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DEFENDING champions Trinbago Knight Riders must be ready for battle, as they embark on a four-game away campaign in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The Knight Riders began the defence of their CPL title with a 100-run hammering of St Lucia Stars on Wednesday, but then suffered a pair of...
THE boats in the A-Class (130mph) category for the Great Race will have to look behind because the Jumbie is coming. Jumbie returns after a two-year absence this Saturday – just in time for the 50th edition. Jumbie throttleman Justin Decle declared, “We are trying to win this year so...
Diary of a mothering worker Entry 298 GABRIELLE JAMELA HOSEIN WHILE CHILDREN play over these holidays, school is on many mothers’ minds. You see these mothers, going extra distance to find the store that sells books at a cheaper price, double-checking stationary lists against the...
THE POLICE should be praised for the swift apprehension of suspects and the recovery of a stolen mobile phone in relation to the carjacking of television anchorman Khamal Georges. However, the circumstances which led to Acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams issuing an apology to Georges on...
THE EDITOR: Following on from my last letter in which I laid out five tips that would immediately take a bite out of crime, here’s my 18-step plan to fix the Police Service: 1. Introduce rigorous enforcement of the TTPS by-laws and policies by supervisors and by the Police Service Commission...
THE EDITOR: I have listened to the many voices calling for the removal of the statue of Christopher Columbus from Trinidad’s iconography. In my opinion, I see nothing wrong with this statue being part of our country’s landscape, and therefore do no see the need for its removal....
Tobago’s pan fraternity are in support of a move by the National Carnival Commission (NCC) to take control of Pan Trinbago’s operations for the next three years, with a memorandum of understanding signed on August 7 by representatives from the two entities. Marie Toby, Chairman of Pan...
An innovation unit, to be called the Tobago Information Technology Limited (TITL), is to be set up in the Division of Education, Innovation and Energy to drive innovation initiatives. So announced Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles as he addressed 27 graduates from the Tobago Young Innovators Camp...
ALMOST one-third fewer babies were stillborn at Mt Hope Maternity Hospital in recent times, compared to the equivalent period a year before, Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh told reporters yesterday on a walk-through of the new Arima Hospital. “This is a big, big issue,” he said....
President of the Registered Nursing Association Idi Stewart is calling on the new Minister of National Security, Stuart Young, to designate Port of Spain General Hospital a hot spot. Stewart said the hospital has become extremely violent and nurses are being attacked and sexually assaulted. During...

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