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52 on death row to serve life sentences

A High Court judge yesterday ordered that 52 convicted killers be spared the hangman and that they serve life imprisonment.

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Piarco shuts down... Emergency landing, aircraft difficulties cripple airport

Clouds of bad luck seemed to hang ominously over Piarco International Airport yesterday. The country’s major airport was hit with no less than three serious accidents in an eight-hour span.

As crime rises in downtown PoS...Doma head: I don’t give a hoot

President of the Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (Doma) Gregory Aboud said he “doesn’t give a hoot,” if the upsurge in crime has been affecting Port-of-Spain’s business community.

Wife killer drinks poison to avoid arrest

Kissoon Ramkissoon died at hospital yesterday afternoon, hours after chopping his wife Rena to death in Couva the night before.

‘Gangster’ shot dead in Morvant

Described by police as a “gangster,” Gabriel Percell was discovered dead at the side of the road in Morvant on Thursday night.

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Standard & Poor’s raises T&T’s credit rating

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services yesterday raised its long-term foreign currency sovereign credit rating on T&T to ‘A’ from ‘A-’.

Grenada wants to export more food to T&T

Grenada wants to increase agricultural exports to T&T, according to the island’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Peter David.

Local artistes collect $$ from CD sales

Newly formed local music distribution company Tru-2-Culture (T2C) has distributed its first cheques and sales statements to artistes.

Thompson, Burns in today’s 100m semis

Marc Burns and Richard Thompson will put everything on the line in the semifinals of the Men’s100 metres at the Beijing National Stadium China today.

I’m not certain about relays says Brown

Sprinter Darrel Brown crashed out of the men’s 100 metres for the second Olympics in a row. In 2004, he never even started a round in the 100 metres.

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Fishing’s bleak future

South and Central fishermen fear their way of life may soon be gone forever

At six am on Monday the Claxton Bay fishing depot was almost deserted.

Can we stave off a slowdown?

One of the interesting things about globalisation...

Last call for

Makin’ Style

The final casting for the T&T Fashion Collection, also known as Makin’ Style and advertised to take place this November, takes place tomorrow at Coco Lounge, located on Carlos Street and Ariapita Avenue in Woodbrook.

Drug use damaging true character of Olympics

Honestly, it was not my idea to think of the name change.

Cricketers mirror society today

Most fans of West Indies cricket are unaware that the quality of cricketer now representing the region is merely indicative of the societies in which we live...

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