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Parents of sick child advised to apply Children’s Life Fund

Parents of sick child advised to apply Children’s Life Fund

No application has been submitted to the Children’s Life Fund Authority for 3 year old Shannen Luke. Little Shannen has a blood related disorder called Thalassemia Major, which results in severe anaemia, fragile bones and an enlarged liver. She currently requires a monthly ...

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March 28th, 2017

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Minister outlines CT scanner issues

Minister outlines CT scanner issues

The Health Minister says a shipping error has delayed repairs to the CT Scanner at the San Fernando General Hospital. The machine at that facility has been out of commission for a while, as are the machines at the Sangre Grande and Port of Spain hospitals. During today’s ...

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March 28th, 2017

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Soldier injured in shooting incident at Cumuto barracks

Soldier injured in shooting incident at Cumuto barracks

An investigation has been launched into a shooting incident at the T&T Regiment barracks in Cumuto. Around 9:50 this morning, a soldier was found in a slumped position in his quarters. He was treated immediately by medics stationed at the 1st Engineer Battalion, Cumuto ...

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March 28th, 2017

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Dillon: Police Station coming in Enterprise, Chaguanas

Dillon: Police Station coming in Enterprise, Chaguanas

A Police Station is expected to be constructed in Enterprise, Chaguanas to deal with gang warfare in the area. National Security Minister Edmund Dillon says Government is “not comfortable” with the current state of murders in the country, particularly the issues in ...

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March 28th, 2017

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No smelter, but Alutech Plant to be set up in Trinidad

No smelter, but Alutech Plant to be set up in Trinidad

An Alutech Plant, originally linked to the Alutrint Smelter in La Brea, is being pursued by the Government. The Smelter itself though, is not. Speaking in the Senate today, Finance Minister Colm Imbert said the Alutech Plant would be the first of its kind in the Caribbean. ...

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March 28th, 2017

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Minister: Beaten girl suspended after bringing a weapon to school

Minister: Beaten girl suspended after bringing a weapon to school

The pupil of the Mayaro Secondary School, who was seen being beaten by other students in a viral video, was suspended because she brought a weapon to school. Education Minister Anthony Garcia said that was the course of action agreed upon by several stakeholders, during a ...

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March 28th, 2017

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Missing Curepe teen found

Missing Curepe teen found

Another missing girl is back with her family. 14 year old Dianna Boodram of Curepe, was reported missing by her mother, on March 14th. The TTPS issued a release today which simply stated that she had been found. It also thanked the public for its assistance in ensuring the ...

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March 28th, 2017

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PM travels to Houston, Texas for energy talks

PM travels to Houston, Texas for energy talks

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley will leave tomorrow for Houston, Texas where he will hold talks with several leading energy companies. The visit, which is expected to end on Friday, will include meetings with BP Amoco, Shell, Exxon Mobil and EOG Resources. The discussions ...

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March 28th, 2017

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THA passes motion to phase out Styrofoam usage

THA passes motion to phase out Styrofoam usage

The use of Styrofoam materials will soon be a thing of the past in Tobago. This as the THA recently passed a motion to phase out its usage. Instead, it says a committee will be convened to source environmentally-friendly alternatives for food packaging. The motion was ...

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March 28th, 2017

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Action plan to fight climate change impact on T&T’s coastal and marine ecosystems

Action plan to fight climate change impact on T&T’s coastal and marine ecosystems

The Planning Ministry says an action plan has been developed to mitigate the negative impacts of climate change on T&T’s coastal and marine ecosystems. It follows the approval of the first State of the Marine Environment report, which provides a scientifically-based ...

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March 28th, 2017

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