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The Trinidad Guardian
MVA only $230MOpposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley was not telling the truth when he said the Mo
MVA only $230M
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 8 hours ago
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley was not telling the truth when he said the Motor Vehicles Authority (MVA) building in Caroni cost the Government over $1 billion, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said yesterday. “That is totally not true. It... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Sabga tells all in A Will and a WayHe slept on the floor covered in straw in a house made of mud, with a roof of t
Sabga tells all in A Will and a Way
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
He slept on the floor covered in straw in a house made of mud, with a roof of tree trunks covered with rocks from a river bed in a small, primitive village called Anez in Syria. His family kept animals and in winter they came inside to sleep in one... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Pan explosion in WoodbrookThat age-old belief that “God is ah Trini” held true on Saturday night when the
Pan explosion in Woodbrook
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
That age-old belief that “God is ah Trini” held true on Saturday night when the Woodbrook/St James Community Association (WCA) staged Pan on D Avenue IV along Ariapita Avenue in Woodbrook. For starters, the weather conditions were perfect for an... Read more
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Independent
Arthur Morris: One of Australia's finest opening batsmen who played a key role on Don Bradman's Invincibles tourBorn in Bondi in 1922, he spent much of his boyhood in towns near Newcastle, no
Arthur Morris: One of Australia's finest opening batsmen who played a key role on Don Bradman's Invincibles tour
Independent / Posted yesterday
Born in Bondi in 1922, he spent much of his boyhood in towns near Newcastle, north of Sydney, before settling near the State capital as a teenager and showing promise at rugby league, tennis and as a left-arm wrist-spin bowler. Joining the St George... Read more
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Swissinfo
Geneva to host Arms Trade Treaty secretariatIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Geneva to host Arms Trade Treaty secretariat
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
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The Trinidad Guardian
Film festival hosts symposium on Caribbean cinemaWith a growing interest in Caribbean films by moviegoers in the region and the
Film festival hosts symposium on Caribbean cinema
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
With a growing interest in Caribbean films by moviegoers in the region and the diaspora, as well as academics involved in Caribbean studies across the globe, a group of regional and international scholars will converge in Port-of-Spain this September... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Bateau first to touch down in RussiaT&T defender Sheldon Bateau is all set to begin his professional life in Russia
Bateau first to touch down in Russia
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
T&T defender Sheldon Bateau is all set to begin his professional life in Russia after joining Premier League club FC Krylia Sovetov earlier this month. And he is hopeful that his entry into Russia is just the first from the T&T squad with all sights... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Specialist: Landfill fires pose health threatEar, nose and throat specialist Dr Austin Trinidade says the inhalation of toxi
Specialist: Landfill fires pose health threat
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Ear, nose and throat specialist Dr Austin Trinidade says the inhalation of toxic fumes from fires at landfill sites is harmful to the elderly and the young. On Monday, a fire started at the Guanapo landfill site. Earlier this year, fires at the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Prison guns dumped in Beetham landfillIn the aftermath of the July 24 prison break at the Port-of-Spain Prison author
Prison guns dumped in Beetham landfill
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
In the aftermath of the July 24 prison break at the Port-of-Spain Prison authorities are probing the circumstances under which a cache of guns, ammo and grenades has landed up in the Beetham landfill in Port-of-Spain, metres from the capital city and... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Mayaro residents on Gypsy’s resignations: He should have gone long timeNo tears were being shed in Mayaro for former MP Winston Gypsy Peters yesterday
Mayaro residents on Gypsy’s resignations: He should have gone long time
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
No tears were being shed in Mayaro for former MP Winston Gypsy Peters yesterday, even though he represented the constituency for 15 years. Instead, many expressed delight at his exit from the seat which is held by the People’s Partnership. “He should... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Arthur Lok Jack student to attend Youth Leader SummitMelissa Pascal, a student at the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (U
Arthur Lok Jack student to attend Youth Leader Summit
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Melissa Pascal, a student at the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business (UWI-ALJGSB), has been selected to attend the One Young World Summit which will be held in Bangkok, Thailand from November 18 to 21 2015, a release said. The 29-year-old... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
The insanity of ignoring mental health as national priorityIn my column of April 8, “How does T&T develop consensus for mental health refo
The insanity of ignoring mental health as national priority
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
In my column of April 8, “How does T&T develop consensus for mental health reform?” I said, “Frustratingly, I think the imperative may be to first get government plagued by comparable ignorance to buy-in to the urgency that is mental wellness and... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
I wish him the bestPrime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has wished former government minister Win
I wish him the best
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has wished former government minister Winston “Gypsy” Peters all the best in his future endeavours. The PM made the comment in response to questions surrounding Peters’ resignation from his ministerial post and... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Budget cuts comingMore budget cuts if the People’s Partnership Government gets a second term in o
Budget cuts coming
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
More budget cuts if the People’s Partnership Government gets a second term in office. Finance Minister Larry Howai made the disclosure yesterday in response to questions from the media on plummeting oil prices. Oil prices are now below $40 a... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Probe done, ‘guilty’ cops face actionPolice are now considering disciplinary action and possible criminal charges fo
Probe done, ‘guilty’ cops face action
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Police are now considering disciplinary action and possible criminal charges for officers responsible for the leaking of a confidential internal memo from the Special Branch. This was revealed by Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Glenn Hackett... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Gypsy to start anti-Kamla campaignWinston “Gypsy” Peters yesterday resigned with immediate effect from Prime Mini
Gypsy to start anti-Kamla campaign
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Winston “Gypsy” Peters yesterday resigned with immediate effect from Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s Cabinet, describing her as the “most ungrateful ingrate, if there was ever one, that I have ever met.” Peters said he had made the decision... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Rio Claro celebrates International Youth DayThe End Hunger Committee & Friends in collaboration with the United Nations Inf
Rio Claro celebrates International Youth Day
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
The End Hunger Committee & Friends in collaboration with the United Nations Information Centre for the Caribbean, NGOs, CBOs, educational institutions, faith-based organisations and members of the community came together and celebrated International... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Weekend killings keep cops busyHomicide detectives are investigating the murders of four men who were killed i
Weekend killings keep cops busy
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
Homicide detectives are investigating the murders of four men who were killed in separate shootings between last Friday night and Sunday evening. In the first incident around 9 pm on Friday, police received an anonymous report of a body being found... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Woman accused of stabbing teen over man in courtAlmost two weeks after 16-year-old Jernice Francis was stabbed to death in an a
Woman accused of stabbing teen over man in court
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
Almost two weeks after 16-year-old Jernice Francis was stabbed to death in an apparent case of mistaken identity, the 18-year-old woman accused of committing the crime is expected to appear in court this morning. Police sources said detectives from... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
It’s like torture, lawyer complains​The lawyer representing 11 men accused of murdering Senior Counsel Dana Seetah
It’s like torture, lawyer complains
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
​The lawyer representing 11 men accused of murdering Senior Counsel Dana Seetahal has complained that some of his clients are being subjected to “inhumane” conditions while on remand. Attorney Criston J Williams made the complaint to Chief... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Rowley on Integrity Commission threatOpposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley says he is ready to go to jail for not respon
Rowley on Integrity Commission threat
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley says he is ready to go to jail for not responding to a request by the Integrity Commission to furnish them with additional information relating to his 2004 Declaration of Income Assets and Liabilities. Targeting... Read more
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Swissinfo
Concerns raised over scope of Arms Trade TreatyIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Concerns raised over scope of Arms Trade Treaty
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
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The Trinidad Guardian
Option1events helps youth to shineYoung people, particularly those downtrodden by the circumstances of life need
Option1events helps youth to shine
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
Young people, particularly those downtrodden by the circumstances of life need to be encouraged and empowered to move past their situation and embrace their greatest potential. So said Malissa Patterson, the managing director of Option1events. The... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Commuters feel the pinch as PTSC workers protestCommuters who use the Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC) were left str
Commuters feel the pinch as PTSC workers protest
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Commuters who use the Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC) were left stranded yesterday as the workers protested outside City Gate, Port-of-Spain. Approximately 200 PTSC protesters walked along South Quay with placards and flags and chanted,... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
No Jamaat protection for ‘fake’ MuslimsYasin Abu Bakr, leader of the Jamaat al Muslimeen, yesterday warned young men,
No Jamaat protection for ‘fake’ Muslims
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Yasin Abu Bakr, leader of the Jamaat al Muslimeen, yesterday warned young men, calling themselves “Muslims” who are engaged in the current Rasta City vs Muslim gang war that they will get no protection from the Jamaat. Abu Bakr, who spoke to a... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fifa team targets match-fixingZurich - Fifa's independent ethics committee is probing “many” cases of suspect
Fifa team targets match-fixing
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
Zurich - Fifa's independent ethics committee is probing “many” cases of suspected corruption, is accelerating its investigations and expects life bans for all but minor offences, according to a source familiar with the matter. Investigators are... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Exclusive: FIFA team targets match-fixing, 'many' cases of corruptionJournalists are reflected in a logo at the FIFA headquarters after a meeting of
Exclusive: FIFA team targets match-fixing, 'many' cases of corruption
Reuters Sports News / Posted 7 days ago
Journalists are reflected in a logo at the FIFA headquarters after a meeting of the executive committee in Zurich, in a file photo. ZURICH FIFA's independent ethics committee is probing "many" cases of suspected corruption, is accelerating its... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
FIFA team targets match-fixing, 'many' cases of corruptionZURICH: FIFA's independent ethics committee is probing "many" cases of suspecte
FIFA team targets match-fixing, 'many' cases of corruption
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
ZURICH: FIFA's independent ethics committee is probing "many" cases of suspected corruption, is accelerating its investigations and expects life bans for all but minor offences, according to a source familiar with the matter. Investigators are... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
FIFA team targets match-fixing, 'many' cases of corruptionThe logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland Ju
FIFA team targets match-fixing, 'many' cases of corruption
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 7 days ago
The logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland July 20, 2015. ZURICH FIFA's independent ethics committee is probing "many" cases of suspected corruption, is accelerating its investigations and expects life bans for all... Read more
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The Moscow Times
FIFA Team Targets Match-Fixing, 'Many' Cases of Corruption - SourceZURICH — FIFA's independent ethics committee is probing "many" cases of suspect
FIFA Team Targets Match-Fixing, 'Many' Cases of Corruption - Source
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
ZURICH — FIFA's independent ethics committee is probing "many" cases of suspected corruption, is accelerating its investigations and expects life bans for all but minor offenses, according to a source familiar with the matter. Investigators are... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
FIFA team targets match-fixing, 'many' cases of corruptionZURICH: FIFA's independent ethics committee is probing "many" cases of suspecte
FIFA team targets match-fixing, 'many' cases of corruption
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
ZURICH: FIFA's independent ethics committee is probing "many" cases of suspected corruption, is accelerating its investigations and expects life bans for all but minor offences, according to a source familiar with the matter. Investigators are... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Promises of moons agoPrime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday slammed the People's National M
Promises of moons ago
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday slammed the People's National Movement (PNM) manifesto, saying the Opposition still has no plan to take the country forward. Speaking with reporters after a tour of the Carenage Health Facility after... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Tax breaks for citizensThe first year of a People’s National Movement (PNM) government under Dr Keith
Tax breaks for citizens
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
The first year of a People’s National Movement (PNM) government under Dr Keith Rowley will offer special initiatives, including a 2.5 per cent reduction in Value Added Tax (VAT), increase in the personal allowance to $72,000 for taxpayers, a review... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Pan on d' Avenue tomorrowFor yet another weekend pan top the headlines as far as entertainment goes. Fol
Pan on d' Avenue tomorrow
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
For yet another weekend pan top the headlines as far as entertainment goes. Following last weekend’s successful International Panorama, the Woodbrook/St James Community Association will host its fourth instalment of Pan on D’Avenue. The show and... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Lefties I've lovedFrom Sobers to Sangakkara, plenty oozed grace at the crease. Each had his own d
Lefties I've loved
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 8 days ago
From Sobers to Sangakkara, plenty oozed grace at the crease. Each had his own distinctive style Kumar Sangakkara crept quietly into your consciousness as one of your favourite cricketers over a lifetime of cricket-watching Kumar Sangakkara's exit... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Chess needs a big heartAlthough it is purely a mind game, chess is still compared to many other active
Chess needs a big heart
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
Although it is purely a mind game, chess is still compared to many other active sports. This is the observation made by Gillian Benjamin, executive of First Citizens Asset Management, in her speech opening the Caribbean Chess Carnival held recently... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Teen wanted for fatal stabbing surrendersThe 18-year-old Beetham woman who is accused of fatally stabbing a 16-year-old
Teen wanted for fatal stabbing surrenders
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
The 18-year-old Beetham woman who is accused of fatally stabbing a 16-year-old in the neck surrendered to police yesterday. The teenager surrendered to Beyond The Tape hosts Insp Roger Alexander and Marlan Hopkinson around 3 pm yesterday at Express... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
NewsThe 18-year-old Beetham woman who is accused of fatally stabbing a 16-year-old
News
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
The 18-year-old Beetham woman who is accused of fatally stabbing a 16-year-old in the neck surrendered to police yesterday. The teenager surrendered to Beyond The Tape hosts Insp Roger Alexander and Marlan Hopkinson around 3 pm yesterday at Express... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
ILP writes EBC over candidate’s rejectionGeneral secretary of the Independent Liberal Party (ILP) Indra Maharaj has writ
ILP writes EBC over candidate’s rejection
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
General secretary of the Independent Liberal Party (ILP) Indra Maharaj has written to the Elections and Boundaries Commission’s (EBC) Chief Elections Officer Ramesh Nanan to officially complain about the conduct of one of its returning officers and... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
State concedes in teen’s lawsuit: Minor in wrong jailHigh Court Judge Vasheist Kokaram will today decide whether a 14-year-old boy a
State concedes in teen’s lawsuit: Minor in wrong jail
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
High Court Judge Vasheist Kokaram will today decide whether a 14-year-old boy accused of murder should be released into the custody of his mother. Lawyers representing the teenager proposed the unconventional move, which is in direct contradiction... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Legacy Celebrates lifeLegacy’s costume designs for Trinidad Carnival 2016 will be unveiled the night
Legacy Celebrates life
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
Legacy’s costume designs for Trinidad Carnival 2016 will be unveiled the night before the Independence holiday, on August 30, with the launch of their presentation Life at popular nightclub and lounge, Tzar Nightlife on Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook.... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Beacon Cycling on the Ave pedals off Oct 7Barbadian cyclist Jamol Eastmond is expected to get tough competition from loca
Beacon Cycling on the Ave pedals off Oct 7
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
Barbadian cyclist Jamol Eastmond is expected to get tough competition from local, regional and international cyclists when the Beacon Cycling on the Avenue Four takes place at Mike’s Bikes on Ariapita Avenue, Port-of-Spain, from 7.30 pm on October... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Moments that lift spirits of our nationAs Independence beckons, it is important to identify important and significant
Moments that lift spirits of our nation
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
As Independence beckons, it is important to identify important and significant dates that should be noted by all of those involved in sports in T&T. These are dates and months when significant contributions to this country have impacted so much on... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Surrendering big leads, and ten-fors in vainAugust 18, 2015 Plus: consecutive six-fors by England bowlers and the biggest
Surrendering big leads, and ten-fors in vain
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 11 days ago
August 18, 2015 Plus: consecutive six-fors by England bowlers and the biggest run scorers in Australia The last time India lost a Test after taking a first-innings lead of 80 or more was in Adelaide in... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Opposition leader defends US guestsOpposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley says public criticism of statements made by f
Opposition leader defends US guests
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley says public criticism of statements made by former New York Governor David Paterson and former US congressman Edolphus Towns at a People’s National Movement (PNM) rally in Port-of-Spain on Saturday were... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Acting CoP says investigators need more time: Jailbreak probe wider in scopeThe investigation into the July 24 deadly jailbreak will require more time than
Acting CoP says investigators need more time: Jailbreak probe wider in scope
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
The investigation into the July 24 deadly jailbreak will require more time than expected as it is a more intricate investigation than police first thought. This is according to acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams, who spoke to the media at... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Local animator defends conflict of interest chargeLocal animator Camille Selvon-Abrahams has denied she used the University of T&
Local animator defends conflict of interest charge
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Local animator Camille Selvon-Abrahams has denied she used the University of T&T (UTT) software to make a milk advertisement for a company of which she is a director. Selvon-Abrahams refuted the claim one week after UTT failed to renew her contract... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Criticism for ex-governor at PNM rally: US distances itself from platform talkThe US Government is distancing itself from statements made by former New York
Criticism for ex-governor at PNM rally: US distances itself from platform talk
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
The US Government is distancing itself from statements made by former New York Governor David Paterson at a People’s National Movement (PNM)| rally in Woodford Square, Port-of-Spain, on Saturday. Paterson, who was invited as one of the guest speakers... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
PP candidates superior to PNM’s—KamlaIn the face of significant inroads into territory of its (UNC) coalition partne
PP candidates superior to PNM’s—Kamla
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
In the face of significant inroads into territory of its (UNC) coalition partners, political leader of the United National Congress (UNC) Kamla Persad-Bissessar told party supporters yesterday that the People’s Partnership could not be in better... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Rowley promises sweeping changesOpposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley yesterday promised sweeping changes if the Pe
Rowley promises sweeping changes
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley yesterday promised sweeping changes if the People’s National Movement (PNM) is voted into office on September 7. Among the initiatives Rowley said the party would introduce if elected were a new curriculum for the... Read more
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