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Children’s Authority: call the police, don’t exercise vigilante justice

Children’s Authority: call the police, don’t exercise vigilante justice

The Children’s Authority is urging parents not to exercise vigilante justice, but to instead report crimes involving their children to police. It follows a viral post on social media, in which a mother used her daughter’s phone to invite a man, allegedly a taxi driver, over to her house. The woman outlined the incident and posted a photo of the man with his hands and […]

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September 16th, 2016

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Health Minister: Zika not the only reason to eliminate mosquitoes

Health Minister: Zika not the only reason to eliminate mosquitoes

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says there are many more reasons than Zika, for persons to clean their properties. During the weekly Health briefing, the Minister acknowledged a recent warning from CARPHA Director Dr James Hospedales that regional countries may have a dengue type three epidemic to deal with next year. This warning he adds, is just the tip of the iceberg. deyalsingh-iceberg-16-09-16 Mr Deyalsingh also […]

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September 16th, 2016

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Chief Justice laments failing jury system

Chief Justice laments failing jury system

The Jury system is not working. That was one of the messages from Chief Justice Ivor Archie, speaking at the opening of the new Law Term earlier today. He lamented the failure of the system to definitively rule on some matters. AUDIO: Archie Failing Jury But criminal attorney, Senior Counsel, Israel Khan believes the Jury is an integral part of the justice system. AUDIO: Khan […]

Amrit Maharaj

September 16th, 2016

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Route 2 Maxis warn of fare increase if diesel subsidy is removed

Route 2 Maxis warn of fare increase if diesel subsidy is removed

The Route 2 Maxi Taxi Association is threatening to increase fares if the fuel subsidy on diesel is adjusted. Speaking with 103FM News, its President Linus Phillip says their prices remained the same when the budget was read in October last year, or after the mid-year budget review in April this year. In the initial budget, diesel was increased from $1.50 to $1.72. For the […]

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September 16th, 2016

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Double homicide in East Trinidad

Double homicide in East Trinidad

Investigations are continuing into a double homicide in Sangre Grande. 103FM News understands the bodies of two men were discovered this morning in a remote area of WASA Pump Road, along the Valencia Stretch. The victims were reportedly tied up and shot to death. They are yet to be identified. WASA meanwhile says though the bodies were discovered along a road leading to Sangre Grande […]

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September 16th, 2016

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Archie: Judiciary preparing for financial autonomy

Archie: Judiciary preparing for financial autonomy

The Judiciary is preparing for financial autonomy by tackling a number of issues that affect its performance. This assurance has come from Chief Justice Ivor Archie who spoke at the opening of the new Law Term today. Finance Minister Colm Imbert assured full financial autonomy for the Judiciary in the budget in October last year. Mr. Archie said, in the interim, several systemic problems are […]

Amrit Maharaj

September 16th, 2016

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Calvin Harris throws lyrical shade at Taylor Swift?

Calvin Harris throws lyrical shade at Taylor Swift?

Calvin Harris has released a catchy new song titled “My Way” which may or may not allude to his former relationship with Taylor Swift. And some guessed right, the vocalist on it is the DJ himself! In the song, he sings lines like, “I made my move and it was all about you. I feel so far removed. You are the one thing in my […]

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September 16th, 2016

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Parents want repairs to San Juan South Secondary

Parents want repairs to San Juan South Secondary

Parents of students attending the San Juan South Secondary School want classes to resume as normal. The facility had several Occupational Health and Safety violations and its science block had been condemned since June this year. Even though the new school term reopened this month, according to a PTA representative, students in forms 1 to 4 still cannot attend 5 days a week. AUDIO: PTA Days […]

Amrit Maharaj

September 16th, 2016

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Budget Woes

Budget Woes

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO VERSION We’re just days away from the presentation of the next National Budget and we are eagerly awaiting the measures that would be put into place to assist the Government meet its expenditure. Nationals should be looking closely to see how their lives will be affected financially and otherwise. For instance, we are yet to be told of the plan for […]

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September 16th, 2016

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EMA takes action in Diego Martin River oil spill

EMA takes action in Diego Martin River oil spill

Action is being taken against the culprits behind a recent spill in the Diego Martin River. Earlier this week, an oil-like substance was observed in the water, prompting an investigation by the EMA. The Authority says it managed to locate the source from which the unknown volume of used oil was released. It says the spill made its way into the river through a hole […]

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September 15th, 2016

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