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THE SANATAN Dharma Maha Sabha (SDMS), which runs several Hindu primary and secondary schools, has taken issue with a proposal by the Education Ministry to stop publishing the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) exam results in the daily newspapers. The SDMS says the need for transparency trumps...
Teaching young people decision-making skills through sex education and punishing perpetrators for breaking the law and taking advantage of minors would help decrease the number of teenage pregnancies. This was the view of Onika Henry, trained sexologist.. Last week at a parliamentary Joint Select...
Dr Gerard Hutchinson, University of the West Indies professor of psychiatry, says “suicide and suicidal behaviour continue to be major problems for the health, education and social sectors in Trinidad.” He added that TT needs to respond “more effectively and more comprehensively” in order to save...
For nine days Etwaria Gyandass, 74, has been praying to the goddess of the ocean, Mother Ganga, to find her son, offering her flowers and rice every morning. Six friends in all ventured out to sea and met with an accident that claimed at least two lives. Two of the men swam ashore and two are...
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua - Cricket West Indies (CWI) announces the retirement of one of its longest serving West Indies Women’s players, Merissa Aguilleira. Aguilleira, 33, played in over 100 One Day Internationals (ODIs) and captained the West Indies Women from 2009 to 2015, a period...
Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles says there is "absolutely nothing" wrong with Tobago men taking part in goat racing. Delivering the feature address at the 94th annual Goat and Crab Race Festival at the Buccoo Integrated Facility, Tobago, Charles said goat racing was not "an ordinary pastime" but...
Members of the Central Division are at the scene of a murder in Freeport this morning where the body of a 37-year-old man was dumped after a robbery. Police said Eldon Roopnarine was with a female friend at about 7 pm yesterday when five men approached the Mazda car they were sitting in. The men...
Police are investigating the murder of a 31-year-old man they described as a "pest" last night. They said Wadiki Simmons was sitting outside his home at Building 17, Maloney, around 9 pm when a car pulled up. A man then came out from the passenger side and shot him several times, before getting...
A security camera was the only victim in a shootout between gunmen at Eastern Quarry Road, Laventille, and the Beetham this afternoon, police say. Newsday understands at around 3.15 pm, several gunshots were heard along the Eastern Main Road, near the Success Laventille Secondary School. Police...
THERE are 44 prisoners currently on death row and one has been there since 1996. This was reported on Tuesday in the House by Housing Minister Edmund Dillon, speaking on behalf of the National Security Minister. He read the convict number and date of conviction of the prisoners, but did not...


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