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Health Minister: Maternal mortality rate has improved significantly

Health Minister: Maternal mortality rate has improved significantly

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh believes the maternal mortality rate in this country has improved significantly. Speaking at the hospital in Mt Hope today, he says 2016 was one of the better years as far as maternal mortality figures were concerned. Although there were four maternal deaths recorded last year, he believes the number is far less compared to previous years. AUDIO:Deyalsingh Maternal Mortality 04 04 […]

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Two charged with murder

Two charged with murder

Two men will appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate today, charged with the murder of Anthony Sammy. 38 year old Sammy was killed by gunmen who stormed his Santa Cruz home, on January 15th 2017. Accused of his murder are 30 year old DAVIS CHARLES of Bourg Mulatresse, San Juan and 28 year old JIMALL GIBBS of Lower Santa Cruz. The charges were laid […]

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Health workers to receive back-pay this week

Health workers to receive back-pay this week

Health workers should receive the remainder of their back-pay at the end of this week. The workers were paid 50% of their salary arrears in mid-2016. And the Health Ministry says cheques for the remaining 50% are now being processed. It says funds for this have been released by the Finance Ministry, with payments to be effected by the respective RHAs between Thursday and Friday […]

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Two 15 year old girls missing

Two 15 year old girls missing

Two 15 year old girls are missing. According to the TTPS, Ariel Charles of North Eastern Settlement in Sangre Grande has not been seen since 7am yesterday. She was home at that time, and a missing persons report was filed by her mother several hours later. Ariel is of African descent, dark brown in complexion, 5 feet 8 inches tall and heavy built. She was […]

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Former NOC Director gives his take on Enterprise ‘Police Station’

Former NOC Director gives his take on Enterprise ‘Police Station’

A collaborative approach to policing has to take place, if a Police Station is to be established in Enterprise, Chaguanas. That’s the view of former NOC Director Garvin Heerah, following an announcement of a station being fast tracked for the area. He believes law enforcement must use the opportunity to work closer with residents of Enterprise. AUDIO: Heerah Station 04 04 17 Mr. Heerah was speaking […]

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Students in Beijing learn about T&T’s Steel pan

Students in Beijing learn about T&T’s Steel pan

Over 90 Chinese students had to opportunity to learn about the birth of the steel pan in Trinidad and Tobago recently. Ms. Ayesha Wharton, Chargé d’ Affaires at the T&T Embassy there recently delivered two presentations to students at the Harrow International School in Beijing. That school is among a few in Beijing with a steel pan music programme. Ms. Wharton focused on the evolution […]

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T&T Express Ferry expected to return to operation before Easter Holidays

T&T Express Ferry expected to return to operation before Easter Holidays

As the inter-island cargo vessel “the Superfast Galicia” ends operations next week, efforts are on to have the T&T Express Inter-Island Ferry back in service. The T&T Express is currently not servicing the Trinidad-Tobago route, as maintenance work is being done on it. The Ministry of Works and Transport is expecting this ferry to be back in full service before the Easter Holidays. The Superfast Galicia, […]

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Make The Most Of Yourself

Make The Most Of Yourself

Having trouble viewing this message? View as Web Page “Make the most of yourself… for that is all there is of you.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Home improvement is big business these days. You have cable networks like Home and Garden T.V. There are lots of programming geared toward helping people with little or no experience help to transform their kitchens, bathrooms and backyards into […]

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Inter-island transport

Inter-island transport

It seems as if nothing can go right in T&T these days. Sometimes we wonder why the realization of First World status seems so far-fetched, and then we are reminded when issues arise that make the simplest management tasks look complicated. The latest in a string of national embarrassments is the debacle surrounding the cargo transport vessel between the two islands – the SuperFast Galicia. […]

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Enill: T&T should look into exporting knowledge

Enill: T&T should look into exporting knowledge

Government will have to lead the way for economic diversification. That view was expressed today by former Energy Minister Conrad Enill, who believes there is an opportunity for this country to export “knowledge”. However, he does not believe we should move away from the Energy Sector just yet. AUDIO: Enill Energy 04 04 17 Mr. Enill does believe though that the vision for exploring the traditional […]

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