Trinidad: Woman murdered in house filled with guns and ammo

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Destroyed by fire, the house at Purcell Street, San Fernando. Photo: TREVOR WATSON (TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – A WOMAN was murdered early Friday in the house where a cache of firearms and ammunition, and marijuana was found two days ago. The house was also burnt to the ground. At around 2.30 a.m. residents awoke to gunfire Read More

Trinidad: $2 billion paid out to gamblers*

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By Trinidad Express November 23, 2017 (TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – In hard times, people apparently turn to gambling. At a time of economic difficulty, the National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB) has recorded the highest level of sales and profitability in its history. In fiscal year 2016/2017, the State company recorded $2.96 billion in revenue. It paid Read More

Radio talk show host shot in Trinidad

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Barrington “Skippy” Thomas (TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – RADIO talk show host and political activist Barrington “Skippy” Thomas was shot in both legs at his Champ Fleurs home on Wednesday night. Thomas, 43, had just returned to his home when he was accosted by gun-toting thieves at around 9 p.m. The assailants shot him in both legs Read More

Seniors Dennison, Trinidad grateful to Racela for Season 80

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Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ Ron Dennison and Jojo Trinidad celebrated a championship for Far Eastern University in Season 78, but the two couldn’t win another one before they ended their UAAP careers. The Tamaraws lost to the top-seeded Ateneo Blue Eagles, 88-84, in their Final Four rubber match in the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball Read More

Racela apologizes to seniors Dennison, Trinidad for FEU’s Final 4 exit

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FEU head coach Olsen Racela. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ Ron Dennison and Jojo Trinidad bid goodbye to Far Eastern University, and if there’s one person who is saddened to see the two leave is head coach Olsen Racela.  Racela and the Tamaraws failed to enter the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball Finals after losing to Read More

Musicians Think There’s #NoGreaterTime to Advocate for Change in Trinidad & Tobago

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The group of creatives behind the musical initiative for change, #NoGreaterTime. Photo courtesy the group, used with permission. Just about a year ago, soca singer Kees Dieffenthaller, spoken word artist Muhammad Muwakil, designer Anya Ayoung Chee, music producer Keron “Sheriff” Thompson and other Trinidad and Tobago-based creatives came together to create the project, No Greater Read More

More pollution of Trinidad & Tobago waters by yet another oil spill

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Tuesday, October 18 2011 @ 03:30 PM MST Contributed by: AleemKhan Views: 17 Budget Debate – Fiscal Year 2012CONTRIBUTION OF THE HONOURABLE NIZAM BAKSH MINISTER OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Introduction and Congratulations Mr. Speaker, I embrace this opportunity to contribute to the Debate on the National Budget for Fiscal 2012. The Budget, presented by the Honourable Read More

U.S. Embassy hands over eight trained dogs to Trinidad & Tobago Police

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Thursday, November 16 2017 @ 01:25 AM AST Contributed by: michaelariston Views: 40 The Embassy of the United States of America handed over eight trained canines to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) Tuesday during a ceremony in Arima, about 29 kilometres from the capital city of Port of Spain. The U.S. Embassy set Read More

Trinidad conglomorate ANSA McAl sends five containers of relief items to Dominica

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Members of the ANSA McAL Hurricane relief group pose next to steel containers filled with relief items destined for hurricane-ravaged Dominica Conglomorate ANSA McAL, through its Family First – Hurricane Relief Initiative has filled five 20-foot containers packed with some of the group’s own products which will be sent next week to Dominica which is Read More

Draw against Portugal first step for U.S. away from Trinidad debacle

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Dave Sarachan says several young players showed potential for long-term success with the U.S. in their draw at Portugal. Teenager Weston McKennie scored a debut goal, but the U.S. had to settle for a draw at Portugal after a goalkeeping howler. Dave Sarachan praises U.S. goalkeeper Ethan Horvath’s ability to recover after his howler resulted Read More