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Bomb scare at UWI St Augustine Campus

Bomb scare at UWI St Augustine Campus

There was a bomb scare at the UWI St. Augustine Campus this morning. According to a release, the threat was made at Social Sciences and staff and students were evacuated from the Faculty of Humanities and Education, the Alma Jordan Library, the Student Activities Centre, the

Amrit Maharaj

June 7th, 2016

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Summit seeks to woo foreign businesses

Summit seeks to woo foreign businesses

Businesses such as Citibank, AT&T and Wells Fargo could soon be setting up shop in this country. It comes after the launch of a Business Process Outsourcing Summit being hosted by the T&T International Financial Centre which takes place later this month. The TTIFC ...

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June 6th, 2016

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Kamla extends Ramadan greetings

Kamla extends Ramadan greetings

The Opposition Leader has extended greetings to the Muslim community on the start of the holy month of Ramadan. Mrs Kamla Persad-Bissessar believes the occasion comes at a time when the Muslim community stands to provide leadership by example in the face of challenges and ...

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June 6th, 2016

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UNC MP calls for closer look at THA spending

UNC MP calls for closer look at THA spending

Another Opposition MP has called on Government to take a closer look at the management of finances at the Tobago House of Assembly. It comes this time from Dr. Suruj Rambachan, in the wake of revelations made by THA officials to Parliament’s Joint Select Committee last ...

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June 6th, 2016

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A call for talks on solar and renewable energy in T&T

A call for talks on solar and renewable energy in T&T

Proper regulations are needed for a solar industry in T&T. So says Managing Director of SM Solar Wind Energy Systems, Reuben Smith. The company supplies small to large-scale solar power systems to commercial, agricultural and residential customers. 103FM News contacted ...

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June 6th, 2016

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Charges for prison officer who took home keys

Charges for prison officer who took home keys

The DPP has given instructions for charges to be laid against a prison officer who took home keys belonging to the Port of Spain Prison. The guard reportedly left the prison with the keys after his shift ended last Thursday. When questioned, he initially claimed they were ...

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June 6th, 2016

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Local psychologists: child marriages can cause ‘major psychological trauma’

Local psychologists: child marriages can cause ‘major psychological trauma’

Local psychologists believe child marriage is an oppressive law that cannot be allowed to remain on the books. The issue continues to be hotly debated, and has left religious leaders divided. The T&T Association of Psychologists says that girls in child marriages are at ...

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June 6th, 2016

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Fishing nets a big problem for the local Turtle population

Fishing nets a big problem for the local Turtle population

If citizens are not cautious, the turtle population in T&T could become extinct with the high incidence of being caught in fishing nets. That’s the belief of Nature Seekers Manager Dennis Sammy who says it is one of the biggest problems facing this endangered species. In

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June 6th, 2016

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MP calls for caution in relations with Venezuela

MP calls for caution in relations with Venezuela

The Government has been criticized for rushing in to assist Venezuela by UNC MP Rodney Charles. In a media release, he said unlike us, many countries have adopted extremely cautious and nuanced approaches with regard to Venezuela. He outlined instances where businesses were ...

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June 6th, 2016

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Rowley to deal with ‘Jamaican disrcrimination’ head-on

Rowley to deal with ‘Jamaican disrcrimination’ head-on

Tensions that have been brewing between Jamaica and this country have the full attention of Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley. Speaking upon his return from a Summit in Cuba today, he said fruitful bi-lateral discussions were held with his Jamaican counterpart Andrew Holness. ...

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June 6th, 2016

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