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Windies lose to Australia in their Tri Series clash

Windies lose to Australia in their Tri Series clash

After a perfect start to the Tri Series tournament, the West Indies lost their second match on Sunday, as Australia walked away with a bonus point, following their six wicket victory in Guyana. The West Indies were in trouble after batting first and crumbling to just 116 all out in 32.3 overs, which top scores of 22 from Johnson Charles and 21 from Carlos Brathwaite. […]

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June 5th, 2016

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Ramadan fasting to begin on Tuesday June 7th

Ramadan fasting to begin on Tuesday June 7th

Fasting for the month of Ramadan will begin on Tuesday. This confirmation comes from Maulana Dr. Waffie Mohammed, who stated that the crescent moon was not sighted on Sunday night. That means Ramadan will begin at sunset on Monday, and fasting for Muslims in Trinidad and Tobago begins on June 7th.

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June 5th, 2016

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UN Secretary General pays tribute to the late Muhammad Ali

UN Secretary General pays tribute to the late Muhammad Ali

As worldwide condolences pour in following the death of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, the UN Secretary General is adding his to the list. Mr. Ban Ki Moon stated that Mr. Ali was far more than a legendary boxer; he was a world champion for equality and peace. With an incomparable combination of principle, charm, wit and grace, he fought for a better world and used his […]

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June 4th, 2016

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Keys to the Port of Spain Prison recovered from officer’s home

Keys to the Port of Spain Prison recovered from officer’s home

The Prison Service has ramped up its systems following an incident on Friday where a bunch of keys to the Port of Spain prison went missing. In fact, according to information from the Prison Service, investigations determined exactly which prison officer was responsible for the missing keys. After being interrogated by senior Prison officials and the police, the keys were since recovered. Reports indicate it […]

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June 4th, 2016

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Boxing legend Muhummad Ali dies at age 74

Boxing legend Muhummad Ali dies at age 74

Boxing legend Muhummad Ali has died at the age of 74, according to reports. The three-time heavyweight champ had been hospitalized for a respiratory issue. Ali, who called himself “The Greatest,” charmed millions with his wit and confidence in the ring and inspired many more with his commitment to humanitarian causes. One of the greatest fighters in the history of boxing, Ali retired in 1981 […]

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June 4th, 2016

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Tobagonians urged to get ‘hurricane ready’

Tobagonians urged to get ‘hurricane ready’

Tobagonians are being urged to secure their homes, properties and families now that the 2016 Hurricane Season has arrived. The THA’s Chief Secretary and the Tobago Emergency Management Agency are encouraging homeowners to take measures such as replacing/installing guttering, ensuring proper drainage, and installing hurricane straps on their homes. Chief Secretary Orville London said its all about preventing disaster, and with respect to the Division […]

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June 3rd, 2016

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Narine, Pollard give West Indies victory in Tri Series opener

Narine, Pollard give West Indies victory in Tri Series opener

Successful returns to the West Indies’ ODI team by spinner Sunil Narine and all-rounder Keiron Pollard ensured that the team secured a four wicket win against South Africa in a tri-series opening match played in Guyana. Narine’s mystery bowling had the South Africans in a spin as he grabbed 6/27 in 9.5 overs, helping to starve the opposition of runs. SA were bowled out for […]

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June 3rd, 2016

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A Fabulous Night of Dinner Theatre

A Fabulous Night of Dinner Theatre

Bringing back the tradition of Dinner and a Show, the Trinidad Theatre Workshop is collaborating with venues and caterers to bring evenings with food, drink, and entertainment.

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June 3rd, 2016

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Local child welfare group calls for a repeal of Child Marriage laws

Local child welfare group calls for a repeal of Child Marriage laws

The laws allowing the marriage of minors in this country are in direct contravention of our international obligations. That’s the statement made by the board of ‘The Children’s Ark’, a non-profit organization that promotes the welfare of children. President Simone de la Bastide has added to the current public discussion on child marriages, by stating that T&T has signed and ratified the UN Convention on the […]

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June 3rd, 2016

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Health Ministry: Zika cases reach 40 in Trinidad

Health Ministry: Zika cases reach 40 in Trinidad

The number of Zika cases in Trinidad has reached 40. This update was given today by the Ministry of Health, following its consultation with CARPHA. The Ministry states that it is continuing efforts to monitor Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases; however it is urging citizens to play their part as well. This includes disposing of all unwanted containers in the yard which can collect water […]

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June 3rd, 2016

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