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The Trinidad Guardian
Great Race green light? TTPBA gets SSA helicopters, but no divershelicopter service to follow the event from Trinidad to Tobago. However, speaki
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 hours ago
helicopter service to follow the event from Trinidad to Tobago. However, speaking to the media at the Diplomatic Centre in Port of Spain yesterday, minister Dillon sought to clarify the confusion by stating: “As far as I’m aware, we look at the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
UNCW men's soccer picked to finish third in CAAGillin Delaware M Jr. Marlton, N.J. Fede Prieto Delaware M So. Las Rozas de Ma
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 hours ago
Gillin Delaware M Jr. Marlton, N.J. Fede Prieto Delaware M So. Las Rozas de Madrid, Spain Leland Archer Charleston D Sr. Port of Spain, Trinidad Marcel Berry William & Mary D Jr. Charlottesville, Va. Thibault Philippe Delaware D Sr.... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
UNCW men's soccer picked to finish 3rd in CAAGillin Delaware M Jr. Marlton, N.J. Fede Prieto Delaware M So. Las Rozas de Ma
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 hours ago
Gillin Delaware M Jr. Marlton, N.J. Fede Prieto Delaware M So. Las Rozas de Madrid, Spain Leland Archer Charleston D Sr. Port of Spain, Trinidad Marcel Berry William & Mary D Jr. Charlottesville, Va. Thibault Philippe Delaware D Sr.... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Spotlight on T&T films celebrates patriotismAs part of the country’s celebration of Patriotism Month, the trinidad+tobago f
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 23 hours ago
As part of the country’s celebration of Patriotism Month, the trinidad+tobago film festival will host Feature T+T—a day-long celebration of T&T through the screening of local short and feature films, followed by Q&A sessions with some of the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
T&T heads to Carifesta XIIIThe Lord Kitchener Auditorium, NAPA, Port-of-Spain was the venue on August 9 fo
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 23 hours ago
The Lord Kitchener Auditorium, NAPA, Port-of-Spain was the venue on August 9 for a farewell performance by the T&T delegation heading to Barbados for the 13th annual Carifesta Festival. Hosted by the Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the... Read more
23h
The Trinidad Guardian
Tobago’s top 10 vie for Best Village TrophyTen of Tobago’s top cultural groups have been in Trinidad since last weekend co
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 23 hours ago
Ten of Tobago’s top cultural groups have been in Trinidad since last weekend competing in the finals of the Prime Minister’s Best Village Trophy Competition (PMBTC) 2017, held under the theme of Reigniting the Spirit of Community Arts. These... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Suspended CEO threatens to sueHours after Leon Grant was suspended as acting CEO of the Inter-Island Transpor
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted yesterday
Hours after Leon Grant was suspended as acting CEO of the Inter-Island Transportation Company Ltd at the Port Authority of T&T (PATT) he threatened legal action against the State-owned company. Grant, along with PATT general manager Charmaine Lewis,... Read more
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FIFA
Williams: Soca Warriors ready to bounce backappearance at a world finals become reality. Their only Hexagonal result came
FIFA / Posted 2 days ago
appearance at a world finals become reality. Their only Hexagonal result came on 24 March when they edged Panama 1-0 in Port of Spain, with goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams registering a clean sheet. Despite their difficulties, the 32-year-old... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Transport & Cleaning closes in on PoS football titleTransport & Cleaning moved to within a win of claiming the 2017 Port-of-Spain C
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Transport & Cleaning moved to within a win of claiming the 2017 Port-of-Spain Corporation Inter-Department Football Tournament League title after opponents St James Medical failed to show for their Round Six match on Wednesday. With the default win... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
UTT Carnival Studies grads face the publicThis week, the students currently registered in the Master of Arts in Carnival
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
This week, the students currently registered in the Master of Arts in Carnival Studies programme at UTT will present their research findings to a public audience. A release said these presentations form part of the final examination for the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
School transport maxis in jeopardyMaxi taxi drivers assigned to transport primary and secondary students are thre
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Maxi taxi drivers assigned to transport primary and secondary students are threatening to withhold their services if some $12 million owed to them for the past four months are not paid before the end of this month. The new school term opens in... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
PATT board in marathon meetingSome members of the Port Authority of T&T (PATT) and its chairman Alison Lewis
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Some members of the Port Authority of T&T (PATT) and its chairman Alison Lewis were locked in an emergency meeting at the Port of Port-of-Spain over the sea bridge fiasco up to late last night. The meeting started at 11 am with a stern faced Lewis... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Historic Sando clock being movedSan Fernando Mayor Junia Regrello assured the city’s burgesses. He was referri
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
San Fernando Mayor Junia Regrello assured the city’s burgesses. He was referring to public outrage over the feared removal of the landmark at Library Corner yesterday after several people contacted the T&T Guardian to express their dismay on... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Ferry stakeholder meeting a PR stunt - DevantFormer transport minister Devant Maharaj has labelled the August 21 meeting bet
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
Former transport minister Devant Maharaj has labelled the August 21 meeting between Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and Tobago stakeholders over the failure to acquire an inter-island ferry as a “public relations” gimmick. Among those expected to... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Immigration laws need amendingA High Court judge has called on Parliament to revise immigration laws to more
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
A High Court judge has called on Parliament to revise immigration laws to more clearly define the powers of Immigration officials in handling illegal immigrants and refugees. Justice Carol Gobin made the call last Friday as she ordered the immediate... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Kayaking at Caroni Bird Sanctuary: An eco-treat beckonsI awoke the day after with intense shoulder pain but shrugged it off. The exper
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
I awoke the day after with intense shoulder pain but shrugged it off. The experience of exploring my country was worth more than any physical pain. Truth be told, I brought the pain on myself. It was not an intense exercise but I really wanted to see... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
A ‘tradition of resistance’Playwright, poet and cultural activist Eintou Pearl Springer’s newly published
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Playwright, poet and cultural activist Eintou Pearl Springer’s newly published book encompasses her love of storytelling, history and the children of T&T. Survivor: A Collection of Plays for Children and Young Adults is a compilation of some of her... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Munro is the manA rapid half century from Colin Munro, in front of the Trinbago Knight Riders h
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
A rapid half century from Colin Munro, in front of the Trinbago Knight Riders home crowd at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port-of-Spain on Friday night, propelled TKR to pull off the highest run-chase of the season so far and seal a seven wicket victory... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Rowley to meet stakeholdersThe Port Authority of T&T (PATT) is not considering any proposal to use the Oce
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
The Port Authority of T&T (PATT) is not considering any proposal to use the Ocean Flower II, despite counter proposals submitted by owner Bridgemans Services Group. Responding via text message to questions from the Sunday Guardian yesterday, PATT... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
PATT engineer failed Ocean Flower after sea test Major mechanical faults foundThe Port Authority of T&T’s (PATT) Chief Engineer, Brendon Powder, ruled that t
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
The Port Authority of T&T’s (PATT) Chief Engineer, Brendon Powder, ruled that the Ocean Flower II may not have been suitable to service the sea bridge between Trinidad and Tobago because of several mechanical issues and explosion risks identified... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Contractor queries search warrantA contracting firm has been given the green light to challenge the decision of
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
A contracting firm has been given the green light to challenge the decision of acting Chief Magistrate Maria Busby-Earle-Caddle to grant police a warrant to search its offices as part of an ongoing probe into the Estate and Management and Business... Read more
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NZCity
Colin Munro stars in Trinbago CPL winat first drop after Kiwi opener Brendon McCullum's golden duck, bludgeoned a qu
NZCity / Posted 5 days ago
at first drop after Kiwi opener Brendon McCullum's golden duck, bludgeoned a quick-fire 70 from 47 for the hosts in Port of Spain, helping his side surpass Guyana's total of 156-7 with an over to spare. Earlier, Martin Guptill hit 24 at the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
PM to Rohan, PATT: Fix sea bridge transportPrime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has appealed to all those responsible for inter-
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has appealed to all those responsible for inter-island transport to fix the sea bridge transport woes. Rowley said this yesterday in a release from the Office of the Prime Minister. The release follows the termination... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
TKR looks to get back to winning waysThe Trinbago Knight Riders suffered their first loss of the 2017 Hero CPL on We
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
The Trinbago Knight Riders suffered their first loss of the 2017 Hero CPL on Wednesday night, when they went under to the Jamaica Tallawahs by four wickets at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port-of-Spain. The Knights were on top for a quarter of the match... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
We expected his killingRelatives of Lorenzo Mc Leod, who police shot and killed moments after he stole
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Relatives of Lorenzo Mc Leod, who police shot and killed moments after he stole a car Wednesday morning, say they had been expecting his death for almost five years, Speaking with the T&T Guardian at the Forensic Science Centre, St James, yesterday,... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
PATT, Bridgemans boss in secret meetingThe Port Authority of T&T and the vice president and partner of Bridgemans Serv
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
The Port Authority of T&T and the vice president and partner of Bridgemans Services Group LP, Andrew Purdey, held a secret two-hour long meeting to discuss the cancellation of the controversial Ocean Flower 2 contract. Purdey travelled from his... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Roget: Rowley a bit naive“I think the Prime Minister is being a bit naive.” That was how Ancel Roget, p
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
“I think the Prime Minister is being a bit naive.” That was how Ancel Roget, president general of the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU), responded to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s call on labour leaders to acknowledge the reality and outcome... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Garcia rolls out GATE means testingapplying to tertiary level institutions from this month will now undergo an inc
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
applying to tertiary level institutions from this month will now undergo an income means test to determine their level of eligibility for funding via the Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) Programme, Education Minister Anthony... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
OWTU head: Focus on buying doubles, roti, pelauPresident of the Joint Trade Union Movement (JTUM) Ancel Roget is not backing d
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
President of the Joint Trade Union Movement (JTUM) Ancel Roget is not backing down for a boycott of 120 businesses owned and operated by the one per cent elitists. During a march of trade union leaders and other union members last Friday in... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Minister: It was brutally honestRoget said the union attended the meeting at the ministry’s office at Internati
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
Roget said the union attended the meeting at the ministry’s office at International Waterfront Centre, Port-of-Spain, hoping that Khan would have made an announcement on Cabinet’s decision on the State-owned oil company. However, Roget said what... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Jabloteh aims to overturn deficitout to overturn a 6-2 first-leg deficit against Costa Rica’s Santos De Guapiles
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
out to overturn a 6-2 first-leg deficit against Costa Rica’s Santos De Guapiles in their Scotiabank Concacaf League round-of-16 clash tonight at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo from 8 pm. However, national midfielder Nathan Lewis was very... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
CCC students embrace BPTT math incentivelevel. A release said the BPTT Young Adult Math Experience is conducted in fiv
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
level. A release said the BPTT Young Adult Math Experience is conducted in five regions in Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain, Diego Martin, Mayaro, the Youth Training Centre (YTC) in Arouca, and Tobago. Approximately 120 persons... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Top CoP: It’s not automaticSocial and Welfare Association president Insp Michael Seales has called for his
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
Social and Welfare Association president Insp Michael Seales has called for his immediate reinstatement after he was freed of the criminal charge of sedition yesterday. Acting Chief Magistrate Maria Busby-Earle-Caddle discharged Seales after... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Soldier injured 13 years ago says he is now Enemy of the Statesoldier Lance Corporal Gregory Sylvester has become despondent because he now f
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
soldier Lance Corporal Gregory Sylvester has become despondent because he now feels as though he has become an “enemy of the State.” On August 21, 2004 Sylvester reported for duty, as any ordinary work day, but never would he have thought for... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Priest urges Pan Trinbago: Set aside internal biases, work to improve imageIn spite of the poor attendance at Pan Trinbago’s Annual Interfaith Service yes
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
In spite of the poor attendance at Pan Trinbago’s Annual Interfaith Service yesterday, officials are being urged to set aside internal biases and concentrate on working together to improve and promote the organisation’s public image. Urged to... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Pan body head blames erroneous media reports: Nothing to hide from GovtPan Trinbago president Keith Diaz yesterday defended the organisation against e
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
Pan Trinbago president Keith Diaz yesterday defended the organisation against erroneous reports in the media which sought to put them against the National Carnival Commission (NCC) regarding monies owed to pan men since February. Addressing the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Devant wants CoE over purchase of new sea vesselsAs the second Inter-Island Ferry, the “Ocean Flower 2” is expected to arrive in
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
As the second Inter-Island Ferry, the “Ocean Flower 2” is expected to arrive in the country today, former minister of transport, Devant Maharaj, is calling on the Integrity Commission of T&T to commence a Commission of Enquiry into the procurement... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
$9M paid out for Bret damage so fara bill, approximately $9 million dollars in grants have already been paid by Go
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
a bill, approximately $9 million dollars in grants have already been paid by Government to assist citizens in the aftermath of the storm, which pummelled the nation in June. The grants have been paid mainly by the Ministry of Social Development and... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
PM Rowley to unions: Acknowledge reality, return to tripartite approachPrime Minister Dr Keith Rowley wants labour leaders to acknowledge the reality
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley wants labour leaders to acknowledge the reality and outcomes of T&T’s “straitened circumstances” and return to the Tripartite approach enabled by the Government, rather than rely on “threats, bombast, finger pointing... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Unions rally members for business ‘boycottMembers of the public are being urged to carefully exercise their buying power
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
Members of the public are being urged to carefully exercise their buying power in the coming weeks by the Joint Trade Union Movement (JTUM), who yesterday called for a boycott of 120 franchise stores and other business outfits owned and operated by... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
$.1m bail for 3 cops charged with trying to cover up crashThree female police officers accused of attempting to cover up a traffic accide
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
Three female police officers accused of attempting to cover up a traffic accident earlier this year have been released on $100,000 bail each. Inspector Jurneal Alexis, Sgt Natasha Morrison and Cpl Nicole Andrews were granted bail by Magistrate Aden... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Workers want relieftwo weeks. Failing this, JTUM has signalled its intention to intensify action
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
two weeks. Failing this, JTUM has signalled its intention to intensify action following yesterday’s united labour march in Port-of-Spain. Although he declined to say what they will do if the PM doesn’t meet them, JTUM president Ancel Roget urged... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
One hospitalised after AA dramaTurbulence trauma! The Piarco International Airport compound turned into an eme
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
Turbulence trauma! The Piarco International Airport compound turned into an emergency scene on Wednesday night to handle passengers from American Airlines Flight 2713 who’d suffered injuries after the flight encountered turbulence en route from... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
30% detection rate for serious crimes—TTPST&T Police Service (TTPS) public information officer ASP Michael Pierre made th
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
T&T Police Service (TTPS) public information officer ASP Michael Pierre made the announcement as he presented statistics for divisional performance between January and June, during a press briefing at the Police Administration Building in... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Ayers-Caesar saga rages on in Magistrates’ CourtLawyers representing two murder accused, whose protracted case may have to be r
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Lawyers representing two murder accused, whose protracted case may have to be restarted because of former chief magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar’s short-lived judicial appointment, are moving to file a lawsuit seeking a stay of their case. The... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
T&T’s athletes arrive in Londonhas run the quickest of the trio so far this year, clocking 10.82 seconds in wi
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
has run the quickest of the trio so far this year, clocking 10.82 seconds in winning the National Championships in Port of Spain in June and putting her second on the current world list. The following day, Jereem Richards makes his debut on... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Nicole Matouk is new Rotary Club presidentThe Rotary Club of Central Port of Spain recently hosted its annual handing ove
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
The Rotary Club of Central Port of Spain recently hosted its annual handing over ceremony at Jaffa’s at the Oval and inducted Nicole Matouk as Club President. Matouk, who will serve for a one-year term, takes over from Charmaine Callender. In her... Read more
16d
The Trinidad Guardian
Kangaloo acts as Carmona on vacationDevon Matthews’ and Ella Andall’s popular 2017 hit D Journey boomed through the
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Devon Matthews’ and Ella Andall’s popular 2017 hit D Journey boomed through the capital as the streets of downtown Port-of-Spain were transformed into a myriad of colours yesterday, as hundreds donned their regal Emancipation garbs to participate in... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Man wins malicious DUI prosecution casewas a trumped up breathalyser charge, has won his malicious prosecution case ag
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
was a trumped up breathalyser charge, has won his malicious prosecution case against the state. In ruling in favour of Nezir Khan at the Hall of Justice, Port-of-Spain, on Monday, Justice Carol Gobin ordered both sides to file submissions on... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Take steelpan to Africa schoolssays. She made the disclosure at the 17th Annual Trans-Atlantic Trade and Inve
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
says. She made the disclosure at the 17th Annual Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Symposium at the Hilton Trinidad, Port-of-Spain, on Monday, telling the Emancipation Support Committee executive she planned to follow up on this... Read more
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