Wednesday August 27th View All →

Van der Sloot on hunger strike in prison

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Van der Sloot’s lawyer says he was having “problems” with the prison warden Dutchman Joran van der Sloot, who is serving a 28-year prison term in Peru for the murder of a Peruvian woman, has gone on hunger strike. Van der Sloot, 27, is also the main suspect in the 2005 disappearance of US teenager [...]

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VIII Americas Competitive Forum Launched

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Caption: Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development has launched the VIII Americas Competitive Forum today. (Photo Courtesy: guardian.co.tt  GISL The VIII Americas Competitive Forum will feature 40 plus international, renowned speakers to present on hot button topics, according to Planning and Sustainable Development Minister, Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie. Speaking at the media launch of the ACF today [...]

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Golden Grove Remand Prisoners continue hunger strike

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Golden Grove prisoners have started a hunger strike to call attention to their situation regarding  some of the situations at the prisons . Among the points are -Prison transport.The vehicles in which they are transported from  the prisons to court are mainly trucks with no proper /safe seating and as they are escorded at high [...]

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Tuesday August 26th View All →

Billy Crystal has Emmys audience in tears with touching Robin Williams In Memoriam tribute

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  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q86u0bDE17w#t=282   Billy Crystal honoured ‘the greatest friend you could ever imagine’ as he made his emotional tribute to Robin Williams at Monday night’s Emmy Awards. They were best friends as well as co-stars and when the When Harry Met Sally star paid tribute to Williams, he had the Emmys audience in tears. ‘He made us [...]

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South Western Police Division conduct overnight anti-crime operations in South Oropouche

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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: Officers of the South Western Division  went to the premises of a man in South Oropouche and executed a [...]

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Monday August 25 View All →

UNSIDS Conference outcome important for CARICOM

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Caption: The capital city of Samoa. (Photo courtesy: www.samoaatoz.com) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is viewing the Third International Meeting on Small Island Developing States (UNSIDS) in Apia, Samoa, 1-4 September, 2014 as an important opportunity to engage the international community on the development challenges facing the Region. Over the past two years CARICOM Member States [...]

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Bharath: National Awards procedures were followed

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ALL procedures regarding the conferring of national awards have been followed, the Minister of Trade, Industry, Investment and Communication, Vasant Bharath has said.    In a statement issued Sunday, the Minister provided details of the process of conferring national awards, dispelling claims of procedural breaches.   “The procedure for the conferring of National Awards is [...]

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U.S. Navy Secretary Visits Trinidad

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Port of Spain: Ray Mabus, Secretary of the United States Navy, visited Trinidad and Tobago on August 22 to meet with government officials about military, maritime and security issues.  Mabus, who came to Trinidad as part of a regional trip, met with His Excellency President Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona at President’s House.  Mabus also met [...]

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