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After spending almost a week in police custody for allegedly chopping off his mother’s hand, a 15-year-old student was released from police custody yesterday.

Police said the Director of Public Prosecutions gave instructions for the boy to be released as there was no evidence to prove he chopped his mother.

The boy’s father picked him up at...

Thursday, June 23, 2011

The Parent/Teacher Association (PTA) of the San Fernando Boys’ Government Primary School is appealing to the Ministry of Education to assign a teacher to the first-year class, before they resort to protest action.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

For over 50 weeks now, the Guardian Multi Media series, Cleaning Up The Mess has been creating awareness about the sad state of our environment, on CNC3 television, on our Facebook page, and in this space, every Thursday.

Friday, June 24, 2011

A 45-year-old grave digger who was stopped for a routine traffic violation was fined $1,500 after he pleaded guilty to failing the breathalyser test. Sieudial Ramnarine, of Tarouba, appeared before San Fernando Traffic Court Magistrate Indira Misir-Hosein charged with driving under the influence...

Friday, June 24, 2011

Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner says a section within the football governing body is intent on destroying his legacy and wants to destabilise the sport in the Caribbean region. Warner, whose resignation was made public on Monday, was provisionally suspended on May 29 by the FIFA Ethics...

Friday, June 24, 2011

The book T&T by Air will soon be distributed by the Rudrinath Capildeo Learning Centre to schools throughout the country. Publisher of the book Brian Louis said so as he addressed the audience during the launch of the book at the Hyatt Regency, Port-of-Spain, on Wednesday. He said plans were...

Friday, June 24, 2011

Political scientist Derek Ramsamooj is warning the People’s Partnership Government that for it to maintain the pillars of integrity and public confidence, there must be internal and external debates on the resignation of Works and Transport Minister Jack Warner from FIFA. Ramsamooj said it would...

Friday, June 24, 2011

The country would have expected to hear some word from Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar when an issue as important as the one involving her adviser Sasha Mohammed has occurred, says COP leadership contender Vernon de Lima. Currently COP vice-chairman, de Lima made the comment on Tuesday in...

Friday, June 24, 2011

During the July 1990 attempt to overthrow the Government, an army captain (now deceased) led a party of junior soldiers into Port-of-Spain and looted a large number of refrigerators, washing machines, dryers and other household appliances from mostly Standard Distributors Ltd. Brigadier Carl...

Friday, June 24, 2011

T&T’s legislative agenda must help and not hinder the protection of human rights for all citizens. This was a message conveyed by the Family Planning Association of T&T (FPATT) chairman Gerry Brooks on Tuesday. He was speaking at FPATT’s report to the nation titled Building Tolerance and...

Friday, June 24, 2011

Racehorse owner Maniram “Boboy” Maharaj yesterday agreed to pay US$20,000 needed to obtain a prosthetic arm for a 15-year-old boy whose arm was bitten off by one of Maharaj’s horses in 2004. Maharaj accepted the undertaking although the boy, David Sinanan, and his mother, Dilmatie, lost their...

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