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TT$4.5 Million in cocaine seized in Port-of-Spain
Posted: Friday, October 16, 2020

TT$4.5 Million in cocaine seized in Port-of-Spain
Official police reports state that during the exercise, police officers proceeded to a building in Port-of-Spain where they carried out a search of the premises. They subsequently discovered three packets containing a quantity of cocaine in the possession of a man occupying the building.

FFOS writes to PM demanding action on sinking FSO Nabarima
The Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) has written to the Government appealing for the administration to act urgently and address the situation surrounding the Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) Nabarima that is tilting dangerously and threatening to spill 1.3 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Paria.

40 new covid19 cases, no deaths
There have been 40 new covid19 cases reported within the last 24 hours, bringing the number of active cases to 1,599.

PM hits back at UK MP who raised stranded nationals' plight

Trinis stuck on cruise ships still waiting on a call

So you want to buy a gas station? Here's how much it costs
So is it a good investment? Raymond said not for the last five years or so. One of the reasons is margins because of the fuel subsidy, the price of gasoline was fixed by the State including the margins on the mark-up of fuel. The current retail margins are 17 cents per litre (premium and super unleaded) and 12 cents per litre for diesel.

PM: T&T will not have open-door policy for migrants
"As a small island with limited resources, we cannot have an open-door policy where persons come in their tens of thousands at will," Rowley said as he addressed issue of migrants and the region's approach to solving the crisis.

Road deaths down over 20% under demerit point system
THERE has been a more than 20 per cent decrease in road deaths since the implementation of the demerit points system, reported Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan.

Cova throws hat in crowded PSA ring
GREGORY Cova, second vice president of the Public Services Association (PSA), and his Premium Value Team slate will challenge Watson Duke and at least four other slates at the November 23 election.

CXC to release report on CSEC, CAPE grade queries on Friday
The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) is expected to release a report on Friday on issues raised by students across the region over their respective grades in the last CSEC and CAPE examinations.

NGOs use tech to to help combat domestic violence
Tele-counselling and tele-therapy services were created with trained professionals delivering these services through the internet, phone and video applications such as Skype.

Help needed for Asa Wright Nature Centre
In a social media post the centre, a well-known nature centre visited by birdwatchers worldwide, said a kind donor has offered to match donations which reach up to US$50,000, if the sum is attained by December 31, 2020.

Fyzabad man held in connection with Tenile's murder
A 41-year-old Fyzabad man has been detained in connection with the death of mother of two Tenile Cupid. The man was held at his Cotton Drive home on Wednesday afternoon.

Cocorite man charged with beating, robbing ex-girlfriend
Cyrano Glenn 33, is accused of having blocked the road in the vicinity of Long Circular Mall, St. James, preventing the taxi in which his ex-girlfriend was travelling from passing. He then opened the door of the taxi and physically assaulted the woman, beating her about the head and face.

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