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Vulnerable youths
Posted: Sunday, April 30, 2023

Vulnerable youths and illicit guns
First-ever regional firearms study highlights...

Venture Credit Union grants Minister Cummings $1.5m loan despite multiple red-flags

Miami judge denies motion for new Piarco trial
The Miami-Dade Circuit court yesterday denied a motion by businessman Steve Ferguson, former government minister Brian Kuei Tung and US businessman Raul Gutierrez Jr for a new trial following the successful outcome of T&T's Piarco civil asset forfeiture case.

This was indicated in a statement from Local Government Minister Faris Al Rawi, T&T's corporate representative in the case. The State is expected to receive a final award of almost $1 billion.

Hinds receives 2021 State Partnership of the Year award
Minister of National Security, Fitzgerald Hinds MP, has been awarded the 2021 Inaugural National Guards State Partnership Program (SPP) Partnership of the Year Award, by the Adjutant General of the Delaware National Guard (DENG) Major General Michael Berry.

The DENG and the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) were selected for the award out of 93 SPPs worldwide.

Govt going green: is it all talk?
The Government has signalled its intention to increase the use of renewable electricity in power generation, but scores of projects and hundreds of citizens cannot legally generate power for their homes and businesses due to a lack of licences.

ICED workers laid off for three months, not fired

PCA opens probe in Brent Thomas' case; Caricom plane used in 'abduction'
With regards to employee uniforms, ICED, via its employee contract, agreed to pay 50 per cent for the cost of the uniforms while staff members who signed the contract agreed to cover the cost of the uniform paying the remaining 50 per cent which accounts for the payment of $1,200.

Police, Customs seize gun, drugs found at custom bond
Central Division police officers are currently investigating to determine who might be responsible for an illegal weapon and ammunition and narcotics that were found by Customs officials in a barrel.

Headless body found in Guanapo
Almost three days after a man from Arima was abducted outside his home by a group of men impersonating police officers, his headless body was found in a precipice in the Heights of Guanapo, Arima, yesterday morning.

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