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Rowley to deal with ‘Jamaican disrcrimination’ head-on

Rowley to deal with ‘Jamaican disrcrimination’ head-on

Tensions that have been brewing between Jamaica and this country have the full attention of Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley. Speaking upon his return from a Summit in Cuba today, he said fruitful bi-lateral discussions were held with his Jamaican counterpart Andrew Holness. ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 6th, 2016

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Ramadan fasting to begin on Tuesday June 7th

Ramadan fasting to begin on Tuesday June 7th

Fasting for the month of Ramadan will begin on Tuesday. This confirmation comes from Maulana Dr. Waffie Mohammed, who stated that the crescent moon was not sighted on Sunday night. That means Ramadan will begin at sunset on Monday, and fasting for Muslims in Trinidad and ...

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June 5th, 2016

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UN Secretary General pays tribute to the late Muhammad Ali

UN Secretary General pays tribute to the late Muhammad Ali

As worldwide condolences pour in following the death of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, the UN Secretary General is adding his to the list. Mr. Ban Ki Moon stated that Mr. Ali was far more than a legendary boxer; he was a world champion for equality and peace. With an ...

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June 4th, 2016

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Keys to the Port of Spain Prison recovered from officer’s home

Keys to the Port of Spain Prison recovered from officer’s home

The Prison Service has ramped up its systems following an incident on Friday where a bunch of keys to the Port of Spain prison went missing. In fact, according to information from the Prison Service, investigations determined exactly which prison officer was responsible for ...

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June 4th, 2016

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Boxing legend Muhummad Ali dies at age 74

Boxing legend Muhummad Ali dies at age 74

Boxing legend Muhummad Ali has died at the age of 74, according to reports. The three-time heavyweight champ had been hospitalized for a respiratory issue. Ali, who called himself “The Greatest,” charmed millions with his wit and confidence in the ring and ...

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June 4th, 2016

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Tobagonians urged to get ‘hurricane ready’

Tobagonians urged to get ‘hurricane ready’

Tobagonians are being urged to secure their homes, properties and families now that the 2016 Hurricane Season has arrived. The THA’s Chief Secretary and the Tobago Emergency Management Agency are encouraging homeowners to take measures such as replacing/installing guttering,

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June 3rd, 2016

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Local child welfare group calls for a repeal of Child Marriage laws

Local child welfare group calls for a repeal of Child Marriage laws

The laws allowing the marriage of minors in this country are in direct contravention of our international obligations. That’s the statement made by the board of ‘The Children’s Ark’, a non-profit organization that promotes the welfare of children. President Simone de la ...

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June 3rd, 2016

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Health Ministry: Zika cases reach 40 in Trinidad

Health Ministry: Zika cases reach 40 in Trinidad

The number of Zika cases in Trinidad has reached 40. This update was given today by the Ministry of Health, following its consultation with CARPHA. The Ministry states that it is continuing efforts to monitor Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases; however it is urging ...

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June 3rd, 2016

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Water disruption in Tunapuna, St. Augustine on Saturday

Water disruption in Tunapuna, St. Augustine on Saturday

WASA customers in Tunapuna, St. Augustine, Santa Cruz and environs in North Trinidad served by the Valsayn Water Works will experience a planned disruption in their water supply on Saturday 4th June. As the Authority conducts repairs, customers will have no water between 8am

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June 3rd, 2016

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Muslims await sighting of moon to begin Ramadan

Muslims await sighting of moon to begin Ramadan

Muslims across Trinidad and Tobago are preparing for the start of Ramadan, which could begin this weekend. 103FM News understands if the moon is sighted on Sunday, Ramadan begins immediately at that point, with the first day of fasting happening from Monday June 6th. If the ...

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June 3rd, 2016

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