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Leicester books place among Champions League's last 8

Leicester City kept their Champions League adventure alive as goals from Wes Morgan and Marc Albrighton gave them a 2-0 victory over 10-man Sevilla to put them into the quarter-finals.

Trailing 2-1 from the first leg, the English champions produced a fine display to defeat the silky Spaniards, who missed a penalty and had Samir Nasri sent off in the second half.

Steven N'Zonzi had the chance to take the tie into extra time from the spot but Kasper Schmeichel came to Leicester's rescue with his second penalty save in the competition this season.

Panama names team to face T&T in next week's World Cup qualifier

Panama Head Coach Hernan Dario Gomez has selected his final squad to face Trinidad and Tobago in next Friday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.

The last time Panama played in Port of Spain in a World Cup qualifier in Port of Spain, T&T came away 2-0 winners with Stern John opening the scoring in the first half and Dennis Lawrence netting the second item after the break.

Caribbean Airlines cancels 10 additional flights as a result of snowstorm

Caribbean Airlines has cancelled 10 more flights as a result of the snowstorm in North-East United States.

This follows the announcement on Monday of the cancellation of six flights.

The 10 additional flights are:

UK national killed in freak accident at Princes Town concrete batching plant

A man has been killed in a freak accident at a concrete batching plant in Princes Town.

He has been identified as 55-year-old John Morris, a national of the United Kingdom.

He was crushed after slipping and falling into equipment at the plant this morning.

He was rushed to the Princes Town Health Facility where he was pronounced dead.

The plant is located on the M1 Ring Road, Maltida, Princes Town.

Police are conducting investigations.

 

Trade unions suspend participation in Tripartite Advisory Council over Govt's approach to TDC

The Trade Union Movement has taken a decision to immediately suspend its participation in any meetings called by National Tripartite Advisory Council (NTAC).

A statement by the General Secretary of the National Trade Union Centre (NATUC), Michael Annisette says the decision has its genesis in the fact that the Minister of Tourism, Shamfa Cudjoe chose to inform the Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) who are the representatives for the Tourism Development Company (TDC) workers via telephone of Cabinet’s decision to dissolve the TDC and replace it with two separate entities.

Moonilal wants inquiry into hiring of lobbyist

Oropouche East MP Dr Roodal Moonilal is calling for an inquiry into the hiring of lobbyist Arthur Collins.

Addressing supporters at a UNC Monday Night Forum in Preysal, Dr Moonilal lashed out at Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley for failing to reveal the arrangement between Arthur Collins's firm, DC LLC and the government.

Missing 14-year-old Malabar student found

Tasha Sandsand, the 14-year-old pupil of Malabar Secondary School, who was reported missing by her grandmother, Trina Vialva, on Wednesday 8th March, 2017, has been found, a statement by the Police Service says.

The statement says members of the Child Protection Unit are continuing investigations and that the Police Service thanks the public for its assistance in ensuring the teenager’s safe return.

The statement contains no further information.

Narine, Pollard, Simmons to face Pakistan

Mystery spinner Sunil Narine who has been playing domestic cricket for Queen’s Park will represent the West Indies against Pakistan in the upcoming four-match T20 series in the West Indies, starting later this month.

Pakistan will be four T20s, three ODIs and three Test matches in the Caribbean and the first of the T20s take place on March 26 at Kensington Oval in Barbados. The next three matches will be played at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port-of-Spain.

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