Friday August 22 View All →

Temporary traffic disruption

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The Ministry of Works and Infrastructure wishes to advise the general public that there will be a temporary disruption in traffic along the Eastern Main Road in the vicinity of Orange Grove to the Arima Old Road. Works will commence from Monday 25th August, 2014 and continue until Thursday 28th August, 2014 between the hours [...]

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Minster of Community Development praises graduates of the Community Education Programme

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Caption: Home décor were among the many disciplines taught at the Community Education Programme (Photo courtesy: Ministry of Community Development)  Minister of Community Development, Winston “Gypsy” Peters told over 700 graduates that although these courses are offered free to the public annually, there is a cost attached to the taxpayers of the country. He indicated [...]

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Robin Williams’s Ashes Scattered in San Francisco Bay

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  Robin Williams is in his final resting place.   The actor, who died of an apparent suicide on Aug. 11, was cremated and his ashes were scattered in the San Francisco Bay just one day after his death, per his official death certificate. According to the document, which was obtained by Yahoo, cremation services were handled by [...]

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Thursday August 21 View All →

Minister Griffith Meets with Rear Admiral from Japan Training Squadron

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On Wednesday 16th July, 2014 Senator the Honorable Gary Griffith, Minister of National Security, hosted Rear Admiral Hideki Yuasa, Commander of the Japan Training Squadron, Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) at Temple Court I, 31-33 Abercromby Street, Port of Spain. During the meeting, Rear Admiral Yuasa pledged to assist the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) [...]

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**UPDATE** COORDINATED CONTINGENCY PLAN TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF THE EBOLA VIRUS

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  The Ministry of National Security  wishes to inform the Public that the Government of Trinidad and Tobago (GORTT)  has implemented several systems to treat with the threat of the Ebola Virus should it reach Trinidad and Tobago. The arrangements currently in place are geared toward closely monitoring the threat of the Ebola Virus and [...]

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FIRST INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE REHEARSAL 2014

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The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago will be celebrating its 52nd Anniversary of Independence at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday 31st August, 2014. As per usual, there will be a series of rehearsals at the Queen’s Park Savannah in preparation for the Independence Day Parade.  The first rehearsal was scheduled to take place [...]

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Wednesday August 20th View All →

Petrotrin provides update on clean-up efforts

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 GISL :In a statement released on Monday, Petrotrin said the second phase of medical evaluations for the Marabella residents affected by the July 29 oil slop leak at the Pointe-a-Pierre Refinery had begun. The company noted that the evaluations were in keeping with its commitment to strengthening its relationships with the neighboring Marabella community. “Our team [...]

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Prime Minister Persad-Bissessar calls for a CARICOM Meeting to discuss Public Health Measures

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Caption: Prime Minister the Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC (Photo courtesy: Office of the Prime Minister) The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, is calling for a special CARICOM meeting to determine a coordinated response to the two main public health threats facing the world at present, namely the Ebola and Chikungunya outbreaks. In [...]

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