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'Let them come home'
Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Imbert, Mark clash in Senate over corruption claims

...Ferrytales in the Senate

Sinanan tells Mark: Bring facts, not squirrel talk!

Mortgage crisis may be looming T&T house prices falling amidst struggling economy

'Let them come home'
Director of Office of Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) at US Department of State Bureau of Counterterrorism, Irfan Saeed, is lobbying Government to allow citizens who travelled to ISIS conflict zones in the Middle East, in particular women and children, to return home if they desire.

Contractors want fair share of the pie
Mega projects head to Tobago

Judge: Charge prison officers
A CALL has been made for criminal charges to be laid against prison officers involved in prison beatings.

Prison officers must pay for unjust injuries to inmates: judge
Justice Frank Seepersad says members of the protective services should be held more accountable for instances where they use excessive force against citizens.

Govt helping unemployed graduates
EDUCATION Minister Anthony Garcia yesterday said Government is taking steps to help university graduates who are facing unemployment and underemployment. Speaking in the Senate, Garcia said these steps included the development of new curricula at the secondary level in certain areas.

EFCL staves off bailiffs seeking $.7m
State-owned Educational Facilities Company Ltd (EFCL) has narrowly escaped a move by a restaurant supply company to seize its equipment to clear a $700,000 debt.

MP: Publish Coleman Report!
CARONI East MP Dr Tim Gopeesingh challenged the Government to publish the 2014 Coleman Report into the collapse of Clico and the Hindu Credit Union, speaking in Wednesday's Lower House debate on the Corporation Tax (Amendment) Bill 2018.

Double murder in Never Dirty
WHILE police are still trying to ascertain a motive behind the killings of 32-year-old Adrian Gabriel and 28-year-old Samuel David, both dying at hospital after being shot at their Never Dirty, Morvant homes, family members believe it may have something to do with a chopping incident which occurred more than a week ago.

...Woman hides under bed as cousins killed

Businessman: I was planassed 50 times
A BUSINESSMAN testified that nine years ago he was planassed 50 times by another man at a bar. Wesley Harper suffered a broken leg during the attack. This was the evidence heard by a jury in the San Fernando High Court, where Adrian Hackett is on trial for wounding Harper.

UWI Dean: Migrants being refused HIV care
There must be a commitment to human rights framework and that commitment must transcend borders says Prof Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, Dean of Law, University of the West Indies.

De Fosto reaches out to struggling fellow artiste
WINSTON Scarborough, The Original De Fosto Himself cried as he thanked his fellow artiste and calypso lovers who came out to show him love and support at a benefit concert in San Fernando on Sunday evening.

Timber licensees protest pace of processing documents
Some 60 Rio Claro and Mayaro woodworkers (licensees) who purchase trees through the Forestry Division are begging Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to help them.

'We told mom that dad was murdered'
Surrounded by her three children, Swarsatee Susan Samaroo was told that her husband, John “JJ” Samaroo, did not survive an attack at their home on Thursday night.

Cop goes to court on gun, ammo, assault charges
A POLICE constable was one of three people who appeared before the Chaguanas court on charges of common assault and possession of firearm and ammunition to endanger life.

Lisa Agard heads new CNMG board
NEARLY a year after announcing that State-owned Caribbean New Media Group (CNMG) was to be rebranded as its former self, Trinidad and Tobago Television (TTT), the Government has appointed a new board.

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