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Abu Bakr warned of war

...Slammed rich Muslims

Trinidad Express JAMAAT-AL-MUSLIMEEN leader Imam Yasin Abu Bakr, in an interview with police officers seven years ago, said his sermon on the collection and distribution of Zakaat during Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations in 2005 was based on theology.

‘Action’ Jack for crime

Trinidad Express Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar last night described Jack Warner as a man of action and expressed confidence that as the new National Security minister, he would be the best crime-buster.

Subhas against sex for prisoners

(Trinidad Guardian) Former minister in the Ministry of National Security Subhas Panday said during his tenure at the ministry he rejected the idea of conjugal visits for prisoners because he felt it added no value to the prisoners or society.

Duprey inherited virtual ‘cash cow’ from uncle Cyril

(Trinidad Express) Lawrence Duprey is the opposite of his uncle Cyril Duprey. This was stated yesterday by Mervyn Assam, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary with responsibility for trade and investment, as he took the witness stand at the Commission of Enquiry into the collapse of CL Financial and the Hindu Credit Union (HCU) yesterday.

CJ SHEDS HIS SILK

Archie, Justice Kangaloo return awards to President; maintain no wrong was committed

(Trinidad Express) Maintaining their stance that they did no wrong, Chief Justice Ivor Archie and Justice of Appeal Wendell Kangaloo yesterday returned the instruments which granted them the title of Senior Counsel to President George Maxwell Richards.

Christians flee attacks in northeast Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) – Hundreds of Christians have begun to flee northern Nigeria after dozens were killed in a series of attacks by Islamist militants who issued an ultimatum to Christians to leave the mainly Muslim region or be killed, witnesses said today.

OAS hails Jamaica’s democracy

(Jamaica Gleaner) The team from the Organisation of American States (OAS) that observed Jamaica’s parliamentary elections on Thursday has proposed several measures it said could improve the country’s electoral machinery.