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Opposition Leader calls for increased police presence on the streets of T&T

Opposition Leader calls for increased police presence on the streets of T&T

Increasing the number of police on the streets of T&T is an effective short term measure Government can introduce to tackle crime. According to Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar, no deadline was given by the Prime Minister for the dealing of issues raised during their meeting today. But she believes that one of the lowest hanging fruit can be picked almost immediately. AUDIO: Persad-Bissessar Increased Police 02 […]

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September 2nd, 2016

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Fight Zika, Clean Your Yard!

Fight Zika, Clean Your Yard!

CLICK FOR AUDIO VERSION One would have expected persons around the country to have bucked up by now and take the matter of mosquito borne diseases seriously. We’ve always had yellow fever and dengue, last year Chikungunya was added and this year, the new fear in Zika. Zika is particularly terrifying because of its scientific link to deformities in newborn babies. It has been linked […]

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September 2nd, 2016

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Search begins for new WICB CEO

Search begins for new WICB CEO

The hunt is on for a new Chief Executive Officer for the West Indies Cricket Board. According to the WICB, current CEO Michael Muirhead will not be renewing his contract. As such, he will officially demit office on October 14th this year, after serving in the position for the past four years. No reason was given for the move, with Muirhead describing his time with […]

Amrit Maharaj

September 2nd, 2016

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Paralympic coach: many local athletes unable to go pro

Paralympic coach: many local athletes unable to go pro

Professionalism is very much lacking in T&T sport. That’s the view of Mr Franz Huggins, who coaches Paralympic swimmer, Shanntol Ince. He says athletes are not able to dedicate themselves completely to sport as they have other obligations. Cue In: Huggins other (28 seconds) Shanntol is part of the T&T team heading to Paralympic Games in Rio from September 7th to 18th. Speaking on TV6 […]

Amrit Maharaj

September 2nd, 2016

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WASA advises of supply disruptions in parts of north-east Trinidad on Tuesday

WASA advises of supply disruptions in parts of north-east Trinidad on Tuesday

Parts of north-east Trinidad will experience a disruption in their water supply on Tuesday. WASA says this is to facilitate electrical upgrade works at the North Oropouche Water Treatment Plant. The interruption will be from 6am to midnight in parts of Sangre Grande, Manzanilla, Malabar Phase 1, 3 & 4, Tumpuna Road, San Rafael and Brazil. Also being affected are parts of La Horquetta, Carapo, […]

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September 2nd, 2016

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Gender equality to be discussed at Commonwealth women’s meeting

Gender equality to be discussed at Commonwealth women’s meeting

Gender and climate change are two areas of focus to be discussed at the upcoming women’s affairs ministerial meeting in Samoa. It is being held from September 6th to 8th and will be convened by Commonwealth Secretary General, Patricia Scotland. Other matters to be discussed include women’s leadership, violence against women and girls and intergeneration partnerships for sustainable development. Those attending will also celebrate leadership […]

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September 2nd, 2016

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Founders of TT Prison Service’s radio station being honoured

Founders of TT Prison Service’s radio station being honoured

Restorative Justice! That’s at the heart of the T&T Prison Service’s Rise Maximum Radio Station which was officially established four years ago. A media release from the Service says the station has been instrumental in transforming attitudes and behaviours of offenders. It also prepares them for successful reintegration into society. The Service intends to have a month of celebrations to recognize the 4th anniversary of the […]

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September 2nd, 2016

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Young: T&T passports found on 8 of the 9 persons detained in Turkey

Young: T&T passports found on 8 of the 9 persons detained in Turkey

Eight out of nine persons held in Turkey recently have been found with Trinidad and Tobago passports. Reports indicated that several weeks ago, nine persons, allegedly T&T citizens were held at the Turkish border en-route to Syria. Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Stuart Young said Government is now trying to determine the veracity of those passports. Speaking at the post-cabinet news briefing, […]

Amrit Maharaj

September 1st, 2016

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Government Ministry to move into building owned by AG’s in-laws

Government Ministry to move into building owned by AG’s in-laws

The Government is set to be move into a building owned by the in-laws of Attorney General Faris al Rawi. One Alexandra Place, a multi-storey complex, located in St. Clair Port of Spain, is now the home of the Ministry of Public Utilities. But, despite the connection between the owners of the building and the AG, assurances have been given that there was no conflict […]

Amrit Maharaj

September 1st, 2016

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Scrunter slams music piracy

Scrunter slams music piracy

Fresh off of receiving his Hummingbird Gold Medal, calypsonian Scrunter slammed music pirates. Scrunter, whose real name is Irwin Johnson, noted the hard work and hefty cost required to produce one song. He lamented that before a proper CD release could be done, the song is being pirated. AUDIO: Scrunter Piracy The piracy of music or movies is illegal in Trinidad and Tobago. There is […]

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September 1st, 2016

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