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Thursday, February 26, 2015

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600 teachers under probe

MORE THAN 600 teachers are currently being investigated by the Teaching Service Commission (TSC) on various complaints ranging from sexual misconduct to abuse of sick leave. Read more »

  • Rampersad unaware of complaints

    Physics teacher Lennon Rampersad told the Express yesterday he was unaware a letter of complaint against him was sent to Education Minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh. Read More »

  • TTUTA concerned about long delays

    President of the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers’ Association (TTUTA) Devanand Sinanan said yesterday numerous complaints have been made against the Teaching Service Commission with respect to its slow pace in dealing with cases before it. Read More »

  • Ganga not ruling out sabotage

    While Minister of Water Resour­ces Ganga Singh is not one to “see shadows behind every bush”, he is keeping an “open mind” and not ruling out the possibility of sabotage in the contamination of the water supply at the Caroni Water Treatment Plant. Read More »

  • Devant: 500 acres in Felicity for rice farming

    FIVE hundred acres of land in Central Trinidad previous­ly earmarked to house a milita­ry hospital and support batta­li­on for the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment have now been approved for rice produc-tion, Food Production Minister Devant Maharaj has said. Read More »

  • Fear of East PoS councillors: No water for PNM areas

    A group of councillors for East Port of Spain yesterday expressed fear that their district was being punished for its political ties to the People’s National Movement (PNM) by way of an appalling water supply. Read More »

  • Meals are back in the schools

    THE National Schools Dietary Services Limited is back to full operations today following suspended services yesterday as a result of contaminated water. Read More »

  • Residents spend $$ on bottled water

    RESIDENTS who receive water from the Caroni Water Treatment Plant spent a considerable amount of money on bottled water between Wednesday and yesterday. Read More »

  • 3 Brasso victims buried

    THE bodies of the three Brasso Seco murder victims were finally laid to rest yesterday amid a warning from an Arima parish priest that parents needed to remain vigilant with regards to their children to ensure that “they stay away from the corruption of bad company”. Read More »

  • OSHA begins probe into death of crushed boy

    AN INVESTIGATION has been launched by the Occupational Health and Safety Agency (OSHA) into the death of a 16-year-old boy after tonnes of dirt fell on him on a worksite in Barrackpore on Wednesday. Dinnora Gil, communications specialist at OSHA, confirmed an investigation had begun to ascertain if safety procedures and practices were observed at the worksite. Read More »

  • Angry crowd demanding gold, refunds

    More than 300 angry customers of More Money (M&M) Pawn Shop and Jewelry Store, located on Henry Street, Port of Spain, gathered outside the building yesterday morning, demanding refunds for their stolen pieces of gold. Read More »

  • Security guard held in $20m robbery

    A security guard who had access to M&M Pawn Shop on Henry Street, Port of Spain, before last weekend’s multimillion-dollar robbery is currently in police custody. Read More »

  • Sheldon Henville declines to be interviewed

    Sheldon Henville, a per­son of interest in the mur­der of his wife, Marcia Henville, declined last night to be interviewed by police investigators, according to his attorney. Read More »

  • PM misses opening ceremony

    Problems with an Air Bahamas aircraft caused Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to miss the opening of the Caricom Heads of Government Conference in The Bahamas yesterday. Read More »

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