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3 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

Kamla: Move to CCJ inevitable

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar gave her commitment in principle to Trinidad and Tobago's eventual accession to the Caribbean Court of Justice as its highest court of appeal, even as she declared the ultimate decision will be made by citizens through a national referendum.

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8 hrs ago | Newsday

Rise in tertiary education students

THE student participation rate for Tertiary education in Trinidad and Tobago has now risen to a high of 57 percent, Tertiary Education and Skills Training Minister Fazal Karim revealed during debate on the Nurses and Midwives Bill in the Senate on Tuesday.

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12 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

More fun for Beach J'ouvert

SOCA fans making the annual trek to Bacchanal Beach J'ouvert at James Bond Beach in Oracabessa, St Mary, are to come prepared more.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Letter: Call for commission of enquiry into Trinidad and Tobago media

Dear Sir: RIGHTS ENSHRINED 4. It is hereby recognised and declared that in Trinidad and Tobago there have existed and shall continue to exist, without discrimination by reason of race, origin, colour, religion or sex, the following fundamental human rights and freedoms, namely: freedom of the press.

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Trinadad Express

An icon passes

He passed on April 9, 2014, at 87, succumbing to old age and complications relating to diabetes.

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Trinadad Express

Rev Abdul-Mohan to bring something fresh to the Senate

ALREADY a prison chaplain, college principal, wife, and charity organisation vice-chairman, Reverend Joy Abdul-Mohan can now add to her list, Independent Senator.

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Trinadad Express

Singh: WASA spent $1b on projects

Water availability for 24/7 has moved from 18 per cent in 2010 to 58.8 per cent at the present time, Minister of Water Resources and the Environment Ganga Singh said yesterday.

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Trinadad Express

We owe him a debt of gratitude'

Members of the Senate yesterday paid tribute to former president and prime minister ANR Robinson in both a professional and a personal capacity, praising him for his integrity and fiscal decisions from which to date this country's economy still benefits.

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Trinidad Guardian

Bharath: Need to offer better export quality

Trade, Industry and Investment Minister, Vasant Bharath, second from left, chats with Executive Director Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards , Theodore Reddock left, as Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt consultant and facilitator for CALIDENA, Ulrich Harnes-Liedtke right and Financial Officer CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Fumbling forward in Trinidad and Tobago: A conspiracy of indecency

By Phillip Edward Alexander "Highly irresponsible!" "Reckless!" "Treasonous!" These are some of the words that have been used to describe People's National Movement Senator Faris al Rawi's decision to utilize a highly sensitive document from an ongoing investigation into high level matters of national security in the nation's Senate, and the ... (more)

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Trinadad Express

MATT condemns AG's media attack

The Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago today issued a statement in response to comments made by Attorney General Anand Ramlogan on a television talk show on Monday.

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The Newark Star-Ledger

Heroin found in passenger's underwear during pat down at JFK

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection service said its officers found these packages of heroin in the underwear of a passenger arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport from Trinidad on April 1. "This seizure is just another example of our CBP officers being ever vigilant in protecting the United States from the distribution of these ... (more)

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Trinidad Guardian

ICANN roadshow comes to Trinidad and Tobago

Local and regional technology experts will gather in Port of Spain, Trinidad later this month to share their knowledge with participants in a roadshow organised by the The roadshow will be the first such ICANN event in the Caribbean and it is expected to attract a wide cross-section of participants ranging from academia and technical communities, ... (more)

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Trinadad Express

Devant speaks at UN Assembly

TRINIDAD and Tobago has engaged in at least four initiatives to stabilise its food security, Food Production Minister Devant Maharaj told a joint forum hosted by the UN Assembly and Economic and Social Council last week.

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Trinidad Guardian

Dead pigeon shuts down courthouse

The stench of a decomposing pigeon in the ceiling of the Princes Town Magistrate Court forced the early closure of the court yesterday.

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Trinadad Express

An eye for music

The 22-year-old visually impaired man, who plays violin and guitar on the pavement in San Fernando, wants to be treated with respect.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Trinadad Express

Rowley: I'm ready to be next PM

People's National Movement political leader Dr Keith Rowley says his slate is ready to fight the general election, after he wins the May 19 internal election.

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Trinadad Express

Flying squad' report left in my mailbox

PEOPLE'S National Movement Senator Faris Al-Rawi said yesterday that two reports from the Police Complaints Authority and the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service on a new 'flying squad' came into his possession via anonymous donor and not from any member of either entity.

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Trinidad and Tobago News

Dad Poisons Two Kids

DAD POISONS TWO KIDS No one knows what possessed Barry Karamath, 33, to kill his two young children - three- year-old Keanna Mayers and her ten-month-old brother, Omari BLOODY PALM SUNDAY Murder and suicide in Matura and Valencia Dad kills toddlers Killer dad was 'abusive' Couple gunned down at fruit stall in Valencia Double murder in Valencia Home ... (more)

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

JetBlue: New Lauderdale-Pittsburgh service launching Oct. 29

On Monday, the New York-based value carrier announced plans to launch nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Pittsburgh staring Oct. 29. The new Fort Lauderdale to Pittsburgh service is one of several upcoming routes announced for the Fort Lauderdale airport that will launch in 2014-15, JetBlue said.

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