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Doctor Charged in the Death of a Newborn

Doctor Charged in the Death of a Newborn

A 60 year old doctor has been granted bail, in a case involving the body of a premature baby found in a freezer. According to the Police Service, on June 30th this year, medication was allegedly administered to 22 year old Cindy Sooknanan at a doctor’s office in San ...

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December 14th, 2017

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Gun and ammo seized in Morvant

Gun and ammo seized in Morvant

A pistol and ammunition have been seized in Morvant. During a police exercise, officers acting on information went to Pelican Extension, where a search of a bushy area was conducted. It was there they found the Lorcin pistol outfitted with a magazine containing two rounds of

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Military funeral for PC Richard Babwah

Military funeral for PC Richard Babwah

A military funeral service will be held tomorrow to bid farewell to PC Richard Babwah. The 40 year old Special Reserve Officer was killed last Monday when two men attempted to rob a Chinese restaurant in Arouca. Three suspects remain in custody in relation to the murder. PC ...

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December 14th, 2017

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Minister: Speed limit will increase when “order is signed”

Minister: Speed limit will increase when “order is signed”

The speed limit remains at 80 kilometers per hour until the order is signed by the Minister. That, according to Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan may take up to a couple of days. His comments follow reports today that the Amendment to the Motor Vehicle and Road Traffic Act ...

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December 14th, 2017

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New speed limits soon

New speed limits soon

New speed limits are not here yet, but they will be soon. The Works Ministry today confirmed that Amendments to the Motor Vehicle and Road Traffic Act has been assented to by President Anthony Carmona. The Bill will only become law however, when it is proclaimed by His ...

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December 14th, 2017

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WASA pipeline works to disrupt water supplies in South Trinidad

WASA pipeline works to disrupt water supplies in South Trinidad

From now until tomorrow morning, some residents in South Trinidad will experience a disruption in their water supply. WASA explains that this is due to emergency pipeline interconnection works at Dumfries Road Junction, La Romain. Affected areas include: • La Romain • Gulf ...

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December 14th, 2017

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Maxi taxi driver killed on the job

Maxi taxi driver killed on the job

A maxi taxi driver was killed while plying his trade in Tunapuna. According to an Express report, 57 year old Brandon Dupigny was at St John’s Road around 9pm, when he was shot in the head. He was reportedly rushed to hospital but died while undergoing treatment. The ...

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Doctor due in court on manslaughter charges

Doctor due in court on manslaughter charges

A doctor is due in court today to answer charges of manslaughter, relating to the death of a newborn baby. Police say he allegedly gave the mother, who was 7 months pregnant, medication at his San Fernando office on Friday 30th June, 2017. A day later, she reportedly went ...

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Duke says questions on proposed TTRA still unanswered

Duke says questions on proposed TTRA still unanswered

There are still questions to be answered regarding the proposed Revenue Authority. So says Public Services Association President, Watson Duke as he addressed members via a Facebook live video today. He says the Finance Minister has failed to address certain concerns. AUDIO: ...

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Energy Chamber optimistic about increased gas production in 2018

Energy Chamber optimistic about increased gas production in 2018

The Energy Chamber of T&T is optimistic of increased gas production in 2018. According to the Chamber’s CEO Dr Thackwray Driver, there are several projects in the pipeline. AUDIO: Driver projects 14 12 17 Dr Driver shifted his focus to the recent major oil find in Guyana

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