Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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CPU: 20 per cent of child abuse cases solved

Jul. 27, 2016, 3:18 PM AST Comments

OVER the last 15 months there have been 2595 cases of child abuse that have been reported to police. Of these reports, males accounted for 22 percent of the victims of sexual crimes. And from the total number of reports, 20 percent of the cases have been solved with suspects appearing in court. The


Toco man appears in court for Tobago murder

Jul. 27, 2016, 3:9 PM AST Comments

Twenty-two-year-old Dominique Charles of Toco, Trinidad, appeared before a Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday , charged with the murder of 30 year old father-of-two Zaquius Daniel of Lambeau Tobago. He appeared before Magistrate Maharaj Browne.


Five years for Carenage man

Jul. 27, 2016, 2:57 PM AST Comments

A crying 39-year-old Anton Barnett of Carenage Trinidad, was sentenced to 5 years hard labour yesterday, after he pleaded guilty before a Scarborough Magistrates’ Court, for a string of larceny offenses across the Old Grange District.


Venezuelan nationals ordered deported

Jul. 27, 2016, 11:38 AM AST Comments

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jul 27, CMC – A Magistrate Court has ordered 14 Venezuelan nationals who entered the country illegally in search of jobs to be deported after they were eached fined GUY$10,000 (One Guyana dollar =US$0.004 cents).



Umar Akmal denies Zouks perfect home record at Hero CPL

Jul. 27, 2016, 3:2 AM AST Comments

The St Lucia Zouks missed out on making it four wins out of four at the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) against the Trinbago Knight Riders having looked all but assured of victory. A brilliant half century from Umar Akmal saw his team home against an in form Zouks team to keep TKR in the hunt fo

Chuck E Cheese's comes to San Fernando

Jul. 27, 2016, 1:34 AM AST Comments

Chuck E Cheese's (CEC) is set to expand its presence in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) with the opening of its second restaurant at C3 Centre, Corinth, San Fernando.



Borrow only what we must*

Jul. 26, 2016, 11:13 PM AST Comments

AS Finance Minister Colm Imbert takes his “road show” to several cities in the United States, seeking to raise US$1 billion in bonds, responsible citizens of this country ought to be concerned over where Trinidad and Tobago is heading regarding our public sector debt.


The price of sending a child to school*

Jul. 26, 2016, 11:11 PM AST Comments

“I dread this time of year, it’s when all my money disappears before I even get it,” 37-year-old Roxanne Applewhite said as she lined four book lists side by side on the counter of a book store in Port of Spain last week. As the store’s customer service representative gives h


Transforming the Caribbean’s energy sector*

Jul. 26, 2016, 11:9 PM AST Comments

Energy appears frequently in discussions on the way forward for economic development at both ends of the Caribbean – Jamaica and Guyana. In Jamaica’s case, it’s a matter of how to handle the switch from the traditional fuel oil and diesel burned in power stations to natural gas, de