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3 ferries needed for seabridge—Sinanan - Trinidad Guardian

Sun, 15/04/2018 - 11:59am

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3 ferries needed for seabridge—Sinanan
Trinidad Guardian
At least three passenger vessels should be working the local seabridge so that passengers will once again have faith in the service being provided, Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan has said. And Sinanan said he yesterday is “working hard” to ...

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TRINIDAD - Baby raped, beaten to death - Barbados Today - Barbados Today

Sat, 14/04/2018 - 12:44pm

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TRINIDAD - Baby raped, beaten to death - Barbados Today
Barbados Today
PORT OF SPAIN – A 15-month old baby girl was raped and beaten to death on Wednesday. The suspect is a 17-year-old relative. Baby Raquel George was found bruised and bleeding by her mother at the family home in Palo Seco. The child's mother, Sharlene ...

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We won in Trinidad. Now it's time to end all homophobic laws in the ... - The Guardian

Sat, 14/04/2018 - 9:04am

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We won in Trinidad. Now it's time to end all homophobic laws in the ...
The Guardian
I am a gay Trinidadian. Until three days ago, making that statement could have landed me in prison. Before Thursday, it was a crime for adults of the same gender to have sex. Our “buggery” law imposed 25 years' imprisonment. All other intimacy between ...
Jamaican Reaction to Trinidad Buggery Law Ruling is Predictably MixedGlobal Voices Online
Court: Trinidad law banning gay sex is unconstitutionalSeattle Times
Trinidad, monarchy and gold medalsDaily Xtra
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Trinidad Tidings: Art, music, history, dinner and knitting await - Mad River Union

Sat, 14/04/2018 - 8:48am

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Trinidad Tidings: Art, music, history, dinner and knitting await
Mad River Union
Big Lagoon Union School District, which encompasses the Trinidad area from the Larrupin' Cafe area on Patrick's Point Drive to the Little Red Schoolhouse near Dry Lagoon, invites interested community members to an Open House and Enrollment Night on ...

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Trinidad and Tobago: Court Overturns Same-Sex Intimacy Ban - Human Rights Watch

Sat, 14/04/2018 - 7:44am

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Trinidad and Tobago: Court Overturns Same-Sex Intimacy Ban
Human Rights Watch
(Washington, DC, April 13, 2018) – The High Court of Justice in Trinidad and Tobago ruled on April 12, 2018, that the country's laws criminalizing same-sex intimacy between consenting adults are unconstitutional, Human Rights Watch said today. It is a ...

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Deadly Trinidad officer-involved shooting investigation underway - KKTV 11 News

Sat, 14/04/2018 - 5:00am

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Deadly Trinidad officer-involved shooting investigation underway
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TRINIDAD, Colo. (KKTV) - The Colorado Bureau of Investigation are investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting that happened Thursday night. It began just after 9 when officers with the Trinidad Police Department were called to 705 W. Adams Street ...
Officer involved shooting in TrinidadKOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

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Trinidad and Tobago judge rules homophobic laws unconstitutional - The Guardian

Sat, 14/04/2018 - 2:17am

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Trinidad and Tobago judge rules homophobic laws unconstitutional
The Guardian
“I don't want to be alarmist, but I expect that this will take time for people to accept, and we hope the violence is minimal,” he told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by phone from Trinidad and Tobago. The group, which works for justice on sex and ...
Trinidad and Tobago court says laws barring gay sex are unconstitutionalReuters
What Trinidad and Tobago's historic gay sex ruling means for LGBT+ rights worldwideThe indy100
PHOTOS: Celebration as High Court Deems Trinidad & Tobago 'Buggery' Law 'Unconstitutional'Global Voices Online
NewNowNext -PinkNews -Barbados Today
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TRINIDAD: Minister's stepdaughter freed: Ransom paid | Antigua ... - Antigua Observer

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 11:11pm

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TRINIDAD: Minister's stepdaughter freed: Ransom paid | Antigua ...
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Krystiana Sankar, the kidnapped stepdaughter of Minister Stuart Young, has been freed. A $167,000 ransom was paid, police say. At around 7.15p.m. on Thursday two armed men entered the home of Krystiana Sankar's ex-boyfriend at Alfred Drive, Crystal ...
Kidnappers free Stuart Young's stepdaughter, ransom paidTrinidad News
Trinidad: Kidnappers free minister's stepdaughter, ransom paid - St ...St. Lucia News Online

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Trinidad Drilling sells rigs to Saudi Arabia instead of moving them to US - BNN

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 5:56am

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Trinidad Drilling sells rigs to Saudi Arabia instead of moving them to US
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CALGARY -- Trinidad Drilling Ltd. (TDG.TO 6.52%) says it has struck a deal to sell its three drilling rigs in Saudi Arabia for about $114 million instead of moving them to the United States as it announced earlier this year. The Calgary-based drilling ...
Trinidad Drilling Ltd. Shows Progress on Strategic Review with Sale of Saudi Arabian RigsGlobeNewswire (press release)

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Victory in Trinidad and Tobago for LGBTQ Rights | Human Rights ... - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 5:29am

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Victory in Trinidad and Tobago for LGBTQ Rights | Human Rights ...
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
In a landmark judgement today, the High Court of Trinidad and Tobago ruled that outdated sections of the country's penal code that criminalized consensual adult same-sex activity are unconstitutional. In his ruling, Judge Devindra Rampersad stated ...
High Court Judge Of Trinidad And Tobago Rules The ... - BlavityBlavity

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Let our son write SEA - Trinidad and Tobago Newsday - Trinidad News

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 3:26pm

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Let our son write SEA - Trinidad and Tobago Newsday
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The parents of an 11-year-old boy say he is being prevented from sitting the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) exam, next month, and are threatening to go to the High Court for an injunction to force the Education Ministry to let him sit the test ...
Guyanese child prevented from sitting Trinidad's Secondary ...Demerara Waves Online News Guyana

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TRINIDAD – Smith sacked - Barbados Today

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 1:40pm

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TRINIDAD – Smith sacked
Barbados Today
PORT OF SPAIN – From minister to junior minister on Monday—then out of government completely, by yesterday. That's the story of Darryl Smith after prime minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday received “new information” about the sports ministry settlement ...
Camille: Smith stays as MPTrinidad Guardian

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Two Arrested Near Trinidad on Weapons Charges After Routine ... - Lost Coast Outpost

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 8:17am

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Two Arrested Near Trinidad on Weapons Charges After Routine ...
Lost Coast Outpost
Two women were arrested today after a routine traffic stop led to the discovery of illegal weapons. Around 11 a.m. a deputy with the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office observed a truck with expired registration traveling south on Scenic Drive near Wa-Ray ...

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Search of vehicle in Trinidad reveals illegal weapons - Eureka Times Standard

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 8:16am

Search of vehicle in Trinidad reveals illegal weapons
Eureka Times Standard
Two women were arrested today after a routine traffic stop led to the discovery of illegal weapons. Around 11 a.m. a deputy with the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office observed a truck with expired registration traveling south on Scenic Drive near Wa-Ray ...

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Missing man found dead - Trinidad News

Thu, 12/04/2018 - 6:39am

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Missing man found dead
Trinidad News
Naziroon Cooper, mother of Daniel Cooper of Pond Street Vistablla , cries for her son Daniel , who went missing on Tuesday but was found dead today Wednesday at Princes Town. Photo by Vashti Singh. Daniel Cooper, the Vistabella man who was reported ...
Search for missing dad ends in tragedy: Body foundTrinidad & Tobago Express

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Creation of MDRRMO office pushed in La Trinidad | SunStar - Sun.Star

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 6:50pm

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Creation of MDRRMO office pushed in La Trinidad | SunStar
Sun.Star
THE establishment of a Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MDRRMO) soon in La Trinidad, Benguet is being sought. Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Officer Yoshio Labi said once an ordinance is approved, the town will be the ...

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Trinidad & Tobago's LGBT Community Speaks Out as Court Decision on 'Buggery' Law Approaches - Global Voices Online

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 12:29pm

Global Voices Online

Trinidad & Tobago's LGBT Community Speaks Out as Court Decision on 'Buggery' Law Approaches
Global Voices Online
In January 2018, a text message advising that Trinidad and Tobago's buggery law “may be repealed as soon as April 12th, putting Jamaica and other Caribbean islands under pressure to repeal their's [sic]” began circulating via WhatsApp. The April 12 ...

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Landmark Case Could Eliminate Homophobic Laws in Trinidad and Tobago - teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 7:35am

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Landmark Case Could Eliminate Homophobic Laws in Trinidad and Tobago
teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)
Trinidad and Tobago's Attorney-General, Faris al-Rawi, who is perceived as a progressive figure, is overseeing the case from government's side. "Our society has changed significantly in its view on tolerating homosexuality, and radically so within the ...

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