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Status of school repairs to be revealed on Friday

Status of school repairs to be revealed on Friday

Most schools, if not all, will be re-opened on time for the new school term in September. That’s the hope of Education Minister Anthony Garcia, as the two-month school vacation comes to an end. The time has been used by the EFCL to conduct repairs to 151 primary and ...

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August 17th, 2017

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Persons urged to submit Patrick Manning memorabilia

Persons urged to submit Patrick Manning memorabilia

The wife of Patrick Manning is urging persons with memorabilia of the former Prime Minister to submit it to the permanent collection at NALIS. Mrs Hazel Manning today visited the exhibition to mark Manning’s birthday today. It features signature pieces that highlight ...

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August 17th, 2017

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2017 CAPE results better than last year

2017 CAPE results better than last year

CAPE students have performed better this year, compared to 2016. The results, which will be released by tomorrow, have been analyzed by the Ministry of Education. Minister Anthony Garcia today said there was a slight overall improvement in both CAPE Units 1 and 2 this year. ...

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August 17th, 2017

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T&T not among Caribbean countries on tropical storm warning

T&T not among Caribbean countries on tropical storm warning

A tropical storm warning has been issued for several Caribbean countries. Trinidad and Tobago however is not one of them. According to the National Hurricane Center, these are Barbados, St Vincent and the Grenadines and St Lucia. It explains that a tropical storm warning ...

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August 17th, 2017

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Police search for missing 15 year old girl

Police search for missing 15 year old girl

Fifteen year old Stesha Headley is missing. Police say she was last seen at her St John’s Trace, St Margaret’s home on Friday, around 8:30am. She was reported missing by her mother yesterday. Stesha is of African descent, 5 feet 6 inches tall, slim built and dark brown with ...

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August 17th, 2017

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Increased fine coming for hunting Scarlet Ibis

Increased fine coming for hunting Scarlet Ibis

Plans are in motion to raise the fine for hunting Scarlet Ibis after 3 men were recently held with two dead carcasses in the Caroni Swamp. Chief Game Warden Courtenay Park says a committee has to submit several proposals including an increased fine for possession or hunting ...

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August 17th, 2017

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Workers considered in TATT’s condition for approving TSTT/Massy Communications Ltd change of control

Workers considered in TATT’s condition for approving TSTT/Massy Communications Ltd change of control

Although TSTT will be controlling Massy Communications’ Ltd, workers will not lose their jobs. At least, this is a condition set by the Telecommunications Authority of T&T which recently approved an application for change of control. TATT says it was notified by TSTT of ...

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August 17th, 2017

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TT Met Office monitors disturbed weather

TT Met Office monitors disturbed weather

The TT Met Office is currently monitoring an area of disturbed weather associated with a low pressure system. At 2am today, it was located about 1,000km east of the Lesser Antilles, moving west at about 30 km/h. As a result, the Met Office warns that a tropical cyclone could

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August 17th, 2017

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Public has role in protecting vulnerable in society

Public has role in protecting vulnerable in society

If T&T’s most vulnerable citizens are susceptible to dangers like human trafficking, then the quality of life here will be rated poorly. That’s according to the THA’s Dr Agatha Carrington who says this can be avoided if we help protect them. She was speaking at the ...

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August 17th, 2017

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Health and Safety Audit done at THA offices

Health and Safety Audit done at THA offices

THA workers are being educated on the issues, rights and responsibilities related to safety in the workplace. And, to chart the way forward, the Occupational Safety and Health Department visited THA offices on Tuesday. The visit was for the Health and Safety Audit 2017. A ...

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August 17th, 2017

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