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Mon, 05/23/2016

RBC Royal Bank will be increasing its fees by the end of May but the bank is defending the move and is saying its rates are within industry standards.
Judy Kanhai has more in this report....

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Mon, 05/23/2016

Nursing students are yet to be paid their stipends and some of them have not been paid in months.
Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh is clueless as to when they will be paid.

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Mon, 05/23/2016

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad Bissessar has criticised the government for what she calls evidence of discrimination and favouritism in the payment of attorney Kerwyn Garcia by Udecott.

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Mon, 05/23/2016

The local manufacturing firm instructed to remove its coconut water product off the market has been identified as Solo.
But over the weekend, the beverage company was yet to comply with the...

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Mon, 05/23/2016

Five Trinidad and Tobago nationals held in a Venezuelan prison will be sent home.

It is one of the several agreements reached as Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro met with the government...

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Mon, 05/23/2016

Five Trinidadian nationals incarcerated in Venezuela could soon be on their way home. Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago concluded bilateral talks today.

Nicolas Maduro's visit comes amid...

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Mon, 05/23/2016

For the second time in a month, Oropouche residents blocked the North Oropouche road, inconveniencing hundreds of motorists.

The residents say WASA dug up the road but did not repair it....

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Mon, 05/23/2016

After decades of negotiating cross-border energy fields, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela have signed a historic agreement.

Trinidad will purchase gas from one of Venezuela's largest...

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Fri, 05/20/2016

A group of citizens spent the day at Scotland Bay but not for the obvious reasons; there were no bikinis or water sports but rather they pulled out gloves and filled garbage bags with a mountain...

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Fri, 05/20/2016

One of this country's major beverage companies is being accused of misleading the public by selling a product 'labelled coconut water' when it doesn't contain any coconut water at all.


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Fri, 05/20/2016

Some T&Tec workers are alleging that last week's partial blackout was not due to mechanical failures but rather a form of protest.

They are warning that another one is imminent.

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Fri, 05/20/2016

The opposition does not support child marriage and wants the age raised to eighteen.

At a news conference this afternoon, leader Kamla Persad Bissessar says the laws that encourage minors...