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Energy Ministers meet for Special COTED in Trinidad

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Ralph-Gonsalves

Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines,  will lead his delegation to a Special Meeting of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Council for Trade and Economic Development  (COTED) on Energy which will be held in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on Friday.. Mr. Charles Kirnon, Deputy Premier of Montserrat is also to attend [...]

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Shell to acquire Repsol gas liquefaction facilities in Peru, Trinidad and Tobago

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Shell

(Submitted by Ramdeo Heeralal) ROYAL Dutch Shell has agreed to acquire part of the LNG portfolio of Spain-based Repsol, the companies confirmed on Tuesday. Long rumored, the acquisition includes LNG assets outside of North America, including supply positions in Peru and Trinidad & Tobago, for a cash consideration of $4.4 billion. A Spanish terminal is [...]

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Tobago Development Minister receives courtesy call from FIAS head

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FIAS head visit

The Minister of Tobago Development, Honourable Delmon Baker acceded to a request for a courtesy meeting with Dr. Andrew Moshanov, Head of the Development Department of the International SAMBO Federation (FIAS) on Monday, February 25th 2013, at the Minister’s Office, CIB Building, Jerningham Street, Scarborough Tobago. Dr. Moshanov is a part of a FIAS contingent [...]

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North Easterly swells along exposed coasts of Trinidad and Tobago

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ODPM

REPORTS reaching the Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service indicate that marine conditions particularly on the exposed coasts of Tobago are well above normal with north easterly swells reaching 2.5 to 3.0 metres along with long periods between wave crests. All marine interests in close proximity to exposed coastlines are advised to exercise extreme caution, as [...]

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Williams to conduct course for St.Lucia Karate‏

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Darryl Williams

(By Sports Journalist) DARRYL Williams, International karate official and coordinator of referees for the World United Karate Organization (WUKO) has been invited to conduct National referee course for the Association of Professional Martial Artists (APMA) of St.Lucia . APMA is WUKO representative for St.Lucia and registered with the St.Lucia Ministry of Youth and Sports Development [...]

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Mexico reports more than 26,000 missing

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MORE than 26,000 people have gone missing in Mexico over the past six years as violence surged and the country’s government cracked down on drug cartels. Mexico’s Interior Ministry announced the staggering statistic on Tuesday but noted that authorities don’t have data about how many of the disappearances are connected with organized crime. The 26,121 [...]

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Benedict XVI to hold final papal audience in Vatican

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The Pope will continue to wear his distinctive white cassock after retirement

THE POPE will hold a final general audience in front of thousands of pilgrims in St Peter’s Square on Wednesday, the eve of his resignation. Papal audiences are normally held inside a Vatican hall in the winter. But such is the level of interest that the event is being held outdoors and 50,000 tickets have [...]

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Foreign-based TT athletes do well on the tracks

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dakota tt athletes

NATIONAL TT athlete and North Dakota State student, Deborah John captured gold in the 60 metre hurdles event at this year’s Summit League Indoor Track and Field Championships, which took place at the Dakota Dome, South Dakota, today. John clocked 8.47 seconds and finished ahead of Oakland athletes Breanna Peabody (8.48s) and Serena SanCartier (8.56s) [...]

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Mosquitoes becoming resistant to most insect repellents

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spraying mosquitoes

THE CHEMICAL DEET (NN diethyl-m-toluamide) has been the most widely recommended insect repellent for the past 50 years, but new evidence suggests that mosquitoes are becoming decreasingly bugged by it. According to a team of British researchers, the bloodsucking insects are becoming resistant to DEET, the chemical found in most insect repellents whether dispensed by [...]

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Joash Cyrus 2nd time Gold Medalist

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joash cyrus

(By Sports Journalist) JOASH Cyrus, Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard retained his title as the National Amateur Boxing Champion in the Middleweight Division in the recently concluded Trinidad and Tobago Amateur Boxing Championship in February 2013. Cyrus was the defending champion from the 2012 championships and definitely fought like a champion. Cyrus is a member [...]

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