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86 per cent rise in police killings
Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2020

86 per cent rise in police killings
For this year, 43 people have already been killed by the police, the majority being Afro-Trinidadians.

Lawyers to Griffith: Suspend cops involved in police killing

Alexander on police killings: Video not the whole picture
"The video has presented a part of the evidence. It is part of the evidence. What we want is to complete the whole picture. I often tell people this: sometimes you may have a camera but it only shows you a part of the picture."

Morvant residents want justice after police killings

Relatives: Police shooting victim was suing the State
"They fractured his jaw, his leg was in a cast for a while. His ribs were cracked. He remained in the hospital for three weeks. Then they charged him and put him in prison," a relative said.

LIAT to be liquidated
Antigua PM blames bankruptcy on Covid-19:

Young: Bear with us
Stuart to 293 nationals aboard cruise ship:

Young: More nationals being brought home
Young said the amount of space available in the country's parallel health-care system for covid19 will determine the rate at which citizens would be brought back.

Trinis in Cuba to return Saturday

Farm workers head to Canada this week
The workers were asked to sign a letter indemnifying the State if they contract covid19 while in Canada. They have also been told if they wish to return before TT's borders are reopened, they would have to make their own travel arrangements and cover the cost of their 14-day quarantine period.

Tobago airport project off the ground
In January, two contracts were signed between National Infrastructure Development Company Limited (Nidco) and China Railway: one for upgrading the terminal building and the other for constructing the new terminal and associated works, as the government is expected to spend $1.2 billion on the project, including $300 million earmarked for the land acquisition process.

T&T borrows US$150 million from CAF to combat COVID-19

$22m Cross Crossing bridge finally open
He said the project cost a total of $22.7 million, and the rest of the money would be used to clean rivers in San Fernando.

Senate moves to raise illegal hunting fine to $100,000
And Opposition Senator Sean Sobers has supported Government's move to increase the penalties for illegal hunting - and other violations of wildlife conservation law - from $10,000 to $100,000 since Sobers has said people have been crying out for this for a long time.

New law to make payment of traffic tickets, liquor licences at any court

Increased land grabbing during pandemic
During the time Government has been trying to keep COVID-19 at bay, land grabbers have used the opportunity to take over state lands in more than 17 areas across the country.

Don't work in 'ambulances'
"First to begin, the category of staff who is supposed to be going on the bread van, interfacility transport is the emergency medical technician (EMT)," he said.

‘Dangerous' hand sanitisers being pulled from shelves

Mark: Bill gives CJ unprecedented powers
He explained the bill empowered the Chief Justice to have wide discretion, and without a formal docketing system, to transfer any case form one court location to another. "Where the Chief Justice get that power from? This could allow for forum shopping (having a legal case heard in the court thought most likely to give a favourable judgement) by the Judiciary to bring about an outcome in any case."

Mom on maternity leave loses job
For five years, Niles, 42, worked with a contractor on the National Reforestation and Watershed Rehabilitation Programme. She was assigned to San Fernando Hill.

Racism taught
Education is key, says Jones

Furore over Trotters bill
Restaurant boss: Footnote left in error

Two women and a minor arrested during anti-crime exercise in Cocorite
Two females and a minor have been arrested after a Barretta pistol, and 16 rounds of ammunition were found at a home during an anticrime exercise in Cocorite.

Two fatal shootings in west Trinidad
A 42-year-old fish vendor was fatally shot in Diego Martin on Sunday night. He has been identified as Marley "Dog" Ballantyne, of North West Drive, Patna Village, Diego Martin.

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