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Selwyn R Cudjoe
Gillian Lucky
Ian Smart

Murder rate on the rise

Too many guns on the streets—Joseph

National Security Minister Martin Joseph confirmed yesterday that there has been a 69-per-cent increase in the murder rate for the year—up to yesterday—when compared with the same period last year.


Bovell III to carry T&T’s flag at Beijing opening

Olympic medalist George Bovell III will carry Trinidad and Tobago’s flag at today’s opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games.

Dick-Ford: I can’t tell Udecott when to respond

The John Uff commission of enquiry into Udecott might “overtake” moves by the state-enterprise to issue print advertisements refuting allegations made against it and its chairman Calder Hart by Opposition Chief Whip Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj...

Tight security checks on defence lawyers

Very unusual case says judge

Judge Dora Irizarry said yesterday that the JFK terror case before her was a very unusual one.

Ibrahim may escape trial

Trinidadian terror suspect Kareem Ibrahim may escape facing a judge and jury on charges of conspiracy to blow up fuel lines, buildings and planes at John F Kennedy International Airport in New York last year.


TCL blames increasing cost of raw material Cement prices set to rise

T&T’s sole cement producer, Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL), said yesterday that substantial increases in the cost of raw materials had forced the company to increase the price of cement for the second time this year.

Robots to spell end for teachers?

LONDON—Teachers and textbooks beware—your future could be under threat from a quickly developing and very smart technology...

T&T protects track team from Beijing pollution

The T&T contingent here in Beijing experienced some problems when leading female sprinter, Kelly Ann Baptiste, who was among a group of four persons, with accreditation problems.

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Credit unions under watch

Stick to co-operative principles, says expert

Head lecturer, Co-operative Studies at the Cipriani College of Labour and Co-operative studies, Wahing Tang, has said the collapse of the Hindu Credit Union (HCU) will not adversely affect the rest of the credit union movement in this country.

Woodruffe and friends make jazz debut at 110

He grew up in a musical family so it was only natural that Anthony Woodruffe Jr would make music his career choice.

75 foot stage for Scorpions concert

A 75 foot stage with catwalk will be constructed at the Queen’s Park Savannah for rock legends Scorpions’ September 23 concert...


T&T in the mix in 4x100m at Beijing

With days to go before the track and field competition begins.

Indiscipline continues to cripple Windies cricket

Six players from the T&T Under 19 cricket team were sent home.


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