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2 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

Telephone problems at primary schools

Principals and teachers were expected to return to school yesterday in preparation for the opening of the new school term next week.

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9 hrs ago | Newsday

Govt Fixing Election Date

EVEN as she made a last minute plug for the support of Senators for the Constitution Bill 2014 and its provisions of runoff ballots, limited terms for prime ministers and the electorate's right to recall an errant MP, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar also raised the likelihood of fixed election dates, as she wrapped up debate in the Senate ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | AkiPress

13:35 Notting Hill Carnival 2014 completes in London

Almost 50 years ago, on August 28, 1966 the Notting Hill Carnival was first brought to Britain's capital.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Trinadad Express

Mayor: Salvatori vendors should go to UDeCOTT

Port of Spain Mayor Raymond Tim Kee said he has advised about 35 vendors at Salvatori Building, Port of Spain, to discuss their relocation concerns with UDeCOTT management or Minister of Housing and Urban Development Dr Roodal Moonilal.

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Trinadad Express

Jevon will win

Sacha Cosmetics founder, Kama Maharaj made a bold prediction about the upcoming International Miss Universe Pageant last Friday during the pre-launch event held to celebrate the brand's entry into Panama and the week-long visit of Miss Panama Universe 2014, Yomatzy Hazlewood De La Rosa.

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Trinadad Express

Boos that come not back

Independent Senators of Trinidad and Tobago, meet the citizens of Trinidad and Tobago.

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Trinadad Express

The PNM's ten points

Point eight reads: "Tobago must be accorded internal self-government. This issue must be finally settled to the satisfaction of the people of Tobago in full accord with their recommendations."

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State Department

Western Hemisphere: Trinidad and Tobago's Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Trinidad and Tobago as you celebrate the 52nd anniversary of your independence on August 31. Today our two nations cooperate not only on security issues, but also on clean energy, controlling the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and exchanges in science and art.

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The Economist

The Caribbean: Twelve clueless men

"WE simply cannot carry on the way we are going," says Trinidad and Tobago's chief justice, Ivor Archie.

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Trinadad Express

T&T entering unchartered waters, says Small

In the Senate TRINIDAD and Tobago will be enteA ring "unchartered waters" with the package of legislation being proposed in the Constitution Bill, 2014, Independent Senator David Small has said.

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Trinadad Express

Race, religion spoiling the country, says Roach

INDEPENDENT Senator Ian Roach, in an impassioned delivery yesterday, said race, religion and geographic location are "spoiling" the country.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

New York Daily News

Mas bands honor Mandela

Almost a quarter of a century after his triumphant first visit to the city and nine months after his passing, South Africa's Nelson Mandela will be saluted at New York's Caribbean carnival on Labor Day.

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Trinadad Express

Political gimmickry and trickery'

Port of Spain President-general of the Oilfields Workers' Trade Union Ancel Roget said former prime minister Basdeo Panday should not accept the Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the nation's highest award.

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Trinadad Express

Sando officials move to help street dwellers

The San Fernando City Corporation is moving to deal with the city's street dwelling issue and provide utilities for squatters residing on State lands.

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Newsday

Griffith: No need to panic over Ebola

There is no reason for panic over the Ebola virus. This was the assurance given by National Security Minister, Gary Griffith, yesterday at a press conference at the National Operations Centre , Knowsley Building, Dundonald Street, Port-of-Spain.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Trinidad: PM Seeks Senate Support For Controversial Constitution Amendment

Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar Tuesday led her coalition government's fight for support of a controversial amendment to the Trinidad and Tobago Constitution in the Senate as hundreds of citizens protested outside the Parliament building.

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Mirror.co.uk

Thousands of Jehovah's Witnesses gather at Twickenham Stadium for huge baptism ceremony

More than 50,000 people from around the world attended the three-day convention, where 359 people were baptised on the rugby pitch Nearly 100,000 more people watched via live video link at venues across the UK and further afield, Get West London reports.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Trinadad Express

34 interns get vital experience at AG's office

The capacity of individuals to work and earn a living is the foundation of any civilisation, the cornerstone of any value system and the cardinal principle upon which a functioning democratic society rests.

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Trinadad Express

SWRHA gets 10 Chinese medics

TEN medical professionals from China have begun work at the San Fernando General Hospital.

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Newsday

Cocaine War Looms

THE REGION, including Trinidad and Tobago, must now brace itself for a likely return to the dreaded 'Cocaine Cowboy' days - a virtual war among drug traffickers - Francis Forbes, the executive director of Caricom's Implementation Agency for Crime and Security warned yesterday.

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