Thursday October 30th View All →

PM to hand over keys to Keshorn Walcott today

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By   7 hours ago

The  Prime Minister  will hand over the keys to Olympic Gold Medalist, Keshorn Walcott, to his new home at 46-47 Astoria Avenue, East Grove, Valsayn, at 2 pm today – Thursday, October 30, 2014. East Grove is situated off the Southern Main Road between the Churchill Roosevelt Highway and the Eastern Main Road.

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Be aware .Garbage truck burned on the highway.

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By   7 hours ago

Picture of the truck sent in ny our readers A  garbage truck caught fire moments ago on the highway close to the Macoya intersection.This has caused a traffic situation on both sides of the highway.

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Form 3 Student Arrested After Random Search at School

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By   13 hours ago

GISL:In keeping with the Ministry of National Security’s drive to strengthen law enforcement operations to more efficiently combat crime, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service conducted overnight anti-crime operations that resulted in the following success: Around 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday October 28th, 2014 Safety Officers of the Tranquility Government Secondary School conducted routine random searches of the schools’ students. Whilst [...]

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Road Rehabilitation Works along the Solomon Hochoy HIghway

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By   13 hours ago

The Ministry of Works and Infrastructure wishes to advise the public that it will be undertaking road rehabilitation works on the Southbound Lanes of the Solomon Hochoy Highway (SHH) from the Freeport Interchange to the Freeport Tunnel. The works will take place from October 29th to November 09th, 2014 during the hours of 8pm to 6am. In light of the above, motorists are advised to comply with [...]

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Now there’s a time limit on grief: £159 fines for mourners if funeral services overrun by just FIVE minutes

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By   13 hours ago

Mourners are to be hit with £159 fines if their funeral services overun at council-run crematoriums. Grimsby council agreed to imposed the fines for any service that overun by more than five minutes during a family’s 40-minute time slot at the crematorium. The fines will be added to overall funeral costs, meaning grieving relatives of [...]

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Wednesday October 29th View All →

15-Ton Prehistoric Shark Captured Off Coast Of Pakistan

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By   21 hours ago

Karachi | A giant prehistoric shark previously thought to be extinct for more than 20 million years has been captured by local fishermen off the coast of Pakistan, reports the Islamabad Herald this morning. The giant creature first thought to be a great white shark was rapidly declared by experts to be an unknown species of shark [...]

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Plane passenger captures amazing rainbow pic

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By   1 day ago

        What a snap! (Picture: Caters)   Air passenger Melissa Rensen thought she had merely taken a picture of a beautiful cloud formation from the plane window. So the 51-year-old Canadian was astonished when she saw the colours in her photo later. She said: ‘Having not seen the rainbow with my naked eye, when I [...]

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Pictured: The world’s first test-tube penguin – and she’s called, er, 184

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By   2 days ago

  Penguin 184’s success could help scientists restore threatened penguin populations in future (Picture: SeaWorld)   The world’s first ever test-tube penguin has been pictured for the first time. The chick, which has the unglamorous title of ‘184’ until it is given a name, was hatched at SeaWorld in San Diego 12 weeks ago, though the [...]

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100 catcalls in 10 hours: Video of woman walking streets with hidden camera will make you think

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By   2 days ago

  Hidden footage of a woman pounding the streets of New York in silence for 10 hours has people talking. Shoshana Roberts, who has a black belt in Taekwondo, volunteered for the Hollaback social experiment to highlight street harassment around the world. The video, posted on YouTube today, shows the actress, who lives in New [...]

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Police in action

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By   2 days ago

In keeping with the Ministry of National Security’s drive to strengthen law enforcement operations to more efficiently combat crime, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service conducted overnight anti-crime operations that resulted in the following success: Around 11:30 a.m. on Monday October 27th, 2014 Officers from the Besson Street Police Station along with Officers attached to Inter-Agency Task Force (I.A.T.F.) [...]

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Tuesday October 28th View All →

Unmanned US rocket Antares explodes during launch

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By   2 days ago

An unmanned supply rocket bound for the International Space Station has exploded during its launch from the US state of Virginia. Antares, a 14-storey rocket built by Orbital Sciences Corp, combusted seconds after leaving the seaside launch pad at Wallops Flight Facility. The cause of the cargo ship malfunction has yet to be determined. The [...]

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W.H.O. contradicts CDC, admits Ebola can spread via coughing, sneezing and by touching contaminated surfaces

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By   2 days ago

  (NaturalNews) The World Health Organization has issued a bulletin which confirms what Natural News has been asserting for weeks: that Ebola can spread via indirect contact with contaminated surfaces and aerosolized droplets produced from coughing or sneezing. “…wet and bigger droplets from a heavily infected individual, who has respiratory symptoms caused by other conditions or who vomits violently, [...]

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Girl’s leg shrivels and turns BLACK after snake bite causes her leg to rot away

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By   2 days ago

The 13 year old girl suffered severe necrosis – the premature death of cells – due to a snake bite that was treated with local indigenous remedies for a month before she was brought to a hospital in Carcaras The 13-year-old girl, who is unidentified, was first treated by remedies from the indigenous culture she [...]

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Statement by the Prime Minister following meeting with THA Chief Secretary

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By   2 days ago

I endorse the comments made by the Honourable Orville London, Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly following the meeting with him and his delegation today, where seven issues were discussed, which provide an agenda framework with regard to the way forward. Constitutional and Legislative Amendments towards Self-Government: The Government reaffirmed its commitment to [...]

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Tobago Archaeology Project gets US$25,000 from Ambassadors Fund

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By   2 days ago

Press release : This year Trinidad and Tobago made history by receiving its first grant from the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP).  The U.S. $25,000 grant was awarded to a team of U.S. archaeologists and Trinidad and Tobago volunteers who are working to recover artifacts from Scarborough Harbor in Tobago.   In a bid to [...]

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Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival to host Holder Tribute

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By   3 days ago

        GISL.The trinidad+tobago film festival will host a screening of the award-winning documentary Carmen and Geoffrey, on October 31, at its office at 199 Belmont Circular Road in Belmont.The screening, which will be free and open to all, will be hosted in tribute to the actor and dancer Geoffrey Holder, who died [...]

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