Wednesday September 3rd View All →

Man shot and killed, 4 others wounded in early morning shootings on Labor Day

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By   4 hours ago

David Torres One of the shooting victims is wheeled on a stretcher by emergency personnel. A 55-year-old man was shot in his midsection near Empire Blvd. and Rogers Ave. in Brooklyn, and died at the scene. Two other men and two women were also shot during the early Monday morning gunfire, but none of them had [...]

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US journalist Steven Sotloff reportedly beheaded by Islamic State in new video – which ends with threat to British hostage

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By   3 hours ago

        David Cameron has condemned the ‘disgusting and despicable’ slaughter of a second US journalist – as it emerged that a British hostage is also under threat. The Prime Minister expressed his revulsion after Islamic State (IS) reportedly released footage showing the apparent beheading of Steven Sotloff. The apparent executioner appeared to be [...]

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Cuban Medical Professionals orientation

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 Dr. Fuad Khan Minister of Health,will be the feature speaker at the orientation for a team of 130 Cuban Medical Professionals.    The recruitment of foreign healthcare professionals is one of the measures undertaken by the Ministry of Health in recent years to deal with shortages within the healthcare workforce. In so doing, patient wait [...]

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Police in action

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  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 2:35 p.m. on Monday 31st August, 2014, officers of the Port-of-Spain Divisional Task Force, after receiving a report, executed [...]

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Tuesday September 2nd View All →

T&T U-20 Men To Battle Guadeloupe Seniors In Tobago On Sept 6th

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By   10 hours ago

(TTFA) — Trinidad and Tobago’s National Under 20 Men’s Team will face Guadeloupe’s Senior Men’s Team in a training match at the Dwight Yorke Stadium at 4pm on September 6th. This was a decision taken by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association as the local governing body sought to provide the Under 20 team with [...]

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NATIONAL AWARDEES 2014

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By   10 hours ago

There are five (5) categories and thirteen (13) classes of National Awards: The Order of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (formerly The Trinity Cross Medal of the Order of the Trinity) in Gold only The Chaconia Medal of the Order of the Trinity, in Gold, Silver and Bronze The Hummingbird Medal of the Order [...]

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Letter to the Editor:Has magnanimity empowered the PM?

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By   12 hours ago

Dear Editors As someone who started off a supporter of the PP Government, but retreated to a safe middle-ground by 2013, I wish to share with you my thoughts on the recent constitution reforms debate and what I believe it means for Trinidad and Tobago. Thank you for giving me the space to share these [...]

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Washing cycle: Bike riders hospitalised after mistaking laundry detergent for sports drink

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    Samples of washing detergent Omo, which were mistaken for sports drinks by cyclists (Picture: EPA/Bard Idas) METRO   Six cyclists were poisoned and had to be hospitalised after accidentally drinking laundry detergent at a race meeting in Norway. The detergent, called Omo, was being handed out as part of a promotion to go [...]

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Monday September 1st View All →

Happy 127th Birthday to the Oldest Person Alive

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Leandra Becerra Lumbreras was born on August 31, 1887, making her—at 127 years old—the oldest person documented to have ever lived. The keys to her long life are reportedly ”sleeping for days on end,” never getting married, and fighting. What a woman! Metro reports Lumbreras’s granddaughter Miriam Alvear told Mexico’s El Horizonte, ”She was always a woman who fought. She [...]

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Joan River ‘s family faces agonizing decision over whether or not to turn off life support machine

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  Joan River’s E! colleagues and a host of famous well-wishers took to Twitter Saturday, sending prayers to the formidable comedian as she remained in a coma and on life support.  Giuliana Rancic and Kelly Osbourne, Rivers’ Fashion Police co-hosts, expressed their love and support for their stricken friend.  ‘Praying for @Joan_Rivers and @MelRivers,’ Mrs [...]

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V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai, Inventor Of Email, “they didn’t want to credit a black immigrant “

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  V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai was 14 years old when he developed the technology we now know as email. But despite having received “official recognition” of his creation by the U.S. government, some still question whether he was the veritable founder. Ayyadurai’s former colleague Robert Field explained the discrepancy and defended Ayyadurai in a blog on The Huffington Post. [...]

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Readiness for School Reopening – Academic Year 2014/2015

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Caption: The Ministry of Education in conjunction with the Educational Facilities Company Limited (EFCL) undertook repairs and maintenance projects in 243 Primary and Secondary Schools. (Photo Courtesy: www.beabillings.com) The Ministry of Education (MoE) wishes to advise that over the July/August Vacation Repair Programme, the Ministry in conjunction with the Educational Facilities Company LIMITED (EFCL) undertook [...]

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