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Posted: Friday, June 9, 2017

SEVERAL cases, especially relating to murders, are being held up because of this country's reliance on foreign laboratories for related DNA testing.

AG seeks answers
Attorneys for the State are suspicious of how so many high-profile cases filed by former United National Congress ministers are all ending up before the same judge and has written to the Judiciary seeking answers.

UWI hunts whistleblower

Waterman-Latchoo replaces Marcia Ayers-Caesar

Trial by judge...for the rich
TRIAL by judge alone is for the wealthy who can afford to pay and exploit the system and this is a matter of concern, says Independent Senator Dhanayshar Mahabir.

Judge tweets 'sexy talk'

Don't blame officials for man's death
Minister: He was treated twice on same day, but left...

Burying this will not help, eyewitness
Lystra Alexis says her conscience bothered her when she saw Christopher Phillip, 80, being dumped on the lawn of the Port-of-Spain General Hospital's car park by two MTS security officers on Wednesday morning.

Cheap electricity causes $325M loss
THE SUPPLY of gas at below- market rates to the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (TTEC) has cost the National Gas Company (NGC) an estimated US $50 million (TT $325 million) per annum in "lost revenue".

NPTA: More needed to help students
ALL SCHOOLS must have trained professionals within the education system to detect warning signs from children who may have mental health issues, President of the National Parent Teacher Association (NPTA) Zena Ramatali insists.

Minister upset at questions
EDUCATION Minister Anthony Garcia showed his displeasure on being asked about how his ministry was treating with children who displayed signs of mental stress which may contribute to them committing suicide.

Tim blames Minister Garcia
Expressing grave concern that over 400 primary and secondary school students are on a suicide watch

Garcia hopes for efficiency
Three old EFCL board members retained

Migrants coming in with fake papers
The revelation of an abuse of the Caricom treaty (Caribbean Single Market and Economy, CSME) which allows free movement to persons with valid skill-certificates was made on Wednesday by Ministry of Foreign Affairs official Jenny Thompson

TDC showdown looms today
A showdown looms between the Communication Workers Union (CWU) and Government officials as the Tourism Development Company (TDC) is facing possible closure today.

Scarlet Ibis under siege

Retired army chief gears for court battle
...applied under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for a copy of a, "Report of Proceedings of the Board of Inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the matter involving children handling weapons belonging to Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force."

NLCB chair gets extra security after threats
Questions are now being raised over whether National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB) chairman had the authority to spend thousands of dollars on private security measure for himself, in the wake of alleged death threats made against him last year.

Boy's finger partly severed at school
Incident at the Tranquillity Government Primary School; a six-year-old pupil had part of his finger severed on Wednesday when an official at the school closed a door.

Ex-cop on rape charge gets 17 years
A 63-year-old former police officer was yesterday sentenced to 17 years in prison for raping a woman in 2010.

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