Tuesday, January 23, 2018

News



$m fines, 25 years for ISIS recruits*

Jan. 21, 2018, 9:41 PM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago nationals who leave to fight for Islamic group ISIS and other terrorist organisations can face up to 25 years imprisonment and fines close to one million dollars under the new Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) legislation to be tabled in Parliament this Friday.


Kamla: We cannot afford the risk*

Jan. 21, 2018, 9:35 PM AST Comments

OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar said yesterday Trinidad and Tobago cannot risk having ISIS fighters return home and face no anti-terrorism measures. The Sunday Express reported that families who journeyed from Trinidad and Tobago to Syria and Iraq to join ISIS are returning home.


AG to Kamla: Put your proposals in writing*

Jan. 21, 2018, 9:30 PM AST Comments

TELL us specifically what problems you have with the Anti-Gang bill, and put your proposals in writing. That is the Government’s response to Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s request for a meeting with it to arrive at a bipartisan approach to legislation to fight crime, specific


CLICO assets for investment fund*

Jan. 21, 2018, 9:24 PM AST Comments

CABINET is targeting February 28 as the date of the establishment of the National Investment Fund (NIF) and expects to complete the public offering and sale of units to the public by March 31, according to Cabinet Minute 2213 dated December 7, 2017.

Man shot dead: ‘Revenge killing’*

Jan. 21, 2018, 9:18 PM AST Comments

A MAN was shot dead in Cumana Village on Saturday night in what police believe may have been a revenge killing following last weekend’s shooting death of another man during a fight over a lantern.





Govt knocked over ferry purchase*

Jan. 20, 2018, 8:54 PM AST Comments

Camille Hunte—The Government is facing criticism over its decision to purchase a new ferry without engaging stakeholders in Tobago who have been most affected by the sea bridge woes.