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Hillview College excelled in this year’s Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (Cape) examinations by gaining 18 open scholarships and 23 additional scholarships. Education Minister Tim Gopeesingh yesterday announced the distribution of scholarships and revealed that the number of scholarsh

Shell-shocked and speechless were two words used by the mother of one of this year’s President Medal winners, when she was contacted yesterday with the news that her daughter had copped the coveted scholarship award. Soleil Baldeosingh, of St Augustine Girls’ High School (SAGHS) and Sandeep Kesha

One day after he successfully petitioned the High Court to stop CNC3 Crime Watch host Ian Alleyne from speaking about his court matter, businessman Shaun Sammy appeared in court and pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol. Sammy, who was represented by Gilbert Peterson, SC, chang

Mere hours before she was shot to death, Patricia Spinks told the “mother” at her church someone was going to kill her. “She told me ‘they going to kill me, you know’,” Mother Pastor Carol Castle told mourners at the St Joseph Spiritual Baptist Church, Longdenville, yesterday where the funeral se

In a bid to end environmental activist Dr Wayne Kublalsingh’s hunger strike, Attorney General Anand Ramlogan has announced that the State is prepared to consent to any application seeking an order for an expedited hearing of the appeal filed by Kublalsingh and the Highway Re-Route Movement (HRM).

Dr Asante Van West‐Charles­‐Le Blanc, the doctor of leader of the Highway Re-Route Movement (HRM) Dr Wayne Kublalsingh, has withdrawn her services with immediate effect, saying it was too difficult to witness the environmentalist waste away. She said as a doctor she was sworn to preserve life and

Some ten religious leaders will meet with leader of the Highway Re-Route Movement (HRM) Dr Wayne Kublalsingh today in a last ditch effort to convince him to end his hunger strike. The meeting is expected to take place outside the gates of the Office of the Prime Minister, St Clair. The leaders, i

President of the NGO Citizens for Conservation Rudylynn De Four Roberts has expressed horror at the state of Banwari Trace,  site of the remains of a 7,000-year-old civilisation. Roberts said the site, which is well recognised internationally, can be used to promote local tourism, but the Nationa

The 31-year-old mother of three accused of throwing hot oil on a KFC customer on Monday was granted $45,000 bail and ordered to stay 100 metres away from the victim when she appeared in court yesterday. Erica Fonrose, of Sea Lots, was represented by attorney Sade Lee-Duprey when she appeared befo

Reports of T&T nationals joining the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis) are a matter of grave concern and interest to the Government, admits Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Dookeran. He said so while fielding questions from the media after speaking at an open lecture hosted by the St Aug