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T&T woman on India scholarship back home after complaining about conditions

(Trinidad Express) The woman who went to study in India, but met harsh conditions she could not cope with, has returned to Trinidad, exhausted but grateful.Raynuka Baldeo said her planned  one year stay at a university in Agra to learn Hindu, which was sponsored by the Indian High Commission in Trinidad, was meant to be a chance to immerse herself in Indian culture.Instead, it became a nightmare which only ended when Baldeo made a public appeal for help in secure her passage out of the school to the airport for the two day trip back.

T&TGov’t, Opposition agree on crime fight agenda

Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley and Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC

(Trinidad Express) Criminals are getting the better of all of us in this country, says Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, and yesterday’s crime meeting between Government and Opposition will only bear fruit, if the police earn the people’s trust and the politicians work in the Parliament and enact effective crime-fighting laws.

T&T murder toll hits 308

(Trinidad Guardian) With Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar set to meet on the rising crime scourge T&T is facing, some 308 people had been murdered as of yesterday, according to figures from the Homicide Bureau of Investigations.

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