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Garcia expresses condolences at teen’s funeral

Garcia expresses condolences at teen’s funeral

A schoolboy full of life and who did everything that was expected as a school child. Those were the words used by Education Minister Anthony Garcia to describe Jesse Beephan, the teenager whose life was taken away from him this week. The pupil of the Waterloo Secondary ...

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March 24th, 2017

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T&T and the world attempting to be Tuberculosis free by 2035

T&T and the world attempting to be Tuberculosis free by 2035

The world is attempting to be Tuberculosis free by the year 2035. And T&T is no different, according to Acting Thoracic Medical Director at the NCRHA, Dr Michelle Trotman. The Health Ministry today held a Health Fair at the Caura Savannah to raise awareness for the ...

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March 24th, 2017

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FOUND! Missing Longdenville teen safely returns home

FOUND! Missing Longdenville teen safely returns home

The 13 year old Longdenville boy, who was reported missing this week, has been found. Meshach Marcus, of Lawrence Wong Road, was found by officers of the Longdenville Police Station. A missing report was made by the boy’s father on Wednesday, after Meshach had not been seen ...

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March 24th, 2017

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Minister Garcia: Jesse Beephan’s death not school-related

Minister Garcia: Jesse Beephan’s death not school-related

The death of teenager Jesse Beephan is not school-related, according to information received by Education Minister Anthony Garcia. The 16 year old’s body was found near the Waterloo Secondary School yesterday and an autopsy confirmed that he died from blunt force trauma to ...

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March 23rd, 2017

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Couva North MP, Chaguanas Mayor call for greater crime fighting efforts

Couva North MP, Chaguanas Mayor call for greater crime fighting efforts

The recent spate of violent crimes in Central Trinidad meanwhile has prompted renewed calls for better policing of the area. Couva North MP Ramona Ramdial criticized the Government for its lack of strategy in addressing the situation, adding that the police too seem to be ...

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March 23rd, 2017

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Planning Minister: SWMCOL to begin recycling waste

Planning Minister: SWMCOL to begin recycling waste

Recycling will now be a point of focus for SWMCOL. The Company has long been in charge of solid waste disposal, however according to Planning Minister Camille Robinson-Regis, proper holistic waste management has been lacking. During today’s post cabinet briefing, she ...

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March 23rd, 2017

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Pensioner murdered in her La Romain home

Pensioner murdered in her La Romain home

A 65 year old woman has been murdered in her home. 103FM News understands the body of 65 year old Petra Manwaring was discovered by a relative around 10 o’clock this morning. She was lying on the kitchen floor of her home along the Southern Main Road in La Romain. According ...

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March 23rd, 2017

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Body of missing 23 year old Chaguanas woman found

Body of missing 23 year old Chaguanas woman found

The hope held by the family of Sharlene Soomai was dashed today, as her body was found a short distance from her home in Chaguanas. The 22 year old woman went missing on Tuesday evening, after reportedly leaving to go to a shop close to her house in Petersfield. Around ...

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March 23rd, 2017

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Another Opposition MP wants more to be done on school bullying

Another Opposition MP wants more to be done on school bullying

Opposition MP Rushton Paray does not believe condemning school bullying is enough. He believes there is dire need for systems to be introduced and implemented to deal with the issue. Mr. Paray’s comments come, following the many cases of school bullying reported, most ...

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March 23rd, 2017

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Property assessment to begin soon for Property Tax

Property assessment to begin soon for Property Tax

Very soon, the process to assess all properties in Trinidad and Tobago will begin, so owners and occupiers can begin paying Property Tax. Finance Minister Colm Imbert had indicated in the last budget that Government was unable to collect the tax last year and it would’ve ...

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March 23rd, 2017

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