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Rose Park to be named after former Arima Mayor

Rose Park to be named after former Arima Mayor

Rose Park in Arima will be re-named in honour of former Mayor, the late Rose Janniere. Mrs Janniere served as Deputy Arima Mayor from 1983 to 1987, and then as Mayor from 1992 to 1996. She passed away in July 2011, from pancreatic cancer. The park, located along Pro Queen ...

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August 21st, 2017

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Jamaican national missing in T&T

Jamaican national missing in T&T

A Jamaican national is missing in T&T. 26 year old Terron Omar Chambers was last seen at his home in Kelly Village, Caroni around 2:15pm last Wednesday (July 19th). He was reported missing to the Caroni Police Station, around 8pm on Friday by a friend. An electrician by ...

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August 21st, 2017

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Education Minister urged to bring back Laptop grant

Education Minister urged to bring back Laptop grant

Education Minister Anthony Garcia is being urged to bring back the Laptop Grant, Schools’ Textbook Programme and After-School Homework Centers. This call comes from former Minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh, who also wants the School Feeding Programme to be maintained. Dr Gopeesingh

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August 21st, 2017

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Tobago considers projects for PPP funding

Tobago considers projects for PPP funding

A cancer treatment centre in Tobago is one of six projects being considered for public-private partnership funding. According to the THA, representatives from the Caribbean Development Bank and an external consultant provided through World Bank support, visited Tobago. They ...

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August 21st, 2017

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T&TEC, OSHA and Fire intervene at Blind Welfare south office

T&TEC, OSHA and Fire intervene at Blind Welfare south office

Several organizations have intervened to fix health and safety issues at the Blind Welfare Association’s south office. According to Nirvan Maharaj President of the All Trinidad General Workers’ Trade Union, T&TEC, OSHA and the Fire Service responded to their pleas ...

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August 21st, 2017

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Teen and 26 year old charged for Belmont double murder

Teen and 26 year old charged for Belmont double murder

A teenager is one of two persons due in court for a Belmont double-murder earlier this month. The 17 year old and a 26 year old East Dry River man are jointly charged with the killings of Trevvon Wilson and his neighbour Tiba Thomas on August 8th. Mr. Wilson was held up at ...

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August 21st, 2017

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Sunday Report: What is Tertiary Level Institution Accreditation?

Sunday Report: What is Tertiary Level Institution Accreditation?

Accreditation – this term has been in the news this past week, as the matter of GATE continues to dominate the headlines. But what exactly is accreditation? By definition, it is a process of validation in which institutions of higher learning are evaluated. The standards for

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August 20th, 2017

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Belmont Boys’ Secondary RC to be renamed

Belmont Boys’ Secondary RC to be renamed

Belmont Boys’ Secondary RC School will be officially renamed come September. According to the Catholic Education Board, the institution will become the St Francis Boys’ College. The name change is intended to reflect the school’s connection to the Belmont Parish and the ...

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August 18th, 2017

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CSEC sees Grade 1 increase

CSEC sees Grade 1 increase

There was an increase in the number of Grade 1s in this year’s CSEC exam. The Education Ministry has done a preliminary assessment of the results for the exam written by Form 5 students. Chief Education Officer Harrilal Seecharan explains the findings. AUDIO: Seecharan CSEC ...

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August 18th, 2017

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EFCL: Measures to deal with shoddy school repairs in place

EFCL: Measures to deal with shoddy school repairs in place

Personnel are on the ground to make sure there are no shoddy repairs at the nation’s schools. This assurance comes from Acting General Manager of the EFCL Denis Cox, as work continues on 144 schools during the vacation period. Mr. Cox says they have the required manpower to ...

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August 18th, 2017

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