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T&T WOMEN REFOCUS AND AIM TO GET IT RIGHT VS MEXICO

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By   4 hours ago

TTFA.Trinidad and Tobago’s Senior Women’s Team head coach Randy Waldrum says this country will not be intimidated by the challenge of Mexico in tomorrow’s third place encounter from which the winner will advance to the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. Waldrum spoke on the eve of the contest after conducting a light recovery [...]

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Closure of the Beetham Highway (Eastbound)

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By   3 hours ago

The Ministry of Works and Infrastructure wishes to advise the general public that the Eastbound Lane of theBeetham Highway, from the Light House toAbattoir Road, will be closed to vehicular traffic from 7:00 p.m. Saturday 25th October, 2014 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday 26th October, 2014. This closure is necessary in order to facilitate milling and paving of the roadway, which is part [...]

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Patient who travelled from West Africa being monitored over joint pains ,isolated in Guyana

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    A woman who recently returned to Guyana from West Africa and had some health concerns was confirmed yesterday to not have the deadly Ebola virus. The Ebola Response Team yesterday sprang into action for the first time after hospital officials received information from a private physician that a patient, who had recently returned [...]

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Friday October 24th View All →

N.Y. doctor positive for Ebola had no symptoms until Thursday, officials say

photo of Dr. Craig Spencer, being treated in NY for Ebola

By   1 day ago

New York (CNN) – A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to New York from West Africa has tested positive for the Ebola virus, becoming the first diagnosed case in the city, authorities said late Thursday. The doctor, identified as Craig Spencer, 33, came back from treating Ebola patients in Guinea October 17 and developed [...]

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Caribbean Leaders Task CMLF with Urgent Assignment

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(Photo courtesy: cmedlabsfoundation.net)  GISL.The 19th Special Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) held in Washington DC, 27-28 September, has endorsed an initiative which the Caribbean Med Labs Foundation (CMLF) is facilitating under its CARICOM-PANCAP Global Fund Programme, aimed at transforming the health laboratory environment. This is a crucial development for Public Health in the region, as [...]

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World first as doctors successfully bring DEAD hearts back to life in pioneering transplant surgery

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  Heart transplant recipients Jan Damen (C) and Michelle Gribilas (L) (Picture: AAP) Three dead hearts have been brought back to life and transferred into sick patients, using an amazing new procedure. Australian doctors, who work at Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital, were able to transform the lives of Michelle Gribilas, 57, Jan Damen, 44, and [...]

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Wednesday October 22nd View All →

Prime Minister responds to shootings in Canada

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By   3 days 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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By   3 days ago

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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By   3 days ago

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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