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NWRHA: supply of some chemo drugs “intermittent”

NWRHA: supply of some chemo drugs “intermittent”

The NWRHA has admitted to a shortage of some chemotherapy drugs. It is however attributing that to the general unavailability of drugs from suppliers themselves, as opposed to any other factors. In a release it says the supply of certain drugs over the past few months has ...

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June 8th, 2016

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Entrepreneur: Customer service key to success

Customer service is one of the key factors for entrepreneurs to gain a competitive advantage, especially in these recessionary times. That’s the advice from entrepreneur Stefan De Las, who was a guest on 103FM’s new programme ‘Building a Legacy’ last night. He believes in ...

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June 7th, 2016

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Opposition wants PM referred to Privileges Committee

Opposition wants PM referred to Privileges Committee

The Opposition has requested that the Prime Minister be referred to the Parliament’s Privileges Committee. It was made by Senator Wayne Surge following alleged statements by the PM during the Post Cabinet Media Briefing on May 25th. The Opposition claims that, Dr. Rowley ...

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June 7th, 2016

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Two charged with Carenage murder

Two charged with Carenage murder

Two men have appeared in court charged with murder. 24 year old Joseph Julien and 23 year old Isaiah Felix are accused of shooting Antonio Superville to death on April 29th in Big Yard, Carenage. They were charged yesterday, and stood before Chief Magistrate Marcia ...

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June 7th, 2016

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T&T may have 200,000 squatters

This country may have over 200,000 squatters. This was revealed today by CEO of the Land Settlement Agency, Hazar Hosein, during a sitting of Parliament’s Joint Select Committee. Mr Hosein explained exactly how they arrived at that figure. Hosein estimate 07 06 16 Mr Hosein ...

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June 7th, 2016

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Ministry notes alleged shortage of chemotherapy drugs

The Health Ministry has taken note of and is exploring allegations of a local shortage in chemotherapy drugs. The claim came recently from historian and cancer patient Angelo Bissessarsingh. Today 103FM News spoke with Chief Medical Officer Dr Akenath Misir, who said a ...

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June 7th, 2016

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Opposition Senator rejects Procurement Review Board

Opposition Senator rejects Procurement Review Board

There is no need for a review board for Public Procurement. This was the view expressed by Opposition Senator Wade Mark, during his contribution on Government’s proposed amendments. The board will have the power to review decisions made by the procurement regulator and will ...

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June 7th, 2016

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Full probe ordered into removal of keys from POS Prison

Full probe ordered into removal of keys from POS Prison

The Acting Assistant Commissioner of Prisons has been appointed to fully investigate the removal of keys from the Port of Spain Jail. Last Friday it was revealed that a prison officer failed to return a bunch of keys for a section of the facility. Although the keys were ...

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June 7th, 2016

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Bomb scare at UWI causes cancellation of classes

Bomb scare at UWI causes cancellation of classes

A bomb scare at the UWI St. Augustine campus has caused the cancellation of several classes. According to the University, staff and students of the Faculty of Humanities and Education, the Alma Jordan Library, the Student Activities Center, the Food Court and the Learning ...

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June 7th, 2016

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Device found near Point Fortin school not a grenade

Device found near Point Fortin school not a grenade

The device found near a Point Fortin Primary School was not a real explosive. The object resembling a grenade was found around 7 o’clock this morning by a sanitation worker along the Techier Link Road. Students and teachers were quickly evacuated and the area cordoned off. ...

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June 7th, 2016

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