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Rage in Beetham
Posted: Monday, August 28, 2017

Rage in Beetham
Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) in charge of crime, Irwin Hackshaw, yesterday warned Beetham residents against throwing debris onto the Beetham Highway and issuing threats to police officers on duty in the area.

'Merman' Watson
Hours before the anticipated swim to Toco in Trinidad, Minority Leader in the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Watson Duke remained unfazed by the repeated warnings for him not to attempt his 'swim protest'

Duke goes on with swim protest

Only man alive to do it offers his support
Grande Riviere resident Raymond La Croix, the first man who swam from Trinidad to Tobago, is supporting Public Services Association president Watson Duke on his swim today from Tobago.

Standby passengers fume
Some waited for as much as 12 hours as a flights to the sister isle Tobago seemed near impossible.

Wage freeze an option
Economists: Govt must reduce public sector spend

Drainage overhaul for Port-of-Spain
Despite this country accessing. a US$120 million Inter-American. Development Bank (IDB) loan in. 2013 to deal with the problem, a. 20-minute shower still brings the. capital city to its knees.

Dr Hosein warns Guyana on overspending oil dollars
ECONOMIST Dr Roger Hosein has warned Guyana on the verge of pumping oil for the first time, not to make the same mistakes Trinidad and Tobago committed in managing its oil revenue

JSC must call PM, Purdey tooŚMaharaj

Stop killing National Bird!
Mere days away from Independence, celebrated environmentalist, Molly Gaskin, is pleading with the nation to stop killing the national bird, the Scarlet Ibis.

Drones to protect Scarlet Ibis

Hunt them down
The Institute of Marine Affairs is encouraging people to continue to hunt and eat the destructive invasive lionfish as it continues to multiply since the first was captured in Tobago in July 2012.

Brooklyn's West Indian Carnival turns 50
Masqueraders from several mas camps, as well as carnival lovers, officials and legislators, converged on the Brooklyn Children's Museum for the grand celebration, held under the theme, "From a Dream to a Legacy."

Nazimool Khan sings no more
THE East Indian entertainment industry lost one of its popular singers in Nazimool Khan,who died yesterday.

Dragon Boys take Tassarama title
This was the second time the Rio Claro band took the top spot in the 17-year-old competition.

Fitness enthusiasts upset at Boldon ban
Scores of people who use the facilities at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva are now calling on Sport Minister Darryl Smith to get the Sports Company of T&T (SporTT) to rescind a decision...

AG heads to court tomorrow
Ayers-Caesar judicial impasse

Nation's steel pan industry facing steel drum crisis

Coconut vendor ambushed, slain
A Cedros coconut vendor on his way to buy foodstuff for Sunday lunch was ambushed and shot to death in his wagon, not far away from his home yesterday morning.

Woman's body found in carpet on river bank
Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a woman whose decomposing body was found in a river in central Trinidad yesterday morning.

Guard charged in $.6m Western Union robbery
Police were alerted to the robbery hours later after the security guard made a report at the Chaguanas Police Station.

Couple charged with stealing from casino
A 33-year-old casino supervisor and her husband, who are accused of stealing $153,000 from her employer, are expected to appear in court today charged with 50 counts of larceny by trick.

Freed murder accused missing
Next month marks one year since gardener Manickchand Rajaram, who was freed of murdering a policeman, has gone missing and relatives fear that he may be dead.

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