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Petrotrin is now saying that 300 barrels of oil spilled in the Guaracara River from a ruptured storage tank, but fishermen are saying oil has stretched over a five-mile radius into the Gulf of Paria.

In its first statement after the spill on Sunday the State-owned company said only 20 barrels of oil had leaked from one of its storage tanks. But...

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Members of the Syrian Lebanese Women’s Association (SLWA) have distributed hundreds of food hampers to  to needy families throughout T&T. A release from the organisation said members of the SLWA gathered over a three-day period and packed 1500 food boxes.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Police are continuing their search for a suspect wanted in connection with the murder of 40-year-old Debbie Maloney.  The mother of seven, of Phase One, La Horquetta, was fatally shot hours after she spurned the suspect when he tried to kiss her, police said.  Her 14-year-old daughter, Stephanie...

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

The search for Donna Maraj, who has been missing for almost four weeks, continued yesterday when police officers searched houses in Arima and environs.  Maraj, 35, of Rodney Street, Las Lomas No 2, was last seen on December 1 when she dropped off her nine-year-old son in Arima.  Her burnt Lancer...

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

 Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a man found yesterday on the Churchill- Roosevelt Highway, Barataria.  At around 6.30 am people working in the area discovered the body wrapped in several bedsheets near a concrete slab.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Twelve people are expected to appear before a Tunapuna magistrate today charged with possession of marijuana, firearms and ammunition.  It followed the seizure of guns, ammunition and drugs.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

A Santa Cruz man who was imprisoned for more than six years was yesterday freed of killing a police officer. It took the jury just 15 minutes of deliberations before returning with the verdict of not guilty in favour of Devanand Latchman.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

A father of three who was arrested after cocaine was found hidden in a piece of sponge in 2004 was yesterday fined $6,000 for cocaine trafficking.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Former House Speaker Barendra Sinanan is dismissing reports that he will contest the general secretary post in next year’s People’s National Movement’s (PNM) executive elections. “Those reports are untrue…I am not contesting any post in any PNM elections,” he insisted.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

A family dispute which escalated into a brawl over a house and land has ended with five members of a Princes Town family, including a retired police officer, appearing before deputy Chief Magistrate Mark Wellington on assault charges.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

A happy and bright Christmas seems to be in the making for Verne Bahadur and his six children who live in abject poverty at Morne Diablo, Penal.

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