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Traffic diversions this weekend as works continue on Beetham Highway

Traffic diversions this weekend as works continue on Beetham Highway

Traffic diversions will be put into place as major construction works continue along the Beetham Highway this weekend. NIDCO and the Ministry of Works are partnering will be conducting the works on the northern section of the Beetham Culvert #5. That’s located east of the ...

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August 5th, 2016

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NCBA extends condolences to the family late cultural icon Earl Crosby

The Board and Staff of the National Carnival Bands Association is the latest to express condolences to the relative and friends of the late Early Crosby. Mr. Crosby, who is considered one of the local cultural icons, died on Wednesday. The NCBA said he was humble, ...

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August 5th, 2016

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Two police officers warded after being shot at Beetham Gardens

Two police officers warded after being shot at Beetham Gardens

Two police officers were show last night while involved in an anti-crime exercise in Beetham Gardens, Port of Spain. PC Adrian Moreno and WPC Rachel George, both of the Western Division, were among a party of officers in search of suspects, in relation to a recent break-in ...

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August 5th, 2016

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Americas conference on defence and security to be held in T&T

Americas conference on defence and security to be held in T&T

The 12th Conference of Defence Ministers of the Americas will be held in T&T in October. The three day event will involve 34 member nations, the USA, Canada, Brazil, Jamaica, Mexico and Haiti. It will also be attended by Spain, Germany and a number of hemispheric ...

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August 4th, 2016

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More time still before possible speed limit amendment

More time still before possible speed limit amendment

It may still take some time before the speed limit is amended. So says Head of the TTPS Road Safety Council Brent Batson. Since speed guns were deployed in May this year, there have been constant calls for the limit to be revised upward from 80 km p/h. Mr Batson though says ...

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August 4th, 2016

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EMA monitoring oil slicks in South Trinidad

EMA monitoring oil slicks in South Trinidad

The EMA is monitoring and examining confirmed reports of oil washing ashore at several beaches in south Trinidad. Slicks were recently observed at Mosquito Creek/Otaheite; Carat Shed; Vessigny; Clifton Hill; Fullerton and Columbus Bay. The EMA says emergency response teams ...

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August 4th, 2016

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Further explanation of GATE changes

Further explanation of GATE changes

GATE was again the focus of a post-cabinet briefing today, with Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Stuart Young, venturing additional details about the sweeping changes. The biggest change: household income brackets will be used from the 2017-2018 academic year, to

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August 4th, 2016

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GATE reform comes in for praise from Heliconia Foundation

GATE reform comes in for praise from Heliconia Foundation

The Heliconia Foundation is praising the GATE reform. In fact, it claims that 91% of the 371 respondents to a poll they conducted were of the view that the program needed to be reformed. The foundation says that the poll also showed that 57% believed that students should be ...

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August 4th, 2016

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GATE reform criticized by another Opposition MP

GATE reform criticized by another Opposition MP

Another Opposition MP has slammed the Government’s changes to the GATE program. Former Education Minister Dr. Tim Gopeesingh claimed that the reduction in support sees the PNM break a major general election promise of keeping GATE easily accessible. He believes that the ...

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August 4th, 2016

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Apple Music now available for Android

Apple Music now available for Android

Apple Music is now available as a fully fledged app and service for owners of Android smartphones. A test version of Apple’s streaming-music service had been up for grabs for Android since last November. But now Apple must feel the product is ready for the masses as ...

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August 4th, 2016

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