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Arouca man arrested for possession of a machine gun

Arouca man arrested for possession of a machine gun

A 29 year old Arouca man has been arrested for possession of a machine gun. Around 1:45 this morning, a search warrant was executed at a house along Murex Street, Bon Air West. There, the officers found an FAL machine gun with a magazine. The suspect has been charged and ...

Amrit Maharaj

September 5th, 2016

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3 marijuana fields destroyed in Arouca

3 marijuana fields destroyed in Arouca

Three marijuana fields have been destroyed in Arouca. Shortly before 1pm yesterday, a party of officers went to Dunder Hill Road in Five Rivers, following a tip-off. There they found the fields which contained 400 fully grown trees and 300 seedlings. A 12 gauge cartridge was

Amrit Maharaj

September 5th, 2016

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3 men in police custody after gun find

3 men in police custody after gun find

Three men are now in police custody after officers found a gun in their car. Officers on patrol in Cunupia intercepted a black Nissan B-13 along the Southern Main Road around 2:45am on Saturday. On searching the vehicle, they found a black and brown coloured pistol. The ...

Amrit Maharaj

September 5th, 2016

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INTERPOL/TTPS host 5 day training course to help combat human trafficking

INTERPOL/TTPS host 5 day training course to help combat human trafficking

Law enforcement agencies in this country are being given a 5 day training course to help combat human trafficking. At the opening ceremony for the initiative this morning, Acting Canadian High Commissioner Barry Brismond says it is no secret that there has been a surge of ...

Amrit Maharaj

September 5th, 2016

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Education Minister: ALL schools reopened for new school term

Education Minister: ALL schools reopened for new school term

Despite minor challenges, ALL schools were reopened today. Education Minister Anthony Garcia says however it was not an easy task to accomplish. Two weeks ago there were concerns as to whether school repairs would have been completed, because of a late start by the EFCL. ...

Amrit Maharaj

September 5th, 2016

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National Insurance contribution rates to increase from today

National Insurance contribution rates to increase from today

Amendments to National Insurance rates take effect from today (Monday 5th September). According to the NIB, increasing the contribution rate and the maximum insurable earnings will safeguard the National Insurance System, improve fund stability, and ensure it continues to be

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September 5th, 2016

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Opposition Leader: Appeals on Election Petition Judgement made

Opposition Leader: Appeals on Election Petition Judgement made

Notices of Appeal have been issued against the judgment made by Justice Meera Dean-Amorer in the case of the election petitions. Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar said Attorneys for the five Petitioners filed the appeal on Thursday September 1st. She said they were ...

Amrit Maharaj

September 4th, 2016

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Prime Minister Dr. Rowley hosts T&T Olympic Athletes at PM

Prime Minister Dr. Rowley hosts T&T Olympic Athletes at PM

Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley hosted the 2016 Trinidad and Tobago Olympics Team at the Prime Minister’s Residence today. Dr. Rowley took the opportunity to express his appreciation to the group of athletes who represented Trinidad and Tobago at the Rio Olympic Games last ...

Amrit Maharaj

September 4th, 2016

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Water supplies affected in parts of North West Trinidad due to electrical failure

Water supplies affected in parts of North West Trinidad due to electrical failure

WASA is advising customers in parts of North West Trinidad served by the El Socorro Booster Station, who are currently experiencing low pressures or no water supply that, this is due to an electrical failure affecting one of the boosters at the station as at 8am today – ...

Amrit Maharaj

September 3rd, 2016

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TT Chamber welcomes Gov’t and Opposition anti-crime efforts

TT Chamber welcomes Gov’t and Opposition anti-crime efforts

The joint efforts by the Government and the Opposition on anti-crime measures are being welcomed by the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce. It views this move as a step in the right direction, given the “disturbingly high homicide rate, the attendant ...

Amrit Maharaj

September 3rd, 2016

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