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A social mitigation plan to help citizens through tough economic times

A social mitigation plan to help citizens through tough economic times

A social mitigation plan is in motion, aimed at cushioning citizens from the impact of tough economic times. According to Social Development Minister Cherrie-Ann Critchlow-Cockburn, the plan was put together after a series of public consultations, interviews, surveys, questionnaires and focus groups. Its aim is to help persons cope with tough economic times in the short term, while helping them overcome these in the medium […]

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August 17th, 2017

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Local NGO coordinator Hazel Brown to receive UWI honour

Local NGO coordinator Hazel Brown to receive UWI honour

Local NGO director Hazel Brown will be among 12 persons to receive honorary degrees from the University of the West Indies this year. These are given to individuals of eminence in the arts, sciences and other fields of intellectual endeavor, as well as to persons who have made outstanding regional or international contributions. Ms. Brown is co-ordinator of the Network of NGOs of T&T for […]

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August 17th, 2017

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Red eye outbreaks reported in several Caribbean islands

Red eye outbreaks reported in several Caribbean islands

Several Caribbean islands have reported outbreaks of conjunctivitis at health facilities and medical practices. CARPHA is urging persons to take the necessary precautions to prevent and reduce the spread of this illness. Conjunctivitis refers to inflammation of the membrane covering the whites of the eyes and the inside of the eyelids. The congestion of blood vessels in this membrane gives rise to a reddened appearance […]

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August 17th, 2017

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Status of school repairs to be revealed on Friday

Status of school repairs to be revealed on Friday

Most schools, if not all, will be re-opened on time for the new school term in September. That’s the hope of Education Minister Anthony Garcia, as the two-month school vacation comes to an end. The time has been used by the EFCL to conduct repairs to 151 primary and secondary schools. Mr. Garcia said the status of those repairs will be determined tomorrow. AUDIO: Garcia Schools 17 […]

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August 17th, 2017

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Persons urged to submit Patrick Manning memorabilia

Persons urged to submit Patrick Manning memorabilia

The wife of Patrick Manning is urging persons with memorabilia of the former Prime Minister to submit it to the permanent collection at NALIS. Mrs Hazel Manning today visited the exhibition to mark Manning’s birthday today. It features signature pieces that highlight significant events in his career, held in commemoration of the 1st anniversary of his passing as well as in celebration of his birthday. […]

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August 17th, 2017

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2017 CAPE results better than last year

2017 CAPE results better than last year

CAPE students have performed better this year, compared to 2016. The results, which will be released by tomorrow, have been analyzed by the Ministry of Education. Minister Anthony Garcia today said there was a slight overall improvement in both CAPE Units 1 and 2 this year. AUDIO: Garcia CAPE 17 08 17 The Minister also revealed an increase in the amount of students getting Grades One […]

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August 17th, 2017

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T&T not among Caribbean countries on tropical storm warning

T&T not among Caribbean countries on tropical storm warning

A tropical storm warning has been issued for several Caribbean countries. Trinidad and Tobago however is not one of them. According to the National Hurricane Center, these are Barbados, St Vincent and the Grenadines and St Lucia. It explains that a tropical storm warning means conditions will occur near these areas in the next 24 to 36 hours. Dominica and Martinique meanwhile are on a […]

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August 17th, 2017

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Police search for missing 15 year old girl

Police search for missing 15 year old girl

Fifteen year old Stesha Headley is missing. Police say she was last seen at her St John’s Trace, St Margaret’s home on Friday, around 8:30am. She was reported missing by her mother yesterday. Stesha is of African descent, 5 feet 6 inches tall, slim built and dark brown with short curly hair. She was last seen wearing a moss green dress and slippers. Anyone with […]

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August 17th, 2017

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Increased fine coming for hunting Scarlet Ibis

Increased fine coming for hunting Scarlet Ibis

Plans are in motion to raise the fine for hunting Scarlet Ibis after 3 men were recently held with two dead carcasses in the Caroni Swamp. Chief Game Warden Courtenay Park says a committee has to submit several proposals including an increased fine for possession or hunting the national bird. The current fine is a maximum of $1000 or 3 months imprisonment but he believes […]

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August 17th, 2017

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What Does A Woman Want?

What Does A Woman Want?

by Cassie Fox Intimacy goes beyond sharing my body; I want to share my soul. It’s easy enough to find a lover. There’s no shortage of willing participants the world over: men and women who desire nothing more than the moment, that first touch, the way two bodies collide like dying stars and create whole new galaxies. It’s such a simple thing to fall into somebody’s arms, […]

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August 17th, 2017

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