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Friday, December 19, 2014

Leader of the Movement for Social Justice and trade unionist David Abdulah says the United States’ decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba is a most important development. He said it was a step towards the complete removal of the US economic blockade on the Spanish-speaking Caribbean c

Friday, December 19, 2014

Work on the new Manzanilla/Mayaro by-pass road is 75 per cent complete and should be open to light traffic by Tuesday. So said Works and Infrastructure Minister Dr Surujrattan Rambachan and added connectivity would finally be re-established between Sangre Grande and Mayaro after the collapse of t

Friday, December 19, 2014

Nineteen police officers who were commended for good work were told yesterday to maintain their integrity. The appeal came from Assistant Police Commissioner in charge of North and West, Stephen Ramsubhag, who held a commendation ceremony for the senior and junior-ranked officers of three divisio

Friday, December 19, 2014

With tears in her eyes, ailing kidney patient Sumintra Mungroo yesterday said she is now hoping for a Christmas miracle after her Fyzabad home was destroyed in a suspected arson attack. Standing in front the smoking embers of her  home at Saltmine Trace, Mungroo appealed for help on behalf of her

Friday, December 19, 2014

Nominations from PNM’s San Fernando East unit are hardly likely to be in hand before early next month, PNM officials indicated yesterday. San Fernando East recently agreed to comply with the PNM leadership’s directive to have its party groups submit nominations for the candidacy. This, after prot

Friday, December 19, 2014

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar yesterday revealed she had no idea from where thousands of gifts donated to children through her toy distribution drive came. Persad-Bissessar has spent much of the last few weeks going to different constituencies to give toys to children. She also hosted sev

Friday, December 19, 2014

PNM deputy leader Marlene McDonald’s name has figured in a Lake Asphalt of Trinidad and Tobago (LATT) audit report concerning a review of contracts and conflicts of interest in that company, where a senior LATT official allegedly told a company in 2007 to make a contribution to a foundation McDon

Friday, December 19, 2014

Twenty-nine-year-old Laventille resident Joel Pegus was recorded as the country’s latest murder victim after a shooting in Blue Basin, Diego Martin, on Wednesday night. According to reports, residents of Blue Basin heard a loud explosion at around 7.15 pm and called the police. Soon after, three

Friday, December 19, 2014

Government is acquiring the memorabilia of the Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco) for $2 million for ten years to put it on display, Arts and Multiculturalism Minister Lincoln Douglas said yesterday. He said so at yesterday’s weekly Government press conference, Port-of-Spain.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Tobago police yesterday detained a 29-year-old Lambeau man in connection with the robbery and murder of 64-year-old credit union courier Slyvert Edwards and are looking for a second man. The T&T Guardian understands the suspect is an employee of the Tobago House of Assembly’s Infrastructure a

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