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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Host of the television programme Point Blank, Marcia Henville, will be missed by the youths in some of the impoverished and crime-ridden areas of T&T where she worked to restore peace between rival gangs and bring a voice to the voiceless. Speaking with the Sunday Guardian yesterday, communit

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Outspoken media personality Marcia Henville, 51, died in her home at Fidelis Heights, St Augustine, early yesterday morning. Police and fire services were called on the scene, alerted by a fire at the home, and discovered Henville’s body. The Sunday Guardian understands that first responders foun

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Journalist Marcia Henville was found dead after a fire at her Fidelis Heights, St Augustine home on January 24, police confirmed.

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Saturday, January 24, 2015

The country was left reeling this week with the murder of 20-year-old Salma Chadee, of Chadee Street, Caroni. Chadee’s life’s was cut tragically short at the hands of a jealous ex-boyfriend who is now the subject of a national manhunt. CrimeWatch host Ian Alleyne visited the scene minutes after g

Saturday, January 24, 2015

The union representing employees of the Licensing Office in Port-of-Spain says they will continue to work half-day only, until the Transport Ministry presents a structural engineer’s report attesting to the integrity of the building they occupy. In a telephone interview yesterday, president of th

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Despite high crime and band members’ fears for their safety, steelband Witco Desperadoes says the community of Laventille will always be home. Band Manager Finbar Fletcher said this yesterday, as the steelband presented its performance piece for 2015, Pan Hooray, written by arranger Robert Greeni

Saturday, January 24, 2015

A 42-year-old accountant will spend the weekend in prison after appearing in Port-of-Spain Magistrates Court yesterday evening charged with defrauding her employer of more than $1.5 million. Joanne Gobin, of Upper Bournes Road, St James, was denied bail when she appeared before Magistrate Christi

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Two relatives of a 10-year-old boy featured in a video crying and clearing bushes with a garden hoe were detained by police yesterday, even as members of the public expressed outrage that the child was initially returned to the couple. Since being posted on Thursday morning, the video has gone vi

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Retired Maj Gen Edmund Dillon was given the all clear to contest the Point Fortin seat for the People’s National Movement (PNM) following the screening of four possible candidates at the party’s South Regional office, San Fernando, on Thursday night.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

The Port-of-Spain City Corporation and property developer Alfred Galy have been given a little over two weeks to come to a compromise over the future of the Greyfriars’ Church of Scotland, Frederick Street, Port-of-Spain. The parties, who have been locked in legal battle since Galy began demoliti

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