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Posted: Monday, January 16, 2023

...PM drops Hinds from PNM executive, keeps Sinanan, Imbert

Minister: Moruga's bad roads being addressed
"In Moruga, we have a major road programme ongoing. We have spent close to $250 million already in that area. But it is a challenging area. We started a programme with 23 landslips. So far, we have completed about 50 landslips, and we still have another 23 - 25 landslips," Sinanan said.

Transport Ministry moves to 'protect investment in roads'
He recalled that in one of the ongoing inspection exercises, 92 of 97 trucks were found to be overloaded. Sinanan pleaded with people in the industry to work together.

UNC: All media houses should be invited to govt press conferences
This comes days after journalists from independent media houses said they were denied access to Dr Rowley's press conference updating the nation on covid19 last Thursday.

Some members of the media who said they were denied access included AZP News editor-in-chief Prior Beharry, Stephen Cummings of Isaac 98.1 FM, and Robert Amar of 104.7 MORE FM.

Minister: $3m to deal with giant African snail, other pests

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Sharlan Bailey releases new EP
He said people tend to call calypso "old people music" and soca "the new thing" but soca does not represent the people, or their social or political issues. Disheartened by that attitude, he said Jamaica was to reggae as calypso was to Trinidad, yet Jamaicans never took reggae for granted.

After three days no sign of Shomari's body

Members of the Hunters Search and Rescue Team joined with San Fernando fishermen and residents in the search for Fraser, 21, who was liming with friends in a boat that was docked near Farallon Rock on Friday. Fraser's friends jumped into the gulf and swam to shore, but when he jumped into the water he got into difficulties.

Farmer goes to tend to garden, shot by trap gun
A 43-year-old farmer walked over three kilometres out of a forested area with the weapon that shot him. The incident took place about 11:15am on Thursday in a forested area approximately 3.2km from Rampaul Trace, Navet Village.

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