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TDC ceases operations - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 3:22pm

TDC ceases operations
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“These three entities are intended to act as catalysts for the sustained development of Trinidad and Tobago's tourism sector and present us all with a unique opportunity to move our tourism product forward in new and exciting ways,” the ministry said.

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Garcia stands by GATE decisions* - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 2:08pm

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Garcia stands by GATE decisions*
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GATE talk: Education Minister Anthony Garcia, centre, Chief Education Officer Harrilal Seecharan, left, and Dr Lovell Francis, Minister in the Ministry of Education, during yesterday's news conference at the Ministry of Education Towers, Port of Spain ...

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Judge postpones COP election: Nicole disappointed - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 7:15am

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Judge postpones COP election: Nicole disappointed
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SUNDAY'S election for the political leader of the Congress of the People has been postponed. Justice Ricky Rahim on Friday ruled on an application brought before the court by COP member Kirt Francis. Rahim ruled that the election be postponed to a date ...
COP elections put off againTrinidad Guardian

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Thank you T&T: Infant gets $$ for surgery - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 6:54am

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Thank you T&T: Infant gets $$ for surgery
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WITHIN a day of finding out that the State would not fund the surgery of infant Haleema Mohammed, the good people of Trinidad and Tobago stepped forward and raised more than $100,000, enough to cover her treatment in India. Haleema's mother, Kristal ...
MovieTowne's Chins rescue HaleemaTrinidad Guardian

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The Belmont RC Secondary school gets a new name - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 6:04am

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The Belmont RC Secondary school gets a new name
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THE Belmont Boys' Secondary Roman Catholic School located at Belmont Circular Road will be officially renamed St Francis Boys' College, effective September 2017, the Catholic Education Board of Management disclosed today. The name change will ...

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La Trinidad elects new Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative - Sun.Star

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 5:31am

La Trinidad elects new Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative
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La Trinidad has successfully selected a new Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) in a selection process done last week. Pendon Thompson will seat in the town's local council after garnering 53 votes over his closest opponent, Rodrigo Luis ...

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Trinidad Tidings: Past, present and future of our Seaside Village - Mad River Union

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 3:22am

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Trinidad Tidings: Past, present and future of our Seaside Village
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Jay Parker will present a talk on “The Parkers of Trinidad 1850-1867” Friday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Trinidad Museum. Jay Parker has researched the life of his ancestor, Robert A. Parker, his wife, Helen, and their children. The Parkers played an ...

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T&T cocoa beans selected as among the best in the world - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 2:42am

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T&T cocoa beans selected as among the best in the world
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Two samples out of the five submitted from Trinidad and Tobago to the Cocoa of Excellence 2017, International Cocoa Awards, Salon du Chocolat, Paris, France, have been selected among the best 50 bean samples globally. The Salon du Chocolat, Paris, ...

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Woman: 'I was beaten, robbed: No one helped me' - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 2:19am

Woman: 'I was beaten, robbed: No one helped me'
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A 23-year-old victim of crime is now appealing for citizens to be their brother's keeper after she was robbed in broad daylight on Thursday. The woman, who asked not to be identified, said she was beaten by a man who ripped off her gold chain on the ...

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Trinidad Express Newspapers: News | Tropical storm: CAL ... - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Sat, 19/08/2017 - 12:07am

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Trinidad Express Newspapers: News | Tropical storm: CAL ...
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Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has rescheduled flights between Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Barbados due to cancellations because of inclement weather. Barbados ...
Caribbean Airlines operating 'relief flights' between Trinidad and ...Nation News

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FOUR PROBES* - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 1:06pm

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FOUR PROBES*
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Probe one will be conducted by former president of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Commerce, Christian Mouttet, who was appointed on Tuesday by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley as the sole investigator into the “circumstances surrounding the ...

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Ministry supports cocoa processing for exports* - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 12:20pm

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Ministry supports cocoa processing for exports*
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Gopee-Scoon gave the commitment on Tuesday at a meeting she and the ministry's technical staff had with Trinidad and Tobago Fine Cocoa Company director Ashley Parasram and representatives of the British High Commission to discuss opportunities for ...

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Three in court for Scarlet Ibis hunting - Trinidad Guardian

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 11:59am

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Three in court for Scarlet Ibis hunting
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A teenager was among three men who appeared in court Tuesday charged with poaching Trinidad's national bird, the Scarlet Ibis, at the Caroni Bird Sanctuary. Gail Oneta Huggins If ppl have no regard for human life what will stop them from killing a bird?!

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Partial solar eclipse on Monday - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 6:38am

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Partial solar eclipse on Monday
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For Trinidad the timing for in local time when it is expected to begin will be from: start at 2.36 pm and ends at 4.56 pm. The maximum eclipse will be at 3.51 pm. When observing this event, star watchers are asked to wear protective eyewear so as to ...

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Met Office: Pay attention to this weather system - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 6:05am

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Met Office: Pay attention to this weather system
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The Met Services added that: “The progress of this system is being closely monitored and persons with interests in the Windward Islands should pay close attention to information being issued by the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service (TTMS), ...

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This is Penal's $71 million fire station - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 5:13am

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This is Penal's $71 million fire station
Trinidad & Tobago Express
The Penal Fire Station is 72 per cent complete and will be done by February 2018, says chairman of Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago (UDeCOTT) Noel Garcia. Garcia spoke to the Express on Tuesday after the sod-turning ceremony ...

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UWI Open Campus is Accredited - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 4:42am

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UWI Open Campus is Accredited
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Gordon Street, St. Augustine: Wednesday, August 16, 2017. The following statement is issued by The University of the West Indies Open Campus Trinidad and Tobago, to highlight its accreditation status, in light of the new GATE procedures. The University ...

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Traffic mayhem after highway crash - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 4:28am

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Traffic mayhem after highway crash
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In Trinidad, Venezuelan Refugees Struggle with Hostile Welcome - PanAm Post

Thu, 17/08/2017 - 2:01am

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In Trinidad, Venezuelan Refugees Struggle with Hostile Welcome
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When 19-year-old Christian Espinel left Venezuela for Trinidad and Tobago, he thought he was heading for a better life. But the only work he could find was as a bricklayer. One day at work, a nail pierced his leg and he was taken to hospital. After ...

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Trinidad and Tobago's IUU fishing yellow card from EU sign of deeper problem - SeafoodSource (blog)

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 11:51pm

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Trinidad and Tobago's IUU fishing yellow card from EU sign of deeper problem
SeafoodSource (blog)
When Trinidad and Tobago received a yellow card from the European Union last year for illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, the country's government was motivated to take steps to remedy one of the problems plaguing the twin island nation ...

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