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Cruise ship causes cancellation of Galleons Passage sailings

Cruise ship causes cancellation of Galleons Passage sailings

Sailings of the Galleons Passage passenger ferry have been cancelled for Friday 14th December due to the unavailability of berth in Scarborough. Officials say this is due to a cruise ship docking in the Tobago capital that day. The T&T Inter Island Transportation Company

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December 11th, 2018

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CARPHA’s Port of Spain Lab gets accredited

CARPHA’s Port of Spain Lab gets accredited

CARPHA’s Port of Spain lab has received accreditation from the Jamaica National Agency, and is now up to internationally recognized standards. It also means that all three of CARPHA’s labs are accredited. It’s Jamaican lab tests the quality of pharmaceutical products, the ...

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December 11th, 2018

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Gary meets with Japenese officials on security matters

Gary meets with Japenese officials on security matters

Police Commissioner Gary Griffith has discussed security matters, including strategies to address terrorism with Japanese officials. A delegation including Ambassador Mitsuhiko Okada and other officials from the Japanese Foreign Affairs Ministry visited Mr. Griffith at his ...

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December 11th, 2018

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Minister on T&T’s future fuel pricing system

Minister on T&T’s future fuel pricing system

T&T could soon have a system, where the price of fuel changes from month to month. According to Energy Minister Franklin Khan, the Government wants to move to this type of market driven system in order to remove the last fuel subsidies. The Minster says systems like ...

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December 11th, 2018

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UWI Debe Campus to be operational in next academic year

UWI Debe Campus to be operational in next academic year

The Debe Campus of the University of the West Indies is expected to be in full operation for the 2019/2020 academic year. Education Minister Anthony Garcia today told the Senate that though it is solely in the hands of the UWI, every effort is being made to make this happen.

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December 11th, 2018

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Family of 3 in court on gun charges

Family of 3 in court on gun charges

A family of three has appeared in court on gun charges. The accused are 39 year old Clint Ramkissoon, his 23 year old wife Taslimah Ramkissoon, and his brother 37 year old Daniel Ramkissoon. They were arrested over the weekend, after police executing a search warrant found a

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Minister: Full operation of Desal plant by Friday

Minister: Full operation of Desal plant by Friday

Full production at the Point Lisas Desalination Plant is not expected until this Friday, as repair works continue. Public Utilities Minister Robert Le Hunte told the Parliament today that water production at the plant is down by 10 million gallons. He says additional parts ...

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December 11th, 2018

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Young: Prostitution parties won’t be tolerated in T&T

Young: Prostitution parties won’t be tolerated in T&T

National Security Minister Stuart Young is moving to prevent any island sex party in or around Trinidad and Tobago. Officials are working to find out the authenticity of the event, which was featured in an article on The New York Post. It stated that the event “Sex Island” ...

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December 11th, 2018

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HADCO Group acquires Barbados headquatered Caribbean LED Lighting

HADCO Group acquires Barbados headquatered Caribbean LED Lighting

T&T based distribution company HADCO Group has acquired the Barbados headquartered Caribbean LED Lighting. Making the announcement yesterday was CEO of the lighting company Gerard Borely, who said majority ownership of the company shifted to HADCO, after Chairman Jim ...

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December 11th, 2018

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102 Tobagonians graduate from Spanish and Music programme

102 Tobagonians graduate from Spanish and Music programme

One hundred and two Tobagonians have successfully graduated from a Spanish and Music programme hosted by the Venezuelan Institute for Culture and Cooperation and the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The Cultural Exchange which is themed “Breaking Barriers and

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