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Defence Force to get $100m for crime fight
Posted: Friday, January 19, 2024

Defence Force to get $100m for crime fight
He said: "Special problems require special responses. And I will tell you as I continue to examine my responsibility as Prime Minister, I have now come to the conclusion that we need special intervention in some of those communities that are nurseries for criminal conduct.

We won't disrupt economic recovery
PM rejects calls from Opposition on SoE, fighting crime:

PM slams Opposition's call for SoE

The SoE of 2011 "They picked up about 8,000 people and put them in jail"

PM: Condemning top cop not helping crime - 'DON'T BASH ERLA'

Eye on constitutional reform
...7-member committee appointed

Advisory committee formed to tackle Constitutional reform

T&T moves to reform Constitution

Women, Peace and Security Advisory Group appointed
The Advisory group is responsible for the development of the first Women, Peace and Security National Action Plan (WPS-NAP) for Trinidad and Tobago. The Advisory Group is expected to submit a National Action Plan six months after their first meeting.

Judging begins for Panorama large bands prelims on January 20
On January 20, the large band preliminaries will start in Tobago. RBC Redemption Sound Setters will be the first to be judged at its pan theatre, Montgomery Road, Bethel, from 8 pm. Judges will then move to Chance Street, Buccoo, where NLCB Buccooneers will play for its chance to move on to the semifinals at the January 28 Savannah Party at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

Kalypso Revue pays tribute to Baron, Aloes
When Sugar Aloes sang of being compared to Baron in 1992, with his hit kaiso I Love Being Me, their friendly rivalry captured the imagination of calypso fans. Since then, their musical affinity has endured over the years, a media release said.

Hinds: Covid passes were sold for $5,000 during pandemic
NATIONAL Security Minister Fitzgerald Hinds claimed that questionable practices took place during the covid19 pandemic while Gary Griffith was police commissioner.

First case in T&T
Covid-19 sub-variant detected

Education Minister: No mask mandate in schools...yet
EDUCATION Minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly said the health protocols guided by the Ministry of Health will remain in effect at schools, given the increase in hospitalisation and covid19 deaths since December.

Tobago schools re-introduce COVID-19 protocols

Tranquility school sanitised after suspected TB case, Minister says
The Education Minister also assures that protocols will be followed

Traffic imposes heavy burden on T&T
Vehicle traffic congestion imposes a direct economic burden of roughly 1.37 per cent of annual GDP on T&T.

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