Saturday 18th October, 2008

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Mother, son slain at Nelson Street

Port-of-Spain detectives said ongoing gang warfare was responsible for the killing of Charmaine Benjamin and her son Kimo Nurse on Nelson Street on Thursday night.


New suspect held in Tobago slayings

Arouca police were up to late yesterday questioning a male suspect in connection with the recent murders of Swedish couple Ake Olsson and Anna Sundvall in Tobago.

‘Huge tourism boost from ‘08 summits’

Amid mounting concerns about the global financial crisis, the national double secretariat says T&T is expected to receive a “huge” tourism boost next year through the hosting of the Summit of the Americas and the Commonwealth Heads of Government conferences.

Murder toll jumps to 431... Five gunned down in 10 hours

Despite repeated assurances from acting Police Commissioner James Philbert that his officers are working round-the-clock to curb crime, criminals went on a shooting spree, killing five people in ten hours.

‘Is Philbert up to the job?’

The Keith Noel 136 Committee wants National Security Minister Martin Joseph to evaluate the performance of acting Police Commissioner James Philbert, in light of several killings within the past few days.


Enill: No cause for worry over oil prices

Falling oil prices mean a reduction in the amount of money Government has to spend on the fuel subsidy, Energy Minister Conrad Enill said yesterday.

160 years ...And still going strong

The secret to her longevity is not to be married and have no children.

Tendulkar breaks Lara’s Test batting record

MOHALI, India—Sachin Tendulkar became the leading run-scorer in test cricket yesterday after passing Brian Lara’s mark of 11,953.

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Global financial crisis: Tourism takes a hit

Selling the sun, sand and sea has never been more stressful.

Patrice, Machel rule Girl Power

Patrice Roberts and Machel Montano turned in a splendid performance at this year’s edition of Girl Power, held at Miami Carnival last week.

2010 South Africa World Cup qualifier

Going after the US

Will the Soca Warriors break the jinx and defeat the United States in a World Cup match? That will be answered tonight when the T&T team takes on the powerful, but yet suspect US team at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo.

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