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MATT: Cyber Crime Bill could imprison journalists and whistleblowers

The Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT) has condemned the Cyber Crime Bill 2014, which threatens to criminalise journalists, whistleblowers and members of the public who receive, gain access to or share “computer data from another person knowing that the other person has obtained the computer data through unauthorised means.” …

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Integrity Commission: We have not finished ‘Emailgate’ investigations 

The Integrity Commission has denied any suggestion that it has completed its investigation into “Emailgate”, despite the People’s Partnership Government’s suspension of Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley from Parliament yesterday. Leader of Government Business Dr Roodal Moonilal moved a motion of censure against Rowley for supposedly bringing false information to …

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MATT warns against attacks on T&T media workers

The following is a press release by the Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT) to mark World Press Freedom Day: On World Press Freedom Day 2015, MATT pays tribute to all the champions of press freedom and freedom of expression in Trinidad and Tobago and the region. We acknowledge …

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Devant vs Ramesh and Jeremie: Battle of the legal fees

The following correspondence was emailed to the media today by Minister of Food Production Devant Maharaj and former Attorney Generals Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj SC and John Jeremie SC in relation to the $408 million spent on legal fees by recently departed People’s Partnership Attorney General Anand Ramlogan: When the PNM …

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Love’s diary: Missed you, baby

Budding author Raheema Sayyid-Andrews shares another powerful love story with Wired868:  “I missed you,” he says. She has just stepped through the door and he meets her at the threshold and wraps his arms around her. Her face finds its place between his neck and shoulder and she breathes in his …

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