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THE EDITOR: There seems to be no consistency in the way concrete barriers on the highways – particularly the first one in a line of barriers – are identified. Some are unpainted, others are painted white, while others have reflectors and are also painted white. Some barriers are...
THE EDITOR: On July 16 I had cause to visit Port of Spain. I left Chaguanas by maxi-taxi and decided to return by bus. My main reason for using the bus was because my 19-year-old son accompanied me and I wanted him to have the bus experience and to develop confidence in state institutions. He is...
THE EDITOR: On July 16 I had cause to visit Port of Spain. I left Chaguanas by maxi-taxi and decided to return by bus. My main reason for using the bus was because my 19-year-old son accompanied me and I wanted him to have the bus experience and to develop confidence in state institutions. He is...
RESIDENTS of Roxborough and environs have welcomed the start of construction for the Roxborough hospital, as the sod was turned on Wednesday to signal the start of construction. At the ceremony, Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles explained that the new facility will be a...
The CEO of Prestige Holdings' Ltd, the local owner of the KFC franchise Simon Hardy has extended his condolences to the family of murdered KFC supervisor Dawn Grant. According to an official statement from the company on Thursday afternoon, Hardy said he was disheartened to hear of Grant's murder...
ONE of the world's largest bats, the flying fox, has become the latest resident at the Emperor Valley Zoo in Port of Spain. Zoological Society president Gupte Lutchmedial told Newsday that 13 flying foxes arrived in TT on Thursday from Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida, around 3.30 pm. Newsday was...
The funeral for Raymond Choo Kong, 69, will be held next Wednesday at the Santa Rosa RC Church, Arima, at 10 am. The veteran local actor, director and producer was stabbed to death in his home at Green Street, Arima, on Monday. His body was found around midday by relatives who alerted the police...
WORKS and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan has said a national drainage study has been commissioned. He was responding to severe flooding in south Trinidad on Wednesday while speaking with the media after the arrival of the Jean de la Valette ferry at the Port of Spain on Thursday. "Flooding has a...
A 31-year-old Couva woman is expected to appear at the Couva Magistrates Court on Friday to face charges of manslaughter in the death of three-year-old Isaiah Hazel. Police said the woman Sherry Smart was charged on Thursday after investigators received instructions from the Direction of Public...
The Jean de la Valette experienced technical difficulties after it left for its 4 pm sailing on Thursday afternoon. One passenger, Sherice Taylor told Newsday the captain Karel Lemmik announced that the vessel was experiencing some technical difficulties and he was left with no other choice than...

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