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OWTU to meet with PM tomorrow

The Oilfields Workers' Trade Union will meet with Prime Minister Keith Rowley at 10.30 am tomorrow to discuss matters related to the restructuring of Petrotrin.

OWTU's Chief Education and Research Officer, Ozzi Warwick said the six-member union team will be led by OWTU President General, Ancel Roget.

Warwick said the meeting was requested by Rowley last week and OWTU accepted the invitation.

Another elderly man dies in fire

A 72-year-old was killed in a fire which gutted his Gasparillo home on Saturday evening, becoming the second elderly person to be killed in a fire in just a matter of days.
Reports say, Leroy Walters of Bonne Aventure Road, who was partially blind and immobile, was trapped in by the flames and was unable to be rescued from the burning house.
Reports say around 7:30 PM on Saturday, an explosive sound was heard in the house, then the fire broke out.

Ministry of Trade and Industry: All requirements met

The Ministry of Trade and Industry is saying that all requirements were met for Nutrimex to construct its new hatchery in Couva.
In a statement, the Ministry says the company has received its certificate of environmental clearance from the Environmental Management Authority in 2017 as well as statutory approvals from Town and Country, the Department of Drainage and Highways and the Water and Sewerage Authority for the construction of a wastewater treatment plant.

Dead man found in stranger's car

A driver in Point Fortin got quite the surprise on Saturday when he found a dead man in his vehicle.
Reports say the man went to work at a bookstore in Point Fortin and left his car parked on the busy roadway. But when he returned he got the shock of his life. a man he did not know lay motionless, crouched down in the back seat.

3 men escape police custody

In two separate incidents, three men have escaped police custody. In the most recent incident, Scarborough police are searching for a man identified as Heston Lopez.
They say Lopez who is originally from Trinidad was under police guard at the Scarborough General Hospital, on Friday evening when he managed to evade officers and make his escape.
Meanwhile, officers of The Inter-Agency Task Force and Port of Spain Division are searching for two men who also escaped police custody last week.

Journalist's brother murdered in St. Vincent

The brother of journalist Dale Enoch was found murdered in St. Vincent Saturday morning. 
News coming out of St. Vincent revealed that Ian Enoch, who was a Spiritual Baptist Cleric, was found dead in an area close to the airport on the island. His body was wrapped in a sheet and dumped at the side of the road. there were chop wounds about the body.
Enoch was last seen attending an event on Friday on St. Vincent's East Coast.  It is believed that he was abducted after leaving the function. His car was found abandoned.

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