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Trade Minister urges manufacturers to look into Venezuelan market

Trade Minister urges manufacturers to look into Venezuelan market

Local manufacturers are being urged to look at penetrating the Venezuelan market. That was the advice from Trade Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon as she and other Ministers recently visited the Grand Bay Paper Products facility. The tour is part of ongoing visits to companies ...

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March 6th, 2017

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TT Met Service: Rough seas to continue for 2-3 days

TT Met Service: Rough seas to continue for 2-3 days

More rough seas are expected to affect T&T coastlines. According to the Met Service, buoy data indicates that waves along the north and east coasts are reaching as high as 3.5 metres. It says this is due to strong winds which are agitating the surface of the Atlantic ...

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March 6th, 2017

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TTUTA offers solution for poor student turnout during Carnival week

TTUTA offers solution for poor student turnout during Carnival week

Teachers are not in favour of giving students the Carnival week off and adding another week at the end of the school term. Instead, TTUTA President Lynsley Doodhai says, there is another solution to addressing the poor student turnout on the days following Carnival. ...

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March 3rd, 2017

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Traffic disruption at Godineau Bridge this Sunday

Traffic disruption at Godineau Bridge this Sunday

A temporary traffic disruption is expected at the Godineau Bridge at Mosquito Creek this Sunday. The Ministry of Works and Transport had advised that the disruption will take place between 8am and 4pm on the Southern Main Road. It states that this has become necessary in ...

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March 3rd, 2017

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WASA: CARIRI tests show no lead contamination at Caroni Plant

WASA: CARIRI tests show no lead contamination at Caroni Plant

WASA is assuring that there is no lead contamination in the water at the Caroni Water Treatment Plant. This issue of ‘safe drinking water’ first arose during a JSC meeting with SWMCOL last month. Concerns were expressed there that the toxic chemical may have been seeping ...

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March 3rd, 2017

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AG: 53 child marriages in T&T last year

AG: 53 child marriages in T&T last year

Child marriages in Trinidad and Tobago continue, with 53 conducted in 2016. That’s according to Attorney General Faris al Rawi, as debate on the Marriage Bill began in the Lower House of Parliament. The Bill, which seeks to make the minimum age of consent for marriage to 18 ...

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March 3rd, 2017

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Sinkhole in South Oropouche to be repaired by next weekend

Sinkhole in South Oropouche to be repaired by next weekend

Full restoration of the roadway where a sinkhole appeared in South Oropouche last week, is expected by next weekend. That’s according to Works Minister Rohan Sinanan, who indicated that WASA has been working on the issue, with the Ministry monitoring the situation. The ...

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March 3rd, 2017

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Opposition MP calls for re-introduction of Community Comfort Patrol

Opposition MP calls for re-introduction of Community Comfort Patrol

On the heels of a triple murder in Debe, Opposition MP Dr Roodal Moonilal is calling for the re-introduction of the Community Comfort Patrol. The CCP, which used officers from Private Security companies to patrol communities across the country, was disbanded in December ...

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March 3rd, 2017

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South residents asked to put out bulk white waste today

South residents asked to put out bulk white waste today

Residents of San Fernando and environs are asked to put out their bulk white waste today for collection over the weekend. This request comes from Local Government Minister Kazim Hosein as the National Clean-up campaign rolls into the southland tomorrow. The launch takes ...

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March 3rd, 2017

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NSA wants MPs unite for country

NSA wants MPs unite for country

MPs must unite if they want solutions to major issues affecting T&T. That’s the view of political leader of the National Solidarity Assembly and President of the All Trinidad and General Workers Union, Nirvan Maharaj. He says now that the Carnival season is over, they ...

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March 3rd, 2017

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