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Nigerian Prophet says he wants to see TT as a united nation.

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NIGERIAN Prophet Itode Iloye, also known as Commander CSI says he would like to see Trinidad and Tobago “move as a United Nation”. The prophet visited our shores over two weeks ago where he engaged in several crusades in Central Trinidad – at Greater Love Ministries and Miracle Ministries International. Iloye spoke exclusively with TTnewsflash [...]

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PNM Tobago to meet EBC today

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THE TOBAGO branch of the People’s National Movement will meet today with the Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) to address claims of discrepancies with the voters list for next year’s Tobago House of Assembly Elections. In early November PNM Tobago Council member Rennie Dumas wrote the EBC regarding the issues. To date there are 46,084 [...]

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TT introducing new Anti-Doping Laws

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(Submitted by Ramdeo Heeralal) NEW Anti-Doping laws are to be introduced in TT, which would make drug testing compulsory. The Kamla Persad Bissessar administration is preparing to table the Anti-Doping in Sport Bill 2012 , according to a report in the Newsday. The bill, to be approved by the Cabinet sub-committee scrutinizing proposed legislation, the [...]

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Six awarded UWI Regional Endowment Fund Scholarship totalling US$ 45,000

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THE UNIVERSITY of the West Indies’ Regional Endowment Fund (UWIREF) has awarded full scholarships valued at a total of US$45,000 to six regional students for the academic year 2012-2013. The recipients of the 2012-2013 UWIREF scholarships, which will cover tuition, living expenses and other incidentals are: Kenlyn Garraway and Denisha Hector of St. Vincent and [...]

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Five UWI Lecturers appointed Professor

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FIVE senior lecturers at the University of the West Indies (UWI) have been promoted to the rank of Professor, based on their academic qualifications, research achievements and active involvement in the university community. They are Jeremy Brent Wilson, Russell B. Pierre, Byron S. Wilson, Bharat Bassaw and Carlisle Pemberton. Professor Jeremy Brent Wilson was a [...]

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UWI pays tribute to Angela Cropper – a stellar Alumna

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ON NOVEMBER 12 Angela Cropper, an outstanding alumni and honorary graduate of The University of the West Indies (UWI), ended her courageous battle with cancer. Angela graduated with honours from The UWI with a BSc degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) in 1973 and 1982 respectively. She also received an Honorary [...]

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Record: Art: Memory – Photography Exhibition opens today

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(Submitted by Ramdeo Heeralal) THE ART Society of Trinidad and Tobago will be hosting a photographic exhibition ‘Record : Art : Memory – Photography in Trinidad and Tobago’ curated by photographer Abigail Hadeed. The exhibition, which commences today, will feature photos from my “Making A Steel Pan” series and “Trinidad Carnival” imagery within an exciting [...]

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Baldwin Spencer recipient of UN Visionary Leadership Award

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(Submitted by Ramdeo Heeralal) ANTIGUA and Barbuda Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer has been awarded the South-South and Triangular Visionary Leadership Award. The Visionary Award is given annually to leaders from countries and institutions that focus primarily on the development of the global South who, through their actions, have placed the cooperative spirit center stage in [...]

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Gaza pounded despite truce talks with Israel in Cairo

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GAZA has come under renewed bombardment from Israel, as agreement on a ceasefire to end a week of violence remains elusive. A number of explosions overnight left parts of the territory without power. Earlier, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Israel to support peace moves being brokered in Cairo. At least 20 Palestinians [...]

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Nudity ban passed in San Francisco

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SAN FRANCISCO lawmakers have voted to ban nudity in public places, ending a bitter dispute with a group of nudists. City officials voted 6-5 in favour of banning anyone over five from exposing “his or her genitals, perineum or anal region” in most public locations. “Freedom, expression and acceptance does not mean anything goes under [...]

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