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Attillah Springer

Gail Alexander

Lisa Allen-Agostini

Murder victim No 522 is seven-year-old girl

A seven-year-old girl’s life was abruptly snuffed out while playing yesterday, when gunmen stormed her home in Penal and shot her.

Gallery of Mumbai


Freeport man shot dead in P Town

Business owners near the Petite Cafe Junction in Princes Town locked their doors and ran for cover yesterday, after a gunman shot and killed a Freeport man.

Sautt is PM, Cabinet’s private army-Ramesh

On the basis of an admission from Prime Minister Patrick Manning, T&T does not have a legal special anti-crime unit but rather a private army of the Cabinet, claims Opposition Chief Whip Ramesh Lawrence-Maharaj.

AG on 2009 Parliament agenda:

Legal wire taps, cell phone ban for motorists

Crime fighting legislation to “intercept communication” and legislation to ban cell-phone use while driving will be presented during next year’s new Parliamentary session, Attorney General Bridgid Annisette-George said yesterday.

Walcott calm and ready

T&T Miss World entrant all set for pageant today

Today is the big day for Miss T&T World 2008 delegate Gabrielle Walcott.


Economist predicts severe recession

The economist who predicted that weaknesses in the US subprime mortgage market would cause broader problems in the financial system, is forecasting that the global financial crisis will create a difficult time for Central American and Caribbean economies.

Driving to make T&T safer

The name Dennis Williams has been synonymous with driving since 1972. The 61-year-old Sangre Grande resident was recently honoured by the United States—based National Safety Council (NSC) for his role in making the roads of T&T safer.

Ramkessoon resigns as national selector

Former national cricketer Dudnath Ramkessoon has resigned as an ordinary member of the national cricket selection panel.

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Credit Union scare

After HCU crash, proposed new laws spread dread among unions

Even as Kairi Consultants Ltd, in a study done for Tecu Credit Union, pointed to the “liquidity and insolvency crisis” of the Hindu Credit Union (HCU), Tecu has objected to the Central Bank’s proposed policy document (PPD) containing guidelines for new legislation to regulate the operations of credit unions

Claudia Pegus showcases Breeze collection

Fresh on the heels of a very successful showing at Islands of The World Fashion Week in The Bahamas, where she was awarded The Unesco Seal of Excellence Award for the collection “BREEZE,” Claudia Pegus is showcasing the collection to a select audience of VIP fashionistas in Trinidad, in collaboration with Caribbean Belle magazine.


Shocking Exit

T&T football team exited the Digicel Caribbean Championships’ (DCC) Final Round in shocking style.

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