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Eye to eye

American doctor Analisa Arosemena uses a selective laser trabeculoplarty machine to examine Health Minister John Rahael’s eyes which she declared free from cataracts. Rahael handed over the machine to Port-of-Spain General Hospital yesterday.

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News

Cops want law to block ransom $$

The Police Service wants Government to introduce legislation to make it an offence for banks and other financial institutions to release money to families of kidnap victims who want to pay ransoms...

Police recruits hurt in crash

Six police recruits were rushed to hospital on Tuesday night, after the car in which they were passengers collided with another vehicle...

Lawmen under scrutiny speak out

A policeman who has been under scrutiny by the Police Service for alleged wrongdoings, claimed yesterday, that a senior police officer and his son were recently held at a Port-of-Spain bank with marked ransom money...

ALNG strike leader in court for assault

Atlantic LNG strike leader Ernest Thompson has pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault occasioning grievous bodily harm...

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Union to shut down Works Ministry today

A shutdown of the operations of the Works and Transport Ministry is being planned today as workers protest what they claim are efforts to displace thousands of employees...

Moving on up

At an interview last month, Louris Martin Lee-Sing reached up from time to time to twirl the nascent dreadlocks that crown her perky face. The gesture showed her age — she’s just 26 — but belied her new authority as the manager of the Trinidad Theatre Workshop’s Theatre-in-Education programme...

WI women’s cricket

Another washout for T&T; St Vincent win

Vanessa Shallow (27 runs) and Cordell Jack (22), opening the batting for St Vincent, gave their team a good start of 47 for the first wicket as the Vincentians defeated Barbados by 29 runs on another rain-filled day in the West Indies Women’s cricket tournament yesterday...

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HCL creating new urban area

Although no foundation has been set and neither brick nor mortar has been placed, Home Construction’s $850 million dollar project, One Woodbrook Place, is going like hot cakes...

Family trio in concert

Show Me How to Love, a grand celebration concert, takes place on Saturday at Caribbean Union College CUC Auditorium, Maracas/St Joseph, at 8 pm. The concert features The Phillips Trio (sisters Michelyn and Charlene, and brother Michael jnr) who are CUC students...

Trini Revellers is the winner of the George Bailey Large Band award. Check out more photos from Carnival 2004...

 
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