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Sunday News Report:  Sexual Behavior in Schools

Sunday News Report: Sexual Behavior in Schools

This week questions were raised about the sexual behaviour and sexual education in schools. They followed a Parliamentary Joint Select Committee sitting in which officials revealed that five primary school students had tested positive for HIV. On Friday the Education ...

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February 19th, 2017

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Naparima College to become T&T’s first “Smart School”

Naparima College to become T&T’s first “Smart School”

We’ve all heard about smart phones and other smart devices but have you heard of a “smart school”? Well that’s about to happen right here in Trinidad, with plans for Naparima College to be the country’s first smart school by April this year. It intends will go beyond the ...

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February 18th, 2017

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CAL passengers get steelpan show and free doubles upon arrival at Piarco Airport

CAL passengers get steelpan show and free doubles upon arrival at Piarco Airport

Imagine touching down in Trinidad at the Piarco International Airport and being greeted with steelpan music and free doubles for breakfast. That happened today at the airport as Caribbean Airlines kicked off its “Welcome to the Warmth of the Islands” event. All passengers ...

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February 17th, 2017

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Minister: HIV positive students did not get it through sexual activity

Minister: HIV positive students did not get it through sexual activity

The five primary school students reported to have contracted HIV did not get the virus via sexual activity. This announcement came from the Education Minister today, two days after the information was revealed to a Parliamentary Joint Select Committee. Speaking during a ...

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February 17th, 2017

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PBR open to all motorists until 6am Saturday as WASA repairs Wrightson Road leak

PBR open to all motorists until 6am Saturday as WASA repairs Wrightson Road leak

The Priority Bus Route will remain open until 6am tomorrow, to facilitate motorists heading in and out of Port of Spain. This, after a depression developed along the west-bound lane of the Beetham Highway in Sea Lots this morning. The cause, according to WASA, is a broken ...

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February 17th, 2017

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National Security Ministry urges citizens to respect national emblems

National Security Ministry urges citizens to respect national emblems

The Ministry of National Security is urging citizens to respect the country’s national emblems. It follows the spread of an image online, resembling T&T’s Coat of Arms, bearing the logos of a company’s drinks on either side. The Ministry says all national symbols are ...

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February 17th, 2017

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PTSC apologizes for late arrival of UWI bus service

PTSC apologizes for late arrival of UWI bus service

PTSC has apologized to students of the UWI St. Augustine Campus, after students endured an almost two hour wait for a bus last Friday. The situation was highlighted in the Express Newspaper this week, where a student noted that the 2:30pm service arrived at 4:10pm. She ...

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February 17th, 2017

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Lara comments on future of Tarouba Stadium

Lara comments on future of Tarouba Stadium

It is important to bring “life” to the Brian Lara Stadium. That’s the view of Brian Lara himself, who spoke with the media today on the controversial stadium. Construction on it resumed last year, much to the displeasure of some who believe the money could have been better ...

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February 16th, 2017

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AG: Improved access to bail coming

AG: Improved access to bail coming

Government has approved draft amendments to legislation that seeks to improve access to bail. At the post-cabinet news briefing today, Attorney General Faris Al Rawi explained the current predicaments accused persons face when attempting to access bail. AUDIO: AG Property 16

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February 16th, 2017

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St. Augustine woman: “I was not missing”

St. Augustine woman: “I was not missing”

38 year old Hema Kisoon is back at her home along Agostini Street, in St. Augustine. However, according to the TTPS, she has indicated that she “was not missing”. A report on her disappearance was made by her common law husband Ian Murray on Monday. Police say she returned ...

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February 16th, 2017

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