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After spending almost a week in police custody for allegedly chopping off his mother’s hand, a 15-year-old student was released from police custody yesterday.

Police said the Director of Public Prosecutions gave instructions for the boy to be released as there was no evidence to prove he chopped his mother.

The boy’s father picked him up at...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Unable to understand that her home was destroyed by fire, four-year-old Natalia Paul kept crying and begging her mother and father to carry her home.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A mother whose hand was severed by her son in a brutal cutlass attack remains warded in a critical condition at the Intensive Care Unit of the San Fernando General Hospital.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Vowing to protect their temple with their lives, devotees from the Shri Nav Durga Kali Ashram yesterday vowed to mount a legal challenge to stop the State from demolishing any part of their ashram.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

An orthopaedic surgeon at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital has objected to performing any hemiarthroplasty or hip replacement surgeries with mismatched implants he believes are being supplied for the procedures, saying the practice could cause other serious health issues for patients in future...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Minister of National Security Edmund Dillon and Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi yesterday met with the United Nations Resident Coordinator Richard Blewitt and Protection Officer of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Ruben Barbado, over last Saturday’s repatriation of 82...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Over 30 Venezuelan nationals who were incarcerated at the Maximum Security Prison (MSP) were recently transferred to the Eastern Correctional Rehabilitation Centre (ECRC) at Santa Rosa Heights, Arima, because a “high-security risk” was detected.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The State may face a legal challenge from some of the 82 Venezuelan nationals who were deported on Saturday.

Attorney Mervyn Cordner is claiming the Government may be held in contempt of court as it deported 62 of his clients while a legal challenge against it was pending.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

A 20-year-old Arima man has appeared in court charged with shooting at two off-duty police officers in an incident in Tobago last year.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Investigation of terrorism is one of the most difficult types of probes confronting the T&T Police Service (TTPS) right now, acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams said yesterday.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Good news for T&T’s Muslim pilgrims. Mecca, Medina and other Saudi Arabian places where Muslims worship won’t be among “declared geographical” locations which travellers will have to notify authorities about under proposed anti-terrorism law.

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