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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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Government cuts Divali celebrations funding by almost half

Government cuts Divali celebrations funding by almost half

Government has cut its funding to local organization for Divali Celebrations by almost half, compared to last year. The Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts today announced a figure of $1,887,500 dollars to be shared among 24 groups for Divali Celebrations

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October 17th, 2016

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Minister: Work is needed to prevent the sale of unregulated pharmaceuticals

Minister: Work is needed to prevent the sale of unregulated pharmaceuticals

The local pharmacy sector remains highly unregulated in some aspects, as foreign drugs reach local shelves without being officially checked. That concern was raised today by Tabaquite MP Dr. Suruj Rambachan and echoed by Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh. ...

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October 17th, 2016

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ECCE teachers protest Ministry’s failure to make outstanding payments

ECCE teachers protest Ministry’s failure to make outstanding payments

Scores of ECCE teachers engaged in a protest today to highlight their dissatisfaction at not being able to meet with the Education Minister. An official, speaking during a meeting with Mr Anthony Garcia after, said they have been trying to meet with him to discuss several ...

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October 17th, 2016

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Former Minister: Give provisional firearms users license for gun training

Former Minister: Give provisional firearms users license for gun training

Public officials, who have to be trained in the use of guns, should be given a provisional firearms users licence. That’s the advice from former Minister in the Ministry of National Security, Subhas Panday. It follows the recent publication of pictures with two youths ...

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October 17th, 2016

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New website launched to assist tourists in plan a T&T vacation

New website launched to assist tourists in plan a T&T vacation

Carnival, culture and heritage and other aspects of Trinidad and Tobago are being highlighted on this country’s new destination website: gotrinidadandtobago.com. The Tourism Development Company says the website’s modern, contemporary design features vibrant colors, images ...

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October 17th, 2016

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Packed schedule for the 2016 Divali Nagar main stage showcase

Packed schedule for the 2016 Divali Nagar main stage showcase

The much anticipated Divali Nagar begins on Thursday with the theme Ganga Maa. It’ll be a packed 9 nights at the main stage. Some of the highlights include the Coca Cola / NCIC Dance Contest on Friday, 21st, the Massy United Insurance Youth Champ Competition on Saturday ...

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October 16th, 2016

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Citizens advised to be vigilant as TT Met Service forecasts adverse sea conditions

Citizens advised to be vigilant as TT Met Service forecasts adverse sea conditions

The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management is urging citizens to be vigilant and safe on the nations beaches. In a bulletin issued by the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Services on Friday 14th October, 2016 at 4:00 p.m., long period swells generated by a ...

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October 15th, 2016

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