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State appeals
Posted: Sunday, May 7, 2023

State appeals Brent Thomas ruling offered by T&T Constitution does not extend extra-territorially and is therefore not applicable to events taking place in Barbados and to the Barbados police

Experts say Brent Thomas' extradition unprecedented
Security experts say the extradition of Brent Thomas from Barbados last October was unprecedented and could be classified as a rogue operation.

Public told to remain cautious of COVID spread despite end of pandemic
WHO declared the end of the COVID pandemic on Friday.

Oil boom transforming Guyana
With US$1.6 billion in oil revenue so far, the government has launched infrastructure projects including the construction of 12 hospitals, seven hotels, scores of schools, two main highways, its first deep-water port and a US$1.9 billion gas-to-energy project that Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo told The Associated Press will double Guyana's energy output and slash high power bills by half.

Grande $80M white elephant leaves residents peeved
More than $80 million spent, and close to seven years after the official opening of the North Eastern Regional Multipurpose Sport Facility on Ojoe Road, Sangre Grande, in August 2016, many residents say the facility has been a waste of taxpayers' money.

The foster care crisis
"There is a placement crisis. Literally every day, we get requests for placements. Sometimes, there are multiple requests for placements but we don't have the space for them in foster and, because of that, those children get bounced back to other placement options, such as the children's homes, and we go back trying to look at family members who can step forward because we just don't have the capacity in foster care to meet the nation's needs," she said.

Tobago's dance culture on full display at Best Village prelims
Over ten cultural groups performed before the judges in the categories spiritual dance; French-influenced dance; La Reine Rive self-expression; African-influenced dance; La Reine Rive talent; soca dance; national patriotic dance; creative freestyle and limbo dance. Some groups competed in several categories.

Sylvia Hunt's legacy lives on with reprint of famous cookbook

Denyse Plummer battling cancer, benefit concert planned
A benefit concert will be held to celebrate Denyse Plummer, who has been diagnosed with and undergoing treatment for stage four cancer.

Political activist denied use of Woodford Square to hold anti-crime rally
POLITICAL activist Victor Roberts claims he was denied his constitutional right to assemble in Woodford Square, Port of Spain after a verbal agreement given to him, last Friday, to hold a meeting at the square was rescinded by the Port of Spain mayor.

Deadly statistic
...Cops 'concerned' over speed with which 2023 murder toll hit 200

Police raids across Trinidad and Tobago yield little results
Police raided known drug blocks across the ten police divisions and several roadblocks between Friday and yesterday in crime hotspots and other areas but yielded little results.

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