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Posted: Sunday, August 13, 2017

PM calls meeting with stakeholders after 'Ocean Flower' fiasco...

Rowley calls meeting on seabridge Monday with the main stakeholders in Tobago to address the Government's "unsuccessful attempt" to find a replacement passenger ferry to service the sea bridge between Trinidad and Tobago.

Ocean Flower not seaworthy
Government acquired the Ocean Flower II "cat in bag" for the Tobago seabridge without proper inspection of its seaworthiness.

UNC: Govt incapable of leading T&T

IDB study: Drugs and guns big part of T&T economy

Student nurses in pain
FOR University of the Southern Caribbean (USC) nursing student and single mother Adeola Ogunsheye it has been a rough couple of years.

UWI wants unemployment plan for youth

‘One per cent' boycott will hurt workers
LABOUR Minister Jennifer Baptiste-Primus yesterday said the threat by trade unions of a boycott of businesses owned by the one per cent of the population could end up hurting workers and put hundreds on the breadline.

Mrs Rowley hails Spices Curry Festival
Dignitaries were amongst the crowd of curry fanatics who came out in their numbers yesterday to celebrate the first ever Spices Curry Festival on the Chaguaramas Boardwalk.

Arima J'Ouvert buss but Chinese come out to play
Arima Borough Day celebrations continued yesterday morning with a mere three J'Ouvert bands parading around the Arima Savannah.

Brutal homicides must be murder
Defence attorneys attempt to have murder charges covert to manslaughter since the latter charge does not carry the death penalty.

Cops happy CoP search moves on

Vendors cartel at Macoya market
Many have heard about cartels, but most do not associate this with vending fresh produce in a market place.

Diabetic doctor defies disease
Who Shiva Chackan is at this point in his life gives little insight into the hardships and obstacles the 25-yearold medical doctor has had to overcome.

Fuad: Sell St Ann's as real estate
Former Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan says the St Ann's Psychiatric Hospital should be dismantled and the property sold as real estate.

COP poll August 20 ...despite legal action
The election for a new political leader of the Congress of the People (COP) is scheduled to take place on August 20 despite the party having received a notice of legal action against the candidacy of Nicole Dyer-Griffith.

Smith: We were advised against foundation

2 men wounded in 2 shootings
Gunmen shot and wounded a salesman on Friday night at Pleasantville where they robbed him of $200 cash as he was selling Coelho breads.

Bandits rob, shoot bread salesman in knee

Stabbed teen died by drowning
An autopsy performed on the body of Emmanuel Okeiro at the Forensic Science Centre, St James, on Friday, revealed he died from drowning and not the stab wounds he was dealt about his body.

Relative to be charged with manslaughter
Toddler's drowning

Boy, 12, beaten in restaurant toilet Cops arrest relative
Customers at a fast food outlet in Curepe were left in shock and disappointment yesterday, after the staff and security officer's failure to assist a 12-year-old boy who was being severely physically abused...

Barry loses dog bite case
One month after being released from prison for an alleged attempt to assassinate former prime minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Bryan "Soldier Barry" Barrington was bitten on his penis by a police dog during a search of his Oropouche home.

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