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iol.co.za
Proteas' new era begins in the West IndiesJohannesburg - The initial phase of a new era for the South African side starts
Proteas' new era begins in the West Indies
iol.co.za / Posted 13 hours ago
Johannesburg - The initial phase of a new era for the South African side starts in the balmy climes of Guyana, where the West Indies and Australia will test a side who have drawn a line under what was a disastrous 2015/16 season. The South African... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
OAS workers taking fight to Labour MinisterRetrenched Construtora OAS workers said they have been advised by the Oilfields
OAS workers taking fight to Labour Minister
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 17 hours ago
Retrenched Construtora OAS workers said they have been advised by the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) to call off protests in the southland and instead take their fight to the office of Labour Minister Jennifer Baptiste-Primus. Spokesman Sunil... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Security guard slain, man shot near Queen’s HallA 55-year-old driver with the Amalgamated Security company was killed yesterday
Security guard slain, man shot near Queen’s Hall
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 17 hours ago
A 55-year-old driver with the Amalgamated Security company was killed yesterday morning. According to police reports, Curtis Noel, of Mausica Road, D’Abadie, was shot once in the neck by a gunman who attacked him after he left a guest house in Arouca... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Netballer Roberts death shocks fraternityThe death of former national goal-shooter Tricia Roberts, 43, on Monday night s
Netballer Roberts death shocks fraternity
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
The death of former national goal-shooter Tricia Roberts, 43, on Monday night sent shock waves through the netball fraternity. The police officer passed away following a tedious battle with Lupus. She was diagnosed last year and made frequent visits... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
The cycle of human civilisationHe is one of the most decorated astrophysicists ever, has launched more than a
The cycle of human civilisation
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
He is one of the most decorated astrophysicists ever, has launched more than a dozen satellites, led the team that sent the Hubble Space Telescope into space and is the recipient of Nasa’s Outstanding Leadership Medal. Yet, when Dr Charles Pellerin... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Rock of family died a heroRegiment Officer Corporal Jerry Leacock told his neighbours and family that any
Rock of family died a hero
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
Regiment Officer Corporal Jerry Leacock told his neighbours and family that anyone who came to rob him at home would have to kill him. Four young men did just that yesterday before stealing his Nissan Versa. Leacock, 42, was one of two members of... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
UNC loses appeal on La Horquetta election petitionThe Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal from the UNC challenging the decisio
UNC loses appeal on La Horquetta election petition
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
The Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal from the UNC challenging the decision of a High Court judge to dismiss one of its six election petitions due to an administrative error. Delivering a majority ruling at the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Latest murder shocks ‘quiet’ Duncan StreetResidents of east Port-of-Spain said the sound of gunshots startled them early
Latest murder shocks ‘quiet’ Duncan Street
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Residents of east Port-of-Spain said the sound of gunshots startled them early yesterday morning shortly before they found the body of a 24-year-old man. According to Duncan Street residents, the area has been “so quiet” that the gunshots scared... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Taxi driver ‘Lucky’ killed outside homeWhile the visit of Venezuelan president Nicholas Maduro took centre stage yeste
Taxi driver ‘Lucky’ killed outside home
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
While the visit of Venezuelan president Nicholas Maduro took centre stage yesterday, murderers continued to take lives, leaving four men dead and another nursing gunshot wounds in South and east Port-of-Spain. There were 192 murders up to late... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Big jump in cost of Caroni fuel plantLots are used and the liquid fuels are then transported by marine tanker from P
Big jump in cost of Caroni fuel plant
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Lots are used and the liquid fuels are then transported by marine tanker from Petrotrin to the NP facility at Sea Lots in Port of Spain. The fuels pipeline is intended to replace the marine tanker between Petrotrin and NP Sea Lots. It will also... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Bomb survivor gets spiritual healingIt’s been 11 years since Yvonne McIvor’s leg was blown off in an explosion in d
Bomb survivor gets spiritual healing
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
It’s been 11 years since Yvonne McIvor’s leg was blown off in an explosion in downtown Port-of-Spain and she said she has never asked why it happened to her. “I didn’t ask why it happened to me. I have this feeling that whatever happened, the hand of... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Female umpires make history in men's ICC tournamentdiversity manager. Williams, 40, made history earlier this year when she became
Female umpires make history in men's ICC tournament
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 3 days ago
diversity manager. Williams, 40, made history earlier this year when she became the first female umpire to stand in the West Indies domestic 50-over competition, officiating in a Trinidad & Tobago win over ICC Americas on January 15 at Port of Sp... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Wilson still sparkling for Defence Forcenational shooter Anastascia Wilson, Defence Force X wrapped another easy victor
Wilson still sparkling for Defence Force
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
national shooter Anastascia Wilson, Defence Force X wrapped another easy victory over Chips, 53-26 in the First Division of the Port-of-Spain Netball League at the Jean Pierre Complex in Mucurapo on Thursday evening. The one-sided match in the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
The milk sellers of Port-of-SpainIt was primarily the labour needs of the sugar industry, particularly those of
The milk sellers of Port-of-Spain
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
It was primarily the labour needs of the sugar industry, particularly those of the extremely powerful William Hardin Burnley of Orange Grove Estate that provided the impetus for the importation of indentured labour from India. Indeed, almost a... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Guests open hearts, cheque books to WANDBall fund raiser hosted by the Women in Action for the Needy and Destitute (WAN
Guests open hearts, cheque books to WAND
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
Ball fund raiser hosted by the Women in Action for the Needy and Destitute (WAND) has raised thousands for the construction of the NGO’s Transition Home at Coora Camp, Siparia, and community projects in East Port-of-Spain. Guests and patrons opened... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Venezuelans flock to T&T for suppliesfood items like flour, rice, oil, toilet paper, toothpaste, along with medicine
Venezuelans flock to T&T for supplies
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
food items like flour, rice, oil, toilet paper, toothpaste, along with medicines and baby formula are either out of supply or dwindling. This shortage is causing frustrated Venezuelans to fight for the little available on grocery shelves... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Opposition, Govt MPs fail to file IC declarationsnot filed his declarations with the Integrity Commission since 2011. The Integ
Opposition, Govt MPs fail to file IC declarations
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
not filed his declarations with the Integrity Commission since 2011. The Integrity Commission yesterday provided a list of the names of people in public life who have failed to file Declarations of Income, Assets and Liabilities and Statements... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Central rivalling East PoS for badjohn statusThe quieter profile now in force in central Trinidad as a result of joint polic
Central rivalling East PoS for badjohn status
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
The quieter profile now in force in central Trinidad as a result of joint police/army patrols belies the badlands image the area has carried lately. When Prime Minister Keith Rowley noted in Parliament last Friday that the problem which Laventille... Read more
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The Hindu
Raina, Smith confirm Lions’ top-two spotwon the appreciation of one and all with his 36-ball 70. Kieron Pollard walked
Raina, Smith confirm Lions’ top-two spot
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
won the appreciation of one and all with his 36-ball 70. Kieron Pollard walked into an ovation befitting his home turf — Port of Spain. A top-edged six to long-on was an astonishing shot before he fell. Mumbai Indians, however, posed a stiff... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
$1m death benefit for slain cops by June, says PMBy the end of June, plans should be operationalised for retroactive payment of
$1m death benefit for slain cops by June, says PM
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
By the end of June, plans should be operationalised for retroactive payment of the $1 million death benefit to the families of protective services officers killed in the line of duty, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has confirmed. Rowley did so in... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Senior cop faces 4 chargeson four charges, including three sex charges, committed against two police wome
Senior cop faces 4 charges
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
on four charges, including three sex charges, committed against two police women. An unhandcuffed Castillo, former head of the Central Division, was granted three sets of surety bail totalling $30,000 by San Fernando Magistrate Brambhanan Dubay... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
PSA faction calls on Duke to resignEven though the Public Service Association’s executive has thrown its support b
PSA faction calls on Duke to resign
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
Even though the Public Service Association’s executive has thrown its support behind rape accused president, Watson Duke, the PSA’s Constitution Protectors is calling for his resignation. Founding member, Oral Saunders, in an interview yesterday... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Parties spent $157m in ads for last pollsPolitical parties spent in excess of $157 million in ads in the run-up to the S
Parties spent $157m in ads for last polls
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
Political parties spent in excess of $157 million in ads in the run-up to the September 7 general election in T&T. This was revealed by president of the Advertising Agencies Association of T&T, Lorraine Rostant, during yesterday’s session of the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
No set timeline to reduce crime—DillonNational Security Minister Edmund Dillon says “abating of the crime rate cannot
No set timeline to reduce crime—Dillon
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
National Security Minister Edmund Dillon says “abating of the crime rate cannot be sticking to any timeline.” He said it has to be based on operations and an integrated approach to deal with the issues that confront us. He was responding to... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Bascombe stars at schools track and field meetStadium in Mucurapo, picking up the most outstanding award and rightly so winni
Bascombe stars at schools track and field meet
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
Stadium in Mucurapo, picking up the most outstanding award and rightly so winning all the events she entered. Bascombe of Port-of-Spain zone copped the award last year in the Girls Under-13 age-group and impressed again, this time in a higher... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
$.6m boost for WarriorsThe T&T Football Association’s Soca Warriors three-match tour of South America
$.6m boost for Warriors
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
The T&T Football Association’s Soca Warriors three-match tour of South America and Asia has been boosted by the injection of $600,000 from the People’s Republic of China in T&T and Shanghai Construction Group (SCG) Limited. This was disclosed by... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Soca, pan and dance on spotwill take its versatile stage show to three international carnival celebrations
Soca, pan and dance on spot
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
will take its versatile stage show to three international carnival celebrations this summer. A Team, best known as the official backing band of the International Soca Monarch competition, will play at Tortola, British Virgin Islands’ carnival... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Bend Area Habitat for Humanity seeks Trinidad, Tobago volunteersArea Habitat for Humanity seeks Trinidad, Tobago volunteers Join Bend Area Hab
Bend Area Habitat for Humanity seeks Trinidad, Tobago volunteers
KTVZ Bend / Posted 7 days ago
Area Habitat for Humanity seeks Trinidad, Tobago volunteers Join Bend Area Habitat for Humanity on a build trip to Port of Spain, Trinidad, November 5-13, 2016. Bend Habitat has 12 volunteer spots for motivated volunteers who want to have... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Govt to review child marriage ageGovernment says there is a critical need for “the age of marriage to be aligned
Govt to review child marriage age
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Government says there is a critical need for “the age of marriage to be aligned to the age of consent for sexual conduct” in T&T. This was contained in a statement from the Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister Ayanna Webster-Roy, who... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Kamla on AG’s Dana statement: It can cause mistrialthat Strategic Services Agency (SSA) work resulted in people being brought befo
Kamla on AG’s Dana statement: It can cause mistrial
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
that Strategic Services Agency (SSA) work resulted in people being brought before the courts concerning the murder of State prosecutor Dana Seetahal, could prejudice prosecution of the accused and cause a mistrial, Opposition Leader Kamla... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Gangar freed of 2 integrity charges after 12 yearsFormer Government Minister Finbar Gangar yesterday was freed of two charges for
Gangar freed of 2 integrity charges after 12 years
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Former Government Minister Finbar Gangar yesterday was freed of two charges for failing to declare his foreign bank accounts to the Integrity Commission. Magistrate Christine Charles discharged Gangar in the Port-of-Spain Magistrates' Court after... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Teacher dies on way to pick up childrenclass was told she was not going to see them next week. Someone then jokingly a
Teacher dies on way to pick up children
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
class was told she was not going to see them next week. Someone then jokingly asked if she was going to die. Boisson, 29, of Upper Paramin Hill, Maraval, later left Giselle’s Pre-School and Daycare, where she has been a teacher for the past nine... Read more
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New Kerala
Faf du Plessis "excited" to get down to CPL business with the Patriots - newkerala.com #64897Port of Spain, May 17 : South Africa star batsman Faf du Plessis is relishing t
Faf du Plessis "excited" to get down to CPL business with the Patriots - newkerala.com #64897
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
Port of Spain, May 17 : South Africa star batsman Faf du Plessis is relishing the opportunity to play in the West Indies this summer and believes that the HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) can open up a new and exciting chapter in his career when... Read more
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The Hindu
Lost & Found (or how Pablo Neruda saved me)seen stray deer hoover up cherry blossom petals on the streets of Port Townsend
Lost & Found (or how Pablo Neruda saved me)
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
seen stray deer hoover up cherry blossom petals on the streets of Port Townsend, discovered that the most popular food in Port of Spain is a version of the channa bhatura, called “doubles” served with a spicy sauce — slight, medium or plenty. And... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Eager for RedemptionReggae lovers are anticipating an epic night of reggae music at the third annua
Eager for Redemption
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
Reggae lovers are anticipating an epic night of reggae music at the third annual Redemption the Concert, which takes place at the Hasely Crawford Stadium Training Grounds, Port-of-Spain, on May 28. Fresh from earning and claiming their first-ever... Read more
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dna
India's oldest Test cricketer Shodhan diesfriend of Shodhan. Twenty-year-old Shodhan then got picked for the tour to the
India's oldest Test cricketer Shodhan dies
dna / Posted 9 days ago
friend of Shodhan. Twenty-year-old Shodhan then got picked for the tour to the West Indies, played in the opening Test at Port of Spain and made 45 and 11. Unfortunately, he suffered an injury and featured only in the fifth and the last Test at... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Wrong lawyer attacked onlinehome in Vistabella, San Fernando, as she said whoever was responsible for posti
Wrong lawyer attacked online
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
home in Vistabella, San Fernando, as she said whoever was responsible for posting the initial photo had made her a victim of “character assassination.” She also called on the person/s responsible to apologise to her in a way that is fitting to... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
I will not resign(PSA) president Watson Duke said yesterday, moments after he was released on $2
I will not resign
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
(PSA) president Watson Duke said yesterday, moments after he was released on $250,000 bail following an appearance in the Port-of-Spain Magistrates’ Court on charges of rape and sexual assault of a union employee. Mobbed by reporters, Duke, who... Read more
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Daily News
India’s oldest Test cricketer dies at 87the score on 179 for 6 and no specialist batsmen left, and he walked out with 1
India’s oldest Test cricketer dies at 87
Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
the score on 179 for 6 and no specialist batsmen left, and he walked out with 110 against his name. India claimed a lead of 140 runs, but the match ended in a draw. “I was in the reserves for the series against Pakistan in 1952-53, the historic... Read more
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New Kerala
"Dizzy Cricket" launches for young fans at CPL this summer - newkerala.com #64413Port of Spain, May 16 : The Biggest Party in Sport is about to become even more
"Dizzy Cricket" launches for young fans at CPL this summer - newkerala.com #64413
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Port of Spain, May 16 : The Biggest Party in Sport is about to become even more fun for young fans and families as the HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) launches "Dizzy Cricket", a new cricket challenge that will take place at selected CPL matches... Read more
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The Hindu
India's oldest Test cricketer Deepak Shodhan passes awayXI after Vijay Hazare did not turn up for the Test at Calcutta. Shodhan played
India's oldest Test cricketer Deepak Shodhan passes away
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
XI after Vijay Hazare did not turn up for the Test at Calcutta. Shodhan played two more Tests against the West Indies at Port of Spain and Kingston in 1953. “I believe in destiny. I made my Ranji Trophy debut against Western India States Cricket... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Deepak Shodhan, first Indian to score Test ton on debut, passes awayin the second innings in the drawn game and then got picked for the tour to the
Deepak Shodhan, first Indian to score Test ton on debut, passes away
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
in the second innings in the drawn game and then got picked for the tour to the West Indies, played in the opening Test at Port of Spain and made 45 and 11 low down the order, before getting injured. He missed the middle three Tests before... Read more
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dna
India's former Test cricketer Deepak Shodhan dies aged 87in the second innings in the drawn game and then got picked for the tour to the
India's former Test cricketer Deepak Shodhan dies aged 87
dna / Posted 10 days ago
in the second innings in the drawn game and then got picked for the tour to the West Indies, played in the opening Test at Port of Spain and made 45 and 11 low down the order, before getting injured. He missed the middle three Tests before... Read more
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The Hindu
India's oldest Test cricketer Deepak Shodhan passes awayVijay Hazare did not turn up for the Test at Calcutta. Shodhan played two more
India's oldest Test cricketer Deepak Shodhan passes away
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
Vijay Hazare did not turn up for the Test at Calcutta. Shodhan played two more Test matches against the West Indies at Port of Spain and Kingston in 1953. “I believe in destiny. I made my Ranji Trophy debut against Western India States Cricket... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
No charges yet for Duke, still in custodyWatson Duke, the president of the Public Services Association (PSA), remained i
No charges yet for Duke, still in custody
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
Watson Duke, the president of the Public Services Association (PSA), remained in police custody up to late last night as the investigations into rape allegations against him continued. Duke was said to be giving statements to investigating officers... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Estrada pushes role model message to T&T youthand Tobago. He asked for a post at the Pentagon. “I would like to be an Assist
Estrada pushes role model message to T&T youth
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
and Tobago. He asked for a post at the Pentagon. “I would like to be an Assistant Secretary or Secretary in the Department of Defense, my comfort zone”, was the gist of what Estrada relayed back to the president’s staff. “President sent the word... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Marcelle steers Horizon to stun Defence ForceThanks to the shooting of Jocelyn Marcelle, an undermanned Horizon team pulled
Marcelle steers Horizon to stun Defence Force
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
Thanks to the shooting of Jocelyn Marcelle, an undermanned Horizon team pulled off an impressive 35-27 win over Defence Force in the First “X” Division of the Port-of-Spain Netball League at Jean Pierre Complex in Mucurapo on Thursday... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
New anime event debutsmen into the fray with a vision for anime culture related events in T&T. Anime
New anime event debuts
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
men into the fray with a vision for anime culture related events in T&T. Anime Expo TT was held on March 26, at Centre of Excellence, Macoya, and joins a series of other local anime-subculture related events such as the largest local cosplay... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Matura —beach and forestthey are nearly always sure of getting accommodation at the different island re
Matura —beach and forest
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
they are nearly always sure of getting accommodation at the different island rest houses, it is advisable before leaving Port of Spain, to get a letter from the Director or Assistant Director of Public Works recommending them to the courtesies of... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Alleyne keeps her skills sharphigh school. She told a captivated audience at the Monday Night Theatre Forum a
Alleyne keeps her skills sharp
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
high school. She told a captivated audience at the Monday Night Theatre Forum at the TTW that while at St Joseph’s Convent, Port-of-Spain, she was drawn into the choral group because of the quality of her voice. During A-levels, Alleyne joined the... Read more
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