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  1. Sampson-Browne quits victim support unitRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    Margaret Sampson-Browne has stepped down as head of the T&T Police Service's Victim and Witness Support Unit. Over the past five years, Sampson-Browne has become the face of the TTPS' Victim and Witness Support Unit and her decision to leave has now sparked fears about the future of the unit.

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  2. Journalists witness drowning deathRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    An unidentified man is removed from aboard a pirogue after he got into difficulty while in waters at Mosquito Creek, La Romaine, yesterday. PHOTOS: RISHI RAGOONATH What started off as an expedition at sea for members of the media investigating the recent fish kill at Mosquito Creek, yesterday morning, turned into a mission to rescue a drowning man from the same waters.

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  3. Three get $375,000 for wrongful arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Trinidad Guardian

    A High Court judge has ordered the State to pay $375,000 in a malicious prosecution and false imprisonment lawsuit arising from an incident nine years ago. Justice Peter Rajkumar delivered judgment in favour of claimants Ricky Layne, Stephanie Dickson and Jesse Choon who claimed the police gave them a "frame case" for marijuana and detained them for six days in filthy cells in the San Fernando Police Station.

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  4. Book Industry Organisation: There's no racketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Trinidad Guardian

    The Book Industry Organisation of Trinidad and Tobago is set to meet with Education Minister Anthony Garcia today to discuss how publishers and booksellers can continue to work together harmoniously to resolve issues arising out of the Textbook Rental/Loan Programme . Responding to Garcia's statements on Wednesday that there was a widespread racket involving the sale of textbooks belonging to the Ministry of Education, BIOTT president, Rico Charran, said they were "disturbed" by the minister's attack on booksellers and publishers as he claimed they had a part to play in the "textbook racket."

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  5. Both countries chasing same goalsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Trinidad and Tobago News

    Both countries chasing same goals Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley staved off attempts by Jamaican businesses to boycott goods coming from Trinidad and Tobago when he met with various private sector organisations in Kingston on Tuesday. We must have dignity at our borders Dignity at the border.

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  6. Alta, Republic Bank Limited make a differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Trinidad Guardian

    This week we continue with our month-long feature of the work of our donors and the contributions they have made to Alta over the years. These contributions have kept Alta up and running, sponsored projects and programmes and ensured that thousands of people benefit from free literacy classes around the country.

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  7. Son evicts dad, mom, sister from houseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Newsday

    A SON has evicted his father, mother and sister from their home. The action was described by High Court Judge as a sad state of affairs for family life in Trinidad and Tobago.

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  8. Colm Imbert to Central Bank: Pay all Clico policyholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Trinidad Guardian

    Finance Minister Colm Imbert issued special directions to the Central Bank on July 13, which led to the institution directing Clico to make the final settlement of statutory fund liabilities to the Government, according to a document leaked to the Guardian by the Clico Policyholders Group. The document appears to be a photograph of a letter relating to the minister's power under section 44F of the Central Bank Act to give general or special instructions to the Bank.

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  9. Jamaica feeling irieRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Trinidad and Tobago News

    Jamaica feeling irie AN ASSURANCE of training for TT Immigration officers to better interface with persons entering this country and the setting up of a facility to ensure persons denied entry would have dignified accommodation until they are returned to their homeland, have been welcomed by the Jamaican Government. Govt gets $2B loan from Latin bank THE TREASURY is set to benefit from a $2 billion boost through the approval of a loan by the Development Bank of Latin America or Corporacion Andina de Fomento .

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  10. Robocop was Robin Hood of community, says ex-copRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Stabroek News

    Selwyn "Robocop" Alexis, 51, was well known to the police in the Central Division over the years to be involved in high-level criminality. Speaking with the T&T Guardian yesterday, retired assistant commissioner of police Stephen Ramsubhag, who was in charge of the Criminal Investigations Department in the Central Division between 2005 and 2008, said he knew Alexis very well.

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  11. Manning family refuses ORTTJul. 19, 2016, 9:25 PM AstRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Trinadad Express

    Former prime minister Patrick Manning's family says they "would be unwilling to accept" the Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago , the nation's highest award, on his behalf. The refusal was issued on behalf of the family by one of the former PM's sons, Brian Manning, yesterday in response to a question on the matter posed by TV6 News.

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  12. Jamaican private sector hopeful on talks with RowleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Trinidad Guardian

    Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness, right, presents T&T Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley during day two of his state visit to Jamaica yesterday. Photo: courtesy the Office of the Prime Minister KINGSTON-Members of Jamaica's private sector are hoping that longstanding issues between Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago will be resolved when the leaders of both countries meet this week.

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  13. TTFA partners with Scotiabank for Grassroot projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Trinidad Guardian

    The T&T Football Association has entered into a partnership agreement for the staging of a one-month TTFA/Scotiabank Grassroots programme to be held at various venues throughout the country, starting August 2. It is the third year the TTFA will be staging the grassroot clinics and Peter Ghany, Director, Scotiabank Foundation emphasized that the Scotiabank Foundation was emphatic about the opportunity to be part of it. "Most importantly Scotiabank is very proud to be part of this incredible grassroots programme one of our main areas of focus is to work with and develop programs for young people in our communities," Ghany said.

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  14. Apprentice handed 5-day suspensionJul. 18, 2016, 10:43 PM AstRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Trinadad Express

    KILO apprentice Joey Reyes has been suspended for five racing days. His suspension starts this Saturday.

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  15. Fire in First CitizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Trinadad Express

    THIRTY employees of retail and commercial bank First Citizens in Princes Town where fire broke out over the weekend were expected to be placed in other branches on Monday. General manager of the bank Robin Lewis said on Sunday that the employees will be deployed to FCB's other branches in south Trinidad.

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  16. I wish Jamaica prosperity - Trinidad and Tobago PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Gleaner

    Governor Genaral Sir Patrick Allen speaks with Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Keith Rowley at at King's House in Kingston today. Prime Minister Andrew Holness greets Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Keith Rowley at the Norman Manley International airport, on Sunday.

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  17. Fire hits P/Town First CitizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Trinidad Guardian

    Acting Fire Station Officer Arjoon takes pictures of the burnt First Citizens Bank branch at High Street, Princes Town, yesterday. PHOTO: KRISTIAN DE SILVA First Citizens Bank customers in Princes Town will have to conduct business at other branches for some time, after a fire razed the first floor of the building early yesterday.

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  18. Ortt for PatrickRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Newsday

    PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley has told the People's National Movement general council that Cabinet is considering giving late former Prime Minister Patrick Manning this country's highest award - the Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago , PNM general secretary Ashton Ford disclosed yesterday. He was speaking at the PNM post-general council media conference held at Balisier House, Portof- Spain.

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  19. COP to iron out kinksRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Newsday

    New Congress of the People political leader Dr Anirudh Mahabir says he intends to convene a special national assembly to iron out the kinks in the party's constitution as its positions itself to be a major political force in the country. 'We need to fix our constitution which has slapped us in the face and required a Court Order to focus us on the deficiencies,' Mahabir, 68, said last Friday.

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  20. A courageous fighter, warriorRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Trinidad and Tobago News

    A courageous fighter, warrior Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says it is very dangerous for Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to accuse one of T&T's leaders Sat Maharaj of sedition. Prakash: Executive approved Jamaica trip THE EXECUTIVE of the Congress of the People approved the participation of St Augustine MP Prakash Ramadhar in the official trip to Jamaica, Ramadhar said on Thursday.

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