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Extra-judicial killing in Diego Martin leads to protest

In Diego Martin a protest follows the police involved killing of Jonah ‘Kirby’ George. Police yesterday shot and killed 21-year-old Mr. George at Covigne Road in Diego Martin. Officers say they had to fire shots at Mr. George because their … Continue reading

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Allegations of serious indecency against an employee of the Children’s Authority

A 37-year-old employee of the Children’s Authority is ordered to stay away from a now 19-year-old boy having been charged with 1 count of serious indecency. Kevin Duke, of Rockley Vale, Scarborough, appeared before Magistrate Jo-Anne Connor at the Scarborough … Continue reading

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SEA results to be released on Thursday

The Ministry of Education says the Secondary Entrance Assessment results for 2021 will be released on Thursday. The Ministry says parents and guardians can collect the results at their children’s respective schools or relevant district offices. The Ministry is reminding parents/guardians they … Continue reading

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Opposition calls on NGC to come clean about its investment into Train One

More questions and allegations linked to the half a billion-dollar investment made by the National Gas Company into Train One. Opposition MP Dr. Roodal Moonilal last night said it was a waste of taxpayers’ money and the board and government … Continue reading

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Students to get SEA results later this week

The results of the Secondary Entrance Assessment will be released this week. The Minister of Education Dr. Nyan Gadsby Dolly says more information will be released shortly. She says CXC’s results will be released in early October. After some adjustments … Continue reading

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Reports of fallen trees and broken power lines after bad weather

There are also reports of fallen trees, broken power lines, and landslips. Local Government Councillor for the north coast area Sudir Soogramsingh spoke with Newscenter 5. Mr. Soogramsingh said some Burgesses have been hard hit. He noted landslides over a … Continue reading

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Police investigate death of 37-year-old woman from Bagatelle

Police are investigating the death of Anneicia Lewis. Thirty-seven-year-old Ms. Lewis made a trip to the falls as was per usual on Friday. However she never returned.    The mother of one was reported missing and her body was found floating … Continue reading

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Places of worship given the all clear to open

Places of worship in Trinidad and Tobago are from today allowed to open their doors once again. Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley made the announcement last Friday. Such places have been closed for several months as the authorities battle the … Continue reading

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Returning national tests positive for the Delta variant

A returning national has tested positive for the Delta variant of the coronavirus. This is now the 6th case in the country. According to the Ministry of Health this case returned to the country from the United States on August … Continue reading

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2 T&T nationals lose their lives due to floods in NY

Two Trinidad and Tobago nationals have lost their lives in floods caused by tropical storm Ida in New York. The dead are mother and son, Premattie Ramskriet and Nicholas Ramskriet. The incident occurred on Wednesday evening. The two are originally … Continue reading

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