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15 year old boy missing

15 year old boy missing

Police want your help to find missing 15 year old Shane Moses. He was last seen around 5:30pm on Tuesday at the Dibe Community Centre in St. James. Shane is of African descent, 5 feet 5 inches tall, and dark in complexion. He was last seen wearing a red jersey and a pair of ...

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August 18th, 2017

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EFCL – measures in place to prevent shoddy school repairs

EFCL – measures in place to prevent shoddy school repairs

The Education Facilities Company Limited is putting the necessary measures in place to avoid shoddy repair work at schools. Currently, the EFCL is working on 144 schools with some being deemed critical. The company’s chairman Ricardo Vasquez is giving the assurance ...

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August 18th, 2017

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Great Race to go ahead despite ‘risks’

Great Race to go ahead despite ‘risks’

The Great Race will go ahead tomorrow as planned, despite certain safety measures yet to be sorted out. The event was thrown into jeopardy after the T&T Powerboats Association was unable to acquire the aerial surveillance services for the event, which usually accompany ...

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August 18th, 2017

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Two teenagers in court following the murder of another teen

Two teenagers in court following the murder of another teen

An 18 year old charged with murder appeared in court today, along with his younger relative, who is facing a manslaughter charge. Nathaniel Titis of Arena Road, Freeport is accused of murdering 15 year old Emmanuel Okera on Friday August 11th this year. The younger relative,

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August 17th, 2017

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CARPHA warns of “red eye” outbreak in several Caribbean countries

CARPHA warns of “red eye” outbreak in several Caribbean countries

CARPHA is today warning of an outbreak of “red eye” in several Caribbean countries. Formally known as conjunctivitis, it is an inflammation of the membrane covering the whites of the eyes and the inside of the eyelid. The congestion of blood vessels in this membrane leads to

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August 17th, 2017

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Tropical Storm Harvey forms, T&T outside path

Tropical Storm Harvey forms, T&T outside path

Tropical Storm Harvey has formed in the Atlantic and is heading west towards Barbados and the Windward Islands. According to the National Hurricane Centre, Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect for: Martinique, St. Lucia, Barbados and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. A ...

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August 17th, 2017

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$53.5m to upgrade Golden Grove

$53.5m to upgrade Golden Grove

$53.5 million will be spent to upgrade the Remand Prison in Golden Grove. According to National Security Minister Edmund Dillon, the two wing facility was built in the 1940s, and while several upgrades were done over the years, major work is still needed. One of the key ...

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August 17th, 2017

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A social mitigation plan to help citizens through tough economic times

A social mitigation plan to help citizens through tough economic times

A social mitigation plan is in motion, aimed at cushioning citizens from the impact of tough economic times. According to Social Development Minister Cherrie-Ann Critchlow-Cockburn, the plan was put together after a series of public consultations, interviews, surveys, ...

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August 17th, 2017

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Local NGO coordinator Hazel Brown to receive UWI honour

Local NGO coordinator Hazel Brown to receive UWI honour

Local NGO director Hazel Brown will be among 12 persons to receive honorary degrees from the University of the West Indies this year. These are given to individuals of eminence in the arts, sciences and other fields of intellectual endeavor, as well as to persons who have ...

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August 17th, 2017

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Red eye outbreaks reported in several Caribbean islands

Red eye outbreaks reported in several Caribbean islands

Several Caribbean islands have reported outbreaks of conjunctivitis at health facilities and medical practices. CARPHA is urging persons to take the necessary precautions to prevent and reduce the spread of this illness. Conjunctivitis refers to inflammation of the membrane ...

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August 17th, 2017

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