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(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) – A moth­er of two of Princes Town, who was framed by po­lice for co­caine traf­fick­ing af­ter they ex­tort­ed $100,000 from her hus­band, has been award­ed $240,000 in com­pen­sa­tion. De­liv­er­ing a 48-page judg­ment on Thurs­day, High Court judge Mar­garet Mo­hammed or­dered the dam­ages for An­isha Raf­fick, of Bor­de Narve Vil­lage, Princes Town, as ...

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(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) – Uni­ver­si­ty of the West In­dies stu­dents are fear­ful for their safe­ty fol­low­ing a string of vi­o­lence against stu­dents in re­cent weeks that cul­mi­nat­ed in a bloody at­tack on a sec­ond year stu­dent on Tues­day. Tues­day evening’s day­light rob­bery and al­leged as­sault of the fe­male stu­dent on the cam­pus, they ad­mit­ted on Wednes­day, ...

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(ABC NEWS) – Parents are perturbed and a school is investigating after allegations students at a Northern California high school distributed cookies that may have contained the ash remains of one of their grandfathers. A school resource officer at Da Vinci Charter Academy High School in Davis, California, was first alerted on Oct. 4 to ...

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(USA TODAY) – Two weeks ago, Chinedu Valentine Okobi, who had been darting in and out of traffic on a busy downtown street in Millbrae, California, went into cardiac arrest after being tackled by San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies and repeatedly tased. The drama unfolding over the death in police custody of this 36-year-old father ...

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(MEXICO NEWS DAILY) – “Life in prison.” With those words the smiles disappeared from the faces of Juan Carlos N. and Patricia N., self-confessed killers of at least 20 women. The words were spoken by a judge in México state yesterday to indicate to the suspects the likely fate that awaits them. In two back-to-back ...

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(GUYANA CHRONICLE) – CONVICTED fraudster Troy Webster was on Wednesday afternoon sentenced to 30 years’ imprisonment for sexually penetrating a girl without her consent on November 21, 2015, in the Sexual Offences Court of the Demerara High Court before Justice Jo-Ann Barlow and a 12-member jury. He was found guilty in the proportion of 11 ...

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Dear Sir: I was continually baffled by the enthusiasm, literal excitement and zeal of Petrotrin’s executive chairman to close down the company. I always thought that to preside over the closure of any company must cast doubt on the capability and professional capacity of its chairman and/or CEO and, in this case, both hats are […]

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Dear Sir: Over the years when one looks at the responses of certain companies to their economic difficulties which impinged on their employment practices, in particular the need to reduce employment, the reaction of the Trinidad and Tobago Industrial Court tended to ignore the intent to return the companies to competitiveness in favour of short […]

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(BBC) – US President Donald Trump has threatened to use military force to completely close the US-Mexico border. The warning, via a series of tweets on Thursday, comes as a new caravan of more than 3,000 migrants from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala heads north. Mr Trump has already threatened to cut all aid payments ...

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New York Post:–  The white woman who was fired after she blocked a black man from entering their apartment building in St. Louis claims she was just following the condo board’s instructions — and said she’s not a racist. “My only intent was to follow the direction that I had been given by our condo association board members […]

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