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Kamla: Govt ‘deaf’ to rising crime
Nikita Braxton-Benjamin—OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says Government has gone deaf and lacks care about the safety of citizens.

THIS WAS WRONG *
Asha Javeed—A MILITARY board of enquiry set up by the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) to look into how the children, said to be that of Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi.......

Farewell to Walcott
DEREK Alton Walcott, born in humble surroundings on Chaussee Road and who mesmerised the world with his poetry, plays and paintings, was buried here yesterday, one week after he died following a prolonged illness.

Bissessarsingh among 3 authors in Bocas final round
LATE historian Angelo Bissessarsingh is among three authors whose books have been selected to enter the final round of judging for a US$10,000 prize at the 2017 NGC Bocas Lit Fest.

Cousins shot while sitting in car
BARATARIA police are investigating a report of a shooting which occurred on Saturday morning in Barataria.

Inmate stabbed to death in Golden Grove *
Gyasi Gonzales—A PRISON inmate who was awaiting the outcome of an appeal was stabbed to death yesterday morning at the Maximum Security Prison in Golden Grove, Arouca.

Body of jetty jumper found
THE body of a man who jumped off a Carenage jetty into the sea was recovered yesterday morning.

One in five households squatting, IDB study finds *
Aleem Khan—UNFETTERED by the law, landlords may freely raise their rents on tenants under the re-invigorated property tax regime, which offers no reprieve to aggrieved persons, Finance Minister Colm Imbert confirmed at a post-Cabinet news conference in Port of Spain on Thursday.

Charmaine seeks public’s respect
Michelle Loubon—NEWLY appointed Chief Immigration Officer Charmaine Gandhi-Andrews says her mission is to restore public confidence in the Immigration Division of Trinidad and Tobago.

Bishop: Focus on catching, not hanging the criminals
Nikita Braxton-Benjamin—A BISHOP of the Spiritual Baptist faith yesterday said he believed that increasing the crime detection rate and prosecution will be more of a deterrent than hanging.

Elder: Preliminary enquiries bill legislative babble *
Camille Hunte—SENIOR Counsel Pamela Elder has added her voice to those criticising proposed legislation to abolish preliminary enquiries, brought by Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi.

We like it so?
Andy Johnson—IN a purported conversation with a woman, a PNM supporter, the Mighty Sparrow tells her “neighbour look, if I was a selfish man, I wouldn't be involve in this election.”