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Why Modern Relationships Are Falling Apart So Easily

Why Modern Relationships Are Falling Apart So Easily

Why are relationships so hard today? Why do we fail at love every time, despite trying so hard? Why have humans suddenly become so inept at making relationships last? Have we forgotten how to love? Or worse, forgotten what love is? © Thinkstock Photos/Getty Images We’re not prepared. We’re not prepared for the sacrifices, for the compromises, for the unconditional love. We’re not ready to […]

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June 23rd, 2017

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“Out of Bret”

“Out of Bret”

Tropical Storm Bret hit this country hard. Not as hard as some countries have been hit by other storms, but definitely hard compared to what we here have experienced before. The impact has been widespread, and it will take some time for life to return to normal in many areas. On Sunday evening when a Tropical Storm Warning was put into effect, it would have […]

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June 23rd, 2017

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Meteorologist – El Socorro, Caroni flooding a combination of high tide and run-off

Meteorologist – El Socorro, Caroni flooding a combination of high tide and run-off

Today, much to the surprise of some, parts of El Socorro and Caroni became flooded, despite a lack of rainfall. Water overflowed onto the El Socorro Road Extension, as well as the shoulder of the Uriah Butler Highway in the vicinity of the Caroni Bird Sanctuary. According to meteorologist Saide Shakeer, this is due to a combination of high tide and run-off from rain from […]

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June 22nd, 2017

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One man missing after boat capsizes

One man missing after boat capsizes

Police are searching for a man who remains missing after a boat capsized off the coast of Mosquito Creek this morning. 103FM News understands that incident occurred shortly after 9 o’clock. Two of the men on board made it back to shore, while the third, named as Rocky Rattan, remains missing. The search is currently being led by the Coast Guard, in conjunction with the […]

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June 22nd, 2017

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Agriculture Ministry implements measures to deal with affected farmers

Agriculture Ministry implements measures to deal with affected farmers

The Agriculture Ministry is placing several measures in place to deal with affected farmers, following the passing of Tropical Storm Bret. Minister Clarence Rambharat yesterday visited some of the hardest hit areas such as Tabaquite, Moruga, Debe and Woodland and says the extent of the damages was a ‘discouraging’ one. The Minister says farmers from Tabaquite in particular were severely affected. AUDIO:Rambharat Significant Damage 22 […]

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June 22nd, 2017

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Tech Today: WhatsApp rises as a major force in news media

Tech Today: WhatsApp rises as a major force in news media

WhatsApp is becoming one of the prevailing ways people discover and discuss news. But use of the messaging app appears to vary widely between countries. In Malaysia, more than 50% of those surveyed said they used WhatsApp for news at least once a week. But in the US, the figure was only 3%, and in the UK it was 5%. The Digital News Report also […]

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June 22nd, 2017

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Windies ready for India ODI challenge

Windies ready for India ODI challenge

The West Indies are ready for the India challenge. Tomorrow (Friday) they face off against the visitors in the first of five ODIs in the Caribbean. Speaking today ahead of the clash, Captain Jason Holder says, while they haven’t been able to train as normal due to the weather, they are prepared for the task at hand. AUDIO: Holder Task 22 06 17 Holder also paid […]

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June 22nd, 2017

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Met Service dismisses rumors of new tropical storm threat

Met Service dismisses rumors of new tropical storm threat

There are NO tropical storms making their way to Trinidad and Tobago at this time. This firm message from the MET Service comes in the wake of rumours circulating in the public domain via social media. According to Meteorologist Saide Shakeer, this country is not under any Tropical Storm Threat, Watch or Warning at this time. What is out in the Atlantic, is a weakening […]

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June 22nd, 2017

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Child Marriage now officially illegal as President Carmona assents to Marriage Act

Child Marriage now officially illegal as President Carmona assents to Marriage Act

Child marriage is now officially illegal, following the assent of President Anthony Carmona today. The Parliament recently passed amendments to the Marriage Act, making it illegal to marry someone under the age of 18. Several individual acts including the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act, the Hindu Marriage Act, the Orisha Marriage Act and the Matrimonial Proceedings and Property Act were altered to reflect the increase […]

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June 22nd, 2017

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‘Good Samaritan’ donates mattresses to Naparima constituents

‘Good Samaritan’ donates mattresses to Naparima constituents

In a case of ‘being your neighbour’s keeper’ a Good Samaritan today donated 50 mattresses to affected constituents of Naparima. MP for the area Rodney Charles says the person, who wishes to remain anonymous, also promised further assistance to help those constituents who find themselves in need. The mattresses are now in the office of the MP at Cedar Hill, Manahambre Road, and constituents requiring […]

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June 22nd, 2017

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