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Startling photos have emerged showing the unhealthy conditions Trinidadian children live in at a Kurdish-run camp in Northern Syria. Photos showed flies gathering on the mouth of a Trinidadian child and a festering infection on the scalp of the son of Trinidadian Amadi Alimayu, 32.

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VALSAYN businessman Emile Sanowar has been charged with gun and ammunition possession while 22 women along with 19 men who were all detained by police on Monday at a house at Lady Chancellor Road have been released. Another man who was on the premises with cocaine in his possession has also been charged and he is expected to appear before a Port of Spain magistrate today. A relative of Sanowar was released.

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The Government has denied a ­request for information regarding the sale of the Petrotrin refinery made by activist Suzette Louwe. Louwe made the request on September 2 under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), in which she sought access to a number of documents, including bid documents of Beowulf Energy, Klesh and Patriotic Energies and Techno­logies Company.

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THE Government will in fiscal 2020 pay $30,500 a month to rent an office for Minority Leader Watson Duke. The information was disclosed by Finance Minister Colm Imbert in response to a question from Couva North MP Ramona Ramdial during examination of the Tobago House of Assembly in yesterday’s Standing Finance Committee meeting.

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AT the start of the election season, a UNC councillor has crossed the floor moving to the PNM at the penultimate meeting of the Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation. UNC Councillor Khubal Paltoo stated that he was “mandated” by his burgesses to support the PNM candidate for this district, (Candice Small) in the upcoming elections.

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DANAH Alleyne witnessed the autopsy of her companion Keone Paryag who was killed from a gunshot wound to the leg in a stand-off with police on Friday.

On the heels of the Prime Minister expressing concern about low productivity in the public sector comes a new Government programme geared to improving work ethic in T…


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