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Trinidad to ban school soft-drink sales in April

Trinidad to ban school soft-drink sales in April

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh has announced that the sale of soft drinks in schools will be banned come April. Deyalsingh said this plan of action was a way to bring a healthy lifestyle to the nation’s children. Deyalsingh said his vision when he became Minister of Health was to address two issues. These were the […]

TRINIDAD: School children test positive for HIV

TRINIDAD: School children test positive for HIV

At least five primary school students have tested positive for the HIV virus and several others have engaged in sexual activities “willingly” Parliamentarians here have been told. Appearing before a Joint Select Committee (JSC) of Parliament on Wednesday, officials from the Ministries of Education and Health confirmed that the five students, aged seven to 11, […]

TRINIDAD – Close call!

TRINIDAD – Close call!

PORT OF SPAIN – Penal mechanic Deodath Ramjag escaped death yesterday when a truck transporting an oil rig ripped down high tension wires and a caused a concrete electricity pole to crash on top his car during a routine drive to a poultry depot. The impact sunk the hood of the Nissan B-13 and broke […]

TRINIDAD – Murder suspect surrenders

TRINIDAD – Murder suspect surrenders

PORT OF SPAIN –– A 23-year-old man suspected to have murdered Jamilia DeReveneaux surrendered to police, senior police officials say. According to reports, the man called the 999 hotline this morning informing officers of the homicide bureau of his location. Officers found him in a bushy area near Crews Inn in Chaguaramas. Senior police sources tell […]

TRINIDAD – Teachers upset

PORT OF SPAIN –– The majority of teachers at South East Port-of-Spain Secondary School called in sick yesterday forcing the school to dismiss students around lunchtime, but only in the company of their parents or guardians. The T&T Guardian was told that the teachers were frustrated with the attacks against the students by hoodlums from the […]

TRINIDAD – ‘Rowley should say sorry’

TRINIDAD – ‘Rowley should say sorry’

PORT OF SPAIN –– President and founder of Domestic Violence Survivor Reaching Out (DVSRO), Nester Flanders-Skeete, has joined in calling on Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to “apologize” for saying that women should choose their male companions more wisely. Flanders-Skeete, 55, who ran from an abusive relationship after she narrowly escaped death, expressed surprise by Rowley’s […]

TRINIDAD – Terrorist link

TRINIDAD – Terrorist link

PORT OF SPAIN –– Approximately 130 T&T nationals –– adults and family members –– have left T&T to get involved in terrorist activities in other countries, National Security Minister Edmund Dillon confirmed yesterday. He gave the figure in the Senate in response to questions from Independent Senator Paul Richards. “Based on our information at this […]

TRINIDAD – Crime, US ban hurting Carnival arrivals

TRINIDAD – Crime, US ban hurting Carnival arrivals

PORT OF SPAIN –– Concerns about crime and US immigration are affecting Carnival 2017 as some mas bands are reporting that registration has been affected. “It appears Carnival has taken a hit because of this as a number of bands have reported lower registration numbers so far for this year, including from overseas customers,” National […]

TRINIDAD – TT weekend warriors

TRINIDAD – TT weekend warriors

PORT OF SPAIN – Three women arrested during a cat fight at Piarco International Airport last Saturday, have been sentenced to community service – at the airport. They will be expected to meet and greet passengers upon their arrival. The women pleaded guilty to offences of assault when they appeared on Monday at the Arima […]

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