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Sunday, March 27, 2011

Mayor of San Fernando Marlene Coudray is thrilled that a Baptist school will be constructed in T&T. The mayor said it was long overdue and the time was now.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Chaguanas West MP Jack Warner has condemned statements by Nizam Mohammed, the head of the Police Service Commission about the racial composition in the hierarchy of the T&T Police Service. Warner, the Minister of Works and Transport, said such statements would only serve to hurt race...

Sunday, March 27, 2011

East Indian people are not the only ones who are being marginalised in the Police Service. According to Michael Seales, Secretary of the T&T Police Service Social and Welfare Association women have also been marginalised. He asked: “For the last decade or more, has there been a woman police...

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Venezuela Ambassador to T&T, Maria Eugenia Marcano Casado, has confirmed that 201 Latin American citizens residing in earthquake and tsunami affected Japan were safely flown to Venezuela last Thursday.The citizens are from Nicaragua, Cuba, Bolivia, Ecuador and Venezuela. Casado made the...

Sunday, March 27, 2011

The State is being asked to pay a whopping $2.3 million for a $475,000 excavator that went missing under the eyes of the Special Anti Crime Unit of T&T (Sautt) in Cumuto. On July 27, 2010 attorney Linda A Greene representing Babram Sookoo, the owner of the Cat 320BL excavator sent a pre-...

Sunday, March 27, 2011

In February of 2001, the then Education Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar pioneered legislation which led to a ban on corporal punishment in schools. According to the United Global Initiative: “Corporal punishment of children breaches their fundamental human rights to respect for human dignity...

Sunday, March 27, 2011

There has been a marked decline in pupils writing the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) exam in the last decade. The Ministry of Education’s statistics reveal there are 4,000 less pupils writing the exam this year than ten years ago, and a few hundreds less almost every year since 2003. A...

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says while it is a “formidable challenge” to manage the current rise in crime in T&T, the People’s Partnership remains committed to “take” the country back from the criminal elements. “We are nowhere near where we aspire to be but we are getting there...

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Government has been urged to convert the former Public Library building at Knox Street, Port of Spain, into a museum to house the Eric Williams Memorial collection. The recommendation came yesterday from Opposition Leader Keith Rowley, during the House of Representatives session. Rowley was...

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Minister of Health Therese Baptiste-Cornelis acknowledged that there was less blood in the system than there was last year. She was, however, hesitant to say that there was a “shortage of blood.”  The supply dropped after the removal of the blood chit system in January. Baptiste-Cornelis said...

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