(Trinidad Express) A life guard who married a girl who was 14 years old when he was charged with committing eight sexual assault offences against her, has been committed to stand trial for the alleged offences.
The now 20-year-old woman and the 33-year-old accused were married last year.
The man whose name is being withheld to protect the identity of the woman, was charged back in 2011 with eight offences of sexual assault on a minor.
The matter was heard before San Fernando senior magistrate Cherril-Anne Antoine. She committed the man who was represented by attorney Ainsley Lucky to stand trial at the San Fernando High Court.
BRASILIA (Reuters) – A congressional committee voted 39-26 on Wednesday to reject charges against Brazilian President Michel Temer stemming from a corruption case involving the world’s largest meatpacker.
CARACAS/HOUSTON, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s state-run oil firm, PDVSA, is increasingly delivering poor quality crude oil to major refiners in the United States, India and China, causing repeated complaints, canceled orders and demands for discounts, according to internal PDVSA documents and interviews with a dozen oil executives, workers, traders and inspectors.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The top U.S. and Canadian and trade officials yesterday accused each other of sabotaging efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, even as they and Mexico agreed to extend talks into the first quarter of 2018.
(Trinidad Guardian) Even as two companies have been procured to commence clean-up operations after a massive oil spill in Chaguaramas on Saturday, the spill is said to be quickly spreading southeast in the Gulf-of-Paria, already reaching Cocorite.
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