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Posted: Monday, July 17, 2023

...Rowley: Vetted police units with clean cops

PM holds four-hour meeting to discuss current crime situation

Top cop hits the beat, goes on night patrols in various divisions

UNC to CoP: Ankle bracelets for criminals already law
OPPOSITION MP Dr Roodal Moonilal says Commissioner of Police Erla Harewood-Christopher is hiding from criminals, instead of confronting them.

Moonilal: Criminals should be hiding, not the Commissioner

Customs delays erode freight savings
In announcing its flour price decline, Akaloo said, "Where a container was costing between US$13,000 and US$14,000 before, that same container is now between US$3,000 and US$4,000, so we can afford to go down."

However, in the past week, several businesses, notably bakeries, have stated that they would not be dropping their prices as the costs of several other products and raw materials have not come down, despite the decline in shipping rates.

Brinsley, a people's historian
Tribute to Prof Emeritus Brinsley Samaroo, who died on July 9, delivered at his memorial service, July 14, Daaga Auditorium, UWI

Don't insult legacy of indentured labourers
It will be a reproach to the hundreds of thousands of workers, who gave of their blood and sweat to the sugar cane industry, should the sugar museum or anything related to the sugar industry be named after one man, who had no direct involvement or struggle for their betterment, other than being a minister of government even though the portfolio for Caroni Ltd was not entrusted to him.

Pillars of Brinsley Samaroo's achievements

Tommy Joseph beats stroke of ailments: Looks forward to getting back into Carnival, cultural events
T&T's acclaimed comedian Tommy Joseph has gone 180 degrees since being struck by a series of ailments in 2022 as his family prepared for the worst.

Hip osteoarthritis
...and the surgery that helps eliminate pain

Plea for legal aid for 20-year old who chopped off abusive man's hand
She said their situation is really pitiful as all three are related. She said they urgently need the counsel of an attorney to assist them as they are not in a financial position to afford one.

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