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Posted: Tuesday, July 4, 2017

This was Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley's description yesterday of the country's premiere watchdog institution which he attacked for its previous treatment of both himself and Port of Spain South MP Marlene Mc Donald

Govt can't be compromised
McDonald wrong to align herself with Burke—PM

PM had to fire McDonald
Asked whether the presence of Sea Lots 'community leader' Cedric "Burkie" Burke was the deciding factor in McDonald's dismissal, he replied: "Yes, it did." Asked to elaborate, Rowley responded, "No, I won't."

Internal investigation at President's House
PRESIDENT Anthony Carmona has instigated an internal investigation into the circumstances surrounding a breach of security and of protocols last Friday during the swearing in of Port of Spain South MP Marlene McDonald

DPP granted leave to go to Privy Council to challenge ruling
...which held that a High Court judge was correct not to send to the jury the case of a police officer who was charged with manslaughter.

Devant loses again
A SECOND defeat for former UNC senator Devant Maharaj as the Court of Appeal has refused him conditional leave to take to the Judicial Committee of the privy council his Property Tax challenge.

JSC told illegal gun trade makes $100m annually

Concern over containers, yachties and jet ski users in gun trade

FFOS wants info on government rentals

Three drown over weekend

Drowning victim hailed a hero
A FAMILY lime turned tragic on Sunday when postal worker David Seegobin died after saving his son and nephew from drowning.

Two drown at Maracas Bay
A TRINI living in Canada, who is currently on vacation in this country, escaped drowning on Sunday night when he was plucked from the sea shortly after 7 pm by an off-duty life guard and others at Maracas Bay.

Cops move to charge Rayad
Facebook threats against PM:

Horror story of child abuse
RELATIVES of a 40-year-old woman seen on a cellphone video mercilessly beating her child with a handbag said they had reported her to the police five times before but she only got questioned then detained after they released the footage on social media.

Expert: Suicide is impulsive in children
In children, committing suicide is usually a spontaneous decision with bullying being one of the major causes.

Killed for $140
AN ATTEMPT to recover money owed, ended in a Princes Town man being stabbed to death by the man who borrowed $140 from him.

Man in police shooting remains unidentified
THE man who died at San Fernando General Hospital, after being shot by a police officer on Sunday, remained unidentified up to press time yesterday.

Shot in May, Chinese cook dies at hospital
Ma is the the fourth Chinese national killed in Trinidad in less than a month.

Trini-born teacher killed in the US
TRINI-BORN Ursula Tammy Rhea Kokotkiewicz and her husband Jacob Kokotkiewicz were shot and killed in what appeared to be a murder-suicide

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