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A firefighter walks through the ruins of what was once the Penal Rock Road Hindu School yesterday. Just three days before the start of the new term, fire totally destroyed the school, displacing some 138 students.

Photo: Sookdeo Baney


Fire razes Penal school

Three days before the start of the new school term, fire destroyed Penal Rock Road Hindu School, leaving 138 students displaced...

Diego five granted $130,000 bail

A URP foreman was among five people who were granted a total of $130,000 bail by Port-of-Spain magistrate Marcia Murray yesterday...

Hundreds delayed, stranded, as Beauport under pressure

Hundreds of seabridge passengers were stranded in Trinidad and Tobago over the past two days, as the only boat serving as their transport, the MV Beauport, felt the strain of its heavy work schedule...

PSC, CoP face fire from JSC

Members of the Police Service Commission and Commissioner of Police Trevor Paul faced incisive questioning from members of a joint select committee, which was convened in Parliament yesterday to examine the PSC’s 2001 and 2002 reports...

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Economists: Boost agriculture to fight prices

Government has exhausted its options for exempting basic food items from Value Added Tax (VAT) as a method of combating rising prices, economist Dr Dhanayshar Mahabir said...

MANtalk review

What is mantalk? What do men talk about with each other? What are they thinking? The Mermade Theatre & MSJ Productions presentation of MANtalk, offers some answers to these questions...

T&T seeks 4x100 relay medal today in Athens

The heavy feeling of failure which had burdened T&T’s runners since the start of the track events on August 20, was lifted yesterday when Darrel Brown, Marc Burns, Nicconnor Alexander and...

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Art dealer moves to Fed Park

In April this year, when Mark Pereira closed down his hugely successful business, 101 Art Gallery, it sparked tremendous speculation among the small group of art patrons in the country...

Soca Monarch winner still to receive $

Bunji hints at dropping out

Reigning Soca Monarch champion Bunji Garlin may not be defending his title in 2005. Speaking from New York on Wednesday, Garlin said he was upset over not receiving his $150,000 cash prize for having won the competition, which took place February 20, at the Queen’s Park Oval...

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

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