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6 cops on trial today
Posted: Tuesday, July 11, 2023

UWI mourns Prof Samaroo remarkable historian, individual
A brilliant writer, a conscious academic and a remarkable individual. This is how UWI will remember historian and retired lecturer Prof Brinsley Samaroo.

'Address the root cause of hair discrimination'
In a bid to confront the longstanding issue of hair discrimination within schools, the Ministry of Education recently released a set of revised guidelines aimed at fostering inclusivity and challenging the unfair targeting of students based on their hair texture, style, or cultural practices.

But while this initiative may appear to be a significant step towards rectifying the problem, it has unveiled a deeper-rooted concern the prevalent issue of hair discrimination in educational institutions.

3,300 students register for vacation revision classes
The VRP Secondary runs from July 10-August 11 and caters for students entering Standards Four and Five in the new school year in September, a release from the ministry said on Monday.

Education Minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly said, "In 2022, the VRP Secondary was launched, catering for students entering Form One. In 2023, the VRP Primary was added to the ministry's offerings, at 80 primary schools under the remedial education programme.

A call for secondary education reform

New exhibition at Rotunda Gallery highlights national icons

Foreign investment in LAC increases by 55.2% in 2022

200 undocumented Venezuelans arrested
The detainees were held as they partied at a popular bar along the Western Main Road, St James.

The group, which included people between the ages of 17 to 46, were subsequently taken to the Heliport, Chaguaramas.

2 more die: murder toll passes 300
This is the fastest rate the toll has reached this figure in the past five years.
It has led citizens and security experts to speculate that the final murder toll may surpass that of 2022s 605 recorded murders.

Washed away in swollen river
WHILE washing his boots in a swollen river, a Biche man was swept away and is suspected to have drowned.

Solomon David, 47, of Wells Street, was a labourer employed with the Rio Claro/ Mayaro Regional Corporation.

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