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THE EDITOR: There have been several commissions of enquiry (CoEs) over the years to probe improprieties, misconduct and serious criminal behaviour. Have the taxpayers gotten value for money? What has happened after all these CoEs? We may now need a Commission of Enquiry to investigate the outcome...
A broken bracket which affected the function of the jet cover was the reason the Jean de la Valette had to abort its 4pm sailing on Thursday. During its return sailing to Tobago on Thursday afternoon, at approximately 4.30 pm, an alert went off on the bridge signalling an issue in the jet room as...
ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi yesterday challenged the Opposition Leader to take legal action against the Prime Minister over E-mailgate. Al-Rawi also declared that Kamla Persad-Bissessar failed in 2013 to "completely exonerate herself" by producing her devices for inspection by the police. "She...
ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi could not reveal who provided the Prime Minister with legal advice not to invoke Section 137 of the Constitution, regarding allegations against Chief Justice Ivor Archie. He also could not say what that advice was. Speaking with reporters after a function at the...
A 55-year-old man was killed at his Belmont home on Thursday night when a gunman came knocking at his door. Police said Nigel Bellot was in the bedroom of his Carr Lane home with a female companion, when, at about 10 pm, he heard a knock. Bellot answered the door and came face to face with a...
JABARRI SUPERVILLE Ex-model and model trainer Lystra Cudjoe was laid to rest today after battling her third bout of cancer. The funeral, which took place at the All Saints' Anglican Church, Port of Spain, was packed to capacity with family, friends and loved ones mourning Cudjoe's death. The...
Police went to the home of a Couva bus driver regarding the death of three-year-old Isaiah Hazel to serve her charge papers but she could not be found. Police also visited the homes of relatives to look for her but up to Friday afternoon, she had not been located. The 31-year-old woman was...
The Prime Minister's refusal to invoke Section 137 of the Constitution to trigger the investigation and impeachment of Chief Justice Ivor Archie is "a bad place to be," Opposition leader Kamla Persad-Bisessar has said. Invoking the section could have removed the dark cloud over the head of the CJ...
A broken bracket which affected the function of the jet cover was the reason the Jean de la Valette had to abort its 4pm sailing on Thursday. During its return sailing to Tobago on Thursday afternoon, at approximately 4.30 pm, an alert went off on the bridge signalling an issue in the jet room as...
THE Ministry of Education has told a primary school in Couva to recall a book list for Standard Five students which also contained a “grocery list” of cleaning supplies and toiletries to be provided by the students. The ministry said this was unfortunate and called on principals to be “judicious”...

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