Kamla makes second call for crime talks*

Opposition leader Kamla Persad Bissessar

AFTER BEING uninvited to its Indian Arrival Day celebrations by the secretary general of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS), Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar will instead attend the celebrations in Cedros.

Persad-Bissessar is now scheduled to attend the Cedros Indian Culture Committee’s Indian Arrival Day celebrations at Manmohansingh Park, Bonasse Village, from 10.30 a.m. today.

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Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is angry over Government’s “crocodile tears” and false impression that retired judges will benefit from pension hikes. 

THE 15,000 registered Venezuelans, plus the thousands of others who did not, are here to stay, says political analyst Derek Ramsamooj.

MORE than seven months after chef Joe Brown and British citizen Joanna Banks were stuck by a car and killed while cycling along the Beetham Highway, the driver of the vehicle surrendered himself to officers of the Besson Street Police Station on Saturday.

THREE more men have fallen victim to gun violence after they were shot and killed in two separate incidents in Belmont and Tunapuna between Saturday night and yesterday morning.

A SPECIAL Reserve Police (SRP) officer and a Jamaican man remained in police custody last night after they were found with narcotics strapped to their bodies while attempting to board a flight at the Piarco International Airport on Saturday.

THE Venezuelan migrant registration process was completed in Port of Spain and San Fernando yesterday. A statement from the Ministry of National Security yesterday said Venezuelans who were in line at the San Fernando registration centre as at 5 p.m. on Friday were taken into the facility and processed.