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‘Apparently T&T feels safe enough…’ Young ends state-funded neighbourhood watch, mum on procurement

National Security Minister Stuart Young’s initiative to put four security firms into residential areas across the country lasted barely 48 hours. At a virtual press conference this morning, Young told the national community that the programme was cancelled due to public feedback. The four firms were: Allied Security Limited, Amalgamated …

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Gov’t lists essential services for next two weeks, vehicles to operate at 50% capacity

National Security Minister Stuart Young named the essential services that will be asked to remain operational between 30 March and 15 April, as the rest of Trinidad and Tobago generally stays indoors to avoid the spread of new coronavirus Covid-19. The essential services mentioned are: Judiciary, Parliament, Cabinet, THA and its relevant sub-committees; …

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Downer: John-Williams is unconstitutionally subverting the TTFA’s Board of Directors

“Colleagues, the Emergency Committee is NOT a standing Committee in the Constitution. It is only enacted when a real emergency situation arises which must be immediately decided upon. “Colleagues, what has happened here is, at least, a grave mistake, or at worst an attempt to unconstitutionally subvert the relevance and …

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Ex-Defence Force star, Russell Jr, freed of murder charge, after 25 months in jail

Twenty five year old Ross Russell Jr, a former Defence Force football stand-out, was freed today, after two years in jail awaiting trial for the murder of former Diego Martin resident Selwyn Gaff. Russell Jr, who maintained his innocence and offered an alibi which suggested he could not have been …

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Ex-Defence Force chief: I know nothing about any death threats to Faris! AG’s integrity under question

In a Trinidad Guardian article published on 12 October 2016, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi claimed that his family received a threat assessment and instruction from the Defence Force after “umpteen death threats” since he assumed office. “The security agencies indicated that it was imperative that international protocols for training [when] …

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Mischievous and disturbingly misleading! Ex-TTDF Chief blasts report into Al-Rawi children’s use of firearms

“I am […] deeply concerned that the disturbingly misleading statements made in the TTDF response carry the potential to do serious harm to the character and reputation of Major General Maharaj… “The implications are further exacerbated when one observes that the only person named in the entire TTDF document is …

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