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Rising to the occasion

GABRIEL WELCH, eight, admires the beautiful scenery created by balloons in the atrium of the National Library in Port-of-Spain. The country observes the 42nd anniversary of political independence from Britain on Tuesday. Photo: Dilip Singh


T&T reps off to Liechtenstein

Two T&T representatives left late Friday evening for Liechtenstein with evidence to prove that Maritime executive Steve Ferguson obtained money illegally, sources told Sunday Guardian...

Rush for books likened to Christmas Eve shopping

The mad rush is the usual thing. It comes like shopping on Christmas Eve,” said bookshop manager Henny Charran yesterday...

Piarco runway fails ICAO test

Repaving of the Piarco International Airport runway, which has cost taxpayers at least $27 million, was a botched job sources said yesterday...

Police beating has ruined my plans

A young model is concerned about his future in the fashion industry after he was allegedly beaten by a policeman...

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Scotia 9-month EPS up 11 per cent

Scotiabank T&T Ltd posted earnings of 44.3 cents in the third quarter ended 31 July 2004. This compares with 50.6 cents in the first quarter and 42.9 cents per share in the second quarter. Net interest and other income was $140.2 million, $132.29 million...

Beyond sex appeal

At a recent cocktail party, Aliyuska Huerta Vasquez was the most stunning woman in the room. Wearing nothing but a string of pearls under a bright red jacket of her pants suit, Panama’s commercial attaché and legal adviser to T&T displayed sexy self-confidence...

Bovell flies T&T flag at closing ceremony

Brian Lewis, T&T’s Chef de Mission at the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, has said that for this nation to do well at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China, the possible competitors need to start getting prepared from January 1, 2005—instead of just one year before the Games...

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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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