Local Government Election 2019
A soldier who attempted to break up a gathering at his son’s birthday lime in Point Fortin was shot dead by a police officer yesterday.
Lance Corporal Keverne Miller, 42, of Lakeview, Point Fortin, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Point Fortin Area Hospital.
Miller served 16 years in the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force, his father, Daffort Miller, 73, said.
“I thought it was garbage.”
These were the words of a 45-year-old man on Thursday night while speaking to investigators in Valencia at the scene of an accident which claimed the life of 49-year-old Elvis Marcano.
AS the world yesterday recorded a “heart-wrenching milestone” of two million Covid-19 deaths, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the pandemic’s impact has been exaggerated by a lack of global co-ordination—as he warned against inequity in the global distribution of a vaccine.
WEDNESDAY’S ruling by Justice Frank Seepersad in favour of the Trinidad Express against the State was not just a victory for the media fraternity in this country but also across the Commonwealth and Caribbean.
In a statement from its Barbados headquarters yesterday, the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) said it welcomed the ruling by Justice Seepersad in which he declared the warrants used by police to search the media house in March last year were “plainly irregular”, unlawful and unconstitutional.
Several scholarship winners are earning an income driving taxis while others qualified in the field of law are unemployed because the State has not placed them in jobs.
This, while the Solicitor General’s department is understaffed and in need of more attorneys.
This was one of the concerns raised yesterday during a meeting of the Joint Select Committee of Finance and Legal Affairs, enquiring into the ease of doing business in Trinidad and Tobago.