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Electrical upgrades for Eric Williams Medical Complex

Electrical upgrades for Eric Williams Medical Complex

The North Central Regional Health Authority says electrical upgrade work on Sunday at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex will not hamper its operations. The work constitutes phase two of continuing quality assurance upgrades at the facility. Sunday’s work will take ...

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July 14th, 2017

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Carapichaima woman missing

Carapichaima woman missing

The search is on for 35 year old Anisha Ramsundar, who disappeared yesterday (July 13th). Annisha was last seen around 4:25pm by her husband Dharam Ramsundar, at their home along Waterloo Road in Carapichaima. A missing persons report was made to the Freeport Police Station ...

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July 14th, 2017

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Health Ministry – no backlog of ultrasound scanning requests at Mt Hope

Health Ministry – no backlog of ultrasound scanning requests at Mt Hope

The Health Ministry insists, there is no backlog of ultrasound scanning requests at the Mount Hope Women’s Hospital. Its statement comes after what it says are incorrect media reports. According to the Ministry, prenatal appointments (including ultrasound scanning) are ...

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July 14th, 2017

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Tobago takes part in Best Village competition after 9 years

Tobago takes part in Best Village competition after 9 years

Several groups from Tobago are into the next round of the Prime Minister’s Best Village Trophy Competition. Featuring prominently in several categories were the Tobago Drama Guild, the Signal Hill Police Youth Club, the Roxborough Village Council and the group Rhythmic

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July 14th, 2017

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Business seminar to help businesses remain competitive

Business seminar to help businesses remain competitive

Small and Medium Enterprises in the private sector are getting help to maintain their competitive advantage. It’s coming through a business seminar being held in collaboration with CARIRI and the Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce. It aims to foster development ...

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July 14th, 2017

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Citizens to have better access to Disaster Mgmt Units

Citizens to have better access to Disaster Mgmt Units

Citizens will now have better access to the services offered by Regional Corporations’ Disaster Management Units, in the event of a natural phenomenon. This is according to Local Government Minister Kazim Hosein, following the passage of Tropical Storm Bret and recent heavy ...

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July 14th, 2017

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Opposition Leader successful in application against Children’s Life Fund

Opposition Leader successful in application against Children’s Life Fund

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has been successful in her application seeking a judicial review against the Children’s Life Fund Authority. Mrs. Persad-Bissessar led a legal team representing Opposition Senator Wayne Sturge. Sturge is challenging the decisions of ...

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July 13th, 2017

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Princes Town/Barrackpore taxi drivers call for meeting with Works Minister

Princes Town/Barrackpore taxi drivers call for meeting with Works Minister

The Princes Town/Barrackpore Taxi Association is calling for a meeting with the Works and Transport Minister, to address issues which they say are hindering their trade. These issues have been listed in a letter sent to the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, though a law firm ...

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July 13th, 2017

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Historian – Indentureship a “crime against humanity”

Historian – Indentureship a “crime against humanity”

Sir Hillary Beckles believes East Indian Indentureship was a crime against humanity, for which there should be reparatory justice. 2017 marks 100 years since the Abolition of Indenture Act, which effectively ended the system. Sir Hillary, a renowned Caribbean historian, ...

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July 13th, 2017

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Police rescue kidnapped Chinese national; ACP dismisses concerns of rise in kidnappings

Police rescue kidnapped Chinese national; ACP dismisses concerns of rise in kidnappings

A Chinese national was rescued from the grasp of his kidnapper this morning in St James. According to Acting Police Commissioner Harold Phillip, they received reports of a kidnapping around 7:30 this morning, near Hayes Street, St. Clair. After responding and collecting ...

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July 13th, 2017

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