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Upping the Ante for the  TTPS

Upping the Ante for the TTPS

There are good officers and there are not so good ones. Regardless, the fact remains that police personnel in this country are not held to the highest intellectual standards. Many Trinbagonians hold a stereotype to the job – most feel that persons enter the service because they are not academically qualified to do anything else. This is not true. There are many intellectually capable officers. […]

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December 14th, 2017

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Consumer Affairs Division to publish prices of popular ‘Christmas food items’

Consumer Affairs Division to publish prices of popular ‘Christmas food items’

The Consumer Affairs Division will publish the prices of basic food items along with the items that are frequently purchased during this time of year. In a media release, the Division says it is in an attempt to keep consumers informed, as it continues to monitor the prices of items at supermarkets. In addition to supermarket prices, poultry prices collected at various depots throughout T&T […]

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December 13th, 2017

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TTPS: T&T Regiment member assisting with investigation into child’s death in Sangre Grande

TTPS: T&T Regiment member assisting with investigation into child’s death in Sangre Grande

Police have confirmed that a member of the T&T regiment has been detained and is assisting with an investigation into the death of a child in Sangre Grande. Media reports today claim the 1 year old died after falling – this followed an alleged incident between the man and a male relative. The relative is warded is hospital. Police could not provide any further details.

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December 13th, 2017

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Outgoing Archbishop: Incorporate religion and philosophy in syllabus

Outgoing Archbishop: Incorporate religion and philosophy in syllabus

Outgoing Archbishop Joseph Harris believes part of the problem of crime, is a lack of religious studies and philosophy in schools. Speaking live on Facebook for the final ‘Ask the Archbishop’ web series, he says people don’t seem to understand how the current education system is impacting society. He says he has one regret – not advancing Catholic education. AUDIO:Harris Education 13 12 17 The […]

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December 13th, 2017

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Tech Today: Nissan ‘mini car wash’ tests paint finishes

Tech Today: Nissan ‘mini car wash’ tests paint finishes

It’s the future of technology, and firms are constantly trying to save time and money. Its worth it right? But Nissan are taking this at a much smaller level, literally. The Nissan Technical Center of North America in suburban Detroit is making use of a miniature car wash to test paint samples under consideration for future vehicles. Yup, the world renowned car maker is using […]

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December 13th, 2017

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96 prohibited immigrants arrested in Port of Spain

96 prohibited immigrants arrested in Port of Spain

Almost a hundred prohibited immigrants have been arrested over the past months in Port of Spain. According to Acting Superintendent, Dale Ablack, the majority of the detainees are from the South American mainland. He gave a breakdown of the arrested persons by nationality. AUDIO: Ablack Immigrants Acting Superintendent, Dale Ablack

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December 13th, 2017

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Police report pre-Christmas drop in crime in Port of Spain

Police report pre-Christmas drop in crime in Port of Spain

Christmas shopping in the capital city should be a safe experience as police are reporting a reduction in crime. This assurance comes from Acting Superintendent, Dale Ablack of the Port of Spain Division. He says an anti-crime exercise began in October and focused on, among other areas, South Quay, Independence Square and Charlotte Street. This, he believes, has borne fruit. AUDIO: Ablack Crime Down Acting […]

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December 13th, 2017

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T&TEC: Customers can save with LED lighting

T&TEC: Customers can save with LED lighting

Switching household bulbs from incandescent to LED can help customers reduce their T&TEC bills. T&TEC’s General Manager Kelvin Ramsook says the Commission is beginning the drive to switch to LED in public spaces and buildings. AUDIO: Ramsook LED 13 12 17 Mr. Ramsook and other T&TEC officials appeared before a Parliamentary Committee today to discuss the finances of the Commission. He also said they are […]

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December 13th, 2017

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More water problems in North East Trinidad

More water problems in North East Trinidad

Another leak has developed along a water main in North East Trinidad, causing WASA customers in several nearby areas to be without a water supply. This is the third leak to develop in past week, in the same general area, off Daniel Trace, Valencia. Emergency repair crews and equipment are being put in place to carry out repairs that are expected to be completed by […]

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December 13th, 2017

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Calypso Rose to receive ORTT next Monday

Calypso Rose to receive ORTT next Monday

Next Monday, Calypso Rose will be formally presented with the Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The renowned calypsonian and several others were unable to receive their awards at the original ceremony hosted on Republic Day. As such, President Anthony Carmona is hosting another National Awards Presentation. The ceremony will take place at Queen’s Hall from 6pm. In addition to Calypso Rose, six […]

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December 13th, 2017

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