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Fri, 06/23/2017 - 21:00

Opposition leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has accused the government of failing to provide a proper response to tropical storm Bret which she says has resulted in a large portion of the population...

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Fri, 06/23/2017 - 21:00

Father Clyde Harvey has been summoned by Pope Francis to become the next bishop of the city of St George's in Grenada.

The announcement was officially made in Vatican City, Rome at midday...

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Fri, 06/23/2017 - 20:45

Clean up exercises continued at the St Ann's Hospital after another fallen tree leaves two with minor injuries and damage to cars and property. It's the second time this week an incident like this...

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Fri, 06/23/2017 - 20:45

Just over one thousand families have applied for disaster relief grants following tropical storm Bret.

This according to the minister of social development and family services who's is...

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Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:00

Some residents of Kelly Trace in Piarco are accusing a farmer of interfering with the Caroni river and causing severe flooding in the aftermath of tropical storm Bret.

But that farmer while...

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Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:00

Finance Secretary Joel Jack's 2018 budget presentation is getting thumbs down from some sectors for failing to address the immediate issues affecting Islanders. Minority leader Watson Duke calls...

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Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:00

Twenty-five million dollars has been set aside to bring immediate relief to those affected by tropical storm Bret.

This as the government is seeking to refute claims that its response to...

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Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:45

The office of disaster preparedness and management is warning citizens not to panic about rumours of more tropical storms approaching.

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Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:45

Patients of Port of Spain General will be served bread for breakfast, lunch and dinner indefinitely.

That’s the warning from kitchen staff who walked off the job today after the hospital’s...

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Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:30

Tabaquite farmers lose thousands after crops are destroyed by flooding.

Cameraman Neil Romain and reporter Kristy Ramnarine visited the Central community today.

There they met the...

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Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:30

For those of you who were around in the 70's, you may remember the impact and experience of Tropical Storm Alma. In August 1974, Alma hit Trinidad leaving heavy destruction.

B...

Embedded thumbnail for Archie: I never gave directives to have Marcia Ayers Caesar's 53 part-heard matters restarted
Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:15

The Chief Justice says he never gave directives to have Marcia Ayers Caesar's 53 part-heard matters restarted.

It responds to Anand Ramlogan's pre-action protocol letter saying its media...

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