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US donates rescue water craft to Penal/Debe Corporation

US donates rescue water craft to Penal/Debe Corporation

The US Government has donated two shallow search and rescue water craft to the Disaster Management Unit of the Penal/Debe Regional Corporation. The presentation was made today U.S. Chargé d’Affaires John McIntyre, who said while the project “will only scratch the surface in ...

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June 18th, 2018

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Mayaro MP – pay outstanding salaries to Reforestation workers

Mayaro MP – pay outstanding salaries to Reforestation workers

Mayaro MP Rushton Paray is appealing to the Agriculture and Finance Ministers to pay all outstanding salaries to the workers of the National Reforestation and Watershed Rehabilitation Programme. According to Mr Paray, hundreds of contracted workers have not received salaries

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June 18th, 2018

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Murder over alcohol – suspect charged

Murder over alcohol – suspect charged

One man has been charged with a murder that followed an argument over a bottle of alcohol. On May 11th, 27 year old Jonathan Charles was with a group of friends outside a Chinese restaurant in Morvant, when he got into an altercation with a man he knew over the contents of a

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June 18th, 2018

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Two Point Fortin men in court on marijuana trafficking charges

Two Point Fortin men in court on marijuana trafficking charges

Two Point Fortin men charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking will appear in court today. The suspects, aged 38 and 49, were travelling along the M2 Ring Road in Debe on Saturday morning when they were stopped by mobile patrol officers. The vehicle

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June 18th, 2018

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TTPS town meetings roll into Cocorite and Manzanilla this week

TTPS town meetings roll into Cocorite and Manzanilla this week

Residents of west Trinidad will get to voice their concerns about crime with members of the Police Service later today. The TTPS is heading to the community of Cocorite as it continues its series of town hall meetings across the country. This evening’s meeting takes place at

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June 18th, 2018

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CAL ranked 34th in the world for being on time in May 2018

CAL ranked 34th in the world for being on time in May 2018

Caribbean Airlines has been ranked 34th in the world, for being on time with its flights in May 2018. This is according to on-time performance statistics from the Official Aviation Guide which defines OTP as a flight that arrives or departs in under 15 minutes of its ...

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June 18th, 2018

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RC Church launches ministry for migrants and refugees

RC Church launches ministry for migrants and refugees

With World Refugee Day just two days away, the Roman Catholic Church has set up a ministry for migrants and refugees. Port of Spain Archbishop Jason Gordon says it is a call to the nation to stand in solidarity with such persons and promote their human rights. Pointing out ...

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June 18th, 2018

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Cuban doctors coming soon to T&T

Cuban doctors coming soon to T&T

The Health Ministry is boosting its healthcare system with more doctors from Cuba. It says the paediatricians and other medical personnel will be placed in the public health sector and not at the Couva Hospital, as erroneously reported in a daily newspaper. The Ministry says

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June 18th, 2018

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35 persons get speeding tickets in Arouca

35 persons get speeding tickets in Arouca

Thirty five persons were issued fixed penalty notices for speeding in Arouca on Friday. The exercises were coordinated by acting ACP McDonald Jacob and spearheaded by acting Senior Superintendent Michael Daniel.

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June 17th, 2018

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Police make arms and drugs bust in Cedros

Police make arms and drugs bust in Cedros

Seven guns and a quantity of ammunition and marijuana were discovered on a beach in Cedros on Saturday morning. Around 3:40, police were conducting surveillance at Columbus Bay Road when they saw a boat come ashore and drop off two men with a bag before leaving. As officers ...

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June 17th, 2018

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