Former Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan has called on his successor Terrence Deyalsingh to pay special attention to the children of incarcerated people.
High Court Judge Justice Frank Seepersad says the crisis facing children in T&T can be evidenced by the staggering workload seen in the newly-opened Children’s Division of the Supreme Court.
Delivering the sermon at the Marabella Presbyterian Church yesterday, Seepersad said a special prayer for students who will be writing the Secondary Entrance Assessment examinations on Thursday. He urged parents to continue to support their children and encourage healthy study habits.
High Court judge Justice Sharon Gibson has handed down an order making two children who are returning from Syria, wards of the court.
The children will be under the control of the Children's Authority of Trinidad and Tobago.
The Authority has been granted a Child Assessment Order to assess the state of the children's health, development and the manner in which they have been treated.
The assessment will entail medical, social, psychological, psychosocial, psychoeducational and psychiatric examination of the children and their parents or guardians.
Think before giving a sip of Punche-de-Crème to a child or any other alcoholic contained beverage as a matter of fact because it could land you up in jail for two years along with a $7,500 fine.
This was the warning given by the T&T Police Service’s public relations officer ASP Michael Jackman. Jackman was speaking on the CNC’s Morning Brew yesterday morning.