Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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PM receives police manpower audit report; laments high cost of crime*

Oct. 17, 2017, 9:56 PM AST Comments

As he accepted the report of the T&T Police Service Manpower Audit Committee yesterday, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said: “Every murder case that is going through the courthouse costs taxpayers between $1 million to $10 million. So if we eliminate it (murders) that is money saved.” He


Suicidal mother of five pleads for housing help*

Oct. 17, 2017, 9:51 PM AST Comments

Carla Jeffery woke up yesterday morning with two thoughts racing through her head: kill herself or come to the Express office to seek help. For Jeffery’s five children, it was a huge relief that the latter decision prevailed. Jeffery said she has reached her breaking point as the family will s


$.75m bail for two soldiers*

Oct. 17, 2017, 9:45 PM AST Comments

TWO members of the Regiment, who, together allegedly stole $1.4 million from the State, made an appearance in the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court yesterday on a combined total of 162 fraud and corruption charges.


Three funerals for river crash victims*

Oct. 17, 2017, 9:23 PM AST Comments

Three separate funeral services will be held tomorrow for the friends found dead inside a car which overturned in a river in Woodland on Sunday. Driver Nicholas Manoo, a father of one, and barber Sunil Sookdeo will be cremated side by side at the Shore of Peace cremation site in South Oropouche.

Doctor beaten by female patient

Oct. 17, 2017, 6:4 PM AST Comments

THE North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA) says it is investigating an incident that occurred at the Arouca Health Centre on Monday afternoon, where a doctor was allegedly assaulted by an irate patient.  According to reports, the doctor was on duty at the Arouca Health Centre providing care