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Police detain a man in relation to New Grant supermarket shooting

Police detain a man in relation to New Grant supermarket shooting

Police have detained a man, in relation to a shooting incident in New Grant on Monday. Media reports on that day indicated that security shot a man, at a supermarket in the area. There are conflicting reports on the details of the incident. However a video posted online, ...

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February 8th, 2017

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Two bodies found on separate beaches in Trinidad and Tobago

Two bodies found on separate beaches in Trinidad and Tobago

Two Jamaican nationals were found dead on separate beaches in Trinidad and Tobago, today. In the first incident, the body of a man known as ‘Jahme’ washed ashore on the Manzanilla Beach. According to reports, on Sunday he left Tobago along with the captain of a small vessel,

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February 8th, 2017

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Police: Body camera pilot project going well

Police: Body camera pilot project going well

The pilot Police Body Camera project has been seeing some success. That’s according to Central Division Head Senior Superintendent Kenny McIntyre. Chaguanas was chosen for the pilot in 2016, as the division saw an increase in murders and shootings. Senior Superintendent ...

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February 8th, 2017

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Central Division head: Drug crackdown led to decrease in crime

Central Division head: Drug crackdown led to decrease in crime

A crackdown on drugs is among the reasons behind a decrease in crime the Central Division so far this year. According to Division Head, Senior Superintendent Kenny McIntyre, crime has decreased by 32% while, with 7, there has been one less murder so far for 2017, compared to

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February 8th, 2017

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Maraval Man Charged in Beating Death of Street Dweller

Maraval Man Charged in Beating Death of Street Dweller

A Maraval man was denied bail after appearing in court, charged with beating a street dweller to death. 39 year old Peter Sheldon Roger Julien, aka Garnet, faced the court yesterday on a manslaughter charge. The victim, David Tittle was beaten about the body during an ...

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February 8th, 2017

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T&T Met Service: Rough Seas expected throughout the week

T&T Met Service: Rough Seas expected throughout the week

Rough seas are expected to persist along the coastlines of Trinidad and Tobago for the rest of this week. This, it states, is due to relatively strong winds which are agitating the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, with a forecast for continued disturbed waters in the next ...

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February 8th, 2017

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UNC MP calls on the PM to apologize for domestic violence statements

UNC MP calls on the PM to apologize for domestic violence statements

The Prime Minister needs to be more sensitive when making public statements regarding violence against women, especially in these times. That’s according to Couva North MP Ramona Ramdial, who called on Dr. Keith Rowley to apologize rather than defend his recent statements on

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February 8th, 2017

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Tourism Ministry launches free ‘offline’ app called ‘Go Trinbago’

Tourism Ministry launches free ‘offline’ app called ‘Go Trinbago’

The Tourism Ministry has created an app as a means of staying relevant in the industry. Speaking at the launch of the 100% offline app called ‘Go TrinBago’, Tourism Minister Shamfa Cudjoe says it will take the experience of tourists to a whole new level. The app is a free, ...

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February 7th, 2017

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Officials to tackle childhood obesity in the Caribbean

Officials to tackle childhood obesity in the Caribbean

The Caribbean region is in a midst of a childhood obesity epidemic. That’s according to CARPHA, which says statistics show at least one in every five children carries unhealthy weight and is at risk of developing non-communicable diseases. These include diabetes, ...

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February 7th, 2017

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OPM: Prime Minister’s statements on domestic violence were misinterpreted

OPM: Prime Minister’s statements on domestic violence were misinterpreted

Statements regarding the issue of domestic violence made by Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley on Monday night were misinterpreted by some groups. That’s according to the Office of the Prime Minister Gender and Child Affairs, via a media release issued on Tuesday evening. It ...

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February 7th, 2017

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