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  1. PP election setting being finalisedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    There were considerable "Oooohs!" in Parliament yesterday when House Speaker Wade Mark announced the absence of five of PNM's 13-MP team who'd asked to be excused for that sitting. "Oooooo goooooddd..." PP MPs declared with some amusement as Mark read out the names of MPs Joanne Thomas, Paula Gopee-Scoon, Donna Cox, Nielung Hypolite and Amery Browne.

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  2. A viable partnership in 2015?Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Trinadad Express

    I hear the People's Partnership invoking the Fyzabad Accord again and the Congress of the People talking about contesting 14 seats in the 2015 elections. This must mean that they think that Accord still has electoral appeal with the departure of David Abdulah and the Movement for Social Justice, Winston Dookeran, and Jack Warner, and that the COP will win in most of the marginal seats, which are the seats they are most likely to be given by the UNC.

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  3. Sancho hailed for fulfilling cricket promisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Trinidad Guardian

    Minister of Sport Brent Sancho, second left, with, from left, Arjoon Ramlal, chairman of the North East Zone, and general secretary of the T&T Cricket Board; Azim Bassarath, president of the T and Dudnath Rankessoon, Cricket Operation Manager of the T&TCB at Guaico, Sangre Grande on Wednesday. Minister of Sports Brent Sancho has been warmly thanked for making good on his promise to establish a cordial working relationship with the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board and for sparking a renewed sense of optimism and hope among sportsmen and women, and hardworking administrators.

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  4. Lawyer and wife on $1.25m bailRead the original story

    Thursday | Trinadad Express

    AN Arima attorney, along with his wife, appeared yesterday before Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar charged with two counts of fraud relating to a land deal. The attorney, Krishna Doodnath, along with his wife, Lydia, was represented by attorney Larry Williams, who was able to secure bail for his clients in the sum of $750,000 for Krishna Doodnath while his wife was granted The conditions attached to their bail are that they visit the St Joseph Police Station twice a week and to surrender their passports.

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  5. Dr Fuad Khan appears in courtRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Trinadad Express

    MINISTER of Health Fuad Khan appeared in the Sangre Grande Magistrates' Court on Monday after an employee at the Eastern Region Health Authority brought an action against him under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The case was also brought against former chief executive officer of the Eastern Regional Health Authority Ameena Ali, and chairman of the ERHA Dr Stephen Bhagan.

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  6. Older plants will not be sacrificedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Trinidad Guardian

    Should the PNM form the next government it will not sacrifice older petrochemical plants in favour of new plants as it grapples with the continued shortage of natural gas. This was the assurance given to the downstream industry by Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley who told a luncheon hosted by the Energy Chamber last week that the PNM rejected such a policy.

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  7. MetamorphosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Trinidad Guardian

    Metamorphosis, the dance company of the Caribbean School of Dancing celebrated its 20th anniversary last weekend at Queen's Hall, Port-of-Spain. Several veteran dancers like Allan Balfour, Richard Lessey, Kevin Jack, Gregor Breedy, Delton Frank, Abby Charles, Lisa Beharry and Zara Bartels appeared alongside the current company of dancers which includes Juan Pablo Alba Dennis and Brigette Wilson.

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  8. Audience gets sneak peek of films to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Trinidad Guardian

    Ambassador of Spain Maria Fernandez Lopez de Turiso hosted the launch of the European Film Festival with a sneak peek of the films on its programme and a reception at his official residence on April 20. The festival showcases some of the latest and best films from Europe, giving audiences a taste of Europe's diverse cultural landscape and the issues facing the people and countries on the continent. Now in its 19th year, the festival was envisioned as a gift of cinema to the people of T&T and has grown into a must-attend event for T&T's independent film-loving audience, including schools and language students.

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  9. 40 parents get baby care cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Trinidad Guardian

    A group of parents with their children during the launch of the Baby Care Grant programme at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann's, yesterday. PHOTO: CLYDE LEWIS Unemployed mother Letticia Paul, who suffers with seizures, was one of the first 40 recipients of a Baby Care Grant Debit Cards from the Government yesterday as the card was launched during a ceremony at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann's.

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  10. Imbert: Chag causeway a PNM ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Trinadad Express

    Diego Martin North/East MP Colm Imbert yesterday accused the People's Partnership Government of "shamelessly" and "brazenly" attempting to steal PNM projects and ideas". He was responding to the Prime Minister's pledge to build a causeway from Port of Spain to Chaguaramas at the United National Congress' Monday Night Forum in Fyzabad.

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  11. PM promises - sea road' to ChaguaramasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Trinadad Express

    IF the People's Partnership is re-elected into office for a second successive term after this year's general election, a roadway would be constructed over the water from Port of Spain to Chaguaramas, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has announced. Persad-Bissessar made the announcement as she delivered the feature address at the United National Congress Monday Night Forum at the Fyzabad Secondary School.

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  12. More Chinese specialist doctors coming to T&TRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Trinadad Express

    A Team of specialist doctors from China will take up duties at San Fernando Teaching Hospital in about three months, to replace the group that has been providing critical care in complex medical cases over the past three months. The medical team in Trinidad met with Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar on Monday night at the hospital, where she also held talks with China's special envoy on Caribbean Affairs.

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  13. Terms of endearmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Trinadad Express

    A friend sent me a YouTube video of George Carlin, the deceased American comedian, spoofing the way words and phrases have been substituted by more euphemistic forms to describe various concepts and conditions, all in the name of so-called political correctness. My friend thought that as someone who writes about the use of words and phrases, I would appreciate the video.

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  14. Should we get rid of the Privy Council?Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Trinadad Express

    THE public is being invited to a forum on Sunday where former prime ministers Basdeo Panday, and Sir James Mitchell of St Vincent will be among those discussing whether the Privy Council in London should be replaced by the Caribbean Court of Appeal. The programme will be held from 10a.m. at Gaston Court, Gaston Street, Chaguanas.

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  15. Causeway for ChaguaramasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Trinadad Express

    IF the People's Partnership is re-elected into office for a second successive term after this year's general election, a roadway will be constructed over the water from Port of Spain to Chaguaramas, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has announced. Persad-Bissessar made the announcement as she delivered the feature address at the United National Congress Monday Night Forum held at the Fyzabad Secondary School last night.

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  16. 'Total Policing' Investigation a FiascoRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Trinidad and Tobago News

    'TOTAL POLICING' INVESTIGATION A FIASCO A WITCH HUNT Griffith: Audit needed, not enquiry FORMER National Security minister Gary Griffith is calling for an audit of the police service and not a commission of enquiry into a day of "total policing" earlier this month 'I will not return to work' President General of the Oilfield Workers Trade Union Ansel Roget believes that the People's Partnership administration will pay a heavy political price for attacking the labour movement. New mom dead after C-section at Mt Hope The first-time mother died at 24, mere days after giving birth via caesarean section at the Women's Hospital, Mount Hope.

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  17. COP to contest at least 13 seats Candidate selection still in early stagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Trinidad Guardian

    The Congress of the People will contest at least 13 seats in the next general election. COP political leader Prakash Ramadhar yesterday told the Guardian that the party will go after all the seats it contested in the 2010 elections, and "preliminary work" has started on the selection of candidates.

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  18. Policeman shoots 20-year-oldRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Trinadad Express

    Investigations have been launched into an incident in which a 20-year-old man was shot in the stomach on Saturday by a police officer who was allegedly attacked by a group of men. According to police reports, the officer, who is said to be attached to the Transport and Telecom Branch in Port of Spain, was walking along the Eastern Main Road, Sangre Grande, around 1.40a.m. on Saturday.

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  19. Man, 28, shot dead in GrandeRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Trinadad Express

    "Gunman doh run," were allegedly the last words heard by 28-year-old Dale Gabriel before he was fatally shot by a masked man on Saturday evening in Sangre Grande. According to police reports, around 3.30 p.m. on Saturday, 18-year-old Oneillia Solomon, of North Eastern Settlement, and Gabriel, of Valencia, were walking along Moolchan Street, Sangre Grande, when they were approached by a masked man.

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  20. Fr Harvey right to chastise politiciansRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Trinadad Express

    This is in response the letter by RP Joseph printed in the Express on April 17. It is clear to me that this person intentionally sets out to misinterpret and misrepresent Fr Clyde Harvey's attempt to have our country focus on calling our politicians - all of them - to account for their immoral and degrading conduct in Parliament. It is clear to me that Fr Harvey and his supporters are utterly fed up as am I, along with many other citizens of Trinidad and Tobago.

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