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SPECIAL Olympics TT’s (SOTT) 44-member delegation is expected to arrive home at the Parico International Airport tomorrow at about 5 pm, along with their 56 medals, which they earned at the Special Olympics International 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. SOTT’s participation...
LAURINA RAMKARAN, director, Down Syndrome Family Network Employment is more than merely a source of income. It gives persons a sense of purpose, it fulfils the need for an individual to be productive, it promotes independence, and enhances self-esteem. However, most importantly, in relation to...
RYAN DARMANIE There are two reasons for my two-month writing hiatus. The good news is that I’ve been lucky enough to be working on a project that has been quite intellectually challenging, but also extremely time-consuming. The bad news is that I had been seriously questioning my desire to...
TOBAGO must start producing in order to meet the needs of Tobagonians or it will perish. Throughout history, every society—whether society is defined as a nation, a tribe, or a single family—has had to determine what to produce, how, and for whom. Tobago, in its historical journey had effectively...
The fate of 43-year-old gardener Dominic Guevarra who is accused of murdering his wife Margaret Ragoobar-Guevarra at her Sangre Grande home will be decided tomorrow. This was announced by a justice of the peace today. Guevarra, holding a washrag to conceal a self-inflicted shotgun wound to his...
The deaths of two children from suspected meningitis seem to be purely coincidental, according to Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh. Five-year-old Emily Veronique Browne attended the Fifth Company Baptist Primary School. She went to school last week Monday, but during the next few days she...
The Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development yesterday said the Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) will be engaging an independent payroll audit team to assist with reviewing the Authority's payroll. "This independent review has become necessary to manage the TRHA’s expenditure in...
THE man charged with stealing a bus in November last year has been given bail. Bharat Ramjeawan, 55, was recently granted $150,00 bail in the Chaguanas magistrates’ court. Ramjeawan, of Ravine Sable Road, Longdenville, Chaguanas, is facing magistrate Christine Charles on a charge laid indictably,...
Tobago Organisation of the People (TOP) Leader Ashworth Jack has once again thrown his hat in­to the po­lit­i­cal are­na. Once the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Minority Leader, Jack has announced his re-entry into politics, saying it is appropriate at this time, as he had always promised that on...
OPPOSITION MP Dr Roodal Moonilal said the announcement by University of the West Indies principal Prof Brian Copeland on a medical school for offshore students at the UWI South Campus is a “hare-brained decision”. Moonilal said it lacks any sound basis and questioned why after four years, the...

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