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  1. No charges yet in assault on copRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    South Western Division police are awaiting advice from their legal department on how to proceed with their investigations into the assault of PC Ronald David, who was bashed in the head during the Point Fortin Borough Day celebrations on Saturday. Police said David, 39, remained warded in a critical condition at the San Fernando General Hospital yesterday recovering from severe head wounds.

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  2. King extols value of Scotiabank Prep competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    ... him to be seen by the Jamaica Cricket Association selectors, and he made his first-class debut against Trinidad and Tobago in February at Sabina Park. The right-handed batsman made 71 in the first innings and 20 runs in his second knock at the ...

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  3. Sensational volley - rallies Jamaica to titleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Jamaica A's Danielle Perry dives to retrieve the ball, while Kai Wright looks on as they seek to return the ball in opening-day action at the CAZOVA Women's Beach Olympic Qualifier at Ocho Rios Bay Beach, St Ann. Beach volleyball is up and running after hosts Jamaica rallied to a sensational victory in the final of the CAZOVA Women's Beach Olympic Qualifier at Ocho Rios Bay Beach, St Ann, on Sunday night.

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  4. We won't stop developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    Housing Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal, left, chats with Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and her husband Dr Gregory Bissessar during the party's Monday Night Forum at the Guaico Government Secondary School last night. Photo: ABRAHAM DIAZ Stung by Opposition criticism of Government spending, deficits and the Moody's credit rating downgrade, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Communications Minister Vasant Bharath last night punched back in defence of their economic record during the Monday Night Forum at Guaico, Sangre Grande.

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  5. the Big Debate is onRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    Chief executive officer of the Trinidad and Tobago Debates Commission , Catherine Kumar, made the disclosure yesterday following a workshop for journalists hosted by the Commission, the United States Embassy and the Trinidad and Tobago Broadcasters and Publishers' Association at the Embassy's Briar Place office. The biggest challenge facing the TTDC at this time for "The Leaders' Debate" lies in finding a moderator who is agreeable to all, Kumar said.

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  6. Kamla calls for candidate nominationsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar last night called on her troops to get ready with an open call for nominations for candidates from May 11. Speaking at the Guaico Government Secondary School at the United National Congress' Monday Night Forum, she noted that on May 24 the People's Partnership Government marks its fifth year in office and was ready for re-election for another term. Still keeping the election date a secret, Persad-Bissessar said the election was at hand and from May 11, nomination forms will be available at the UNC's Rienzi Complex, Couva, headquarters during working hours Monday to Friday.

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  7. Central Bank hit over downgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    ... at the Opposition's Leader's office in Port of Spain on the Moody's report which has downgraded Trinidad and Tobago's credit rating from stable to negative, both men noted that the report took the "unusual" step of citing not only weak macroeconomic ...

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  8. Commentary: House of Thrones...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    By Phillip Edward Alexander The leader of the opposition has accused the prime minister and senior members of the Trinidad and Tobago government of having conspired, among other things, to murder a journalist to kill a story. In response, the government, through one of its members, accused the leader of the opposition of being a rapist and of being himself the product of a violent rape.

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  9. Medal dry runRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    Michelle-Lee Ahye outsprinted American track star Allyson Felix on the back straight, but the fine effort was not enough to earn Trinidad and Tobago a medal in the IAAF/BTC World Relays women's 4x100 metres final, at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, here in Nassau, Bahamas, on Sunday night. Kamaria Durant, Ahye, Reyare Thomas and Kai Selvon combined for a 42.88 seconds run, the clocking earning them fifth spot.

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  10. Women judges pay tribute to - fearless' DanaRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    The late Dana Seetahal was the epitome of the advocate, fearless commentator, tireless in her efforts to improve the justice system and well respected in and out of the courts. This was the tribute paid to the murdered senior counsel yesterday by the Caribbean Association of Women Judges and the Trinidad and Tobago Association of Women Judges which issued a statement on the one year anniversary of Seetahal's murder.

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  11. Two women charged with stealing clothesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    TWO women charged with stealing blouses and a dress from the clothing store where they were employed were taken to court yesterday handcuffed to each other. Ann-Marie Hackshaw and Pulmatie Jugoon appeared before San Fernando senior magistrate Nanette Forde-John.

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  12. Journalists marginalised'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    DESPITE Trinidad and Tobago's relatively high ranking in the region in terms of press freedoms, in some of the Caribbean's lesser developed states journalists were still being marginalised and some even jailed for doing their jobs to the best of their ability. This was stated yesterday by former executive director of the International Press Institute , Alison Bethel-McKenzie, who was keynote speaker at a World Press Freedom Day Symposium hosted by the College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago The College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port of Spain.

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  13. Confusion over HDC's roleRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    Acting permanent secretary in the Ministry of Housing, Sarah Briggs, has contended that the Housing Development Corporation was involved in Las Alturas housing project even before the project was taken over from the Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago in 2006. Briggs was the first witness to take the stand yesterday as the third evidentiary hearing of the Commission of Enquiry into the failed housing project began at the Caribbean Court of Justice, Port of Spain.

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  14. Who among us will bite the bullet?Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    ... respond to Moody's. We must keep the faith. There is not a single record of debt default by Trinidad and Tobago. Instead, the Government has bailed out two failed financial institutions, whose failure could have had far greater impact on the nation.

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  15. Time for smiling and waving is overRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    ... now rated with a negative outlook similar to Ghana which was rated by Moody's around the same time as Trinidad and Tobago. Our country has suffered enough from corrupt politicians who seek their own interests rather than those of the citizens they ...

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  16. Real vote of no-confidence comingRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    It was truly an ironic situation last Friday, that while the waste-of-time motion of no-confidence in the Opposition Leader was being conducted in the House of Representatives the breaking news was not the motion of no-confidence against Keith Rowley, but the vote of no-confidence that Moody's expressed in the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, by downgrading us from Baa1 to Baa2.

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  17. Move quickly to stop downward slideRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    ... fiscal strategy". The rating agency also identified five other key factors in its downgrade of the Trinidad and Tobago economy from stable to negative: (1) decline in oil prices; (2) fiscal deficits (3) challenging prospects for fiscal reforms; (4) ...

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  18. Sacha Cosmetics cops top awardRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    Sacha Cosmetics, a well-known beauty brand founded in 1979 in the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, is the winner of the inaugural Caribbean Exporter of the Year Awards, The Bahamas Weekly reports. The family-owned business claimed the top accolade from a field nine nominees drawn from across the region as the curtains came down on the third CARIFORUM-EU Business Forum held in collaboration with ACP Business Climate facility between April 15 and 16 at the Hilton Rose Hall Beach & Spa Resort.

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  19. Guyanese advances in regional entrepreneurship challengeRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    The 12 young entrepreneurs who have advanced in the Caribbean Call to Action Entrepreneurship Challenge. From left: Willan Mark of Grenada, Shamoy Hajare of Jamaica, Nikele Davis of Barbados, Magaran Joseph of St. Lucia,Janice McLeod of Jamaica, Joshua Forte of Barbados, Jenell Pierre of Guyana, Devin Odlum of Antigua & Barbuda,Josanne Arnold and Korice Nancis, both of Trinidad and Tobago, Vincent Polak of Suriname, and Vijay Dialsingh of Trinidad and Tobago.

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  20. T&T women get CAZOVA bronzeRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    APPHIA GLASGOW and La Teisha Joseph won a nail-biting "golden set" to snatch the bronze medal for Trinidad and Tobago when the curtain fell on the opening leg of the CAZOVA women's beach qualifying tournament for the Olympic Games Sunday at Ocho Rios Beach, Jamaica. With the fixture deadlocked a 1-1, the youngsters nosed out veteran Barbadians Shari Matthews and Anicia Wood 16-14 for the final place on the podium.

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