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Category Archives: Top News

Judge frees a man who committed murder as a minor

A man accused of murder 16 years ago, is freed. Ricardo Gittens, was 15-years-old at the time when a man reportedly demanded to have sex with him. According to reports, one November night in 2005, four people were liming at … Continue reading

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Immediate release of 150 million dollars for people and infrastructure affected by weather emergency

The government is pumping 40 million dollars into a Flood Relief Fund aimed at helping those directly affected by a devastating weather emergency. After days of floods and cries for help in some communities the government responded yesterday via a … Continue reading

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Despite reports that he had been fired…Minister of National Security says he is still on the job

Minister of National Security Fitzgerald Hinds is assuring he is still on the job, despite a media report and rumors that he had been fired. In a post on his Facebook page yesterday afternoon, Mr. Hinds did not directly address the … Continue reading

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Belmont man goes home after 2 years on remand for murder

A Belmont man has been freed on a charge of murder. Anton Beckles spent the last 2 years in remand charged with the shooting death of his neighbour Michael Sheldon john in July 2020. Forty-seven-year-old Mr. John was shot dead … Continue reading

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Appeal to Ministry of Works and Transport to assist residents of Cocorite

An appeal to the Ministry of Works and Transport to assist residents of Seascape Apartments in Cocorite who have been rendered homeless following a landslide. Reports say residents of the 3-storey structure had to run out of their homes as … Continue reading

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Local Government and Works ministers are targeted by flooding victims in Bamboo #2

Bamboo #2 residents give the Local Government and Works Ministers a difficult time during a visit to flood stricken parts of the community. Many blamed the floods on government neglect and some contractors. Angry residents jeered Ministers Faris Al Rawi … Continue reading

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Police Social and Welfare Association is taking government’s 4% wage increase offer to the Industrial Court

The Police Social and Welfare Association is taking government’s 4% wage increase offer to the Industrial Court. President Inspector Gideon Dickson maintains his members are flatly refusing the offer placed on the table by the Chief Personnel Officer. He says … Continue reading

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Warner says US authorities out to get him

Former top FIFA Executive Jack Warner says the United States authorities are out to get him. Yesterday the Privy Council dismissed Mr. Warner’s bid to block his extradition to the United States to face corruption charges. Reacting to the ruling … Continue reading

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New anti crime operations to commence …the TTPS wants 6 weeks to stem murders

The police are promising more resources to fight crime and the executive assures it can address the murder rate in 6 weeks time. Top ranking officers yesterday said the service has already started initiatives aimed at reducing the number of … Continue reading

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UDECOTT rubbishes Opposition claim that the PM’s official residence in Tobago went over initial cost

Opposition claims that work at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Blenheim, Tobago went over initial cost, are rubbished by the Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago. At a news conference this week, UDECOTT’s Chairman Noel Garcia stated the costs … Continue reading

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