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FEATURE-Carnival-crazy Trinidad seeks new economic muse in culture - Reuters

Trinidad News - Mon, 27/08/2018 - 10:08pm

FEATURE-Carnival-crazy Trinidad seeks new economic muse in culture
Reuters
Trinidad and Tobago's cultural ecosystem still revolves around Carnival, hooked to Ash Wednesday in February or March. But arts advocates, creative entrepreneurs and government officials are seeking ways to stimulate a year-round scene that could build ...

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Dragon Boys win Tassarama again - Trinidad News

Trinidad Events - Mon, 27/08/2018 - 5:12pm

Trinidad News

Dragon Boys win Tassarama again
Trinidad News
“Our group continues to work hard and put emphasis on the creating new rhythms in tassa drumming,” he said. The group follows a hectic schedule, Rampartap said, as it is very much in demand at public events. The tassa group has also dominated the Prime ...

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Carnival-crazy Trinidad Seeks New Economic Muse in Culture - VOA News

Trinidad Events - Mon, 27/08/2018 - 5:00pm
Carnival-crazy Trinidad Seeks New Economic Muse in Culture  VOA News

Monthly slam poetry event is one of several cultural offerings that have emerged in recent years to liven up the slack period between the annual Carnival ...

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Young: Tobago crime taking a “frightening” turn - Trinidad News

Trinidad News - Mon, 27/08/2018 - 3:46pm

Trinidad News

Young: Tobago crime taking a “frightening” turn
Trinidad News
So said Stuart Young, Minister of National Security, who said the impunity of the crimes seen in Trinidad was starting to find its way to Tobago. Describing this as “quite frankly, frightening,” he said, “I am of the personal view that unless we turn ...

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Trinidad to co-host regional Super50 - Trinidad Guardian

Trinidad News - Mon, 27/08/2018 - 2:24pm

Trinidad to co-host regional Super50
Trinidad Guardian
There will be a total of 20 matches in Trinidad and 23 in Barbados. Five teams will be based in T&T and another five in Barbados. Apart from hosts T&T, the other teams in Group A are Windward Volcanoes, Guyana Jaguars, T&T Red Force, Windies B and ...

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Hinds among T&T match officials active in CONCACAF - Trinidad Guardian

Trinidad Events - Mon, 27/08/2018 - 2:24pm

Trinidad Guardian

Hinds among T&T match officials active in CONCACAF
Trinidad Guardian
Match officials from T&T including referees, assistant referees and assessors have been consistently involved in various competitions and events staged in the CONCACAF region in recent weeks. Cecile Hinds, Crystal Sobers, Joseph Bernard, Nicolai Nyron ...

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Bank of Baroda looks to sell subsidiaries in Ghana, Trinidad and Tobago - Livemint

Trinidad News - Mon, 27/08/2018 - 12:47pm

Livemint

Bank of Baroda looks to sell subsidiaries in Ghana, Trinidad and Tobago
Livemint
Mumbai: Bank of Baroda is looking to sell its offshore subsidiaries in Ghana and Trinidad and Tobago, as part of a strategy to rationalize international operations, according to two bankers familiar with the matter. This is the first attempt by any ...

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Trinidad inks gas deal with Venezuela to continue LNG exports - WorldOil

Trinidad News - Mon, 27/08/2018 - 7:45am

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Trinidad inks gas deal with Venezuela to continue LNG exports
WorldOil
President Nicolas Maduro and Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Keith Rowley signed a deal Saturday where Trinidad will purchase gas from Venezuela's prolific Dragon Field, state-run energy company, Petroleos de Venezuela SA, said in a tweet.
Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago Sign 'Historic' Energy PactteleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)
Trinidad, Venezuela sign gas agreementJamaica Observer
Rowley, Maduro sign Dragon dealTrinidad News

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Galleons Passage crew gets ready - Trinidad News

Trinidad News - Mon, 27/08/2018 - 6:04am

Trinidad News

Galleons Passage crew gets ready
Trinidad News
Rowley urged the people of Tobago not be their own worst enemy and take the position of some people to describe the island as "a hell hole." He said efforts were being made to improve transport between Trinidad and Tobago and urged Tobagonians to ...

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Naipaul's Multi-racial School Friends in Trinidad - India West

Trinidad News - Mon, 27/08/2018 - 4:13am

The Indian Express

Naipaul's Multi-racial School Friends in Trinidad
India West
Literary critic Bhoe Tewarie noted that “his perception of the world has been conditioned in part by the fact that he is of Indian descent, a Hindu from the Brahmin caste, born in Trinidad into a minority group and culture, isolated and politically ...
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Trinidad and Tobago's weather: Showers expected in few areas - Loop News Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad News - Sun, 26/08/2018 - 10:16pm

Loop News Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago's weather: Showers expected in few areas
Loop News Trinidad and Tobago
Here's a look at the weather for today in Trinidad and Tobago. For the period today until midnight, generally hot and sunny conditions are expected with the odd shower occurring in few areas. Night time will be mostly clear. Seas. Seas are slight ...

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The equaliser - Trinidad News

Trinidad News - Sun, 26/08/2018 - 5:12pm

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The equaliser
Trinidad News
“But we (ITNAC) were bringing in truck and trailer loads from the Dominican Republic and Trinidad as it came in because our distribution methods were simple. “So, I think keeping it simple, low cost, reducing the cost of distribution and being ready to ...

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Caring for creation - Trinidad News

Trinidad Events - Sat, 25/08/2018 - 2:47pm

Caring for creation
Trinidad News
Christian communities around the world will be organising events to observe this “season.” (See the ecumenical website http://seasonofcreation.org, Pope Francis' Laudato Si encyclical, and CCSJ's draft framework towards an environmental policy for the ...

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Sangre Grande mechanic gunned down by amputee - Trinidad Guardian

Trinidad News - Sat, 25/08/2018 - 12:31pm

Trinidad Guardian

Sangre Grande mechanic gunned down by amputee
Trinidad Guardian
A Sangre Grande mechanic was gunned down by a one-legged man who became enraged because he had to wait too long to collect $100 he had asked the boss and employees of the business place for. Shammie Phillip, 35, was at his Ramdass Street, ...

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Tobago open for business - Trinidad News

Trinidad News - Sat, 25/08/2018 - 5:13am

Trinidad News

Tobago open for business
Trinidad News
THE Prime Minister told Tobagonians to "tell the rest of the world, especially Trinidad, Tobago is open for business" Dr Rowley made this call during a Conversations with the Prime Minister forum at the Scarborough Library Facility in Tobago on ...
PM: No fast ride on Galleons PassageTrinidad Guardian

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Trinidad Tidings: Celebrate Trinidad Library's anniversary with ice cream - Mad River Union

Trinidad News - Sat, 25/08/2018 - 3:35am

Mad River Union

Trinidad Tidings: Celebrate Trinidad Library's anniversary with ice cream
Mad River Union
Trinidad Library will celebrate its fifth anniversary with an ice cream social on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. in Saunders Park off Patrick's Point Drive and Janis Court. Trinidad Library Branch Manager Kristin Dalziel and Friends of the Trinidad ...

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The mud volcanoes are stirring - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Trinidad News - Sat, 25/08/2018 - 12:37am

Trinidad & Tobago Express

The mud volcanoes are stirring
Trinidad & Tobago Express
IS THERE a link between Tuesday's seismic activity and the increased activity seen at two mud volcanoes in South Trinidad? According to the experts, though difficult to scientifically prove, an increase in earthquake activity usually corresponds to an ...

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Local Films for Festival in Trinidad Sept. 18-25 - Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

Trinidad News - Sat, 25/08/2018 - 12:34am

Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

Local Films for Festival in Trinidad Sept. 18-25
Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service
Four local films will premiere at the upcoming Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival (TTFF), slated for September 18 to 25 in Port-of-Spain. The projects are 'Agwe' by Ina Sortiva; 'Flight', Kia Williams; 'Lovers in the City', Mezan Morrison and 'Safe ...

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3 small earthquakes rattle remote Colorado areas - The Denver Post

Trinidad News - Fri, 24/08/2018 - 11:40pm

FOX31 Denver

3 small earthquakes rattle remote Colorado areas
The Denver Post
Two earthquakes struck at nearly the same location 80 minutes apart about 27 miles northwest of Parachute and a third happened about 25 miles southwest of Trinidad early Friday morning, according to seismologists. No damage to homes or streets has ...
Earthquakes felt on Western Slope and near TrinidadFOX31 Denver
M 4.1 - 45km NW of Parachute, ColoradoUSGS Earthquake Hazards Program

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It's Piece Ah Cake for GuayaFest sports crown - Trinidad Guardian

Trinidad Events - Fri, 24/08/2018 - 10:22pm

Trinidad Guardian

It's Piece Ah Cake for GuayaFest sports crown
Trinidad Guardian
President of the GuayaFest Committee, Raymond Cozier, thanked long-standing sponsor BP Trinidad and Tobago (bpTT) for its continuing support toward the staging of the event which will celebrate its 20th anniversary next year. “GuayaFest is a community ...

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