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Opposition MP – how much $$ spent on Brian Lara Stadium opening?

Opposition MP – how much $$ spent on Brian Lara Stadium opening?

Opposition MP Barry Padarath is demanding to know the total cost of the opening ceremony for the Brian Lara Stadium. He claims that UDECOTT officials recently stated on a morning talk show, that the amount was about 2 to 3 million dollars. Mr Padarath also claims that SPORTT indicated during another interview, that about half of the facility was empty for the opening. In that […]

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May 25th, 2017

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PH driver in hospital after shooting

PH driver in hospital after shooting

A PH driver remains hospitalized after he was shot by a policewoman in San Fernando yesterday. Reports indicate that the man’s vehicle was about to be wrecked from a taxi stand on Coffee Street around 5:20pm. Police say he got into the car and aggressively drove and struck the officer. He reversed and again drove in her direction at which time she responded by drawing […]

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May 25th, 2017

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Police probe double homicide in Arima

Police probe double homicide in Arima

Police are yet to establish a motive for a double murder in Arima last night. Around 10pm, 30 year old Keon Carr and Anderson Alexis were at a car care centre near the Crossings on Tumpuna Road, when 3 masked men approached. They opened fire before fleeing in a black Nissan Tiida. Carr, who lived at Coconut Crescent Santa Rosa, and Alexis of Maloney, died […]

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May 25th, 2017

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Charlieville man held with weed in Cumuto

Charlieville man held with weed in Cumuto

A 59 year old Charlieville man was held during an anti-crime exercise in Cumuto. His arrest came after he was found with 204 grams of marijuana. During the operation, officers also filled out 40 stop and search forms and issued 14 fixed penalty tickets for various traffic offences. The exercise was conducted from 5pm yesterday to 2 o’clock this morning and was supervised by Superintendent […]

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May 25th, 2017

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Former Minister says manpower audit cannot remedy issues in TTPS

Former Minister says manpower audit cannot remedy issues in TTPS

A manpower audit cannot fix the problems within the Police Service, says former National Security Minister Gary Griffith. The Committee was set up to look at the manpower, developmental policies and the current practices in recruitment, deployment, training and career progression of officers. According to Mr Griffith, an audit is necessary but the focal point is too narrow. AUDIO: Griffith narrow 25 05 17 Mr Griffith […]

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May 25th, 2017

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Windies women begin World Cup preparations tomorrow

Windies women begin World Cup preparations tomorrow

From tomorrow, the West Indies women heading to the World Cup in the UK will begin a preparation camp in Barbados. According to Head Coach Vasbert Drakes, the main focus will be bonding, since the team has not been together since November of 2016 in India. Then, on arrival in the UK, the team will have a 17-day training camp, which will include practice matches […]

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May 25th, 2017

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The Art of Learning

The Art of Learning

The pursuit of knowledge. Is this even a thing anymore? Since the dawn of civilization, humanity has sought to learn. Learn more about the world around them, about how things work, and about human nature itself. Some of the most important periods of human development were spurred by the pursuit of knowledge. In ancient civilizations, men of learning were often considered the most influential, and […]

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May 25th, 2017

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11 Signs You’re With A Good Man

11 Signs You’re With A Good Man

  Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one. – Marcus Aurelius As men, one of our duties is to be gentlemanly to those that we encounter. There is perhaps no person that this pertains to more – and to a higher degree – than your partner. Women expect to be courted by, and potentially married to, a man […]

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May 25th, 2017

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Pigeon proofing to begin at Morvant school

Pigeon proofing to begin at Morvant school

Parents, students and staff of the Morvant/Laventille Secondary School are being assured that a pigeon is being taken care of. According to the Education Ministry, pigeon proofing of several parts of the facility will begin this weekend. The work will be done at Blocks A, B, C, D, E, F, J and P, as well as at the Pump House Block. The Ministry says the […]

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May 24th, 2017

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Ministry: T&T nationals in Manchester safe after arena attack

Ministry: T&T nationals in Manchester safe after arena attack

All T&T nationals in the English diaspora, who have registered with the High Commission in London, are safe, following Monday’s attack at Manchester Arena. The attack has claimed the lives of over 20 persons and injured close to 60 more. In a release sent out today by the Foreign Affairs Ministry, persons visiting London were urged to stay alert and report any emergencies to the […]

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May 24th, 2017

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