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    Purdey hopes process is fair

    The trinidad Guardian / Bridgemans Services Group vice-president Andrew Purdey is hoping his company will be treated fairly at tender evaluation process for the selection of a new passenger vessel for the sea bridge. The company’s tender of the controversial Ocean Flower 2 was among eleven others received by the Port Authority of T&T (PATT)…

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    Prisons FC promoted to TTSL League One

    The trinidad Guardian / Prisons FC became the first team to be officially promoted to the Trinidad and Tobago Super League – League One on Saturday after a thrilling 4-2 victory at YTC Arouca against Petit Valley/Diego Martin Utd (PVDMU). Prior to kick off, the match was set up as a winner take all encounter,…

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    Andrews as club tour guide

    The trinidad Guardian / Former national defender Marvin Andrews remains a hero at Scottish club Glasgow Rangers. This was evident after the club has presented their supporters with an opportunity to hear first-hand the memories of a true Rangers great with an Ibrox Tour hosted by Marvin Andrews on September 28th. As fans tour behind…

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    Trincity fire could affect supermarket food supply

    The trinidad Guardian / Four businesses under one company-JMH Enterprise Limited-at the Trincity Industrial Estate went up in flames on Sunday night. Owner Christopher James said yesterday his losses are estimated to run “well into the hundreds of millions of dollars.” He said eight trucks, three vans, four cars and equipment were all destroyed in…

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    AmCham to Govt: Improve ease of doing business

    The trinidad Guardian / Customer service at all government offices must be improved, along with flexible working hours and regulated lunch breaks. These are some of the wishes rounding out the American Chamber of T&T’s (AmChamTT) budget submissions for 2017/2018 under the area of Ease of Doing Business. While the Chamber acknowledges the challenges that…

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    O’Brien’s Battlecry stops Bigman

    The trinidad Guardian / Battlecry came through to cause a major upset on the Arima Race Club’s (ARC) Republic Day card when the John O’Brien trained three-year-old colt beat overwhelming favourite, Bigman In Town in the feature Grade One – Caribbean Champion Stakes over 1,800 metres. In winning the Champion Stakes, O’Brien and Battlecry stopped…

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    Korean Flute Choir at Queen’s Hall for Korea Week celebration

    The trinidad Guardian / The Embassy of the Republic of Korea has announced that this year’s National Foundation Day will be celebrated on October 3, 2017. A release from the Embassy said it is organising Korea Week 2017 with a series of events during the first week of October, which will be open to the…

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    Advancing women in sports leadership

    The trinidad Guardian / One person told me to my face that my belief that women will play the most significant role in global development in the future is baloney. I have also been told it goes against religious and societal norms and values. I am committed to driving strategic change for women in sport…

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    Digicel Foundation builds school for special needs children in Rio Claro

    The trinidad Guardian / Founder and principal of the Rio Claro Learning and Development Centre for Special Children, Kellyann Pascall, together with her staff and students, started the new school term with a newly built Centre courtesy the Digicel Foundation. A release said the Digicel Foundation invested $1.2 million to rebuild the school which houses…

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    Gopee-Scoon: Greater regional, international collaboration needed

    The trinidad Guardian / Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon is calling for cooperation between regional and international partners as greater efforts are made to address security issues affecting Latin America, the Caribbean and the wider global community. Speaking at the Caribbean Security Forum hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries (TTCSI)…

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    Fitz Jackson New PNP Chairman

    RJR News / Fitz Jackson, MP for the constituency of St. Catherine South, is the new Chairman of the opposition People’s National Party (PNP). Jackson was elected during a meeting of the National Executive Council of the PNP in St. Mary on Sunday, securing 180 votes to defeat Anthony Hylton who received 79 votes. Fitz…

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    “Duppy Film” Killed

    RJR News / Marlon “Duppy Film” Perry, Jamaica’s most wanted, was fatally shot by the police on Sunday morning.    He was killed during a Police operation in Port Morant, St Thomas.       RJR news has been informed that three illegal guns, including an AK 47 rifle and two pistols, were recovered.     A…

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    An examination of ‘Trinidadianness’

    The trinidad Guardian / Green Days by the River, T&T filmmaker Michael Mooleedhar’s film adaptation of the Michael Anthony novel, premiered at the T&T Film Festival on September 19. In this essay, Caribbean visual arts scholar Patricia Mohammed examines the film’s style and substance. CONTINUED FROM LAST WEEK In his film adaptation of the Michael…

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    A strong rope for rough seas

    The trinidad Guardian / By way of introduction, the book of Ecclesiastes 4:9-12, in the Bible, speaks to us concerning the value of fellowship. It reminds us that two are better than one, and three together is better than two together. Solomon uses the analogy of a threefold cord. He reminds us that a three-stranded…

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    Rowley’s anti-corruption rhetoric

    The trinidad Guardian / The Prime Minister’s appearance before the Joint Select Committee (JSC) on Monday was interesting to say the least. He was compelling and in command of the facts as he sought to demonstrate to the public that behind the sea bridge ferry controversies, under both the People’s Partnership and the People’s National…

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    Mason double keeps Shiva Boys perfect

    The trinidad Guardian / Kierron Mason netted a double to lead Shiva Boys Hindu College to a 2-0 blanking of Trinity College of Moka Maraval for a fifth straight win in the Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League Premier Division yesterday. On very heavy surface at Maraval, made difficult by the mid-day rainfall, Shiva Boys…

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    Preserving the legacy of care

    The trinidad Guardian / There’s a saying that goes if you live long enough, you will die. As we age, the desire to be cared for lovingly and with respect in our golden years is something which all persons desire. This is where Judy Ali and her brother Kazim Mohammed come in as the founders…

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    PM displaying lack of foresight

    The trinidad Guardian / The Prime Minister is displaying the lack of foresight, which is prevalent among many of our politicians and those in positions of authority here, when he offered to accommodate the people of Dominica. It is one thing offering help to your neighbours in distress, but it is quite another asking them…

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    WHO’S FOOLING WHO?

    The trinidad Guardian / Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.” So goes the popular adage; one that cautions those who have been cheated to avoid falling victim a second time when dealing with the same person or situation. Nobody likes to be made a fool. It imbues a sense…

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    Law wants settled squad for qualifiers

    The trinidad Guardian / NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND- Stuart Law said he wants to use the remainder of the One-day International series against England to build a settled West Indies squad for the ICC World Cup qualifying tournament next March in Zimbabwe. With September 30 set as the cut-off date for automatic qualification for the World Cup,…

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    North East Stars hit Sharks for six in Couva

    The trinidad Guardian / Trinidad and Tobago international Rundell Winchester finished with a hat-trick to his name on Friday night in a 6-0 North East Stars’ win over his ex-employers Central FC. The affair, albeit lopsided, was the highpoint of a Pro League double-header at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva and included 40-year-old ex-Sunderland…

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    SCRUTINY CHALLENGES

    The trinidad Guardian / Last week the scrutiny challenges facing this country were fully exposed. On the positive side was the appearance of Prime Minister Rowley before a Joint Select Committee of Parliament to answer questions related to the scandal of the ferry service between Trinidad and Tobago. This was a first for parliamentary scrutiny…

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    Hurting for Dominica!

    The trinidad Guardian / It is extremely sad and disheartening to read the hateful and negative comments of some Trinis in response to our Prime Minister’s decision to open our doors to displaced Dominicans after the devastation of hurricane Maria. With the popularity of social media, everyone has seen the near decimation of its people….

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    Founder, Nigel R Khan Bookseller

    The trinidad Guardian / 1 How many years have you been in business? 15 years-it feels like only yesterday. 2 What has been your biggest success? Changing the mindset about reading and bookstores, connecting readers to authors, bringing my love for books and creating the right place for readers. Books can change lives. 3 Have…

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    Stop the negatives

    The trinidad Guardian / Much has been said-we are very good at saying-about our Prime Minister’s invitation to the destitute citizens of Dominica. Now we should be taking action! Where will they stay? Will we ever be able to send them home? Firstly, where will they stay? This, of course, has been the decades-old question…

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    Scotiabank invests in future business leaders

    The trinidad Guardian / Nineteen young persons, between the ages of 15 and 19 were recognised on September 21 for successfully completing the inaugural Scotiabank Vision Achiever Youth Programme. The initiative spanned a 5-day period during the month of August and sought to empower budding entrepreneurs by fostering their confidence and ability to succeed in…

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    Gayle fit for crucial third ODI says Holder

    The trinidad Guardian / BRISTOL, England-West Indies will hope the return of Chris Gayle to their line-up will trigger the spark that leads to a series-levelling victory over England in the third One-day International today. The Windies trail 0-1 in the five-match series, following an eight-wicket defeat in the first ODI at Old Trafford, but…

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    Managing influences

    The trinidad Guardian / All humans are susceptible to the pull of emotions over logic and rationality. It’s just a part of who we are as a species. While emotions can play a wonderful role in many areas of life, in investing, they can be particularly pernicious. Many people possess the intellect needed to become…

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    A Caribbean Dream

    The trinidad Guardian / With an irresistible Caribbean twist, in adapting Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Barbadian filmmaker Shakirah Bourne has a character named Bottom played by a woman. In a 21st-century retelling of this classic comedy about breaking all kinds of rules, why not? Similarly, the music-induced madness of a Caribbean carnival-in this case,…

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    T&T vball men off to Continental qualifiers

    The trinidad Guardian / The core group of players in the 14-member T&T senior men’s volleyball squad for the 2017 NORCECA Senior Men’s Volleyball Continental Championship, a qualifier to the FIVB World Championship will depart for the Olympic Training Centre, in Colorado Springs, Denver, USA today. Yesterday, team manager Kairon Serrette and Newton Grant, one…

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    T&T relief supplies reach Dominica

    Trinidad Express / T&T Coast Goard vessel TTS MORUGA CG 27 arrived in Dominica on Thursday with approximately 2.28 tonnes of food items donated and collected from various stakeholders at locations throughout Trinidad and Tobago. Additionally, the National Helicopter Services Limited (NHSL), accompanied by members of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) has moved…

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    Seven charges in ‘hostage’ case

    Trinidad Express / A Santa Cruz man appeared before a Justice of the Peace today on seven charges, arising out Monday’s incident in which he is alleged to have held a 17year-old captive at gunpoint and shot at police officers, at the MIC Institute of Technology, Arima,. Michel Diaz, 32, of Upper Gasparillo Road, Santa…

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    ‘Graveyard water flooding my home’

    Trinidad Express / La Brea resident Annmarie Clouden is calling on Member of Parliament Nicole Olivierre, Brighton/Vessigny councilor Gerald Debesette and the Siparia Regional Corporation to work together to put an end to water seeping from the La Brea Old Cemetery and flowing into her home. Clouden, who lives on Marshall Street said for the…

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  • Purdey hopes process is fair

    The trinidad Guardian / Bridgemans Services Group vice-president Andrew Purdey is hoping his company will be treated fairly at tender evaluation process for the selection of a new passenger vessel for the sea bridge. The company’s tender of the controversial Ocean Flower 2 was among eleven others received by the Port Authority of T&T (PATT)…

  • Prisons FC promoted to TTSL League One

    The trinidad Guardian / Prisons FC became the first team to be officially promoted to the Trinidad and Tobago Super League – League One on Saturday after a thrilling 4-2 victory at YTC Arouca against Petit Valley/Diego Martin Utd (PVDMU). Prior to kick off, the match was set up as a winner take all encounter,…

  • Andrews as club tour guide

    The trinidad Guardian / Former national defender Marvin Andrews remains a hero at Scottish club Glasgow Rangers. This was evident after the club has presented their supporters with an opportunity to hear first-hand the memories of a true Rangers great with an Ibrox Tour hosted by Marvin Andrews on September 28th. As fans tour behind…

  • Trincity fire could affect supermarket food supply

    The trinidad Guardian / Four businesses under one company-JMH Enterprise Limited-at the Trincity Industrial Estate went up in flames on Sunday night. Owner Christopher James said yesterday his losses are estimated to run “well into the hundreds of millions of dollars.” He said eight trucks, three vans, four cars and equipment were all destroyed in…

  • AmCham to Govt: Improve ease of doing business

    The trinidad Guardian / Customer service at all government offices must be improved, along with flexible working hours and regulated lunch breaks. These are some of the wishes rounding out the American Chamber of T&T’s (AmChamTT) budget submissions for 2017/2018 under the area of Ease of Doing Business. While the Chamber acknowledges the challenges that…

  • O’Brien’s Battlecry stops Bigman

    The trinidad Guardian / Battlecry came through to cause a major upset on the Arima Race Club’s (ARC) Republic Day card when the John O’Brien trained three-year-old colt beat overwhelming favourite, Bigman In Town in the feature Grade One – Caribbean Champion Stakes over 1,800 metres. In winning the Champion Stakes, O’Brien and Battlecry stopped…

  • Korean Flute Choir at Queen’s Hall for Korea Week celebration

    The trinidad Guardian / The Embassy of the Republic of Korea has announced that this year’s National Foundation Day will be celebrated on October 3, 2017. A release from the Embassy said it is organising Korea Week 2017 with a series of events during the first week of October, which will be open to the…

  • Advancing women in sports leadership

    The trinidad Guardian / One person told me to my face that my belief that women will play the most significant role in global development in the future is baloney. I have also been told it goes against religious and societal norms and values. I am committed to driving strategic change for women in sport…

  • Digicel Foundation builds school for special needs children in Rio Claro

    The trinidad Guardian / Founder and principal of the Rio Claro Learning and Development Centre for Special Children, Kellyann Pascall, together with her staff and students, started the new school term with a newly built Centre courtesy the Digicel Foundation. A release said the Digicel Foundation invested $1.2 million to rebuild the school which houses…

  • Gopee-Scoon: Greater regional, international collaboration needed

    The trinidad Guardian / Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon is calling for cooperation between regional and international partners as greater efforts are made to address security issues affecting Latin America, the Caribbean and the wider global community. Speaking at the Caribbean Security Forum hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries (TTCSI)…

  • Masterful Melocotones ends Film Festival with a bang

    The trinidad Guardian / The 12th T&T Film Festival closes with a spectacular bang today, with a terrific and groundbreaking film selection that was not picked before only because of the limitations of programming schedules. For many people, this will be the film of the festival. Today’s film is: Melocotones aka (Canned) Peaches (Dominican Republic,…

  • Mom of man killed by fallen tree grieves

    The trinidad Guardian / Diego Martin mother Carol Noel was overwhelmed with grief yesterday, after learning the man who was killed when a falling tree crashed into a car at Granville beach on Sunday was her son, Joshua Grannum. According to reports she received, Grannum, 23, was seated in a silver Nissan AD Wagon talking…

  • The disaster preparedness dilemma

    The trinidad Guardian / At this point, nobody in T&T can say they didn’t know what would happen. The consequences of natural disaster in nations both well prepared and marginally ready are writ large across headlines and leading broadcasts the world over the last two weeks. Despite our most vocal protestations that “God is a…

  • Dominica gets lots of love

    The trinidad Guardian / Responding to the call made by a 97-member group led by comedian and media personality Errol Fabien, the public, corporate T&T and local and regional soca artistes and deejays showed just how big a heart T&T has on Sunday at the One Caribbean Relief Concert at the Queen’s Park oval, Port-of-Spain….

  • We can still square the series-Holder

    The trinidad Guardian / LONDON Captain Jason Holder believes West Indies can still take a share of the five-match One-Day International series against England despite losing two of the first three games. Speaking following the Caribbean side’s 124-run defeat at Bristol on Sunday, Holder said the Windies needed to execute better in the remaining games…

  • Fake food

    The trinidad Guardian / In a move worthy of the Monty Python comedy group at their sublime best, the T&T Defence Force (TTDF) has come up with a list of things that they say the people of Dominica desperately need, that beggars the imagination. After conducting a critical needs assessment on the ground, the TTDF…

  • Purdey hopes process is fair

    The trinidad Guardian / Bridgemans Services Group vice-president Andrew Purdey is hoping his company will be treated fairly at tender evaluation process for the selection of a new passenger vessel for the sea bridge. The company’s tender of the controversial Ocean Flower 2 was among eleven others received by the Port Authority of T&T (PATT)…

  • Body found on river bank

    The trinidad Guardian / The body of a 48-year-old man was found lying on a river bank in Williamsville yesterday morning. Police suspect that Nowray Rooplal, of Dharamdass Trace, St Julien Road, Princes Town, may have fallen into the river and drowned. However, investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy at the Forensic Sciences…

  • Abdulah slams xenophia towards Dominicans

    The trinidad Guardian / Movement for Social Justice leader David Abdulah has labelled as racist and xenophobic recent public comments over Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s call to house nationals from Hurricane Maria-devastated Dominica here in T&T. Abdulah weighed in on this issue, which has generated mixed public reactions, at a press conference at MSJ…

  • Residents clean up after floods

    The trinidad Guardian / Strong winds and heavy rainfall associated with bad weather over the past 48 hours led to power outages and flash flooding in West Trinidad yesterday. Several homes in the East and Central Trinidad also lost roofs. Homes in Westmoorings, Talparo, Couva and Chaguanas lost roofs, the T&T Guardian was told. At…

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  • Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio

    Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio   El gobierno del Presidente Donald Trump pidió anoche a la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. que restablezca la prohibición temporal de viaje al país desde seis naciones de mayoría musulmana, luego de que fuera bloqueada por tribunales inferiores que la consideraron discriminatoria. Para decidir si se…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

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