Investigator in cocaine-in-lumber trial says was “instructed” not to charge key witness

The lead investigator in the case against drug-accused, Stephen Vieira, Tazim Gafoor, Nazim Gafoor and Sherwayne De Abreu, on Friday testified that he had been instructed not to pursue charges against prosecution witness Hakeem Mohamed, even with overwhelming evidence against…

Nationwide roadblock threat: Minister calls of citizens to ignore it

Communications Minister, Stuart Young has appealed to citizens to ignore calls for members of the public to block roads in protest against the Government on Monday. In a statement, Young said this type of behaviour is irresponsible and unpatriotic and…

SEX RING BUSTED

Three Colombian women who were “pimping out” girls in Trinidad and Tobago have been captured, Colombia’s state prosecutor’s office said in a statement on Wednesday. The girls were between the ages of 15 and 19 and were offered jobs in…

BRA office shuts out customer before 3:30. Claiming they had a hard day

On Monday 30th The BRA office, located in The Pine, refused entry to a customer despite the fact that he had arrived before their stipulated 3:30 deadline. The gentleman pleaded with one of the security officers, explaining that he had…

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Puff of Colour not moving

Spokesman for the organisers of Puff of Colour Wayne Simmons offered an apology to The Coral Ridge Group and the affected families with loved ones interred in Coral Ridge Cemetery, but he was adamant that they would not be changing…

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$4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder

After 8 hours of deliberations Thursday, a St. Louis jury awarded $4.69 billion to 22 women who sued pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson alleging their ovarian cancer was caused by using its powder as a part of their daily feminine…

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Russian woman charged in Washington DC with spying on behalf of Moscow

A Russian woman with ties to a US gun lobby has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to act as a spy for Moscow. Maria Butina, 29, was arrested on Sunday at her home in Washington DC and appeared in…

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