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Wed, 05/03/2017 - 14:45

A flock of flamingos has settled to feed at the Caroni Bird Sanctuary.

While tour operators say it's a great opportunity for tourism and earning of foreign exchange, there are allegations...

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Wed, 05/03/2017 - 14:30

Sealots residents are soon to receive a walkover in their area, this comes almost four years after a mother and her daughters lost their lives after being hit by a vehicle.

Jannelle Bernard...

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Wed, 05/03/2017 - 14:30

Members of the Opposition are now warning business owners about the alleged crippling effects of the property tax.

It's their latest argument in their campaign to prevent the government...

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Wed, 05/03/2017 - 14:30

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley spared no members of the Opposition bench for what he says has been their campaign of misinformation on the property tax.

During a public meeting, he accused...

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Tue, 05/02/2017 - 21:00

A warning today for persons contemplating boycotting the property tax that doing so may have financial implications.

It comes from well known chartered surveyor Afra Raymond who says those...

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Tue, 05/02/2017 - 21:00

Public Utilities Minister Fitzgerald Hinds says he is convinced protests in South Trinidad for water are politically motivated.

He says he believes the residents are receiving water and...

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Tue, 05/02/2017 - 21:00

For ten years, the Just Because Foundation has been working with families of cancer patients and those suffering from the disease themselves.

This past weekend was their tenth cancer walk...

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Tue, 05/02/2017 - 20:45

No word yet on whether this country will have to pay for clean up efforts in Venezuela following Petrotrin's oil spill one week ago.

On Sunday oil washed ashore in that country, and a...

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Tue, 05/02/2017 - 20:45

A fiery protest in Solomon Knox Road, Penal as residents call for water in their community.

For almost one month they have gone without a supply and are fed up with the situation.

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Tue, 05/02/2017 - 14:45

Thousands of students are staying away from school each year because they do not have food to eat.

Although it is illegal to keep a child away from school, the education minister says more...

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Mon, 05/01/2017 - 21:15

Police are investigating the murder of a former police commissioner's son.

The family had been robbed several times before, but this time around the bandits took much more than items.

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Mon, 05/01/2017 - 21:15

Residents along the North Oropouche Road broke their one year silence and again blocked their main road calling on the relevant authority to fix it.

It's a main access road which WASA dug...

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