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Police arrest two supposed serial bandits

Police arrest two supposed serial bandits

A Morvant man and a St. James woman have been arrested in connection with several robberies in South Trinidad. Police say their arrests came after the robbery of a Lotto Booth along Garth Road in Williamsville. The proprietor was reportedly beaten with a piece of iron before

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August 14th, 2018

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Neighbor charged with stealing jewelry from Santa Cruz home

Neighbor charged with stealing jewelry from Santa Cruz home

A 23 year old Santa Cruz man has been charged with stealing a gold hand-band from his neighbour’s home. Christopher De Silva or Pipiol Road pleaded not guilty to the larceny charge, and has been remanded into custody. The piece of jewellery was stolen from the victim’s ...

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Calder Hall man arrested for stealing ‘scrap iron and old car batteries’

Calder Hall man arrested for stealing ‘scrap iron and old car batteries’

A 32 year old man from Calder Hall, Tobago has pleaded not guilty to stealing aluminium, copper and car batteries from a property located at Studley Park. Ian Rampersad was granted 10 thousand dollars bail after appearing before a Scarborough Magistrate last Friday. On ...

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Tobago supermarket guard steals customer’s cell phone

Tobago supermarket guard steals customer’s cell phone

A supermarket security guard from Tobago has pleaded guilty to stealing a customer’s cell phone. 44 year old Arthur Scotland appeared in court and was placed on a 5 thousand dollar bond and ordered to keep the peace for three years. The incident occurred on August 9th at a ...

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President: Child protection laws “lagging behind”

President: Child protection laws “lagging behind”

Legislation to protect children is lagging behind the issues affecting young ones in T&T. With this in mind, President Paula Mae Weekes urged participants at a regional workshop to take steps towards improvement. She admits that there are positives, like the protective ...

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Adverse weather forces closure of WASA water treatment plants

Adverse weather forces closure of WASA water treatment plants

Residents in parts of North Trinidad are urged to conserve water as heavy rainfall led to turbid river conditions and clogged intake screens yesterday, forcing the temporary shutdown of several treatment plants. These include Tompire, Matura, Aripo, Quare, Guanapo, Luengo ...

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UNC MP asks for a clean-up crew to be deployed in Caparo

UNC MP asks for a clean-up crew to be deployed in Caparo

UNC MP Dr Bhoe Tewarie is asking for a clean-up crew to be deployed in Caparo, after several areas were affected by severe flooding yesterday. In a post on his Facebook page, he expressed frustration at having to visit residents constantly being impacted by the ongoing ...

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POS Mayor: Urgent action needed to fix flooding

POS Mayor: Urgent action needed to fix flooding

Numerous areas were flooded yesterday due to adverse weather conditions across the country. And according to Mayor Joel Martinez, one of the hardest hit was Port of Spain. AUDIO: Martinez outlines 14 08 18 The flooding issue in the capital city is nothing new but Mr Martinez

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TTUTA – 40 visual and performing arts teachers denied chance for Dip Ed

TTUTA – 40 visual and performing arts teachers denied chance for Dip Ed

TTUTA is calling on the Education Minister to take action, after 40 Visual and Performing Arts teachers were allegedly denied the opportunity to earn a Diploma of Education at UWI. The union says the Dip Ed provides professional training for teachers and failure to pursue it

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August 13th, 2018

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1st locally-led deep sea exploration project launched

1st locally-led deep sea exploration project launched

The first ever locally led deep sea exploration project has been launched and its lead scientist is optimistic that many discoveries will be made. Dr Diva Amon is a world renowned marine biologist and a TT native who hopes to develop local involvement in deep sea biology. ...

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August 13th, 2018

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