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A Gasparillo man who was reported kidnapped on Wednesday at Carlton Centre, San Fernando is being questioned by police at the office of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit. The 23-year-old man contacted police around midnight on Wednesday and said he was dropped off by kidnappers close to Long Circular Mall...
An unidentified woman who was shot in the face while walking along Calvary Hill, Morvant, around 7.30 pm on Wednesday remains warded in critical condition at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex. The bullet entered through one of her nostrils and exited through the back of her head....
Kiran Mathur Mohammed kmmpub@gmail.com Last month, the Prime Minister announced that cannabis legislation will be tabled in Parliament next year. This follows public backing from the Chief Justice. The Catholic Archbishop supports decriminalisation (not legalisation). They join the...
HEALTH Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says the World Health Organisation's (WHO) removal of the Zika virus country classification scheme, which categorised most of the Caribbean territories as having active Zika virus transmission, shall benefit tourism locally and regionally. "This is a great...
COLIN BENJAMIN FORMER TT and current Halifax (HFX) Wanderers Football club coach Stephen Hart, has suggested the upcoming Canadian Premier League (CPL), scheduled to kick off in April 2019, is an ideal new professional league for Caribbean players, who have found it difficult to get into Europe...
A 35-year-old remand prisoner awaiting trial for murder was allegedly beaten on the head with a baton by a prison officer on Tuesday afternoon. The prisoner was taken to the Arima Hospital, treated and returned to the Maximum Security Prison. A family member contacted Newsday yesterday to say...
Businessman Derek Chin is concerned that the state of crime, gang-related shootings and murders will begin to hurt businesses, and he is also fearful that this could result in workers being sent home. Chin was responding to a shooting incident on Wednesday night which started at PriceSmart at his...
Police are searching for four men who robbed Linda’s bakery in Glencoe, Carenage, just after midday yesterday. Police sources told Newsday a cashier at the bakery was working when four men dressed in orange jumpers, one of whom was armed, stormed in and announced a hold-up. The robbers stole $3,...
HEAVY rain over the past 24 hours has affected some of the Water and Sewerage Authority's (WASA's) water treatment facilities. This includes the shutdown of several water treatment plants (WTPs) throughout north Trinidad owing to issues including turbid river conditions, clogged intake screens and...
COMMUNITIES along Trinidad’s main rivers and their tributaries have been put on a flood alert. This announcement was made by the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management in a post on its Facebook page. The ODPM also pointed outthat TT is not under any hurricane, tropical storm threat, watch...

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