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Police investigating Beetham splashing incident; UNC distances itself

Police investigating Beetham splashing incident; UNC distances itself

Police are investigating yesterday’s incident in which residents of Beetham Gardens kicked floodwaters onto Minister Fitzgerald Hinds and Councillor Akil Audain. The incident was captured on video, and showed the two men being chased out of the area by several individuals. ...

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August 15th, 2018

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PNM group: Sari skit showed “UNC supporter converting to PNM”

PNM group: Sari skit showed “UNC supporter converting to PNM”

A PNM Tabaquite group says its skit, which has sparked questions of racism, was not insulting or meant to be. Chairman of the group, Curtis Shade, has sent a media release days after a photo of the skit showing a lady being unwrapped from a yellow sari was posted to social ...

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August 15th, 2018

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Parents told to ensure their children are immunized

Parents told to ensure their children are immunized

Parents and guardians are being reminded by the Ministry of Health to ensure their children are immunized before being admitted into a school. It says immunization cards must be presented to the school upon registration, as proof that the child has received the required ...

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August 15th, 2018

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Opposition to protest at PM’s office over yellow sari “skit”

Opposition to protest at PM’s office over yellow sari “skit”

The Opposition has called on supporters to assemble outside the Office of the Prime Minister at midday tomorrow to call for the Prime Minister’s apology over the yellow sari skit. Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar says the fact that the PM and the National Security Minister see ...

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Family gets apartment and food grants after floods wash away home

Family gets apartment and food grants after floods wash away home

An apartment has been sourced by the Social Develop Ministry for a family of seven, who were displaced this week when floods destroyed their home. In the immediate aftermath, Mr. Wayne Legerton and three of his children stayed with relatives in Belmont, while his wife who is

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August 15th, 2018

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Sando to upgrade its dog pound to deal with strays

Sando to upgrade its dog pound to deal with strays

The San Fernando City Council is contemplating building a dog pound that will help up to seven other municipalities deal with stray dogs in a humane manner. The Ministry of Local Government plans to upgrade the existing San Fernando dog pound immediately, but there are plans

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August 15th, 2018

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40 year old man charged with housebreaking and larceny

40 year old man charged with housebreaking and larceny

A 40 year old male suspect has been charged with housebreaking and larceny against a 55 year old victim in Barrackpore. He told police he secured his home along Manohar Trace around 9am on Wednesday August 1st. When he returned shortly before 10pm, he discovered the house ...

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DMU of CTTRC to do damage assessments when floodwaters subside

DMU of CTTRC to do damage assessments when floodwaters subside

Once flood waters subside, the Disaster Management Unit of the Couva/Tabaquite/Talparo Regional Corporation will be out in the field continuing damage assessments in affected areas. Councillor Ryan Rampersad gave 103.1FM an update on the situation this morning. AUDIO: ...

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August 15th, 2018

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Assessments for Tobago primary school students

Assessments for Tobago primary school students

In September, Tobago students from Standards One to Three will be assessed to get a better understanding of their academic performance, and where there’s room for improvement. Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles, who is also the Secretary of the Education, said the assessment is ...

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August 15th, 2018

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Tobago Tourism Agency Board re-appointed for a 2nd term

Tobago Tourism Agency Board re-appointed for a 2nd term

Dr Sherma Roberts will once again head the Tobago Tourism Agency, which has been given a second one year term. The board members received their instruments of appointment yesterday from Tourism Secretary Nadine Stewart-Phillips. Dr Acolla Cameron is once again deputy ...

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