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Bachan wins Open 10 Ball Tobago tourney

For­mer na­tion­al cham­pi­on Clint Bachan came out of re­tire­ment for the re­cent Na­tion­al qual­i­fiers and proved that class is per­ma­nent in win­ning the re­cent Open In­vi­ta­tion­al 10 ball tour­na­ment in To­ba­go on Tues­day evening.

Bachan, who hails from Ca­roni in cen­tral Trinidad, beat Vishaal Singh in the race to three fi­nal to lift the tro­phy and the $2,000 cash prize.

Hinds: $4.5m swimming pool gift for Laventille

Sogren Trace in Laventille will have a $4.5 m community swimming pool by the end of the year. Laventille West MP Fitzgerald Hinds says the development of the new Laventille Community Swimming Pool was a “gift to the people of Laventille”.

Hinds was speaking yesterday at the sod-turning for Laventille Community Swimming Pool facility which was hosted by the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs and Housing and Urban Development in conjunction with Udecott at Sogren Trace.

Government spends $7.6 million on Hilton pool upgrade

As part of the government's national development strategy project, $7.6 million was spent on upgrading the pool and deck of the Trinidad Hilton.

The works included a raised Jacuzzi, an adult tanning ledge and a children’s pool, three cabanas, a water fountain with LED lights, upgraded mechanical, electrical and plumbing services and equipment, a new audio system, a salt water treatment system and a new reinforced fibre concrete pool deck patterned in the form of a steel pan mural.

Investigations continue into drowning death of 2-year-old girl in Tobago

Investigations continue into the drowning death of two-year old child in Tobago.

Reports indicate that Chyna Robert was left in the care of an aunt and uncle at Rennaisance, Roxborough.

Around midday Saturday, Chyna walked out the sight of the adults.

Her uncle found her climbing a ladder to an inflatable adult sized pool.

By the time he ran for the child she jumped into the pool.

The man recovered the child's body however she was unconscious.

He tried CPR but was unsuccessful.

Police were called to the scene.