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154 minors run away from homes
Posted: Friday, August 5, 2022

154 minors run away from homes in 7 months
... Sexual grooming, discipline by parents among reasons

'Disheartening to hear'
Sexual grooming: when girls leave their homes...

$7.5m for diamond Independence Day celebrations
Although Independence Day celebrations will be "muted" somewhat because of the pandemic, Minister of Housing Camille Robinson-Regis on Thursday said the 60th anniversary of TT's independence is still a time for celebration.

Regional economist: Time to replace TT dollar, remove VAT
As food prices continue to skyrocket, coupled with high inflation, should T&T adopt similar measures as that of Barbados which saw the recent widening of its VAT-free basket of goods?

Central Bank seeks to keep Rambarran's unpaid salaries, benefits private...

Committee reviewing statues, historical signage to report to Govt end of year
The committee will be chaired by Emerita Professor Bridget Brereton. Other members are Dr Eastlyn Kate McKenzie, Zaida Rajnauth, Chief Ricardo Bharath-Hernandez and Kobe Sandy. Brereton, Emerita Professor of History at UWI, St Augustine, has authored several books on the history of the Caribbean.

Gonzales: WASA has a sabotage contingency plan
Public Utilities Minister Marvin Gonzales says there is a contingency plan in place should any of the utility's infrastructure fall victim to sabotage. He also warned WASA employees that any such acts will be dealt with.

Trinidad and Tobago Chinese associations condemn Pelosi
In a statement to the media on Tuesday, the TT China Society, Fui Toong On Association, Sun Wai Association, Chung Shan Association, Enping Association and the TT Association for the Peaceful Reunification of China condemned Pelosi's visit.

718 vehicles stolen in 6 months, Aqua the preferred choice
The figure from January-June included 504 vehicles subject to larceny, and 214 subject to robbery the latter often at gunpoint, he added.

361 new covid19 cases, 4 deaths
The total number of covid19-related deaths now stands at 4,061.

'Disco Granddaddy' Nelson shakes up Queen's Hall
Lord Nelson (Robert Nelson), heralded as the Calypso King of New York in the 1960s, performed some days after his 91st birthday at the tribute concert, A Musical Evening with Lord Nelson, at Queen's Hall on July 30.

T&T sprinters advance
Boxer Paul misses out on medal round at Commonwealth Games

Jereem eases into 200m semis at Commonwealth Games

Two held for stolen Works Ministry steel
Police said an employee at the ministry discovered the steel was missing on Tuesday afternoon. He told police he last saw the items nine iron beams, 60 electrical steel pipes, two excavator buckets, an 18-inch one-way valve pipe and six pieces of overhanging beams at the ministry's Caroni compound at about 3 pm last Friday.

Las Cuevas couple shot a total of seven times, autopsy finds
THE Las Cuevas couple murdered at their home on July 29 died from multiple gunshot wounds as the wife was shot three times and the husband four.

Blood, but no sign of Narendra
Farmer goes missing...

Marabella family praises Guapo man for saving girl, 11
The father of two girls, 11 and eight, Morrison lived at Salick Street, at Gonzales Village, Point Fortin. Several people, including Morrison's relatives and Point Fortin MP Kennedy Richards Jr, have hailed him as a hero for saving the girl, whom he did not know.

2-year-wait for release of bodies of 3 Guapo murder victims
RELATIVES of a mother and son murdered over two years ago, along with a neighbour whom they took in, want to bury their loved ones, but their bodies have not been released from the Forensic Science Centre.

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