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Jamaat al Muslimeen leader yasin abu Bakr is to face a new jury for murder conspiracy charges after Justice Mark Mohammed ordered a retrial in the Port-of-Spain High Court yesterday. Bakr, seen leaving the court with supporters after the ruling, is charged with conspiring to murder two expelled members of the religious organisation.

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Back to court for Bakr

Leader of the Jamaat al Muslimeen Yasin Abu Bakr will face a second trial sometime later this year or early next year on charges of conspiring to murder two expelled members of his organisation in June 2003...

Sir Ellis robbery accused to know fate Wednesday

A 16-year–old boy charged with robbing former President Sir Ellis Clarke will know his fate on Wednesday...

Transparency Institute urges Rowley: Step down until Sealy probe ends

Housing Minister Dr Keith Rowley should relinquish his portfolio until the investigation into his alleged misconduct in the Scarborough Hospital project/Landate development is completed, T&T Transparency Institute believes...

Disclose de la Bastide’s full pay package - UNC

The Opposition wants to know the total remuneration package of Caribbean Court of Justice president Michael de la Bastide, including allowances and other perks as well as his US$12,000 basic salary...

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ECA on minimum wage: We must produce more

The Employers’ Consultative Association announced yesterday it has secured a commitment from the Government to establish clear objectives and a transparent mechanism which will help determine the minimum wage...

YTEPP launches digital arts course

The Youth Training and Employment Partnership Programme launched its digital arts programme in a simple ceremony at the organisation’s head office on St Vincent Street, Port-of-Spain, on Monday...

Lara to know fate at noon

Former West Indies captain Brian Lara and his ex vice-captain Ramnaresh Sarwan could well find themselves being recalled to join the squad of 22 players whom the West Indies Cricket Board have invited to make themselves available for the home series against South Africa...

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NGC lowers gas prices

Local manufacturers will benefit from a lower natural gas price after reaching an agreement with the National Gas Co for a 12.5 per cent reduction...

Tambu surprises jazz enthusiasts

Veteran calypsonian Chris “Tambu” Herbert made a rare stage appearance on Sunday at the third annual Jazz on the Greens Concert, which was held at the Centre for Creative and Festival Arts, Gordon Street, St Augustine...

With today marking the official end of the work week for many, the Guardian gives its readers a lagniappe from last weekend’s major fetes...

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