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A call is being made for more to be done to bolster intelligence gathering to counter terrorism.

It comes from former head of the National Operations Center, Commander Garvin Heerah.

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Three documents identifying men from East Port of Spain are being called gang lists. 

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says it is a misconception to believe the president has no real power in this country.

Speaking at the reception held for Her Excellency, Dr Rowley also...

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And, some legal and industrial experts say, workers can run afoul of the law if they take part in a planned day of rest and reflection, being orchestrated by the joint trade union movement,...

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The Chandernagore Presbyterian Primary School has highlighted the importance of disaster preparedness in their community.

Students participated in a walk-a-thon in the Chaguanas borough on...

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Reigning road march winner Machel Montano is encouraging people to respect the sexual orientation of others.

Montano who was a guest on slam 100.5 FM this morning also dispelled long-...

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Works and transport minister Rohan Sinanan says the recent floods significantly eroded the Caroni river bank.

 And with more rain expected he is advising citizens to exercise extreme...

Under the new amendments to the valuation of land and property tax bills, the finance minister will have the power to appoint a tribunal...

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Last Thursday we showed the origins of Divali.

Now Otto Carrington focuses on how one family is preserving a decades-old tradition of creating one of the most important items for Divali...

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Members of the public can expect fish prices to skyrocket as fishermen say they have no choice but to pass on the increased cost of fuel to consumers.

This morning, members of the...

Changing the system of governance is the only way to ensure that elected officials hold true to their promises. 

However former prime minister Basdeo Panday says there is currently no...

Threats to disrupt carnival celebrations were not taken lightly in the southern city of San Fernando as police officers were out in numbers.

Reporter Jesse Ramdeo and cameraman Ivan Toolsie...

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