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3 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

PM sends condolences on death of TTMA's first woman presidentv

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday said she was saddened to hear of the recent passing of the first woman president of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association , Karen de Montbrun.

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7 hrs ago | Bajan Reporter

Polite Hint? Barbadian Prime Minister Receives Books on Banking

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has added information on colonial banking in Trinidad and Tobago to his personal library, following the recent presentation of two publications by the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Republic Bank Limited, Ian De Souza .

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7 hrs ago | Bajan Reporter

Coming Soon! The Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean

Trinidad & Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will formally open the Diplomatic Academy of the Caribbean at The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, on May 6, 2014 at The University Inn and Conference Centre on Circular Road, St. Augustine.

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17 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

TTMA calls for urgent action on port issues

The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers' Association said yesterday that it was concerned with the recent disruption of the services at the port of Port-of-Spain and is offering to use its good offices to mediate talks aimed at resolving the issues.

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22 hrs ago | Newsday

Don't turn away from God

'WHEN we turn down God, we are endangering our spiritual selves,' Reverend Canon Christopher Drakes told the congregation during yesterday evening's Holy Thursday service at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Queen Street, Port-of-Spain.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Bajan Reporter

Filming of "HERO" wraps in the UK: Plans to begin shooting in West Africa

The movie, whose title sponsor is Republic Bank of Trinidad and Tobago , will begin filming in Ghana, West Africa in May. "I could not be more thrilled with the inspiring story and production that has been HERO in London.

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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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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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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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