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Over the past year more than 2500 reports of crimes against children were made to the Child Protection Unit.

A report released today said between May 2015 and July 17th this year, there were 2595 reports made to the unit with 520 of them before the courts.

Acting Superintendent of Police Odette Lewis, who is the Head of the Child Protection Unit, said sexual penetration was the most prevalent serious reported crime against children at a rate of 30% of all cases.

Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (“the Authority”) advises that the two Security Check Points which serve the International Departure Gates 1-7 and 8-14 separately, will be relocated and merged into one central position to serve all Gates at the Piarco International Airport. This centralisation of the International Security Check Point will be activated on Wednesday July 27th 2016 at 12 midnight.

The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (the Authority) notes recent media publications and commentaries with regard to increasing rates for subscription television (pay TV) by local providers and the corresponding concerns expressed by consumers on the proposed rate increases.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 14:14

Legendary guitarist Fitzroy Coleman dies

Trinidadian ace guitarist Fitzroy Coleman has died at the age of 93.

The daughter of TTT hostage Jones P. Madeira, Laura Lee Madeira-Williams, discusses what it was like to live through the 1990 Attempted Coup.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 13:37

News Update for Wednesday July 27th 2016

Reflections on the 1990 attempted coup; Ace guitarist Fitzroy Coleman has died at the age of 93; A call for help is made on behalf of retrenched ArcelorMittal workers; another murder is recorded; regional and sports round-up are among our stories. 

After completing a diploma in fashion design at the Caribbean Academy of Fashion, Danielle Murray was determined to find her niche in the industry. That's what influenced her decision to try her hand at handbags. She says she made a few pieces and was overwhelmed by the response.

With the encouragement of those closest to her, Danielle decided to make even more pieces, this time posting photographs on social media. The rest, as they say is history!

In tonight's instalment of I'm Every Woman, C News reporter Dionne Baptiste, introduces us to Danielle Murray, the creative genius behind Drevait, a local designer brand, which produces limited edition handbags.

Some say the best way to lead is by example and after fishermen recorded poor sales as a result of thousands of dead fish washing up on the coast, some took matters into their own hands by conducting a taste test to prove the fish is safe for consumption.

Government plans to convene a highly technical meeting to discuss the importation of meat and meat products into Trinidad and Tobago to ensure the safety of citizens. This, from the Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh.

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 19:38

Cricket Clubs Get Grants

Several lucky local cricket clubs are smiling a bit after they received grants to the tune of TT$20,000 to assist in their operations and development.

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Critical thinking was the order of the day at the recent First Flight Scholastic Chess Tournament held at the Brian
Champions again. That's San Juan North Secondary after they blanked a game Valencia Secondary 2-0 at the Larry Gomes
National Senior Men's Team Coach Dennis Lawrence has called former National Captain, Kenwyne Jones, a great servant of
The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association is calling on its members to get their act together and become compliant,
While Carapichaima retained the Central Zone Inter-Col title with a 4-2 penalty shootout win over Chaguanas North
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