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Tue, 07/25/2017 - 19:45

The court of appeal has granted approval to the gov't to appoint two provisional liquidators to guard the assets of CL Financial.

This ruling follows an initial decision not to appoint the...

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Tue, 07/25/2017 - 19:45

A bill is being drafted to deal with the 53 cases left abandoned by the elevation of chief magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar to the high court.

The attorney general in an exclusive interview...

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Tue, 07/25/2017 - 19:45

A slate of candidates vying for leadership of the P is calling on the president Watson Duke to come clean.

The group which goes by the name the unified public officers wants the details of...

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Tue, 07/25/2017 - 19:30

Today's court matter squashed moves by CLF shareholders to appoint two new members on the CLF board.

As it stands government appointees make up the majority.

Today's meeting was...

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Tue, 07/25/2017 - 14:30

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is describing proposals to reduce entry requirements and end part-time classes at the Faculty of Social Sciences at UWI St Augustine as retrograde.
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Mon, 07/24/2017 - 20:00

Emotions ran high outside the Siparia Magistrates' Court this morning as the man accused of murdering teenager David Sancaro appeared.

The teen's mother hurled the word "murderer" and...

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Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:45

After eight years, the government says CL Financial still poses a severe risk to the country's financial system.

As the battle for Clico intensifies, the government says it did not have a...

Embedded thumbnail for Third suspect in Malabar double murder appears in court
Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:45

A thirty-five-year-old man appeared before an Arima magistrate this morning charged with the murders and robbery of Videsh Subar and his caretaker Haffiza Mohammed. 

 Devon Edwards is the...

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Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:00

Former prime minister Basdeo Panday has spoken out against the abolition of all public holidays and celebrations in this country.
Instead he has offered advice to the state to treat all...

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Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:00

One Santa Cruz family is appealing for a house after a landslide damaged their home following Saturday's heavy downpour.

Emily Sookraj's daughter had to be hospitalised after she was caught...

Embedded thumbnail for Kids Who Inspire - Shurmia Ramprashad spreads message of courage through poetry
Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:30

A 12-year-old girl is conquering her fears through poetry.

Shurmia Ramprashad wants to spread her message of courage and she is using spoken word as her medium of choice.

Jesse...

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Fri, 07/21/2017 - 20:15

Environmentalist Dr Wayne Kublalsingh is calling on the state to reverse an embankment in the Oropouche lagoon which he says is resulting in massive losses for farmers.

The farmers say...

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