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DURING the rescue of her two sons, who sank in an oil seep at Point Fortin, their mother turned to her faith and prayed non-stop for God to grant her a miracle. After about an hour and a half, her prayers seemed to have paid off. "I prayed and prayed as they were rescuing my children," said...
SIPARIA bard Selvon “Mistah Shak” Noel is promising to unleash the J’Ouvert Demons (the name of his song) at the much-anticipated Calypso Fiesta at Skinner Park today. In this, his sixth consecutive year in the semis, Mistah Shak will be performing the catchy, hard-hitting political commentary in...
Ten drivers in Tobago were issued with Machel Monday tickets this morning in Scarborough, courtesy the I Support Our Service campaign during a speed exercise co-ordinated and supervised by Snr Supt Jeffrey George of the Tobago division. Thirteen errant drivers were issued traffic tickets for...
National Security Minister Stuart Young this morning slammed gang violence calling it "rubbish," as he delivered his keynote address at the opening of the Beetham Community Library, Beetham Estate. Young urged students present to take charge of their own futures and use education as the way of...
TWO teenage boys were recaptured less than an hour after they made a dash for freedom yesterday morning. Prisons Commissioner Gerard Wilson confirmed the two, aged 18 and 19, were among other minors who were on recreation time at the Youth Training Centre's yard in Arouca, when they escaped by...
LAWYERS for two University of the West Indies’ students who were arrested at a protest at the St Augustine campus, last October, are hoping they will go on trial during the semester break in July-August. Nathaniel George and Brian Richards are before Adrian Darmanie in the Tunapuna Magistrates’...
Former SWRHA employee John Rodriguez has expressed frustration with the authority’s delay in paying his monthly pension a year after he retired. He said a recent meeting with the SWRHA CEO had failed to resolve the issue, and is now threatening to protest weekly. Interviewed on Wednesday,...
CRICKET West Indies (CWI) president Dave Cameron is expected to face his sternest challenge in four years for the region's top cricket post when elections are held next month. Ex-Windies manager Ricky Skerritt yesterday announced he will be battling Cameron at the CWI elections set for March 24 in...
HOLLISTER Smith, leader of Pan Elders, the Panorama champion in the medium band category, used the Prime Minister's visit to his panyard on Thursday night to appeal for financial assistance for his band. Rowley, accompanied by Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts Dr Nyan Gadsby-...
THE place to be this Saturday is at Skinner Park, San Fernando, where Calypso Fiesta will unfold, starting at noon and ending around midnight when the after party concludes. Farmer Nappy and Nadia Batson will headline the list of elite artistes raising the dust in the Park for the after-party....

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