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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Sixty schools in central Trinidad were dismissed early yesterday due to the contamination of the water at the Caroni Water Treatment Plant. The Education Ministry also suspended school feeding meals in the Caroni area. Some 41 primary and 12 secondary schools in Caroni, three primary and two seco

Thursday, February 26, 2015

A 17-year-old boy of Barrackpore died yesterday when a hill he was excavating at a sand quarry collapsed on the hood of the excavator trapping him inside.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Don't drink the water.

That's the message from the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) to residents in areas of north, central and south Trinidad. The ODPM warned residents in those parts of Trinidad to use only bottled water for drinking and cooking.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Orin Gordon was appointed Editor-in-Chief of T&T Guardian.

Gordon, a former BBC journalist, has had more than 25 years in journalism across all media platforms, starting with the Guyana Broadcasting Corporation, where he became Editor-in-Chief in 1992, while in his mid-twenties.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Jamaican legislators voted on Tuesday to decriminalise the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use.

The new law allows the possession of up to 2oz (57g) of marijuana, also called ganja. Cultivation of five or fewer plants on any premises is also permitted.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Prakash Ramadhar, Minister of Legal Affairs and Justice, will act as Prime Minister, as Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar travels to the Bahamas for the CARICOM Heads of Government meeting, which takes place on February 26 a

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Panic set in across Central and South Trinidad today, as reports circulated that oily substance water was flowing through part of the nation's water supply, prompting several parents to remove their children from school.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Heads of the bargaining bodies representing the Fire, Police and Prisons Service are accusing Chief Personnel Officer (CPO) Stephanie Lewis of reneging on already agreed guidelines for their salary negotiations, after earlier accepting the same guidelines in the case of another bargaining body.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

For the second consecutive day, new permanent secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Ashwin Creed, did not report to work. Head of the Public Service Reynold Cooper confirmed that Creed was absent from the job yesterday. He also did not report for duty on Monday.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (Doma) president Gregory Aboud is warning the People’s Partnership Government to be cautious of trading with neighbouring Venezuela since that country is obviously cash strapped.

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