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Two appear in court for murder of WPC

Two appear in court for murder of WPC

Two persons charged with the murder of WPC Nayasha Joseph appeared today in the Port of Spain 8th Magistrate’s Court. They are 38 year old Kenneth Browne and 28 year old Melissa Browne. The two are accused of murdering WPC Joseph sometime between March 8th and March 16th. The male suspect is also charged separately with illegally disposing of a body. Both were remanded in […]

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March 20th, 2017

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T&T to host World Down Syndrome Day conference

T&T to host World Down Syndrome Day conference

T&T will be host to an international conference in observance of World Down Syndrome Day tomorrow. The day itself is aimed at raising awareness about Down Syndrome and how, through changes in behaviour and attitudes, the society can engender an all-inclusive environment for persons with disabilities. The 2017 theme is #MyVoiceMyCommunity and seeks to enable those with Down Syndrome to speak up, be heard and […]

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March 20th, 2017

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Chaguanas businesses advised to work with Govt for economic growth

Chaguanas businesses advised to work with Govt for economic growth

Businesses in Chaguanas should work with Government to achieve sustainable economic growth. That was the advice from the Trade Ministry’s acting Permanent Secretary, Frances Seignoret, as she spoke at the recent opening of the new Chaguanas Chamber office. It is located on Cumberbatch Street, and according to her, the location is ideal to better service the business community in Central Trinidad. Ms Seignoret commended the […]

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March 20th, 2017

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Persons urged to engage in random acts of kindness on International Day of Happiness

Persons urged to engage in random acts of kindness on International Day of Happiness

Citizens are being urged to engage in random acts of kindness today. That’s because it is International Day of Happiness which recognizes the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. It has been celebrated by the United Nations since 2013. According to President of the Anti Bullying Association of T&T Jeromy Rodriguez, these simple acts can help create a positive mind […]

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March 20th, 2017

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UWI Principal gives Debe campus update, Law students protest Faculty move to South

UWI Principal gives Debe campus update, Law students protest Faculty move to South

Protesting UWI Law students were today locked out of the Teaching and Learning Complex where the annual Campus Council meeting was being conducted. According to Geron Paul, PRO of the Law Society, the decision to move the faculty was taken without first consulting the students. He says the students want their views heard by the campus Principal, Professor Brian Copeland. AUDIO: Paul Views 20 03 17 […]

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March 20th, 2017

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Why you need emotional intelligence

Why you need emotional intelligence

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of success—IQ. Decades of research now point to emotional intelligence as the critical factor that sets […]

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March 20th, 2017

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Agriculture Minister refutes claims of ‘attacking workers’ with closure of Caroni Green Limited

Agriculture Minister refutes claims of ‘attacking workers’ with closure of Caroni Green Limited

Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat is refuting claims that the closure of Caroni Green Limited is an ‘attack on workers’. According to a statement from the Ministry, the allegations were leveled against him by Opposition MP Rudy Indarsingh. Mr Rambharat however describes the decision as a responsible one given the company’s poor performance for the last 3 years. He also reveals that based on CGL reports, […]

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March 20th, 2017

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Fight involving students of Mayaro Secondary School prompts Education Minister’s visit

Fight involving students of Mayaro Secondary School prompts Education Minister’s visit

The Education Minister will visit the Mayaro Secondary School today after a fight among students last Tuesday. The incident, captured and circulated on social media, showed a girl being beaten by several of her schoolmates. It also showed her being dragged from a concrete drain and placed on a pavement in a state of unconsciousness. The Ministry confirmed in a media release that four female […]

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March 20th, 2017

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Former Minister wants details of projects to be funded by $1.7B from HSF

Former Minister wants details of projects to be funded by $1.7B from HSF

What is the money being used for? That’s the question from former Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine after last week’s announcement that monies would be withdrawn from the Heritage and Stabilization Fund. The Ministry of Finance advised in a statement on Friday that Cabinet had approved a draw down from the HSF of TT$1.7 billion. It further stated that the funds would be used to finance […]

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March 20th, 2017

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Are Murder Investigations Prioritised?

Are Murder Investigations Prioritised?

It is without doubt that the discovery of the body of Woman Police Constable, Nyasha Joseph has added another layer to the already dark and seemingly impenetrable  cloak of despair we face with daily killings. It is also evident that our women, regardless of their stature or status, have become just as vulnerable to wanton violence that seems to have no ending. Our condolences go […]

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March 20th, 2017

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