Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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Cops: Baboolal admitted he killed Ria

Mar. 21, 2017, 11:0 PM AST Comments

ANAND BABOOLAL admitted he stabbed his girlfriend, Ria Ramlochan, in the chest by mistake and blacked out after he saw the blood. He did so in a statement he allegedly gave to police three days after her body was pulled out of a latrine. The body of her 18-month-old baby, ­Ishmael Timothy Ragbir, w

School social workers ‘hurt’ over short-term contracts*

Mar. 21, 2017, 10:52 PM AST Comments

Burdened by mounting monthly bills and worried about their future, school social workers have called on the Minister of Education to look into what is causing the delay in the renewal of their three-year contracts. School social workers fall under the Student Support Services of the Ministry of Educ


‘Govt took less from HSF than it could have’

Mar. 21, 2017, 10:51 PM AST Comments

MINISTER of Finance Colm Imbert yesterday disclosed the Government opted to withdraw a much smaller amount from the Heritage and Stabilisation Fund (HSF) than it could have, based on the formula for withdrawal prescribed in the HSF Act. He rejected the assertion from United National Congress ­Senato


Moonilal to meet protesting law students

Mar. 21, 2017, 10:47 PM AST Comments

Law students of The University of the West Indies (UWI) are not protesting the relocation of the faculty to the UWI South Campus in Debe, but the lack of transparency and engagement by management, says Oropouche East MP Dr Roodal Moonilal. Moonilal said he was informed the law students were astonish



HDC "squatters" evicted from abandoned buildings

Mar. 21, 2017, 1:14 PM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - The Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has moved to evict several families who ignored the “No Trespassing” and “Danger” signs and illegally moved into apartments in a housing scheme in Harmony Hall, Gasparillo.


Moonilal to meet with protesting law students

Mar. 21, 2017, 12:47 AM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - University of the West Indies (UWI) law students are not protesting the relocation of the faculty to the UWI South Campus in Debe, but the lack of transparency and engagement by management, says Oropouche East MP Dr Roodal Moonilal.

This schoolboy is missing

Mar. 21, 2017, 12:8 AM AST Comments

The Multimedia Desk - Police need held in locating 16-year-old Jesse Beephan who was last seen standing on a junction in Freeport on Monday afternoon.



9-year-old "bully" can't be removed from school

Mar. 21, 2017, 10:33 AM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - The nine-year-old Santa Rita Roman Catholic Primary School pupil whose conduct led to protest action by frightened parents on Monday, is receiving counselling and can be rehabilitated, says Education Minister Anthony Garcia.


Fourth scrap iron dealer gunned down

Mar. 21, 2017, 9:55 AM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed - POLICE believe there is a war for turf in the scrap iron industry as yet another dealer in the business was shot dead on the weekend.