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Mayaro MP writes to Prime Minister to address infrastructural issues

Mayaro MP writes to Prime Minister to address infrastructural issues

Mayaro MP Rushton Paray has written to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, calling for proper work to address major infrastructural issues in his constituency. Last Monday residents in Rio Claro lit fire to debris to protest the state of the road, and the possibility of their homes being destroyed as a result of a landslip at Agostini Village. Mr Paray says he contacted Works Minister […]

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October 17th, 2017

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Health Ministry says Chaguaramas fish safe, still urges consumer caution

Health Ministry says Chaguaramas fish safe, still urges consumer caution

The Health Ministry says fish being sold by vendors in Chaguaramas is safe for consumption. The area was recently affected by an oil spill prompting concerns regarding seafood. The Ministry says Public Health Inspectors have conducted visits to 42 fish and seafood vendors located along the affected coastline. It adds that the seafood available was found to be safe. Despite this though, consumers are still […]

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October 17th, 2017

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UNC distances itself from calls for protests at DIvali Nagar today

UNC distances itself from calls for protests at DIvali Nagar today

The UNC is distancing itself from messages on social media encouraging protests at the Divali Nagar today. In a brief statement, the party says the call did not originate from its National Executive or leadership. It says while Mrs Kamla Persad Bissessar understands citizens’ frustration, it says she does not condone or support such action. Instead, she is asking that citizens voice their concerns in […]

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October 17th, 2017

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UWI to consider security recommendations from students

UWI to consider security recommendations from students

UWI has promised to seriously consider recommendations made by the Student Guild with regards to making the campus safer. The Guild led a peaceful walk on campus yesterday to highlight concerns in the wake of increased incidents of robberies, theft and sexual assault on the St Augustine compound. According to Deputy Principal Professor Indar Ramnarine, they will consider all suggestions submitted as they coincide with […]

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October 17th, 2017

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Soldiers in court on 162 corruption charges

Soldiers in court on 162 corruption charges

Two soldiers are due in court today on 162 corruption-related charges. The Police Service, in a tweet this morning, stated that they are accused of inflating their rent allowance from February to July 2017. It involves 1.4 million dollars. The Service also tweeted that both men aged 31, were charged last night.    

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October 17th, 2017

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Arima woman missing

Arima woman missing

A mother wants your help to find her 20 year old daughter who went missing on Friday night. Cadesha Ramdeen was last seen around 11:15pm at her Victoria Street, Arima home and a missing persons’ report was filed yesterday. She is of mixed descent, 5 feet 4 inches tall, heavy built and brown in complexion with long black curly hair. She has tattoos of the […]

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October 17th, 2017

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Would Legal Pressure Bring Relief

Would Legal Pressure Bring Relief

Our intention today was to highlight a recent decision by authorities in the Borough of Chaguanas that caused significant inconveniences to businesses and travellers in the vicinity of Divali Nagar over the last week. Anyone who has ventured into the area either to visit the Nagar or patronise the numerous business establishments along the busy Narsaloo Ramaya Road would have been prevented from entering from […]

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October 17th, 2017

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St Augustine MP to challenge slander case ruling to Privy Council

St Augustine MP to challenge slander case ruling to Privy Council

St Augustine MP Prakash Ramdhar will go to the Privy Council, in a bid to overturn a judgement delivered by the Appeal Court on July 14th 2017. The case dates back to 2015, when a High Court Judge ruled against Mr Ramadhar, in a case filed by his brother Kishore Ramadhar, Rudolph Hanamji and Satu Ann Ramcharan. The three claimed that Mr Ramadhar slandered their […]

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October 16th, 2017

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Education Ministry: video with school girls fighting is over a year old

Education Ministry: video with school girls fighting is over a year old

A viral video being circulated on social media of a fight between school girls is over a year old. The update comes from the Education Ministry which says the video was first circulated in June 2016. It showed five post SEA students from the Bethlehem Girls’ RC School, who were on the compound for a pan group rehearsal. The Ministry says however that when the […]

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October 16th, 2017

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Two companies appointed to clean up Chaguaramas spill

Two companies appointed to clean up Chaguaramas spill

Two companies have been appointed to commence clean-up operations of an oily substance found in Chaguaramas waters. The EMA yesterday received information of the substance found in the waters between Carrera Island and the Chaguaramas Peninsula. A vessel subsequently visited the site and reported the substance between Alcoa and Five Islands Waterpark, with concentration within Williams Bay and along the Boardwalk. In an update, the […]

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October 16th, 2017

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