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CoP considering non-lethal weapons for women
Posted: Saturday, September 16, 2017

CoP considering non-lethal weapons for women
PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday said Acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams is considering a request to allow women to carry tasers and pepper spray as measures for their personal protection.

Budget Day is October 2
...the budget increased steadily from $47 billion in 2010 under the PNM to $63 billion in 2015 under the People's Partnership. On September 30, 2016, Imbert presented a $53.4 billion budget pegged on an oil price of US$48 per barrel.

Liquidate CL Financial
In an oral decision yesterday, Justice Kevin Ramcharan gave the go-ahead to Government to have CLF wound-up as it seeks to recover a $15 billion debt to taxpayers

PM gets Mouttet report
PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday confirmed he has received a report from businessman Christian Mouttet on the circumstances surrounding the procurement of the Cabo Star and the Ocean Flower 2 vessels for the domestic seabridge.

Govt disappointed with labour
Government was at pains, the release said, to point out that it meant to keep as many persons in employment even as the country's finances posed a serious challenge to this objective.

Ex-Energy Min challenges PM: Send report to police now
FORMER ENERGY Minister Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan is challenging the position adopted by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to await confirmation of the findings of the preliminary Internal Audit Report on the Petrotrin "fake oil" controversy

PM: I've been to Baksh's home
PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday said he has been a guest at the home of A&V Drilling and Workover Limited owner Nazim Baksh.

F the media!
Two men, including a senior police officer, yesterday assaulted a Guardian Media photographer while he was on official duty in Penal. Kristian De Silva was covering the fake oil fiasco

Oil company wants apology from Kamla

Petrotrin starts stricter process for oil custody

PP Poverty report wrong
SOCIAL Development and Family Services Minister Cherrie Ann Critchlow-Cockburn yesterday announced that the 2014 Poverty Report for TT, done under the former People's Partnership government, was wrong.

More police for Chaguanas
AS THE Christmas Season fast approaches, the busy Central borough of Chaguanas will see an increase in policing and the re-introduction of wrecking as well as greater communication with security and police.

Drug addict grabs $ bag after fatal robbery
A 55-year-old homeless man is now in police custody after being caught on CCTV footage retrieving a bag filled with cash which bandits left behind during their failed robbery at a supermarket earlier this week in Barataria.

Man chopped by relatives
A 55-YEAR-OLD man is warded at hospital after being chopped by a male relative. According to police sources, Kenrick Hunte, 55, of Valencia Drive in Five Rivers was chopped by a relative during an argument.

Guyanese charged for assaulting Benjai
A GUYANESE man appeared on Wednesday before a magistrate in Georgetown, Guyana charged for wounding local soca artiste Rodney 'Benjai' Le Blanc outside a night club in April in the Guyanese capital.

Raped in front boyfriend
As the car came almost to a halt near a traffic light, a man walked up to the car and pointed a gun at the driver's head...

Trini stabbed to death in Canada
A TRINI-BORN woman was stabbed to death by her son at their home in Ontario, Canada.

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