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Multi-million $ financial scheme uncovered at East Post of Spain Company Ltd

Multi-million $ financial scheme uncovered at East Post of Spain Company Ltd

A multi-million dollar financial scheme has been uncovered at the East Port of Spain Company Ltd. The EPOS is a state enterprise, whose mandate is to improve the economic, social and physical environment of East Port of Spain. According to the Housing Ministry, the ...

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December 12th, 2017

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Education Ministry promises to address issues facing SSSD and ICT workers

Education Ministry promises to address issues facing SSSD and ICT workers

The Education Ministry has promised to address some of the issues facing workers at the Student Support Services and ICT Divisions. Yesterday TTUTA called for an urgent meeting with Minister Anthony Garcia to discuss matters such as the non-renewal of contracts, delayed ...

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December 12th, 2017

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Couva man in court for his brother’s murder

Couva man in court for his brother’s murder

A 52 year old man is appearing court today for the murder of his brother. Ramraj Samaroo of Perseverance Village, Couva was charged, following advice given by the Deputy DPP. The incident on December 5th this year saw Ganesh Samaroo chopped to death by a male relative, who ...

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Education Minister: Pregnancy in school down but further reduction needed

Education Minister: Pregnancy in school down but further reduction needed

There has been a reduction in student pregnancy but the Education Minister says programs remain in place to bring a further drop. This assurance follows a June 28th newspaper report claiming that there were over 9000 teenage pregnancies between 2011 and 2015. Responding to a

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Rice farmers to get NFM money in-part at year-end

Rice farmers to get NFM money in-part at year-end

Rice farmers who are owed money National Flour Mills can expect some of the money to be paid at the end of the year. Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat says this assurance has been given to him by NFM a day after the farmers’ plight surfaced. Yesterday, Attorney Gerald ...

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52 year old charged for murder

52 year old charged for murder

A 52 year old man appeared in court today for the murder of his brother. Ramraj Samaroo of Perseverance Village, Couva was charged, following advice given by the Deputy DPP. The incident on December 5th this year saw Ganesh Samaroo chopped to death by a male relative, who is

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Gun found under backseat; three arrested

Gun found under backseat; three arrested

Three men have been arrested after a gun and ammunition were found in a Nissan Tiida in Central Trinidad. Last Monday, officers stopped and searched the car along the Southern Main Road, Cunupia. They found a pistol along with five rounds of .40mm ammunition under the ...

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Flow: Services restored to most areas affected by outage

Flow: Services restored to most areas affected by outage

Flow says voice and broadband services have been restored to most of the areas affected by technical problems. Today, customers nationwide today complained of not being able to access these services. However, Flow says they have restored both voice and broadband to areas ...

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Rice farmers threaten to take legal action against NFM

Rice farmers threaten to take legal action against NFM

Fifteen farmers who supply National Flour Mills with rice paddy are threatening to take the state entity to court for nonpayment. In fact, Attorney Gerald Ramdeen says several rice farmers have not been paid by NFM since September 2016, although farmers continue to supply ...

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December 11th, 2017

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TTUTA calls for urgent meeting with Education Minister

TTUTA calls for urgent meeting with Education Minister

TTUTA is calling for an urgent meeting with the Education Minister to discuss the contracts and salaries of ICT technicians and workers at the Students Support Services Division. The union says workers in these two fields are facing ongoing issues such as the non-renewal of ...

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December 11th, 2017

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