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Man shot dead in Guayaguayare

A man has been shot and killed in Guayaguayare.

The incident occurred shortly after 9 pm yesterday.

Police reports indicate that the 35-year-old victim Mark Christoper, a security guard was walking along La Sevenne Circular when he was approached by a gunman who opened fire on him.

Renowned evangelist Billy Graham has died

US evangelist Billy Graham - one of the most influential preachers of the 20th Century - has died aged 99.

Graham became one of the best-known promoters of Christianity, preaching to audiences worldwide in large arenas, beginning in London in 1954.

Over 60 years, he is estimated to have personally preached to 210 million people.

Graham passed away at his home in Montreat, North Carolina, spokesman Jeremy Blume said.

Bandit shot and killed in Princes Town

A robbery at the Francis Fashion/Shoe Locker Princes Town branch was thwarted after a bandit was shot and killed early this morning.

Reports indicate that security officials responded to an alarm triggered at the premises.

Upon arrival, the officers observed signs of forced entry and they also observed several bags of merchandise which were left behind by the bandits.

The officers remained on the compound and shortly after the bandits returned for the loot but were met with gunfire.

One of the assailants was shot and killed.

Vendor to serve 23 years jail for raping mentally-challenged girl

Market vendor Narine Ragoonanan who sexually assaulted a mentally challenged nine-year-old girl, then raped and impregnated her at age 15 will spend the next 23 years and seven months in jail.

Ragoonanan, 53, also called Ragoonanan Narine, was found guilty of two counts of grievous sexual assault and three months later he pleaded guilty to raping her.

In passing sentence in the San Fernando Second Assizes, Justice Hayden St Clair Douglas commented on the girl’s developmental and learning challenges.

The hidden stories of Carnival - From music schools in the community to the big stage, Panorama 2018

We see the shimmer of the costumes; a multitude of colours that engulf the streets of Port of Spain, San Fernando and at Regional Carnival celebrations, we hear the fierce and passionate lyrics of our musicians as they compete for coveted Monarch titles, we feel the energy of the steel drums whose sound beckons that invisible carnival spirit that lives in all of us.

But little is told about the dreams that come true for the world’s greatest eruption of euphoria. The journey of the Music Schools in the Community is one such hidden story.

MY EYE: Evening spent fishing

The photo was sent to us by Keeranbaal via the My Eye feature in the new CNC3 App.

Keeranbaal titled the photo, 'Evening spent fishing', but did not give us any further information.

We still believe this beautiful sunset is worth sharing and we thank Keeranbaal for use the My Eye feature to share this photo.

We encourage you to also send us your video and photos via the My Eye feature in the new CNC3 App.

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