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Marijuana seedlings and seeds destroyed in Santa Cruz

Marijuana seedlings and seeds destroyed in Santa Cruz

Two thousand marijuana seedlings have been destroyed by police in Santa Cruz. Between 2pm and 4:30pm yesterday, officers went to Cakes Land, La Canoa Road, where the seedlings and a glass jar of marijuana seeds were found and destroyed. No arrests were made.

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April 26th, 2018

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Princes Town man charged with murder

Princes Town man charged with murder

A Princes Town man has been charged with the murder of Roshan Ramdial. Ramdial was killed on April 18th after getting into a dispute with a man known to him, at a birthday party at his neighbour’s house. His fatal injury came as he was struck on the side of his face with a rum bottle.

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April 26th, 2018

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US Commander: T&T, US collaboration must continue

US Commander: T&T, US collaboration must continue

The United States Commander of Southern Command Kurt Tidd believes T&T and the US must continue to work together to combat threats affecting both nations. His statement comes after the successful completion of ‘Fused Response 2018’, which involved both nations working to deal with simulated crisis situations, in order to make quick decisions. Commander Tidd pointed out how such collaboration led to one of the […]

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April 26th, 2018

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Couva Hospital could become an “offshore medical school”

Couva Hospital could become an “offshore medical school”

The Couva Hospital could soon become an offshore medical school. During today’s post-cabinet news briefing, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says the initiative will be a joint one, with confirmation to come in due course. Audio: Rowley Couva Hospital 26 04 18 Dr Rowley says the arrangement will also enable the Government to settle a multi-million dollar debt owed by it to UWI. He says Indian […]

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April 26th, 2018

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Trini wins 2018 ‘Caribbean’s Next Top Model’

Trini wins 2018 ‘Caribbean’s Next Top Model’

21 year old Trinbagonian LeShae Riley has won this year’s coveted ‘Caribbean’s Next Top Model’ title. The statuesque young woman edged out 15 other contestants including Suriname’s Daphne Veldkamp in the keenly contested finals. The 2018 Season 4 winner walks away with US$25,000 in cash, a latest generation smart phone courtesy Flow, a cover photo spread in SHE Caribbean magazine and a contract with the […]

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April 26th, 2018

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PM reveals key agreements with Shell and BP

PM reveals key agreements with Shell and BP

Key agreements have been made with Shell and BP, for greater investment in and development of the local energy sector. While in the UK for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting over the weekend, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley met with representatives of both companies. He says Shell has committed to invest more and review arrangements. Audio: Rowley Shell Agreements 26 04 18 As for BP, […]

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April 26th, 2018

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TATT Ag CEO: ICT in T&T safe; girls and boys entering field

TATT Ag CEO: ICT in T&T safe; girls and boys entering field

T&T’s future in Information and communication technology, ICT, is safe. Telecommunications Authority Acting CEO, Sherry McMillan, speaking during a “girls in ICT” workshop today, says T&T is much better off than many countries. AUDIO: McMillan Girls ICT Today’s workshop, which continues tomorrow, sees students from three schools in Morvant/Laventille, interacting with several prominent women in T&T’s ICT.

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April 26th, 2018

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Finance Minister dismisses claims of 0% wage offer to public servants

Finance Minister dismisses claims of 0% wage offer to public servants

The Finance Minister has dismissed claims that a zero percent wage increase was offered to public servants for the 2014 to 2016 period. PSA President Watson Duke says the offer was made during negotiations last year however Minister Colm Imbert via Twitter says no letter was sent to the PSA. He says confirmation came from the Chief Personnel Officer and believes it is irresponsible for […]

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April 26th, 2018

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Security guard in court on manslaughter charge

Security guard in court on manslaughter charge

A 23 year old security guard will appear in court today charged with manslaughter, following the death of a homeless man on Sunday. The deceased was identified as 33 year old Jameal Douglas and the incident occurred at Independence Square, Port of Spain. Instructions to lay the charge was handed down yesterday by DPP Roger Gaspard. 

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April 26th, 2018

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Venezuelan refugees want a better life in T&T

Venezuelan refugees want a better life in T&T

Venezuelan nationals seeking asylum in T&T are just looking for a better way of life. That’s according to one refugee, Anderson Nino, who says they are forced to flee their home. AUDIO: Nino forced 26 04 18 Mr Nino, who was speaking on TV6 today, is urging local authorities to intervene and help before the situation gets worse. AUDIO: Nino help 26 04 18 Last […]

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April 26th, 2018

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