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Posted: Thursday, March 1, 2018

POLICE have noted a new trend developing in this country where predators, in order to avoid detection and prosecution, are resorting to drugging minors who are then raped.

552 people charged since 2015
SINCE May 2015, 552 people have been charged for offences against children, under the Children's Act.

Roget: No 1% president at Petrotrin
...insisted the union would not accept appointment of a president from the so-called "one percent" (TT's economic elite).

Petrotrin senior managers quit company
As of today, all of Petrotrin's senior management team has left the company, as the Board of Directors announced the establishment of a transition team that will assume immediate oversight responsibility for the company's operations

Petrotrin reclaims A&V's acreage
State-owned Petrotrin moved in yesterday to seize the assets of one of its private lease operators, A&V Oil and Gas Ltd, two days after the private lease operator lost its legal battle to prevent the company from terminating its contract.

Fishermen: LaBrea fish safe

2 Cedros families move, others hold on
Two families whose homes were devastated by a landslide caused by ongoing coastal erosion on Monday have moved into the Cedros Community Centre, as heavy rains continued to erode parts of Bamboo Village in Cedros yesterday.

Former MP escapes death
Lady Young hill comes down

Landslide on Lady Young: Commuters advised to seek alternative routes

PM ready to make deal with UNC on Anti-Gang Bill

Rowley caves in Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar's demand for a two and a half year Sunset Clause in return for the Opposition's support for critical anti-gang legislation.

Accreditation not mandatory
TT Bureau of Standards (TTBS) executive director Theodore Reddock yesterday said accreditation of laboratories in TT is not mandatory.

CJ issue now international
Dillian Johnson tells story to UK Guardian

Customs delay snags ferry journey in China
Another delay in the departure of the Galleons Passage from China as there has been a delay in the vessel getting the release from customs to proceed on its journey to Hong Kong.

State to pay $.4M to 8 men
THE State has agreed to pay a little over $.4 million to eight men who were arrested during the state of emergency in 2011.

Drug link in Penal murders
Police said Roger "Bongo" Harrikissoon, who was gunned down hours after being released from prison on Tuesday, was involved in the drug trade and had links to Venezuela.

Corrupt cop sent to jail for bribery
A former police officer, who confessed to soliciting $2,500 in bribes from a woman to forgo pressing charges related to a motor vehicle accident in 2004, has been sentenced to two years in prison.

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