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Top Cop: PCA probing 2015 nationwide roadblocks

Top Cop: PCA probing 2015 nationwide roadblocks

Investigations into the nationwide roadblocks in March 2015 have not yet been completed. The roadblocks caused gridlock across the country and the police service executive immediately said that it had nothing to do with the exercise. The Joint Select Committee of Parliament then requested of the service, that it investigate the possible misconduct of officers. Now, Acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams says an outcome is […]

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June 2nd, 2016

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The Consumer has the Power!

The Consumer has the Power!

Have you ever gone to a retailer to make a purchase and felt you were being ripped off? Was it the general ambience of the establishment? Could it have been the demeanour of the characters within? Did the fact that there were no price tags on items raise a red flag? Well, you were probably right and chances are your gut instincts were correct. As […]

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June 2nd, 2016

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Local poets & singers to highlight ‘the environment’.

Local poets & singers to highlight ‘the environment’.

Citizens are being urged to learn more about the environment. This can be done at an event on Sunday, held to commemorate World Environment Day 2016. Being presented by Culture House, it is entitled ‘The Inner Self: Spoken Word for the Environment’. It is part of Project AWARE (A Wonderful and Rare Earth), designed to educate on wide-ranging environmental issues. The project also aims to […]

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June 2nd, 2016

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West Indies vs India Test Match Series confirmed

West Indies vs India Test Match Series confirmed

The West Indies Cricket Board and the Board of Control for Cricket in India would like to announce that India will travel to the West Indies for a total of seven weeks for a four-match test series and two practice matches from July 6 to August 23. The four tests will be played in Antigua and Barbuda, Jamaica, St Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago respectively; […]

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June 2nd, 2016

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The Consumer has the Power

The Consumer has the Power

Have you ever gone to a retailer to make a purchase and felt you were being ripped off? Was it the general ambience of the establishment? Could it have been the demeanour of the characters within? Did the fact that there were no price tags on items raise a red flag? Well, you were probably right and chances are your gut instincts were correct. As […]

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June 2nd, 2016

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Meteorologist urges preparation as Hurricane Season officials starts

Meteorologist urges preparation as Hurricane Season officials starts

Businesses and home-owners are being advised to put measures in place to withstand a thunderstorm. This advice comes from Meteorologist Paula Wellington as today marks the official start of the 2016 hurricane season. She explains that during this time, there is heavy rainfall which can lead to problems such as flooding and landslips. A major concern, Ms Wellington adds, is the increased risk of thundershowers. […]

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June 1st, 2016

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Virtural Reality App created to simulate Dementia

Virtural Reality App created to simulate Dementia

Want to know what it’s like to live with dementia? Well, a virtual reality app has been developed to provide the experience. ‘A Walk Through Dementia’ was created by the organization Alzheimer’s Research UK and has been welcomed by other experts in the field. Dementia is an ageing process that causes forgetfulness. According to the organization, research conducted revealed a lack of understanding around the […]

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June 1st, 2016

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No incidents reported at schools despite ‘voice note’ threats

No incidents reported at schools despite ‘voice note’ threats

The Education Minister is reporting today that the entire school system is incident-free. It comes after threats were circulated via Whatsapp on claims of a potential threat of an ISIS attack to disrupt CXC examinations. Mr. Anthony Garcia said all schools are being monitored and there have been no reports of security breaches so far. He has also assured that police are continuing their patrols […]

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June 1st, 2016

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Six UWI student chosen for China Huawei internship

Six UWI student chosen for China Huawei internship

Six students of the UWI, St. Augustine campus have been selected to travel to China in June for a two-week internship at Huawei. This is part of the Huawei international CSR program, “Telecom Seeds for the Future”, which was launched in T&T in April. The six students – Jonathon Earle, Kerschel James, Aaron Roopnarine, Ryan Chin Sang, Dylan Deyal, and the lone female, Valene Rampersad […]

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June 1st, 2016

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8 teams for Guinness Street Football Challenge

8 teams for Guinness Street Football Challenge

The country’s top eight finalists will compete at the 2016 Guinness Street Football Challenge Finals on June 4th for the chance to claim the title. The wining team will represent Trinidad and Tobago at the Grand Caribbean Finals in St. Lucia on July 2nd and 3rd, with ten country teams vying for the chance to win an all expenses paid football tour to Brazil. With […]

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June 1st, 2016

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