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Saturday, October 25, 2014

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LEVY ON PNM COUNCIL

As People’s National Movement political leader Keith Rowley celebrated his 64th birthday yesterday, the PNM-held Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation was levie­d upon for failure to pay a debt amounting to about $2 million. Read more »

  • Price has ‘not received pre-action protocol letter’

    Where exactly is the pre-action protocol letter which President Anthony Carmona stated was sent to talk-show host and comedienne Rachel Price by attorneys acting on behalf of the Office of the Presi­dent and wife of the President Reema Carmona? Read More »

  • Fuad: No ban for travellers from USA

    Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan yesterday said he will not heed calls to ban people entering T&T from New York or Texas or the rest of the United States. He also said the measures which have been already imposed by Cabinet remain intact. Khan was asked for his views after news of a confirmed case of Ebola in New York city. Dr Craig Spencer, 33, who worked with Doctors Without Borders contracted the virus after treating Ebola patients in Guinea. Spencer is the ninth Ebola case discovered in the US. Read More »

  • 9 victims of Ebola on American soil

    There have been nine cases of Ebola in the United States since the beginning of August. A Liberian man who died October 8 in a Dallas hospital was the first person diagnosed with the virus on US soil. The latest case is a doctor in New York City diagnosed on Thursday. Read More »

  • CMO optimistic about vaccine

    Chief Medical Officer at the Ministry of Health (MOH) Dr Colin Furlonge has described Ebola as “an imported disease” which “while it may arrive here, it does not arise here.” Read More »

  • Hopeless after flood

    Flood waters that ravaged several communities in south-west Trinidad finally subsided at midnight on Thursday. Read More »

  • ...Corporation having difficulty dredging rivers

    THE Siparia Regional Corporation is having difficulty accessing riverbanks to clean and dredge the watercourses as a flood mitigation measure. Read More »

  • Some roads still under water

    Tobago was in clean-up mode yesterday but several roads to and from Tobago East and West remained flooded. Read More »

  • Valedictorian: Don’t become ‘stereotypical graduates’

    University of the West Indies (UWI) valedictorian for the Faculty of Social Sciences Kamaira Gopaul yesterday encouraged her peers not to become “stereotypical graduates” focused on simply getting a job now that they have completed their studies. Read More »

  • Kumar shares tips for success

    Commitment is part of the magic formula for success, according to Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce CEO Catherine Kumar. Kumar was yesterday awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) from the University of the West Indies (UWI) during the graduation ceremony for the Faculty of Social Sciences held at the UWI Sport and Physical Education Centre, St Augustine. Read More »

  • Mendonca to act as Chief Justice

    Justice of Appeal Allan Mendonca has been appointed to act as Chief Justice of Trinidad and Tobago from October 22 2014, in the absence of the Chief Justice Ivor Archie. Read More »

  • Nigerian doctor, family quarantined

    THE wife and child of a Nigerian doctor working in Trinidad were quarantined days after arriving from West Africa, in the wake of Government imposing a ban on passengers coming from countries with Ebola cases. Read More »

  • Minister back to work

    Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security Embau Moheni says he is perfectly fine and back to work following an accident on Divali day (Thursday). Moheni said he was discharged from Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mt Hope, where he was treated for minor injuries. Read More »

  • Pupil sent home for mehindi

    An investigation has been launched into allegations that a female pupil was discriminated against at a primary school in San Fernando because mehindi was painted on her hands. Read More »

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