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TRINIDAD – Venezuelan nationals deported

At least 82 Venezuelan nationals were deported to their homeland on Saturday amid concerns that among them were people seeking asylum in Trinidad and Tobago. The Ministry of National Security in a statement issued late Saturday night said that 82 Venezuelan nationals including 29 women “were voluntarily repatriated…to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela with the […]

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TnT – Boy chops off mother’s hand

He said, “I did it because my mother took away my cellphone the night before and I found it was unfair.”

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TRINIDAD – Baby raped, beaten to death

PORT OF SPAIN – A 15-month old baby girl was raped and beaten to death on Wednesday. The suspect is a 17-year-old relative. Baby Raquel George was found bruised and bleeding by her mother at the family home in Palo Seco. The child’s mother, Sharlene George, 44, found the child lifeless when she returned from […]

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TT govt minister fired

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Less than 24 hours after he was appointed minister in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Darryl Smith has been fired. A statement from the Office of the Prime Minister on Tuesday said that Smith’s dismissal followed a meeting with prime minister Dr Keith Rowley and Planning and […]

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TRINIDAD – Moses in clear

PM: Public servants caused Dominica vote PORT OF SPAIN – Public officials who usurped the authority of the political directorate and not foreign affairs minister Dennis Moses, were responsible for T&T’s recent refusal to support Dominica’s request for waiver of its dues for the Organisation of American States (OAS) last month. That’s the direction in […]

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No love for Buju in T&T

The concert is 13 months away but already the LGBT community in this country is expressing its displeasure with Reggae singer and one of dancehall’s stalwarts, Buju Banton’s schedule visit to T&T in 2019. It has resolved there should be no promoting of artistes who promote violence against against LGBT people. In the past some of […]

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TRINIDAD – Scores of passengers stranded

Although Caribbean Airlines staff worked overtime for the Easter long weekend to fill the gap of the collapsed ferry service, transporting over 13,000 passengers on the domestic airbridge, there were still scores of ferry passengers who had to camp out at the airport in Tobago for hours to catch a flight. Scores of passengers, including […]

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TRINIDAD – Schoolboy killed in tragic accident

PORT OF SPAIN – Longing to own a bicycle, schoolboy Darion “Tin Tin” Lucas worked hard, saved up his money and bought a used bike last month. In a cruel twist of fate, on Tuesday, Lucas, 15, was killed when he rode down a steep hill into the path of a truck, transporting logs at […]

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Major faux pas

PORT Of SPAIN, Trinidad – The Trinidad and Tobago government Thursday sought to distance itself from a position taken by its ambassador to the Organisation of American States (OAS) Anthony Phillip Spencer during a hemispheric meeting last week against a financial waiver for hurricane ravaged Dominica. Instead of supporting the waiver on Dominica’s assessed quota […]

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