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Can the public trust Duke again?
Posted: Saturday, September 17, 2022

Can the public trust Duke again?
In less than ten months in office, Duke has put himself in the THA doghouse, as the once 14-1 majority the PDP had is now reduced to 13-1-1, with the public still unsure whether those members on the governing side will still hold to the PDP ideology they espoused on the campaign platform?

Caricom survey finds hike in food insecurity
A CARICOM survey has revealed that the number of people facing moderate to severe levels of food insecurity in the English-speaking Caribbean has risen to 4.1 million or 57 per cent of the population.

US$28m in food aid for Caribbean
"As follow-up to commitments at the Summit of the Americas, the US Government is providing the Caribbean with $28 million in assistance to address urgent food security needs."

Leaders of unions repping protective services ready to go to court over CPO's offer

Several Caribbean countries brace for Fiona
T?ropical storm warnings are in effect for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, as well as Antigua, Barbuda, St. Kitts, Nevis, Montserrat, Anguilla, Saba and St. Eustatius, St. Maarten, Guadeloupe, St. Barthelemy and St. Martin.

CAL cancels two flights due to Tropical Storm Fiona

Pinto residents on water shortage: 'WASA overdoing it'
If you visit Guanapo, you'll see water pouring from numerous leaks in the potholed road. Residents say some have been flowing for years.

Griffith writes PolSC on claims of plot to probe him by clandestine police unit
Former police commissioner Gary Griffith has written to the Police Service Commission (PolSC), requesting a probe of information he's received from sources concerning an alleged "plot" to investigate him and a "clandestine" police unit doing so.

Four seek to create history with swim from Tobago to Trinidad on Saturday

Last jump-up for Jagessar
AN INNOVATOR, influencer, icon, trailblazer, mentor and great family man were just some of the glowing tributes for veteran Carnival band leader Lionel Jagessar Snr at his funeral service yesterday, at Gransaul Street, San Fernando.

Cops finalise case into 2019 vehicle purchase
According to the official charges, somewhere between March 24, 2019 and May 24, 2019, Lee allegedly applied for and obtained tax exemptions in the sum of $1,416,292.65 to purchase a Mercedes Benz G63. It is alleged he knew the vehicle was being purchased by someone else (who was named), knowing that this person was not entitled to such exceptions. It is also alleged Lee claimed to purchase the vehicle in the performance of his official duties, when in fact that vehicle was being purchased by [name called] for his use and benefit.

Immigration can deport teen whose father, brother fought with ISIS
According to court filings obtained by Guardian Media, the teenager and a United States social worker, who was escorting him to T&T to visit his mother for two months, were refused entry after arriving on a flight from New York on Saturday. Both were subsequently detained. The teenager, who is a US citizen, and his six siblings were allegedly taken to Syria by his father, who holds dual citizenship, in 2015.

Claxton Bay fisherman dead in attack at sea
Claxton Bay Fishing association president Necolson Seecharan believed that Joefield, who was in his 50s, was attacked and thrown overboard. Joefield left the depot on Wednesday night to go fishing. Fishermen were told the boat had been spotted in San Fernando with the engine, worth over $20,000, and net missing.

Man seen in video abusing caiman held by cops
And according to the amended Animals (Disease and Importation) Act, at Chap.67:02 (assented to on July 3, 2020) section 18 A, "Any person who cruelly beats, ill-treats, starves, overdrives, overrides, overloads, abuses, tortures, neglects or otherwise maltreats any animal commits an offence of $200,000 fine and imprisonment for a term of 5 years on summary conviction."

Scavengers banned from Guanapo Landfill after deadly accident
Police said Victoria Nelson, 33, of La Retreat Road Arima, was working at the landfill when she was killed.

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