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Local political analyst: Voter turnout crucial to determine next US President

Local political analyst: Voter turnout crucial to determine next US President

Voter turnout is critical in determining the next US President. That’s the view of Political Analyst Dr Bishnu Ragoonath as he looks at both parties in the election race. Hillary Clinton is under the banner of the Democrats while Donald Trump is representing the Republican ...

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November 8th, 2016

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WICB defends 20% levy for No Objection Certificates

WICB defends 20% levy for No Objection Certificates

The WICB is standing by its choice to levy a charge for the granting of No Objection Certificates (NOCs) for players seeking to participate in Leagues outside the jurisdiction of the West Indies. The unprecedented fee was announced recently, and amounts to 20% of the ...

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November 8th, 2016

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UNC LG candidates vow to address issues in TPRC

UNC LG candidates vow to address issues in TPRC

Issues to be addressed in the Curepe/Pasea district have already been identified. So says Ms J-Lynn Roopnarine, the UNC’s candidate for the upcoming Local Govt Elections. Speaking on CTV today, she outlined the problems and how she intends to fix them. ...

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November 8th, 2016

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Water schedules in place for Central and South Trinidad

Water schedules in place for Central and South Trinidad

Water schedules have been put in place for residents in Central and South Trinidad, due to the temporary shutdown of the Point Lisas Desalination Plant. WASA says this is to facilitate planned maintenance works being carried out at the facility from today to Friday. ...

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November 8th, 2016

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No alliance for the COP, party focused on the people for Local Government Election

No alliance for the COP, party focused on the people for Local Government Election

The COP believes the upcoming Local Government Election is not about reform or sending a political message to another party. Instead, it’s about the people of T&T. The party today filed nomination papers for nine candidates: Amit Mahabir for St Augustine South/Piarco/St ...

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November 7th, 2016

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EBC: Initial reports suggest smooth nomination day

EBC: Initial reports suggest smooth nomination day

There have been no reports so far of difficulties in the filing of nomination papers today for the upcoming Local Government Election. Prospective candidates had until 3pm to submit all the relevant documents to polling officers around the country. 103FM News spoke with the ...

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November 7th, 2016

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ODPM gives advice on flood preparedness as wet season winds down

ODPM gives advice on flood preparedness as wet season winds down

Several families affected by floods over the weekend were able to return to their homes today. Heavy downpours led to flooding in several parts of the country, with Arima, Santa Rosa and Maloney particularly hard hit. According to ODPM CEO Dr Stephen Ramroop, a few families ...

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November 7th, 2016

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Over 28,000 jobless as unemployment rate rises

Over 28,000 jobless as unemployment rate rises

The unemployment rate has increased. According to statistics released by the Central Statistical Office today, the rate went from 3.8% in the 1st quarter of 2016, to 4.4% in the second quarter. The overall number of unemployed persons has been estimated at 28,500 which ...

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November 7th, 2016

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Santa Cruz Green Market gets UNEP thumbs up

Santa Cruz Green Market gets UNEP thumbs up

T&T’s Green Market in Santa Cruz has been praised by the UN Environment Programme. The market was highlighted in the UNEP’s 2016 “Sustainable Development in Practice” Report. Of the 33 countries examined in the report, T&T is noted for the Green Market’s example of ...

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November 7th, 2016

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Two stolen vehicles recovered over the weekend

Two stolen vehicles recovered over the weekend

Two stolen cars were recovered in separate police exercises over the weekend. In the first incident, officers of the Central Division conducted exercises between 2pm and 10pm. During this time, they found and seized a grey Nissan AD Wagon which had been reported stolen. A ...

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November 7th, 2016

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