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Posted: Wednesday, August 2, 2017

...while eight Chinese immigrants sit in a holding cell at the Immigration Detention Centre, having been brought here to do menial construction work, there were honest, decent, hard-working Trinidadians, especially young Africans, being left on the breadline.

Disoriented but alive, well
Missing bank worker dropped off near home

Foreigners complain over squalid conditions at detention centre

No change in entry policy
Value of reaching "under-served" missed, UWI principal

‘End to EWMSC power woes soon'
The ongoing electricity glitches at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC) in Mt Hope should be over by year's end with the installation of a $1.3 million custom-made electrical fixture.

41 murderers lose Privy Council appeal
The appeal centered around a class action lawsuit by six members of the group, who had challenged the ability of former president Noor Hassanali to use his constitutional power of pardon to commute their mandatory death sentences in 1993 and 1998

Carmona, family leave for Florida vacation
Kangaloo was sworn in yesterday morning at the Office of the President, St Ann's.

Emancipation Day 2017
Devon Matthews' and Ella Andall's popular 2017 hit D Journey boomed through the capital as the streets of downtown Port-of-Spain were transformed into a myriad of colours yesterday, as hundreds donned their regal Emancipation garbs

Change how we teach African history
This according to cultural activist Eintou Pearl Springer who again lamented the lack of local and especially local African history taught in schools.

Take steelpan to Africa schools
Gopee-Scoon at Trans-Atlantic Trade symposium

Creative outlets can reduce crime
The Queen's Park Savannah hosted the annual Youth Day celebrations of the Emancipation Support Committee of Trinidad and Tobago (ESCTT) on Monday.

We're not asking for $3M
CHIEF of the Santa Rosa First Peoples Community Ricardo Bharath Hernandez said yesterday the community was not asking Government to solely fund their celebrations for the one-off holiday on October 13.

CLF shareholders: Govt dropped the ball
UNITED Shareholders Limited (USL) chairman Kirk Carpenter yesterday alleged that Government "dropped the ball" regarding an extension of the CL Financial (CLF) shareholders agreement.

Hosein starts P/Town corporation audit

Life sentences for cousins
FIVE years after the Privy Council referred their cases back to the local appeals court, two men who were convicted of killing their cousin in 2003 have had their death sentences commuted to life in prison.

Man wins malicious DUI prosecution case
In ruling in favour of Nezir Khan at the Hall of Justice, Port-of-Spain, on Monday, Justice Carol Gobin ordered both sides to file submissions on the quantum of damages the state should pay Khan.

Harrichand killed while preaching against gun violence

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