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Researchers to discuss climate change’s impacts on food security and health

Researchers to discuss climate change’s impacts on food security and health

Health topics included the impact of climate change on food security and health, as well as tobacco use among Caribbean youth will be discussed at an upcoming CARPHA conference. In recent years, the Region has experienced more frequent and intense storms and hurricanes, ...

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March 26th, 2017

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Opposition joins citizens in March Against Crime in Penal/Debe

Opposition joins citizens in March Against Crime in Penal/Debe

Enough is enough. That’s according to Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar, who joined with citizens today in a March Against Crime in the Penal/Debe region. The march took place along the SS Erin Road and ended at the Bakal Recreational Grounds for a Roundtable ...

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March 25th, 2017

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Three lost hikers rescued from the hills of the Northern Range

Three lost hikers rescued from the hills of the Northern Range

Three lost hikers were rescued today, after spending a night in the hills of the Northern Range. The hikers, a Trinidadian male and two Canadian female citizens were safely rescued from a ridge East of Tucker Valley around 11:30am today by soldiers, sailors and a Flight ...

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March 25th, 2017

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Prisoner stabbed to death by another inmate

Prisoner stabbed to death by another inmate

An inmate at the Maximum Security Prison in Arouca died today, following an altercation at the facility. According to the Trinidad & Tobago Prison Service, around 10:30am the altercation took place between two remanded inmates during an airing exercise. One of the ...

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March 25th, 2017

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Foodborne Ailments on the Rise in the Caribbean Region

Foodborne Ailments on the Rise in the Caribbean Region

Every year, thousands of people in the Caribbean experience food-borne illnesses, after exposure to contaminated food or drink. Persons affected usually experience severe diarrhoea, vomiting, stomach pain, sometimes accompanied by fever, headaches and other symptoms. Recent ...

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March 25th, 2017

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UNC Chairman calls on Gov’t to critically examine the real causes of crime

UNC Chairman calls on Gov’t to critically examine the real causes of crime

All PR, no potency. That’s the view of UNC Chairman Dr. David Lee, as he criticised Government’s recently tabled legislation in Parliament. He believes they have all been brought as a Public Relations stint, masked with the rationale of fighting crime. Dr. Lee believes ...

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March 25th, 2017

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Sangre Grande man charged for being in possession of five iguanas

Sangre Grande man charged for being in possession of five iguanas

A 40 year old Sangre Grande man has been held for being in possession of five iguanas. He was arrested by officers of the Biche Police Station and subsequently charged for the possession of wildlife in the close season. Meanwhile, an exercise in the Valencia district between

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March 24th, 2017

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Tobago policeman in court over social media post

Tobago policeman in court over social media post

A Tobago police officer has been charged for allegedly posting a sensitive video on social media. PC Javaughn Ballington appeared before a Scarborough Magistrate on Thursday, following investigations into the publication of a video on social media, depicting a prisoner being

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March 24th, 2017

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Tobago makes moves to phase out polystyrene products on the island

Tobago makes moves to phase out polystyrene products on the island

Polystyrene foam products will be phased out in Tobago, following a motion passed in the Tobago House of Assembly on Thursday. The motion, which was moved by Infrastructure Secretary Kwesi Des Vignes, surrounded preserving Tobago’s environmental integrity through the ...

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March 24th, 2017

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TT Chamber wants consultation on Govt’s foreign exchange move

TT Chamber wants consultation on Govt’s foreign exchange move

The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce wants consultation before finalizing new foreign exchange arrangements. It expressed its disappointment with the Government’s announcement that there might be a return to what would, in effect, be a regime of Exchange ...

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March 24th, 2017

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