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UNC Youth Arm concerned new GATE policy will hamper students’ access to education

UNC Youth Arm concerned new GATE policy will hamper students’ access to education

Students’ access to education will be hampered by Government’s new policy on GATE. Word from the UNC Youth Arm is that there is an air of uncertainty surrounding the process of applicants being subjected to a ‘means test’. This test will examine the income of households and ...

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August 16th, 2017

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Tech Today: Facebook invests in circles for redesign

Tech Today: Facebook invests in circles for redesign

Facebook has begun rolling out a series of design updates to its app and website. It says the tweaked look will make your News Feed easier to navigate, but, the first thing you’ll probably notice are your friends’ circular display pictures. Yup, its goodbye ...

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August 16th, 2017

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Transfers for 2017 SEA students available for collection

Transfers for 2017 SEA students available for collection

If you applied for a transfer for a student that wrote SEA this year, you can now find out if has been approved. According to the Education Ministry, all transfers that have been agreed to are available for collection. That means that parents can call the Education District ...

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August 15th, 2017

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Opposition not happy with decision on ferry probe

Opposition not happy with decision on ferry probe

The Opposition is not happy with the Prime Minister’s decision to hire a sole investigator into the ferry fiasco. Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says they are not comfortable with Dr. Keith Rowley hand-selecting the investigator to examine the hand-selected ...

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August 15th, 2017

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Government members confident on ferry investigator

Government members confident on ferry investigator

The Prime Minister has appointed an investigator in the ferry fiasco. The sole investigator is Mr Christian Mouttet, and has been tasked to probe into the circumstances surrounding the procurement of the Cabo Star and The Ocean Flower 2 vessels. He will also investigate the ...

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August 15th, 2017

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Energy Minister – BPTT activities will alleviate gas shortage

Energy Minister – BPTT activities will alleviate gas shortage

Energy Minister Franklin Khan believes BPTT’s recent successes will help alleviate the current gas shortage by boosting production. Yesterday the company announced that it had accessed the first gas from the Juniper project, which is expected to have a production capacity of

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August 15th, 2017

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Investigator appointed to probe vessel procurement

Investigator appointed to probe vessel procurement

An investigator has been appointed to look into the procurement of the Cabo Star and the Ocean Flower 2. A release today from the Office of the Prime Minister says the sole investigator is Mr Christian Mouttet who will be supported by the Office of the Attorney General. It ...

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August 15th, 2017

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CXC results out on Friday

CXC results out on Friday

Students can access their results for the 2017 CXC Exam on Friday. According to a post on the CXC website, results for all May/June examinations would have been released August 14th to the various Ministries of Education. Those results would then be made available to ...

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August 15th, 2017

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Single lane traffic along North Coast Road following landslip

Single lane traffic along North Coast Road following landslip

There is single lane traffic along the North Coast Road, following a massive landslide last night. The event occurred around midnight, just before the Maracas lookout. 103FM News spoke with Lyndon Lara, the councillor for Maracas/Santa Cruz/La Fillette, who says the road was

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August 15th, 2017

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BPTT accesses first gas from Juniper

BPTT accesses first gas from Juniper

BPTT has accessed the first gas from the Juniper development. According to the company, Juniper began production on schedule and under budget. The project is expected to boost BPTT’s gas production capacity by an estimated 590 million standard cubic feet a day. With an ...

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August 15th, 2017

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