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Category Archives: News

Minister of Culture and the Arts says newspaper article was wrong to imply Carnival 2021 is on

The Minister of Culture and the Arts is insisting a newspaper headline was wrong when it implied that Carnival 2021 is on. The article in the Trinidad Guardian forced a release from the Minister, saying no decision has been taken … Continue reading

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High Court blocks CoP from firing officer

The High Court has blocked the Police Commissioner from firing an officer who is now on remand awaiting trial for the murder of 3 civilians in Barrackpore 9 years ago. Commissioner Gary Griffith feels Officer Safraz Juman should tender his … Continue reading

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TRNA sends warning to government

The Registered Nurses Association sends a warning to the government; the time for talk is over. President Idi Stuart says his members have had enough of being treated like second-class citizens. For weeks now nurses at several regional health authorities … Continue reading

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Road fatality number reaches 50

Three days after his wife died in a crash on the Churchill Roosevelt Highway in Trincity, Christopher Figuera has died at hospital. Mr. Figuera died as a result of injuries he received in the accident last Sunday. His 52-year-old wife, … Continue reading

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President Trump extends pause on some Green Cards and suspended Visas for other foreign workers

US President Donald Trump has extended a pause on some Green Cards and suspended Visas for other foreign workers until the end of 2020. High-skilled tech workers, non-agricultural seasonal helpers, au pairs and top executives will be affected. The White … Continue reading

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Teenager drowns on the day restrictions lifted allowing people to return to beaches and rivers

Teenager Anton Campbell drowns at a waterfall in Diego Martin. Reports say the incident took place at Blue Basin Waterfall at around 11 o’clock yesterday morning. Newscenter 5 has learnt that the 17-year-old experienced difficulty and went under the water. … Continue reading

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Barbados media in mourning after killing of photojournalist

The media in Barbados is plunged into the mourning following the killing of Christoff Griffith. Mr. Griffith was a photojournalist to The Nation Newspaper in Barbados He was chopped to death while on assignment yesterday. Mr. Griffith was at the … Continue reading

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Search on for missing 40-year-old Chase Village man

The search is on for Barry Ramsook. He is reported missing. Police say the 40-year-old man of Chase Village was last seen at 10:30pm on Friday. A missing persons report was filed on Saturday at 6:30 pm. Mr. Ramsook is … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Amendment Bill has been passed

The Domestic Violence Amendment Bill has been passed unanimously in the Upper House. All 29 Senators present, including the Opposition and the Independents voted in favour of the Bill. Debate on the Bill went on for several hours yesterday. At … Continue reading

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POS Mayor promises to listen to all sides

The Port of Spain Mayor concedes that it is not easy to remove the statue of Christopher Columbus. Joel Martinez says renaming a street in the capital is easier than removing a statue. The Mayor now has in his possession … Continue reading

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