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Dirt thieves weaken bank
Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

Dirt thieves weaken bank
Tonnes of dirt packed high to prevent the mighty Caroni River from overspilling its banks are being stolen and sold by unscrupulous people

$25 Million relief fund for Bret be spread among three ministries—the Ministry of Social Development, Ministry of Works and Transport, and the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government.

Wade: Why not $100M for flood relief

Sinanan: Don't play politics
WORKS and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan yesterday said people should desist from playing politics with natural disasters.

FED-UP cooks and their support staff staged a noisy protest, complete with placards and potspoon and pan outside the Accident and Emergency Department of the Port of Spain General Hospital.

$5B Budget presented at THA's Plenary Chamber

Marriageable age of 18 now law
PRESIDENT Anthony Carmona yesterday assented to the Miscellaneous Provisions (Marriage) Act, 2017.

No new storm brewing
METEOROLOGIST III Saide Shakeer yesterday made it clear that there is no weather activity presently in the Atlantic Ocean south east of Trinidad and Tobago that is of concern to the Met Office.

Suffering still in Penal
MORE than 48 hours after Tropical Storm Bret's passage, many communities in Penal yesterday remained under water

TTEC: 25 areas without power

Coast Guard search for man missing at Godineau River
Coast Guard and fire officers are searching for a man who disappeared underwater when the boat in which he was a passenger flipped over in the Godineau River this morning.

PSWA wants DNA consultation
ANY ATTEMPT by the new DNA regulator and officials from the DNA lab, to order DNA testing for all police officers will be met with strong resistance if no consultation is carried out

Carolyn: I will awaken COP from slumber
FORMER Congress of the People (COP) chairman Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan says as political leader, she would awaken the party from its slumber and bring it back on track.

HDC to pay widower $400K in fatal mauling
THE WIDOWER of a woman, who was mauled to death by pitbulls some six years ago at a Housing Development Corporation (HDC) community

Jailed for sex attacks on daughter
A FATHER of four, charged with committing five sex crimes against his 15-year-old daughter including attempted incest, was sentenced to 62 years' imprisonment by a San Fernando judge

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