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Search for Esther's family in Dominican Republic - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 4:23am

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Search for Esther's family in Dominican Republic
Trinidad & Tobago Express
A DOMINICAN Republic social media site has launched an appeal for information on the relatives of slain national Yaira Esther Echavarria Rodriguez who was knifed to death in Trinidad. On Wednesday the profile Bonoa City called on its viewers to share ...

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Trinidad Tidings: Thanks to those who have done much, and much to do - Mad River Union

Trinidad News - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 3:16am

Mad River Union

Trinidad Tidings: Thanks to those who have done much, and much to do
Mad River Union
The Trinidad City Council meets Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. in Town Hall, but before the meeting, at 5 p.m., Tom and Anne Odom will be honored at a reception organized by the Trinidad Civic Club. Tom and Anne are moving to Portland, Ore., soon, to be ...

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Guard arrested: He shot bandit with unlicensed gun - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 2:43am

Guard arrested: He shot bandit with unlicensed gun
Trinidad & Tobago Express
A suspected thief was shot by a security guard during an attempted robbery at a supermarket in San Fernando on Wednesday. The 23 year old suspect sustained a gunshot wound to the neck and is warded at hospital under police guard. However, the ...

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A and V Oil and Gas fights back - Legal action looms - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 2:32am

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A and V Oil and Gas fights back - Legal action looms
Trinidad & Tobago Express
A and V Oil and Gas Limited today launched a legal defence against the claims made in a Petrotrin internal audit report, and the statement by Petrotrin Chairman Wilfred Espinet that it was involved in fraud involving what has been described as 'fake oil”.

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Cuffie suffered a stroke - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 2:17am

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Cuffie suffered a stroke
Trinidad & Tobago Express
Public Administration and Communications Officer Maxie Cuffie is said to have suffered a stroke which has kept him in intensive care since last week. A stroke is a medical condition in which poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death. Sources ...

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Couple to appear in court for Broadbridge killing - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 1:57am

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Couple to appear in court for Broadbridge killing
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Your score 0 Question 1/10. add this widget to your site. RELATED STORIES on Trinidad Express. Couple to appear in court for Broadbridge killing · Return from hurricane hell - 35 Trinis back home · Ten day wonder: Is Ramdevi's murder already a cold case?

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Return from hurricane hell - 35 Trinis back home - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Fri, 15/09/2017 - 1:32am

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Return from hurricane hell - 35 Trinis back home
Trinidad & Tobago Express
Thirty-five Trinidad and Tobago nationals stranded on the hurricane-ravaged island of Tortola, British Virgin Islands, returned home on Wednesday night. Among them was immigration officer Jason Mezelie, who had appealed for help from the Trinidad and ...

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Swept away by storm surge* - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 1:14pm

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Swept away by storm surge*
Trinidad & Tobago Express
A Trinidadian woman and her three-year-old grandson were killed during Hurricane Irma's assault on French St Martin last Wednesday as they tried to escape while their shelter was torn apart around them. They were swept away by raging flood waters.
Mom, grandson taken by waveTrinidad Guardian
Trinidadian dies in Irma's wrathThe Daily Herald (press release)
Irma claims life of Trini visiting St MaartenLoop Trinidad & Tobago

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RBC commits US$.3m to Irma relief efforts* - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 12:07pm

RBC commits US$.3m to Irma relief efforts*
Trinidad & Tobago Express
And the Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago said yesterday it has collaborated with United Way Trinidad and Tobago to establish the United Way TT-Hurricane Relief 2017 fund for their Caribbean counterparts that have been severely affected.

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Let's all stop ducking responsibility, says Rambharat * - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 11:55am

Let's all stop ducking responsibility, says Rambharat *
Trinidad & Tobago Express
“No national system plan, no legislation and no policy would do as much to this country as the adoption of a sense of individual responsibility,” he added. In relation to the locusts that swarmed parts of south-eastern Trinidad last week, Rambharat ...

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Trinidad considers commercial cannabis ban - KIEM

Trinidad News - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 10:24am

Trinidad considers commercial cannabis ban
KIEM
Staff will present a draft ordinance to regulate cannabis before state guidelines take effect in January. The ordinance would allow growing of up to six plants and allow cannabis deliveries. The staff report states that odor and the possibility for ...

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Fire triggers evacuation at Atlantic LNG - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 5:38am

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Fire triggers evacuation at Atlantic LNG
Trinidad & Tobago Express
Atlantic's gas process facility in Point Fortin was evacuated on Tuesday, following a fire at one of its power generation units. The situation was brought under control and employees have returned to work, the Express was told. A release from Atlantic ...

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Elderly couple missing from home for days - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 4:38am

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Elderly couple missing from home for days
Trinidad & Tobago Express
POLICE began searching Tuesday for an elderly couple who disappeared from their La Romaine home several days ago. Harold Howard, 82, who is visually impaired, and his wife, Gloria Howard, who is in her 70's, were last seen at around 1p.m on Saturday ...

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Ministry to probe $300 'lessons' teacher - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 4:17am

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Ministry to probe $300 'lessons' teacher
Trinidad & Tobago Express
THE Ministry of Education will investigate claims that a teacher at a primary school in Chaguanas is charging parents $300 per month for “extra lessons” for the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) pupils. A parent contacted the Express with this ...

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Pupil suspended over Facebook post criticising school - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Wed, 13/09/2017 - 12:56am

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Pupil suspended over Facebook post criticising school
Trinidad & Tobago Express
Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers' Association (TTUTA) president Lynsley Doodhai and National Parent Teacher Association (NPTA) president Zena Ramatali were unavailable for comment. A ministry official told the Express that he was unable to ...

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Shut it down! - Orphanage ordered to close - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Tue, 12/09/2017 - 11:15pm

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Shut it down! - Orphanage ordered to close
Trinidad & Tobago Express
Family First Foundation for Children – a home for orphaned children – was ordered to cease operations by the Children's Authority of Trinidad and Tobago. The Authority stated that the Home's manager has been notified that she was not authorised to ...

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RESCUE CRIES* - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Mon, 11/09/2017 - 11:52am

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RESCUE CRIES*
Trinidad & Tobago Express
STORIES of isolation and horror continue to emerge from territories decimated by Hurricane Irma, including the British Virgin Islands, where “a lot” of Trinidad and Tobago nationals are desperate to return home. The Express yesterday received a plea to ...

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The man with two 'wives'* - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Mon, 11/09/2017 - 11:22am

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The man with two 'wives'*
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Out of rehab, Sammy back in the ocean* - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Mon, 11/09/2017 - 11:17am

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Out of rehab, Sammy back in the ocean*
Trinidad & Tobago Express
Loggerheads are one of five species of sea turtle that nest in Trinidad and Tobago during the March to September nesting season and, along with the Green, are listed as endangered. The Leatherback and Olive Ridley are listed as vulnerable, while the ...

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Love A Donkey: Besson's Independence Fables – Pt 2 - Trinidad and Tobago News (blog)

Trinidad News - Mon, 11/09/2017 - 11:05am

Love A Donkey: Besson's Independence Fables – Pt 2
Trinidad and Tobago News (blog)
Dr. Selwyn R. Cudjoe In “Independence Legacies,” Gerard Besson offers his reading of Trinidad's modern history. He says: “From 1783, Europeans and Black people who were not enslaved… arrived mostly from French islands. Many were refugees, political ...

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