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The Trinidad Guardian
Atlantic’s Football Weekend lays foundation for talentSome 50 young budding footballers could receive a start to their potential prof
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 hours ago
Some 50 young budding footballers could receive a start to their potential professional football career when the Atlantic Football Weekend takes place at Queen’s Royal College (QRC) from 8 am, as part of Atlantic’s development drive. And at the same... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Making music history14 cellists played the Christmas carol O Come O Come, Emmanuel at the National
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
14 cellists played the Christmas carol O Come O Come, Emmanuel at the National Academy for the Performing Arts (Napa), Port-of-Spain last Saturday evening. The task was executed when the T&T Youth Philharmonic staged Christmas Wonder of His... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Witness goes missing, murder accused freedThe inability of police to locate a teenager, who witnessed his father’s murder
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
The inability of police to locate a teenager, who witnessed his father’s murder when he was nine-years-old, has allowed the alleged killer to walk free. After spending almost a decade on remand, 37-year-old Dwayne Bramble walked out the Hall of... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Ministry to pay 3 months rent for AllisonFor the first time in months, mother of six Allison Dick feels hopeful that she
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
For the first time in months, mother of six Allison Dick feels hopeful that she and her family will soon find a place to call home. The Ministry of Social Development has extended its rental programme to Dick which means that the Government will pay... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Pan Rhythms by Gail PantinArtist Gail Pantin completed a successful solo exhibition of her work at Baysho
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Artist Gail Pantin completed a successful solo exhibition of her work at Bayshore, Port-of-Spain, on December 9. Titled Pan Rhythms People 4, Pantin sought to capture life in T&T as she envisions it. An artist and teacher, Pantin is the daughter of... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Worker accused of $16m EPoS fraudA forensic audit at the East Port-of-Spain Company Limited (EPoS) has unearthed
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
A forensic audit at the East Port-of-Spain Company Limited (EPoS) has unearthed a scheme of unauthorised cheque payments to the value of approximately $16 million to a company affiliated with an EPoS employee over the period 2014 to 2017. A report... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Magistrate absent,Vicky’s case put offtwo weeks after her short-lived prison escape, accused fraudster Vicky Boodram
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
two weeks after her short-lived prison escape, accused fraudster Vicky Boodram reappeared in court yesterday on a series of fraud charges which landed her in prison in the first place. Boodram was due to reappear before Magistrate Christine... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
HDC unable to help Josephs furtherJoseph and his wheelchair-bound wife Erica. The HDC made the comment in a pres
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Joseph and his wheelchair-bound wife Erica. The HDC made the comment in a press release in response to the latest media reports which suggest the Josephs want to be relocated again, despite only recently been allocated an apartment at Charford... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Best Physique to be judged next yearThe achievement and maintenance of a great physique is largely influenced by a
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
The achievement and maintenance of a great physique is largely influenced by a person’s health consciousness, and so, the newly formed Sports and Fitness Bureau is seeking to raise the bar by staging a nationwide campaign geared towards, health,... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Sweet music from three sopranoswill come together to showcase their talents in Sopranissimo: The Concert on De
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
will come together to showcase their talents in Sopranissimo: The Concert on December 16 at All Saints Anglican Church, Port-of-Spain. All three women began their training in music in T&T before studying and performing abroad and are eager to... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
MusicTT hosts meet and greet with international music execs& Greet event leading up to its inaugural Music Showcase this evening at the Ca
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
& Greet event leading up to its inaugural Music Showcase this evening at the Calypso Room (12th floor), Radisson Hotel, Port-of-Spain at 6 pm. At this event, 25 Trinbagonian singers, songwriters, duos and bands who will be performing at the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Gang alliances with politicians an evil monster — DeosaranChairman of the Manpower Audit Committee into the T&T Police Service (TTPS), Pr
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Chairman of the Manpower Audit Committee into the T&T Police Service (TTPS), Prof Ramesh Deosaran, yesterday said the alliances between politicians, gang leaders and community leaders have been undermining the operations and morale of the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Illegal tenants move back inWithin hours after officials from the Housing Development Corporation (HDC), ac
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Within hours after officials from the Housing Development Corporation (HDC), accompanied by armed soldiers and police officers, evicted illegal tenants from the Clifton Towers in east Port-of-Spain yesterday they returned to the apartment... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Woman accused of helping Vicky gets bailThe Penal woman accused of harbouring escaped prisoner Vicky Boodram was yester
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
The Penal woman accused of harbouring escaped prisoner Vicky Boodram was yesterday granted $100,000 bail in the Siparia Magistates Court. Roxanne Cudjoe, 32, was not brought from prison for the hearing. She first appeared before a Port-of-Spain... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Social activists: Do more to protect T&T’s womenViolence against women continues unabated in T&T despite public condemnation sa
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
Violence against women continues unabated in T&T despite public condemnation say social activists, including chairman of the Coalition Against Domestic Violence Diana Mahabir-Wyatt and president of Fixin T&T Kirk Waithe, who believe more can be done... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Team TT Carifesta appointedMinister of Community Development, Culture and The Arts Nyan Gadsby-Dolly issue
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
Minister of Community Development, Culture and The Arts Nyan Gadsby-Dolly issued letters of appointment to Carifesta XIV Host Country Management Committee (HCMC) last Thursday. The ceremony took place at the Ministry’s Head Office, Nicholas Towers,... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Cops accused in jailbreak fail to secure bailPC LeVon Sylvester, who is accused of illegally freeing alleged fraudster Vicky
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
PC LeVon Sylvester, who is accused of illegally freeing alleged fraudster Vicky Boodram, never made eye contact with her or looked in her direction as he stood next to her in the prisoners’ dock of the Port-of-Spain Magistrates’ Court yesterday... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Isolation for Vickylast night. Hours after being formally charged for escaping lawful custody, Bo
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
last night. Hours after being formally charged for escaping lawful custody, Boodram attempted suicide by slitting one of her wrists. The incident allegedly occurred while she was in custody at the Barataria Police Station yesterday morning.... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Homeowner sues State after house demolishedA group of police officers have admitted to standing aside while a bailiff ille
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
A group of police officers have admitted to standing aside while a bailiff illegally evicted an elderly couple and demolished their home in 2014. Sgt Sheldon Hoyte, of the Northern Division, made the admission yesterday as he testified on behalf of... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
bmobile Foundation continues technology scholarships for top SEA studentsThe bmobile Foundation celebrated the achievements of the Top 10 2017 SEA stude
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
The bmobile Foundation celebrated the achievements of the Top 10 2017 SEA students at an awards presentation for them on November 24. TSTT CEO Dr Ronald Walcott hosted the third edition of the annual SEA awards at the company’s Head Office in... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Bishop Anstey cops first InterCol titlein a 0-6 defeat in yesterday’s Coca Cola National Girls InterCol final at the A
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
in a 0-6 defeat in yesterday’s Coca Cola National Girls InterCol final at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva, by Bishop Anstey Port-of-Spain, which copped its first ever title. The outstanding Ranae Ward spearheaded the win with a hat-trick, as well... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Man freed of double murder after decade in custodyAfter spending almost a decade in prison and facing two trials, a 31-year-old m
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
After spending almost a decade in prison and facing two trials, a 31-year-old man from Maraval was yesterday freed of charges which accused him of murdering two men by a bar in St James. It took a 12-member-jury before Justice Althea Alexis-Windsor... Read more
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CBC.ca
Canadian man killed in Trinidadhas confirmed the death, but officials say due to privacy laws they can provide
CBC.ca / Posted 11 days ago
has confirmed the death, but officials say due to privacy laws they can provide few other details. Canadian officials in Port of Spain are in touch with local authorities and consular services are being provided to the family of the person who... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
San Juan North eyes National Intercol repeatCouva, from 5pm today. Prior to the Boys’ final, the National Girls’ InterCol
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
Couva, from 5pm today. Prior to the Boys’ final, the National Girls’ InterCol decider between Bishop Anstey High School (Port-of-Spain) and Pleasantville Secondary will take place from 3pm. However, all eyes will be on the clash between the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Take MiLat to prisonsfind solutions to problems, we would change so many lives, save so many lives,”
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
find solutions to problems, we would change so many lives, save so many lives,” she said on Saturday during the funeral of her 16-year-old nephew Jabari Phillip. Phillip, who was shot dead on Piccadilly Street, Port-of-Spain, last Saturday,... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Clifton Towers tenants want 24/7 securityTenants at the Housing Development Corporation’s Clifton Towers in Port-of-Spai
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
Tenants at the Housing Development Corporation’s Clifton Towers in Port-of-Spain are calling for permanent security in and around the compound, saying they are now living in constant fear of bullying and reprisal attacks by gang members after the HDC... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Big up for SuperBlue this Carnivalover 30 years, the name SuperBlue has been respected, revered by fellow calypso
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
over 30 years, the name SuperBlue has been respected, revered by fellow calypso and soca artistes and even as the winds of change continue to blow, Super is still the man. His songs, Ethel, Barbara, Lara, Soca Baptist, Flag Party and countless... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Vicky recapturedfraudster Vicky Boodram escaped from the Women’s Prison at Golden Grove, Arouca
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
fraudster Vicky Boodram escaped from the Women’s Prison at Golden Grove, Arouca, she was recaptured in Penal last night. Officers from the Criminal Gang and Intelligence Unit, acting on intelligence, went to a house at Sunchine Drive off Lachoos... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
InterClub holds Christmas luncheonThe InterClub of T&T held its November Monthly Meeting and Christmas Luncheon a
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
The InterClub of T&T held its November Monthly Meeting and Christmas Luncheon at the TamNak Thai Restaurant, Queen’s Park East, Port-of-Spain, on Friday, November 17. Among the many items discussed was the upcoming International Women’s Day which is... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Parang, pan and Mac Farlane this weekendat Club Zen that took the cake but this weekend consider the entertainment bar
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
at Club Zen that took the cake but this weekend consider the entertainment bar being raised even higher with a plethora of fun events scheduled. The fun actually begins with children in mind when FireOne hosts its annual Children’s Christmas... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
San Juan gets Signal Hill testand await an opponent from today’s second semi-final between Bishop Anstey High
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
and await an opponent from today’s second semi-final between Bishop Anstey High School East and Bishop Anstey High School of Port-of-Spain. Yesterday, Pleasantville defeated Carapichaima East Secondary 2-1 at the Manny Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella,... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Cop unaware he was taking Vicky to ‘freedom’Constable LeVon Sylvester reportedly told his colleagues on Tuesday night that
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Constable LeVon Sylvester reportedly told his colleagues on Tuesday night that he had no idea he was assisting alleged fraudster Vicky Boodram in escaping from legal custody when he picked her up at the Women’s Prison in Golden Grove on... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Was ferry bid process tainted? —DevantFormer Works and Transport Minister Devant Maharaj is raising questions as to w
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Former Works and Transport Minister Devant Maharaj is raising questions as to whether the process for securing a passenger ferry for the seabridge has been tainted by political interference. Maharaj told the T&T Guardian yesterday that he had... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Fixers agree to talks with PSA election committeeOne of the four slates contesting the Public Service Association’s (PSA) electi
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
One of the four slates contesting the Public Service Association’s (PSA) election has agreed to negotiations with the union’s election committee to resolve alleged irregularities in its list of voters. Lawyers representing the committee and Team... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
HDC: Relief coming for Clifton Towers residentsResidents at the Housing Development Corporation’s (HDC) Clifton Towers in east
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Residents at the Housing Development Corporation’s (HDC) Clifton Towers in east Port-of-Spain who have been running scared and begging relocations have been assured that the HDC is currently working on solutions. One day after residents came forward... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Soldier charged with murder of businessmanRasheed-Gill, a soldier in the T&T Regiment, his 22-year-old cousin Kendell Gil
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
Rasheed-Gill, a soldier in the T&T Regiment, his 22-year-old cousin Kendell Gill and Augustus Patrick, 23, all of Chaguanas, appeared before acting Chief Magistrate Maria Busby-Earle-Caddle in the Port-of-Spain Magistrate's Court... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
State to pay half of Devant’s legal cost in wire tapping lawsitThe State has been ordered to pay half the legal costs of former agriculture mi
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
The State has been ordered to pay half the legal costs of former agriculture minister Devant Maharaj’s lawsuit over the failure of the Minister of National Security to publish annual reports on wire tapping between 2012 and 2015. Delivering a... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Ex-con appears in court for prison officer’s murderEx-convict Quincy Noel yesterday appeared in court charged with the murder of p
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
Ex-convict Quincy Noel yesterday appeared in court charged with the murder of prison officer Richard Sandy. Noel, 33, who was arrested by police at house in Claxton Bay last Tuesday, appeared in the San Fernando Magistrates’ Court on a total of four... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Relocate us pleaseOn the heels of police moving in at the Housing Development Corporation’s (HDC)
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
On the heels of police moving in at the Housing Development Corporation’s (HDC) Clifton Towers to evict illegal occupants, legal tenants are now urging HDC officials to relocate them because of the trauma and undue stress their children and families... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Cox, Shukla repeat as SHINE champsDISTANCE runners Curtis Cox repeated as champion of the 10K in the Guardian Gro
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
DISTANCE runners Curtis Cox repeated as champion of the 10K in the Guardian Group SHINE Charity Run/Walk event on Saturday evening while Samantha Shukla did the same in the women’s category in the 5k. The action in the third edition of the event... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Duke hangs on as PSA president for one dayThe successful attempt to stop today’s Public Services Association (PSA) electi
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
The successful attempt to stop today’s Public Services Association (PSA) election by one of the four teams contesting the race has managed to “cement” Watson Duke’s continued leadership of the organisation—at least for the forseeable... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
QRC and Presentation clash for JA debate crownIt promises to be a clash of the titans when Queen’s Royal College (QRC) square
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
It promises to be a clash of the titans when Queen’s Royal College (QRC) square off against Presentation College (Chaguanas) in the grand final of the 2017 Junior Achievement Leadership Debate Series scheduled to be held at the auditorium of the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Shot dead after conducting prayersHindu devotees and followers of a well-known Pundit in central Trinidad, Head P
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
Hindu devotees and followers of a well-known Pundit in central Trinidad, Head Pujarie Sunil Ragbirsingh were yesterday left in shock and indescribable grief after learning that their beloved leader was killed during a home invasion at his home at... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
‘It’s easier to trust gangsters than the police’The Beetham community has a recorded history of violence and protests. It is a
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
The Beetham community has a recorded history of violence and protests. It is a community grappling with poverty and residents often complain of neglect. This week, following protest action, which saw motorists and commuters traumatised, the Sunday... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Long-standing conflict between residents, policeWhile members of the Beetham community have repeatedly blamed neglect and lack
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
While members of the Beetham community have repeatedly blamed neglect and lack of jobs for protests, which have included blocking roads and the highway, a brief look at the community's history shows that the majority of protests have been due to some... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Criminals getting access to state $$(HDC) awarded a contract to Sea Lots community leader Cedric Burke for the Bon
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
(HDC) awarded a contract to Sea Lots community leader Cedric Burke for the Bon Air South housing project. Burke is one of the contractors involved in building 60 town houses projected to cost $48 million. Burke’s uninvited attendance to the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Community leader had link to PP—MitchellMoonilal and the former Housing Development Corporation managing director had b
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
Moonilal and the former Housing Development Corporation managing director had both been noted, during the PP’s term in office, in photos with, and speaking about, one of the people who were arrested in Thursday’s Beetham protests. Housing... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
CoP identified gap in Beetham response—DillonActing Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams has identified “a gap” in terms
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
Acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams has identified “a gap” in terms of police response and the timeliness of that response to Thursday’s outbreak of violence at Beetham Gardens, National Security Minister Edmund Dillon said during... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
PM draws line in sand on Beetham anarchyPrime Minister Dr Keith Rowley in condemning the lawlessness that took place in
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley in condemning the lawlessness that took place in two Port-of-Spain communities on Thursday, and is warning criminals his Government will not tolerate anarchy. He said criminals would not be allowed to make their own... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Accused child molestor on $80,000 bailBelmont has been granted $80,000 bail after appearing in court charged with mol
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
Belmont has been granted $80,000 bail after appearing in court charged with molesting a 13-year-old girl. Michael Paul, of Upper St Francois Valley Road, Belmont, appeared before Magistrate Adia Mohammed in the Port-of-Spain Magistrates Court on... Read more
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