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Gun found under backseat; three arrested

Gun found under backseat; three arrested

Three men have been arrested after a gun and ammunition were found in a Nissan Tiida in Central Trinidad. Last Monday, officers stopped and searched the car along the Southern Main Road, Cunupia. They found a pistol along with five rounds of .40mm ammunition under the backseat. The three male occupants – a 25-year-old and a 31-year-old, both of Enterprise, Chaguanas and a 37-year-old of […]

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December 12th, 2017

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Flow: Services restored to most areas affected by outage

Flow: Services restored to most areas affected by outage

Flow says voice and broadband services have been restored to most of the areas affected by technical problems. Today, customers nationwide today complained of not being able to access these services. However, Flow says they have restored both voice and broadband to areas inclusive of Port of Spain and East Trinidad. It says its team is working to resolve all outstanding issues.

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December 12th, 2017

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SouthPark Cinemas to launch 4DX technology

SouthPark Cinemas to launch 4DX technology

4DX technology is coming to SouthPark Cinemas in San Fernando. On Thursday, the new cinema experience will be available to the public, with the worldwide release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. According to info received, 103FM understands the 4DX cinema will have special effects like motion-activated seats, wind, fog, rain, lighting, vibrations and scents during the movie. This will make cinemas-goers feel like they’re […]

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December 12th, 2017

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Victims Of A Cruel Political Game

Victims Of A Cruel Political Game

We’re in a truly sorry place, and have been for a few years. A place in which we are not likely to solve any of our serious national problems because of dumb-arsed thinking by our politicians on both sides of a stupid divide…a divide which keeps an illiterate, but powerful majority of the electorate in ignorant bliss year after year. Government after government, PNM, UNC, […]

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December 12th, 2017

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Rice farmers threaten to take legal action against NFM

Rice farmers threaten to take legal action against NFM

Fifteen farmers who supply National Flour Mills with rice paddy are threatening to take the state entity to court for nonpayment. In fact, Attorney Gerald Ramdeen says several rice farmers have not been paid by NFM since September 2016, although farmers continue to supply the company with the product. The state entity he says have been silent on the issue and correspondence to the Agriculture […]

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December 11th, 2017

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TTUTA calls for urgent meeting with Education Minister

TTUTA calls for urgent meeting with Education Minister

TTUTA is calling for an urgent meeting with the Education Minister to discuss the contracts and salaries of ICT technicians and workers at the Students Support Services Division. The union says workers in these two fields are facing ongoing issues such as the non-renewal of contracts, delayed payment of salaries, reduction of salaries, non-payment of contract gratuity, under-staffing at the SSSD, and the non-establishment of […]

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December 11th, 2017

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Government salaries, pensions for December to be paid next week

Government salaries, pensions for December to be paid next week

Pensions will be paid on Thursday next week (December 21st), while Government salaries will be processed by Wednesday (December 20th). Notice of these dates comes from the Treasury Division of the Finance Ministry. The payments are being made early due to the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. For the month of January 2018, pensions will also be processed a bit earlier: the 24th to be […]

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December 11th, 2017

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No explanation for change in EFCL Board

No explanation for change in EFCL Board

Why did the Education Facilities Company Ltd change its Board? That was the question posed to officials of the Education and Finance Ministries today by Chairman of the Joint Select Committee on State Enterprises, David Small. The committee was appointed to look into the efficiency of EFCL in managing the construction and repair of schools. This is how the Permanent Secretaries of both Ministries responded […]

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December 11th, 2017

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Murder suspect handed to police by his brother

Murder suspect handed to police by his brother

A 55 year old murder suspect was handed over to police yesterday by his brother, a former Special Reserve Officer. The man was being sought after a shooting at Bobby’s Bar in Plum Road, Manzanilla on Saturday night. In that incident, 44 year old Savitri Narine was killed, while her 16 year old daughter and two men were hospitalised. The former SRP brought the suspect […]

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December 11th, 2017

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Special Report: Influenza…Get vaccinated!

Special Report: Influenza…Get vaccinated!

The influenza virus season has arrived once again in Trinidad and Tobago and vaccines are now available for the public. In fact, the Health Ministry has acquired 75,000 vaccines, so persons are being urged to go get a shot. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and […]

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December 11th, 2017

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