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Showing posts from February, 2012

video--Son of living Skatalite murdered

Son of Lloyd Brevett original member of the Skattalites was gunned down just hours after collecting prestigious award

Man burnt to death

Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday : : "A MINISTRY of Works employee was burnt to death yesterday morning when the van he was driving burst into flames after crashing into a truck which was transporting sand near the intersection of the Churchill Roosevelt Highway and the traffic lights at Maloney Gardens. The dead man has been identified as father of two Omkar Sharma, 58, of Evans Street in Curepe. " 'via Blog this'

Brother charged with murder : "The man charged in connection with arson of his home and the death of his brother is now facing a murder charge. Greville Rolando Headley, 27, of Country Park Towers, Country Road, St Michael, had the upgraded charge instituted when he reappeared in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court yesterday."

Cox, Antoine quit boxing : "Professional boxers Shawn “Terry” Cox, and Miguel “Hands of Stone”’ Antoine have retired from boxing with immediate effect. And according to Sam Layne, their manager and local boxing promoter – who seems set to also hang up his administrative gloves – the lack of support behind the sport has been the decisive factor." '

video--Whitney Houston's death: Police investigate

Media Congress Condemns T&T Raid

CARIBARENA ANTIGUA : "Antigua St John's - President of the Antigua & Barbuda Media Congress Colin James has condemned in no uncertain terms the raid carried out on Thursday by Trinidad & Tobago police against the offices and staff of the NEWSDAY newspaper in Port of Spain."

video--Smoke closes School

Manning flown to US for treatment

NationNews Barbados "PORT OF SPAIN – Former Trinidad and Tobago prime minister Patrick Manning was airlifted to the Walter Reed Memorial Hospital in the United States yesterday as his family questioned the quality of health care he had been receiving here even before he suffered the mild stroke that left him partly paralysed two weeks ago."

Richard Arthur remanded to Dodds : "A former Barbados Labour Party candidate was remanded to prison after appearing on an ammunitions charge at the Holetown Magistrates' Court yesterday. Richard Seymour Arthur, of Maynards, St Peter, was read the indictable charge of having 102 rounds of ammunition in his possession on January 31, without permission, contrary to the Firearms Act."

CRUELTY TO CHILDREN : : "POLICE officers last night charged Arlene Blackman — Principal of Blackman’s Private School in Maraval — with two counts of Cruelty to Children, under the Children’s Act, Chap 46:01, Section III(I), for allegedly placing the head of two students in a toilet bowl at her school and flushing it."

Police looking for man in connection with a serious criminal matter

NationNews : "Police are looking for a man wanted for questioning in connection with a serious criminal matter. He is Baggio Kristioi Decoucey Daniel, 19, of Factory Avenue, Wildey, St Michael. Police describe him to be about 5’ 5” in height, slim build, and of black complexion. He has brown full eyes, a large nose, thick lips, and large ears. "