to sit 2018 exams online
COME next year June, secondary school students will answer multiple choice papers of CSEC (ordinary) and CAPE (advanced) subjects online.

Schoolboy knocked unconscious at school
A nine-year-old schoolboy who cautioned a younger child about playing with a stick was beaten unconscious at a primary school in Princes Town on Monday.

Turn down the volume
SENATE President Christine Kangaloo was forced to suspend yesterday's Senate sitting briefly, after Opposition Senator Wade Mark seemingly defied three rulings by her about shouting during debate on a motion

Rowley wary PoS Hospital's integrity
Director at the University of the West Indies' Seismic Research Centre at St Augustine, Richard Robertson, says not enough is being done in T&T and the region to prepare for a large magnitude earthquake.

$60m to complete Maracas Bay upgrade

Nobody denied chemotherapy
HEALTH Minister Terrence Deyalsingh yesterday gave the assurance

Cancer patients to get chemo relief
Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh said he gave instructions for the chemotherapy drugs to be mixed by a pharmacist at the St James Oncology Centre and sent down to the San Fernando Oncology Centre.

Aboud: Discrepancies in oil spill

Dillon: Missing teenagers found
NATIONAL Security Minister Edmund Dillon yesterday reported that 37 out of 41 teenagers who were reported missing in January

Human remains found
THE nine month search for the main suspect in the murder of Piparo doubles vendor Terisha Heeralal, 31, may have ended on Monday with the discovery of human remains believed to be that of her killer and husband Balliram

278 autopsies, 158 murders

Three Venezuelans arrested in South
San Fernando CID officers carried out an exercise at a guest house located at Block 2 in Palmiste during the early morning hours and arrested four persons

Pundit's throat slit
A PUNDIT who owned a bar and was a former soldier was yesterday found dead in his apartment at Clifford Street in Curepe.

Drug addict shot dead
Police are investigating the murder of a drug addict who was shot multiple times in Arouca yesterday.

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