MISSING SCHOOLBOY MURDERED
THE search for missing 16-year-old Waterloo Secondary School pupil Jesse Beephan ended mid-morning yesterday when relatives found his body in a drain behind the school’s compound, with multiple head injuries. An autopsy done late yesterday evening at the Forensic Science Centre in St James, confirmed that Beephan was bludgeoned to death.

Missing woman found
A 36-YEAR-OLD Malabar woman who was abducted on Sunday by a man and woman was found in a dazed state wandering along the beach near the Manzanilla Beach Resort yesterday.

Archbishop Harris resigns
HEAD of the local Roman Catholic flock, Archbishop of Port-of-Spain Joseph Harris has resigned by formally submitting a letter to Pope Francis as required by canon law upon reaching age 75. He is now waiting to learn if the Pope will accept his resignation or defer it and so extend his appointment.

Rowley: Govt not raiding Heritage and Stabilisation Fund
PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley says Government is not “raiding” the Heritage and Stabilisation Fund (HSF) but is instead managing the economic affairs of the nation.

300 teachers persistently late
OVER 300 teachers have been identified for disciplinary action by the Teaching Service Commission (TSC) for persistent unpunctuality and irregularity at schools, Education Ministry’s Schools Supervision and Management Division Director Ashram Deoraj said yesterday before a Joint Select Committee looking into the affairs of teachers.

Fiery protest over boy, 11
ANGRY parents of students attending Santa Rita RC Primary school yesterday staged a fiery protest demanding an 11-year-old student, deemed a “terror” and “bully” be transferred out of the school. They are also demanding an apology from Education Minister Anthony Garcia for ignoring their calls for the child to be transferred.