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Cuffie: $300k spent so far to outfit PTSC buses with Wi-Fi

Cuffie: $300k spent so far to outfit PTSC buses with Wi-Fi

Government has spent an estimated $300,000 on the Wi-Fi service for buses which will be launched on Friday. The ballpark figure was given by Communications Minister Maxie Cuffie today. According to him it’s part of phased approached to the national broadband policy. He says the aim is to eventually have free Wi-Fi in public spaces as well.

Amrit Maharaj

July 27th, 2016

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Pilot recycling project underway at Guanapo Landfill

Pilot recycling project underway at Guanapo Landfill

SWMCOL has purchased equipment to begin a recycling project at the Guanapo Landfill. The Edge Slayer XL is a machine that separates waste as part of the recycling process. This was inspected on Tuesday, with the hope that this process can be implemented at the Beetham and Forres Park Landfills as well. Public Utilities Minister Ancil Antoine toured the landfills also in an effort to […]

Amrit Maharaj

July 27th, 2016

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Police Service to Parents: Ensure kids are safe during the vacation

Parents and guardians are being urged by the police to put the welfare of their children first, especially during this vacation period. The TTPS states that during the July-August school vacation, many children are left unsupervised or with minimum supervision. This is due to various factors, one of which is the need for both parents to be breadwinners. Despite this, police are advising parents against […]

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July 27th, 2016

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Alzarri Joseph and Miguel Cummins added to Windies Test squad

Alzarri Joseph and Miguel Cummins added to Windies Test squad

19 year old fast bowler Alzarri Joseph has been added to the West Indies team ahead of the second Test against India. Joseph is currently playing for the St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the CPL. Also added to the West Indies roster is another pacer, Miguel Cummins, as the 14-member squad was announced today. The second Test begins on Saturday at Sabina Park in Jamaica. The […]

Amrit Maharaj

July 27th, 2016

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Piarco Airport International Departures to have one main security checkpoint

Piarco Airport International Departures to have one main security checkpoint

From tomorrow, all passengers departing on international flights at the Piarco Airport will pass through one main security check point. Currently, there are two separate checkpoints for international depatures, servicing Gates 1-7 and 8-14, respectively. The Airports Authority of T&T says both checkpoints will be relocated and merged into one central position to serve all Gates. It will be activated at midnight. The Authority expects […]

Amrit Maharaj

July 27th, 2016

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TATT urges local Cable TV customers to choose wisely

TATT urges local Cable TV customers to choose wisely

The Telecommunications Authority is urging persons to exercise their right to choose when it comes to cable television providers. Flow recently announced an imminent increase in rates, a move which prompted criticism from some consumers who saw it as unjustified. According to the law, the company would have had to justify the increase to TATT, which then had to approve it. In response to the […]

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July 27th, 2016

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UWI Historian on coup attempt: T&T still not healed

26 years may have passed since the attempted coup, but this country has not yet healed. That’s the belief of UWI Historian Dr Jerome Teelucksingh. On this day in 1990, over 114 members of the Jamaat Al Muslimeen stormed the Red House, TTT and Radio Trinidad, in an attempt to topple the Government. The ordeal ended 6 days later on August 1st, with the surrender […]

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July 27th, 2016

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Men’s Health Specialist: urinary problems can mean prostate issues

Men’s Health Specialist: urinary problems can mean prostate issues

Men who have problems passing urine should get checked for possible prostate issues. The matter of prostate health was discussed on the 103FM programme Men’s Health Clip Hour, last night. Urinary problems are normally directly linked to the kidney, however Health Specialist Dennis Webster informed that these can also be indicative of an enlarged prostate. According to him, when doctors are examining prostate health, they […]

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July 27th, 2016

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POS Mayor proposes overhaul of drainage system to tackle flooding

POS Mayor proposes overhaul of drainage system to tackle flooding

Ending flooding in Port of Spain requires a complete overhaul of the drainage system. That’s the view of Port of Spain Mayor Keron Valentine in light of recent incidents of flash flooding after minimal rainfall. He believes the drainage can no longer accommodate the capacity of water now plaguing the capital during floods. AUDIO: Valentine cannot 27 07 16 Mr Valentine is hopeful that Gov’t can […]

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July 27th, 2016

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Dry taps in parts of north-west as WASA repairs plant

Dry taps in parts of north-west as WASA repairs plant

Some residents in parts of north-west Trinidad have woken up to dry taps today. This as WASA carries out mechanical maintenance works at the Maraval Water Treatment Plant until 8pm. The areas being affected are along the Saddle Road in Maraval from Long Circular Road to Moka including La Seiva, Hillsboro, Golf Course Road, Morne Coco Road and Fairways. The Authority is advising persons to […]

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July 27th, 2016

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