Tuesday September 2nd View All →

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

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(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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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   7 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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Sunday August 31st View All →

MESSAGE FROM THE PM ON THE OCCASION OF THE 52ND ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE

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  Fellow citizens of Trinidad and Tobago, It is with great pride that I join you in celebrating the 52nd Independence Anniversary of our great nation. Our face to the world Much has been bestowed on our beautiful twin-island Republic over the past 52 years. Indeed our history, cultural legacy, resources, economic success and the contribution [...]

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