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(NEWS DAY) — Six years of living on a Nigerian boat off Claxton Bay has ended for five Guyanese seamen. They are now back in their home country, the boat, an oil tanker, sold last week Thursday following a High Court judge ordering its arrest in February 2017. The MT Tumini owners in Nigeria abandoned ...

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(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — Cit­i­zens have racked up US$1.205 bil­lion in cred­it card trans­ac­tions for 2018 which is now en­gag­ing the at­ten­tion of the Min­istry of Fi­nance. This was re­vealed yes­ter­day by Fi­nance Min­is­ter Colm Im­bert in re­sponse to a query from Op­po­si­tion MP Dr Fuad Khan about the amount US cur­ren­cy used for cred­it card ...

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(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) — Obesity has increased from about 25 per cent to about 50 per cent in the country, the top medical adviser at the Ministry of Health says. And more children are becoming obese, while adults continue to battle with abdominal obesity or “central obesity” (around the belly), he said. Dr Rohit Doon, adviser, ...

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(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) — Criminals are trying to extort $3,000 from Leela Maharaj. Her pedigree cat was lost a month ago, and she has been told it will be returned to her in exchange for cash. Maharaj, 71, of Clarke Road, Penal, has reported the incident to the police numerous times, and has even called Commissioner ...

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(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) — Tobago has recorded its second murder for the year. The deceased has been identified as Anderson Ragoonanan, of light pole 50, Ralph Narine Trace, South Oropouche. He was living at Lowlands, Tobago. Police said Ragoonanan was stabbed during an altercation with a woman along the Claude Noel Highway. The woman has been ...

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(NEWS DAY) — Residents of a Point Fortin village are in shock after the gruesome discovery of a newborn girl in a shallow grave yesterday. The child’s mother has been detained by police for questioning. According to police, at around 8 am yesterday, a resident of Gonzales Village, Point Fortin, was tending to his crops ...

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(BVI NEWS) — Maybelline Rodriguez, the woman on remand at Her Majesty’s Prison pending her day in court for a 2018 murder is currently housing her newborn at the adult penitentiary. Superintendent of Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) Verne Garde told BVI News the female inmate gave birth late last year at the Peebles Hospital. He ...

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ABC News:-  The woman who filmed the aftermath of the shooting of Botham Jean — the man killed in his own apartment by former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger — said she has been receiving death threats and was fired from her job after she uploaded the video to social media. The video shows an apparently distressed […]

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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — Donique Anderson is finally a police officer. The Trewlawny native who was the only woman among the 196 recruits is the epitome of triumph over struggle. Anderson’s journey with the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) began in 2017 but she dropped out due to illness. Anderson fulfilled her dream yesterday when she completed ...

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(SNO) — Saint Lucians could be digging deeper into their pockets for bus fares soon as the government will consider whether they will be raised. The Allen Chastenet-led cabinet has ordered the Road Transport Board to review bus fares on the island, HTS News has reported. The disclosure was made in a letter to President ...

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