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Online petition to halt Constitution Amendment Bill

An online petition calling for the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2014 to be halted has been circulating over the past two weeks. According to the petition website www.change.org, as of yesterday there were 1,655 signatures. Jamelia Reid-Cato, who started the petition, said she was able to get an additional 1,300 to sign on paper. Reid-Cato was among a handful... Read more »

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Police kill three men in Freeport

Three men, believed to be suspects in several murders, were shot and killed in a gun battle with police last night. Officers attached to the North Eastern Division Task Force, armed with a warrant to... Read More »

Prisons officers to get guns, bulletproof vests

The Office of the Prime Minister on Monday issued a statement related to a meeting of the technical team established to implement decisions made by Cabinet regarding the report of the Special Prisons... Read More »

Integrity Commission sues Google

E-mail investigation on the prime minister and other continues Read More »

The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2014 has been passed

Dookeran, Seepersad-Bachan vote against amendments Read More »

Ebola scare at Piarco Int'l Airport

An Ebola scare at Piarco International turns out to be just that -- a scare. With hundreds of people having died as the worst Ebola virus outbreak in history sweeps through West Africa... high level precautions... Read More »

Report: Tiny droplets in Trinidad's Pitch Lake show how life could survive on Saturn's moon

Extremely tiny newfound habitats hidden within oil could expand the potential for life in the universe, researchers say. Scientists have discovered microbes living in microscopic droplets of water inside... Read More »

Low chance of ebola reaching the region

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has said that there is a low chance of the Ebola Virus reaching the region, but countries should be prepared. CARPHA Executive Director of, Dr. James Hospedales... Read More »

Term limit for prime ministers, right of recall proposed in Constitution Reform

PM KPB makes announcement in the House of Representatives Read More »

Bertha rains heavy blows on Puerto Rico

Tropical Storm Bertha pushed just south of Puerto Rico yesterday as it unleashed heavy rains and strong winds across the region, knocking out power on some islands in the eastern Caribbean. Read More »

PM STOPS LIFESPORT PROGRAMME

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar this afternoon announced that the LifeSport programme is being terminated immediately. . Speaking in the House of Representatives, she said the Audit report revealed... Read More »

National Security Ministry conducting ' Readiness Drills' nationwide

Following is a Media Release issued by the Ministry of National Security: National Security conducts Series of Readiness Drills The Ministry of National Security wishes to advise that all agencies of... Read More »

LifeSport coordinator, others held as cops raid Carapo mosque

More than 75 law enforcement officers attached to various units within the T&T Police Service and Defence Force descended upon the Carapo mosque last night. Police sources say among those held in the... Read More »

No Confirmed Fourth Case of the Chikungunya Virus in T&T, says Ministry of Health

No Confirmed Fourth Case of the Chikungunya Virus in Trinidad and Tobago Following is Press Release from the Ministry of Health The Ministry of Health wishes to advise the public that as of July 16,... Read More »

Govt ‘transparent’ on Invader's Bay development, says Tewarie

At every stage of the development of the Invader’s Bay project Government has been “transparent, followed transparent procedures and sound legal advice”, Planning Minister Dr Bhoe Tewarie said yesterday. In... Read More »

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