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2022 hurricane season begins

The 2022 hurricane season is likely to bring with it an average of 19 named storms. Chief climatologist at the MET service Kenneth Kerr says four of them are expected to affect this country. Mr. Kerr says between four and … Continue reading

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Cannabis Control Bill has been passed

The Cannabis Control Bill has been passed in the Senate. Senators passed the Bill at around 1am this morning. The next step is for the President to attach her signature. Trinidad and Tobago embarked on 2 marijuana reform Bills, one … Continue reading

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Venezuelan national robbed and sexually assaulted in Aripo

Reports of sexual assault on a Venezuelan national. According to police the 22-year-old victim who resides in Arima boarded a PH taxi at around 7pm last night, in the vicinity of Scotia Bank. The victim told police 2 other persons … Continue reading

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Robert Sabga offers help as police gets set to probe the possible existence of a pedophile ring in this country

Robert Sabga says he is willing to cooperate with the police as they investigate the possible existence of a pedophile ring in Trinidad and Tobago. Via his task force report 25 years ago, Mr. Sabga spoke of the ring, which … Continue reading

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PM says preferred bidder for Petrotrin identified

Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley says his government has identified a preferred bidder for the Petrotrin Refinery. He says this is in the revised bidding process for the Petrotrin Refinery. The Prime Minister was at the time responding to a … Continue reading

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Drive-By shooting in Port of Spain

Bullets are fired at a vehicle near the Transit Hub City Gate in Port of Spain. At around 4pm yesterday the driver of a silver Wingroad was heading west along South Quay when another car pulled alongside him. The occupants … Continue reading

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Police asked to find the Sabga Task Force Report on children’s homes

Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has publicly called on the police to “take immediate steps” to find a 1997 report into children’s homes and institutions. Dr. Rowley said yesterday the police should seek to recover the Sabga Task Force Report … Continue reading

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Finance Minister tells of a windfall and how the money will be spent

Finance Minister Colm Imbert revealed that the 3 billion dollars requested in the supplemental appropriations is to be sourced from the consolidated funds. The Minister piloted a motion to adopt the report of the Standing Finance Committee. He told the … Continue reading

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War of words between the Speaker of the House and an Opposition MP

A verbal clash between the Barataria/San Juan Member of Parliament and the Speaker of the Lower House. Not pleased with the ruling of Speaker Brigid Annisette George, Barataria San Juan MP Saddam Hussein last night said there was oppression in … Continue reading

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Jerlean John takes PM over comments made about Opposition Leader

Senator Jerlean John takes the Prime Minister to task over his recent comments about Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar. It during his Post Cabinet press conference last week Dr. Keith Rowley referred to the Opposition Leader wearing her nightgown However yesterday … Continue reading

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