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T&T's underlying system and its marginalising of black lives
Posted: Monday, June 8, 2020

Daly Bread: T&T's underlying system and its marginalising of black lives
However, my fellow citizens should realise that in our country we have oppressive discrimination against black lives that matter but lives which are not spared from oppression and unfairness by shade and perceived class preferences.

Former US ambassador to TT frustrated by 'racist' comments
Instead of simply condemning both the Abouds' statements, Estrada said what he would prefer to do is educate them, and encourage them to learn and understand the systemic racism inherent in the US, and how black Americans have been unfairly and disproportionately affected for 401 years, starting with enslavement something these men would likely never have had to experience.

PM: TT has racism issues

Broadbridge: Forgive Aboud and move on
Broadbridge, who also came under fire after calling the boycott one of the stupidest boycott causes he has ever seen, insisted that to follow through with those calls would be to ignore all the good Aboud has done over the years.

PPP/C declared winner on Guyana elections
On March 2, the original counting of the ballots cast had proceeded smoothly and had been completed in nine (9) regions with the PPP/C in a commanding lead. However, the tabulation of Statements of Poll (SOP's) was interrupted in District Four (Demerara-Mahaica) after Returning Officer Clairmont Mingo switched from the legal procedure which ensures transparency where each SOP that is each SOP had to be exhibited to the stakeholders present to enable comparison to their copies. However, Mingo diverted to a procedure where the purported numbers from the SOP's were incorporated into a consolidated spreadsheet. This led to immediate calls for transparency from both local and international observers.

UWI students, cruise ship workers to return
OVER 300 cruise ship workers and hundreds of University of the West Indies (UWI) students will return home to TT within the next week.

Religious organisations not rushing to reopen

Mixed moods among barbers, hairdressers

Changes to services offered at licensing offices from Monday

HR expert McNish approved as Police Service Commission member
Couva South MP Rudranath Indarsingh in his response noted that McNish is one of his constituents and he expressed hope that with his addition there will be people confirmed as deputy commissioner of police.

Man, woman held in La Horquetta for murder of Tobago brothers
Kelton and Kenwyn were travelling in a white can along Providence Road with one of their nephews at around 10.30 pm. The nephew had allegedly got into a confrontation with some men earlier that night. The alleged attackers were seen near the Wise Choice Supermarket.

Relatives in house moments before mom, son killed: NARROW ESCAPE
"The night before, they shot up the place so I didn't think much of it. But I called him (Keiron) on WhatsApp first and he didn't answer, then I made a regular call and he still didn't answer. That's when I decided to take a walk down the hill to check and see for myself, and that's when I saw the police. I knew something was wrong immediately," he said.

UNC St Joseph candidate Ahloy Hunt talks patriotism, crime

Minor oil leak in Barrackpore
The leak happened near a drain off Digity Trace that passes under Wilson Road and leads to the South Oropouche river. "It reached about 20 feet into the river. The watercourse still has some grass, so that prevented the oil from spreading faster."

Road flooded after Heritage tank ruptures
The worker said this has never happened before. "Atlantic initiated its emergency alert. We were told there were high volumes of water on the compound and we should either muster at an area or remain where we are."

Vendors sell out at Arima's first farmers' market

Five held for chopping attack in Penal
The victim reported to police that he was riding a bike on his way to a parlour at Scotts Road where a group of men beat and chopped him after they accused him of using obscene language.

Man shot dead by police in Morvant
Police said when the officers caught up with the assailant he had a firearm in his hand which he allegedly pointed at the lawmen.

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