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Attillah Springer
Lisa Allen-Agostini

Life in jail for abusing children

Life imprisonment will be the penalty for various offences against children including sexual intercourse with a child, seduction of a child and touching a child in any sexual manner, Social Development Minister Amery Browne said yesterday.


‘Wall was approved by Beetham groups’

Managing Director of the East Port-of-Spain Development Company Limited Deborah Thomas maintains there was consultation and approval by the Beetham Gardens community over the proposed development plan.

$4m coke seized in Tunapuna

A 35-year-old car washer of Longdenville was arrested yesterday morning after more than $4 million worth of high grade cocaine, bound for Canada, was seized from a car at the corner of the Churchill Roosevelt Highway and Pasea Main Road, Tunapuna.

Cops nab 45 in morning raid

Police raided Beetham Gardens yesterday and held 45 men who they said were being sought in connection with a series of crimes.

Policeman fighting for life after shooting

Gunmen turned their weapons on an off-duty policeman yesterday afternoon, shooting him in the head.


Inflation rate increases to 14.8 per cent

The Central Bank yesterday announced that the country’s inflation rate rose to 14.8 per cent at the end of September, up from 13.5 per cent at the end of August.

T&T celebrates Spain’s National Day

October 12 each year is a major national holiday recognised throughout Spain known as Dia la Hispanidad, or Spanish National Day.

T&T faces Stanford Stars

COOLIDGE — After months of publicity, planning, and legal wrangling, the Stanford Super Series is set to begin today at the Stanford Cricket Ground.

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Indian trade fair boom

…as local merchants feel the pinch

Indian goods have never been more popular.

Cultural explosion continues at Nagar

Celebrations at Divali Nagar 2008 continued on Monday with some contestants of the Nagar’s annual Teen Queen competition showing off traditional ethnic wear courtesy Chandini’s collection.

2010 South Africa World Cup qualifier

Dramatic climax in store

Group two of the North, Central American and Caribbean Zone semifinal qualifying round threw up bags of excitement last week, setting up an all-or-nothing final day next month in which Mexico, Jamaica and Honduras will all be vying for the two spots on offer in the ‘hexagonal’.

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