Wednesday October 22nd View All →

Prime Minister responds to shootings in Canada

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By   1 day ago

I was deeply saddened to learn of the shootings at Parliament Hill, the National War Memorial, and a Mall in Ottawa, Canada, earlier today.   It has been reported that a gunman opened fire at the National War Memorial, wounding a soldier, then moved to nearby Parliament Hill before he was shot, reportedly by Parliament’s sergeant-at-arms. It [...]

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AFTERMATH TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO REGIMENT (TTR) 50 MILE RELAY MARATHON COMPETITION 2014

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The Trinidad and Tobago Regiment held its 50 Mile Relay Marathon Competition on Sunday 19 October, 2014 at 6:00 am.  The Marathon began at the main gate Cumuto Barracks, Cumuto and ended at Teteron Barracks, Chaguaramas.  The route traversed the East-West corridor where the teams passed along the Eastern Main Road, through Santa Cruz, Maraval, St James, [...]

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COUNTER TRAFFICKING UNIT LEADS JOINT OPERATION ON BOARD A NIGERIAN-OWNED VESSEL

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            On Friday 17th October 2014, the Ministry of National Security’s Counter Trafficking Unit (CTU) in conjunction with the National Operations Centre (NOC) and assisted by the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG), Customs Marine Interdiction Unit, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (Southern Division) and Labour Inspectorate boarded the vessel [...]

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MESSAGE FROM THE HONOURABLE KAMLA PERSAD-BISSESSAR, SC, PRIME MINISTER OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ON THE OCCASION OF DIVALI 2014

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Fellow citizens of Trinidad and Tobago, Today, our nation celebrates the joyous occasion of Divali, the festival of lights. On behalf of the people and Government, I extend to the Hindu community “Shubh Divali”. May Mother Lakshmi shower us all with her blessings of prosperity, beauty, grace and wisdom. Each year during the festival of [...]

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Tuesday October 21st View All →

Chicago man to Obama: ‘Don’t touch my girlfriend’

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By   2 days ago

Washington (CNN) – The woman who voted next to President Barack Obama on Monday says she was “embarrassed and just shocked,” after her fiancé jokingly told him “Mr. President, don’t touch my girlfriend.” Casting his ballot in Chicago on Monday, Obama stood at a voting booth next to Aia Cooper, whose fiancé, Mike Jones, decided to [...]

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A PROMISE MADE A PROMISE FORGOTTEN

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By   3 days ago

  Whitman T. Browne US V.I  In 2010, throughout October and the election time the political candidates were out there battling for minds.  Voters were looking for a better future with some hope. While we may have forgotten most of those election posters, there was one that stood out and continues to haunt the memory of [...]

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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years but could be out in 10 months

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      Oscar Pistorius in court for sentencing (Picture: AP) Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead on Valentine’s Day last year. The amputee athlete, known as the Blade Runner, stood staring straight ahead as Judge Thokozile Masipa announced his sentence for killing the model. Pistorius, [...]

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Apple iPhone 6 bends in man’s pocket and catches fire

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By   3 days ago

    A brand new Apple iPhone 6 burst into flames and began pouring thick smoke after it bent in an American man’s jean pocket – and the phone was so hot it sizzled when bystanders poured ice and water on it. In a video, the phone is clearly bent – sparking fears that the searing heat and flames [...]

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Petrotrin de-waters Gas Line in Penal

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GISL On Monday 20 October, 2014, the state-owned energy company, Petrotrin, began an exercise to de-water its 14 inch Wet Gas Line which passes through the Suchit Trace area in Penal. According to a statement from the company, the line was previously used to transport wet gas from the company’s producing fields but was converted [...]

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Monday October 20th View All →

11-year old to be honoured today in Jamaica

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By   4 days ago

    OBSERVER:Eleven-year-old Toni-Ann Miller will today be conferred with a Badge of Honour for Gallantry at the National Honours and Awards Ceremony to be held on the lawns of King’s House. IT is a deed from which many would have shied away, but then only 10 years old, Toni-Ann Miller rushed into a burning [...]

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WOMEN ‘WARRIORS’ LOOK TO SEAL KNOCKOUT SPOT

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By   4 days ago

TTFA:The past two days have been all about recovery for this country’s senior women’s footballers. And the possible effects of that will be known on Monday evening when they square off with Guatemala in their final Group encounter at the CONCACAF Finals in Washington.  Overworked or not, T&T intends to do whatever is necessary to [...]

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