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$1.1m in cocaine seized in San Fernando

$1.1m in cocaine seized in San Fernando

Two persons have been arrested and over $1.1 million dollars in cocaine seized during an exercise in San Fernando this morning. Between 3 and 6am, officers went to a house in Cocoyea Village, where they executed a search warrant, relative to a report of robbery. They found ...

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June 19th, 2018

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Lack of funding hampers works in CTTRC district

Lack of funding hampers works in CTTRC district

A lack of funding is hampering works from being done in the Couva/Tabaquite/Talparo Regional Corporation district. According to its Chairman Henry Awong, the monies allocated so far for the financial year is $1.2 million, which he says is not enough for the expansive area. ...

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June 19th, 2018

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THA holds talks on improving lives for persons with special needs

THA holds talks on improving lives for persons with special needs

Dialogue has begun as the Tobago House of Assembly moves to improve the quality of life for persons with special needs. At a recent meeting, officials and stakeholders discussed several issues including office space, a national policy for the differently abled and ...

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June 19th, 2018

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Consultations for policy on sexual harassment moves to Tobago

Consultations for policy on sexual harassment moves to Tobago

Tobago is not to be left out of consultations on the draft national workplace policy on sexual harassment. The policy aims to provide a framework for reporting such cases by workers, to set up a procedure for hearing sexual harassment matters and finding solutions. Officials

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June 19th, 2018

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ECA says Labour Day is about introspection

ECA says Labour Day is about introspection

Introspection – that according to the Employees Consultative Association is what Labour Day is about. It acknowledges the labour movement which it says has pursued with determination the International Labour Organization’s decent work agenda as it relates to workers’ rights ...

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June 19th, 2018

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Opposition tells citizens they have power to change political and economic systems

Opposition tells citizens they have power to change political and economic systems

Opposition leader Kamla Persad Bissessar says we must realize we have the power to change political and economic systems in T&T. Like the Prime Minister, she too calls on us to unite for the common cause of nationalism for our own wellbeing and welfare. In that regard, ...

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June 19th, 2018

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PM says citizens have to remain true to certain principles

PM says citizens have to remain true to certain principles

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says there has been much change and development in T&T since the Butler Oilfield Riots of 1937. In his Labour Day message however, he says we have to remain true to certain principles including salaries being in line with productivity and ...

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June 19th, 2018

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MET Service forecasts rain tonight and tomorrow

MET Service forecasts rain tonight and tomorrow

Citizens are being urged to be prepared for rain tonight and tomorrow. The MET Service is forecasting cloudy conditions with intermittent showers – there is a 70% chance of one or two showers becoming heavy and thundery during the late morning to early afternoon ...

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June 18th, 2018

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Water disruption in Central Trinidad on Wednesday

Water disruption in Central Trinidad on Wednesday

Parts of Central Trinidad will be without water between 9am and 8pm on Wednesday. According to WASA, this is to facilitate pipeline relocation works at the Freeport Todds Road Bridge B1/1. Affected areas will  include: Calcutta Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Cotton Hill Chickland School ...

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June 18th, 2018

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THA – Smithfield Connector Road to ease traffic near Scarborough RC School

THA – Smithfield Connector Road to ease traffic near Scarborough RC School

The THA is aiming to have the Smithfield Connector Road ready in time for the start of the new school term in September. The road is expected to ease access to the Scarborough RC School, by providing an alternative route to it from the Claude Noel Highway via Mt. Marie Road.

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June 18th, 2018

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