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UWI to consider security recommendations from students

UWI to consider security recommendations from students

UWI has promised to seriously consider recommendations made by the Student Guild with regards to making the campus safer. The Guild led a peaceful walk on campus yesterday to highlight concerns in the wake of increased incidents of robberies, theft and sexual assault on the ...

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October 17th, 2017

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Soldiers in court on 162 corruption charges

Soldiers in court on 162 corruption charges

Two soldiers are due in court today on 162 corruption-related charges. The Police Service, in a tweet this morning, stated that they are accused of inflating their rent allowance from February to July 2017. It involves 1.4 million dollars. The Service also tweeted that both ...

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October 17th, 2017

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Arima woman missing

Arima woman missing

A mother wants your help to find her 20 year old daughter who went missing on Friday night. Cadesha Ramdeen was last seen around 11:15pm at her Victoria Street, Arima home and a missing persons’ report was filed yesterday. She is of mixed descent, 5 feet 4 inches tall, heavy

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October 17th, 2017

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St Augustine MP to challenge slander case ruling to Privy Council

St Augustine MP to challenge slander case ruling to Privy Council

St Augustine MP Prakash Ramdhar will go to the Privy Council, in a bid to overturn a judgement delivered by the Appeal Court on July 14th 2017. The case dates back to 2015, when a High Court Judge ruled against Mr Ramadhar, in a case filed by his brother Kishore Ramadhar, ...

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October 16th, 2017

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Education Ministry: video with school girls fighting is over a year old

Education Ministry: video with school girls fighting is over a year old

A viral video being circulated on social media of a fight between school girls is over a year old. The update comes from the Education Ministry which says the video was first circulated in June 2016. It showed five post SEA students from the Bethlehem Girls’ RC School, who ...

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October 16th, 2017

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Two companies appointed to clean up Chaguaramas spill

Two companies appointed to clean up Chaguaramas spill

Two companies have been appointed to commence clean-up operations of an oily substance found in Chaguaramas waters. The EMA yesterday received information of the substance found in the waters between Carrera Island and the Chaguaramas Peninsula. A vessel subsequently visited

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October 16th, 2017

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Musician in court for grandfather’s murder

Musician in court for grandfather’s murder

A Freeport musician appeared in court today charged with killing his grandfather. Irving Mings, an 87 year old pensioner was found dead inside a barrel at his home on October 6th. He had been reported kidnapped and a $100,000 ransom demand was made for his safe release, two ...

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October 16th, 2017

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Chaguanas Mayor – All access points open for final nights of Divali Nagar 2017

Chaguanas Mayor – All access points open for final nights of Divali Nagar 2017

All access points will be opened for traffic flowing into the Divali Nagar. Chaguanas Mayor Gopaul Boodhan says it means that southbound access onto the Narsaloo Ramaya Marg Road will also be opened to vehicular traffic. Mr Boodhan says since it is the last two days for the ...

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October 16th, 2017

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Kimlyn Boodram named NCIC Youth Champion 2017

Kimlyn Boodram named NCIC Youth Champion 2017

Kimlyn Boodram is the 2017 NCIC Youth Champion. The singer captured the title last evening, after performing on the Main Stage of the Divali Nagar. It was no easy task, given the wealth of talent. In second place was Abhijeet Anchortassoo, while Cherish Ragoonanan placed ...

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October 16th, 2017

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Tour Operators worried about impact of Chaguaramas oil spill

Tour Operators worried about impact of Chaguaramas oil spill

The Incoming Tour Operators’ Association is worried that the oil spill in Chaguaramas will destroy tourism sites and the ecosystem. It explains that the oil will coat skins, feathers and scales of wildlife and eventually get into their digestive and blood tracts. In addition

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October 16th, 2017

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