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President Paula-Mae Weekes says “an error” was discovered in the appointment of Appeal Court judge Charmaine Pemberton as a member of the Judicial and Legal Service Commission (JLSC) which will be corrected at the earliest opportunity. Weekes, in response to correspondence sent to her by attorney...
Seven people have been appointed to the board of the Central Bank. Finance Minister Colm Imbert presented the new members with their instruments of appointment yesterday, the ministry said in a release. They are Prof Surendra Arjoon, Richard Duncan, Lancelot Jack, Terrence Walker, Kirk Henry,...
One health centre and two outreach centres in east Trinidad will be closed this weekend, according to the Eastern Regional Health Authority (ERHA). In a Thursday evening press release, the ERHA said the Mayaro Districit Health Facility (MDHF) would be closed from 3 pm on Friday to 3 pm on Sunday...
LAUREL V WILLIAMS POLICE from the South Western Division who are unhappy about the introduction of polygraph tests proposed by Commissioner Gary Griffith will have their say on the issue. A meeting has been organised for Saturday at the South Oropouche Police Station with Griffith and police who...
JOSHUA JERRY is a gifted, disciplined and ambitious young man. At just 21, he is the youngest arranger in this year's Tobago Panorama, an accomplishment he does not take for granted. "It is an honour to have gone up against some of the legends in the category," said Jerry, who began arranging at...
TOBAGO'S steelbands will take centre stage tonight as the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) hosts its Pan Champs competition at the Dwight Yorke Stadium Car Park, Bacolet. The eagerly-anticipated event, a highlight of the island's Carnival celebrations, is expected to begin at 7 pm and will feature...
WHEN asked, "Why dance?" Shaquille “Turbo” Griffith responded: “Why breathe?” and that sentiment sums up the mentality of the collective now known as the Monk Dancers. For the women, like Achsah Henry from Trinidad, Nandi Yard from Barbados and Michela “Bambai...
RAY FUNK AS part of the Carnival Under the Trees series at the Hotel Normandie, Rawle Gibbons’ great musical Sing De Chorus will return for two performances on February 25 and 26 at 7 pm and it is not to be missed. For anyone who loves classic kaiso, this is the theatre experience of the Carnival...
THE 2019 Powergen Secondary Schools Cricket League (SSCL) is heading into its penultimate round and Newsday continues to shine a spotlight on the top performers each week. Defending champions Hillview are close to retaining their title and for the second time the Star of the Week will be from the...
This was her third visit to TT, and German visitor Ulrike Frenking was hoping to make the best of her time here. At 65, Frenking is what her son Tobias described as a very “outdoorsy” person who loves the tropics and the rainforests, people and animals, hiking and going to the beach, all to be had...

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