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Children's Authority orders children's home in Tobago to shut its doors

The Children's Authority has ordered that the Family First Foundation for Children – a home for orphaned children in Tobago cease operations immediately.

The Authority says the home's manager has been notified that she is not authorized to receive any child into her care at this time.

Failure to comply with the order will lead to the initiation of legal proceedings.

The home which is located at Calder Hall, Tobago, was being monitored by the authority for several months.

International: 25 children among dozens killed in Syria gas attack

A suspected chemical attack killed dozens of people in a rebel-held area of Syria on Tuesday, activists said, describing an incident that would mark one of the worst of its kind in Syria's six-year civil war.

At least 83 people - including 25 children - died and at least 350 others were injured in the incident in northern Idlib province, southwest of Aleppo, the relief agency UOSSM told NBC News.

UOSSM, formally known as the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations, is a nonprofit coalition of groups treating to victims of the war in Syria.

AG: Decision to make probe on children public is up to Defence Force

Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi says the issue of whether the T&T Defence Force makes public the findings of its probe into the matter of children being photographed with high-powered weapons at their Cumuto facility is up to the army.

The AG was also adamant that when it came to the safety of his children, the issue was “non-negotiable.”

He made the comment yesterday, even as Advocacy Group Fixin T&T joined the list of citizens publicly voicing their concern over the matter and calling for the report to be made public.

VIDEO: CCTV footage shows mother, two children stood no chance in Mausica accident

CCTV footage of the accident that claimed the lives of a mother and two children in Mausica last night, showed that they stood no chance as the driver clearly broke the red light.

The newly released video shows the driver proceeding at high speed towards the light which was red

RELATED: Mother, two children killed in accident

The vehicle with the woman and children was crossing the highway when the vehicle slammed into them.

Mother, two children killed in accident

A mother and her two children were killed in an accident on the corner of Mausica junction and the Priority Bus Route around 11 pm last night.

She has been identified as 34-year-old Carla Colins of Belmont.

CLICK TO SEE VIDEO OF ACCIDENT

According to reports, the driver of a B14 vehicle allegedly ran the red light and slammed into two cars, including the one carrying the mother and her children.

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