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Petrotrin's $22m a month overtime bill
Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018

Synergy TV off-air: Crime Watch host angry
Synergy TV has been pulled off air by the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT).

Senator Mark to write police on Galleons Passage

Free HIV testing, treatment for all
HEALTH Minister Terrence Deyalsingh told the Senate the Government provides “free testing and treatment to everybody with HIV and AIDS."

$22m a month overtime bill
A $12 billion in debt, much of which is due in one year’s time, total employee costs amounting to 50 per cent of operating costs and an overtime bill of $22 million a month are some of the issues the board of State-owned energy company Petrotrin must deal with.

No meals for hungry and homeless after break-in

SWMCOL CEO: Recycling no longer an option
With limited space to dispose of more than 700,000 tonnes of waste produced annually in T&T, head of the Solid Waste Management Company Ltd (SWMCOL) Ronald Roach says recycling is essential.

Magistrate dies in Tobago
Magistrate Annette Mckenzie has died.

Parents: Those bones not our son
HEMRAJ and Radica Matagoolam do not believe the skeletal remains found close to their Couva home on Tuesday are those of their missing 18-year-old son Anil.

Gov't not backing down on $5,000 inspection fine
The Ministry of Works and Transport is advising citizens on regulations related to the inspection of motor vehicles as stipulated by the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act, Chapter 48:50:

Claims of extortion for inspection stickers:
Licensing boss reads riot act to testing stations

Woman jailed for 14 years for gun and marijuana
A BUSINESSWOMAN who had a loaded gun tucked in her pants and 65.62 kilogrammes of marijuana in her car 15 years ago, was yesterday sentenced to serve 14 years in jail by a High Court judge.

Uzi machine gun lands man in jail
A fisherman who hid an Uzi submachine gun in his television set with the intention of selling it has been jailed for 12 months.

Dillon sold NYC apt ‘voluntarily’
NATIONAL Security Minister Edmund Dillon said yesterday that his US$10 sale of a luxury New York City apartment back to its original owner, his friend, Neville Piper, was done “voluntarily."

... Dillon: US$10 was condo transfer fee

Piarco fraud accused moves to join Marcia’s lawsuit
Businessman Steve Ferguson is considering joining the State’s interpretation lawsuit over the short-lived judicial appointment of former chief magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar.

Senior cop queries inaction of Piarco police
ACTING ACP Mc Donald Jacob wants to know why police at the Piarco station referred a man to the Praedial Larceny Squad after he reported that 26 of his ducks were stolen.

Cops kill shooting suspect
CENTRAL DIVISION officers were last evening bracing for protests in Enterprise, Chaguanas after they killed a resident in a shootout along the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway yesterday afternoon.

Bandits hit south Massy Supercentre
Investigators suspect that the bandits who tied up employees, robbed them and then robbed Massy Supercentre in La Romaine of $250,000 yesterday, may be part of a robbery ring that targets businesses throughout the country.

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