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Jagdeo warns about likely negative impact to the Caribbean under Trump

Jagdeo warns about likely negative impact to the Caribbean under Trump

There is likely to be a negative impact on the Caribbean if Donald Trump becomes President of the United States. That’s the view of former Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo, as he delivered a scathing expose of the likely impact to the region under a Trump administration, ...

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October 18th, 2016

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Still no Local Government Election date announcement

Still no Local Government Election date announcement

Government is remaining mum on the election date. Speaking this morning, PNM General Secretary, Ashton Ford, said the Prime Minister hasn’t indicated to him when the polls will be held. Despite the end of the year quickly approaching, Mr. Ford brushed off the possibility of ...

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October 18th, 2016

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Opposition Leader wants information on planned Moruga port

Opposition Leader wants information on planned Moruga port

A call is being made for Gov’t to reveal the name of the person who owns the land surrounding the area where the Moruga port is to be built. It comes from Opposition leader Kamla Persad Bissessar as she spoke at the Tunapuna Hindu School last night. Although she did not give

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October 18th, 2016

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Police Complaints Authority investigating ‘wrecking’ claims

Police Complaints Authority investigating ‘wrecking’ claims

An investigation has begun to determine whether or not serious police misconduct occurred in the wrecking of a vehicle yesterday. It is being conducted by the Police Complaints Authority. It stems from a video posted on social media, whereby the driver of a wrecked vehicle ...

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October 18th, 2016

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Chaguanas Chamber wants traffic alleviation

Chaguanas Chamber wants traffic alleviation

The Chaguanas Chamber of Commerce is calling for an immediate solution to the traffic situation in Central. Its President Richie Sookhai says the Chamber understands that major projects cannot be undertaken at this time, because of the economic downturn. However he believes ...

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October 18th, 2016

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ODPM gives tips to “beat the heat”

ODPM gives tips to “beat the heat”

Today’s weather has been forecast to be a scorcher and the ODPM has issued several safety tips for persons to beat the heat. It follows a forecast from the T&T Met Service that today is expected to reach temperatures up to 36 degrees Celsius. In light of this the ODPM is

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October 18th, 2016

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Opposition Leader wants removal of AG

Opposition Leader wants removal of AG

A call is being made for the removal of the Attorney General. It comes from Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar, who believes there could be a conflict of interest during the investigation of photographs of two youngsters holding high powered guns. The photos were ...

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October 17th, 2016

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MP Singh: Ensure there is 24/7 water supply before introducing metering system

MP Singh: Ensure there is 24/7 water supply before introducing metering system

If WASA intends to begin using a metering system to determine how much customers pay, it must first provide water 24/7. That’s the advice of former Water Resources Minister Ganga Singh the current Public Utilities Minister Ancil Antoine, during today’s Parliament session. ...

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October 17th, 2016

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Battering waves expected along T&T’s coastlines from midday on Tuesday

Battering waves expected along T&T’s coastlines from midday on Tuesday

Persons should be very careful if venturing to the sea side from tomorrow as battering waves are expected around both Trinidad and Tobago. The TT Met Service states that a long period swell event, caused by a disturbance in the Northern Atlantic Ocea will affect coastlines ...

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October 17th, 2016

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T&TEC to adjust lighting services at Ramleela celebrations if needed

T&TEC to adjust lighting services at Ramleela celebrations if needed

T&TEC personnel have been posted at Ramleela celebrations to facilitate an extension of lighting services at the recreation grounds, if needed. The Commission stated that it has been receiving an increased number of requests to extend the time for recreational ground ...

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October 17th, 2016

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