Friday 22nd October, 2004

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After a tour of duty to help restore order and help relief efforts in Grenada, battered last month by Hurricane Ivan, these T&T soldiers are all smiles yesterday as they leave the Coast Guard hangar at Piarco International Airport, happy to be home. Another contingent left for Grenada to replace their unit.

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Probe into tea room brawl

Police seek DPP’s advice

The police file on investigations into the teacup incident between Housing Minister Dr Keith Rowley and Opposition MP Chandresh Sharma is now in the hands of senior police...

Government orders probe into Rowley affair

For the second time in two days, the Government, at the urging of the Opposition, has done an about-face on how to investigate corruption allegations surrounding a commercial housing project owned by Housing Minister Dr Keith Rowley...

Elias, Warner welcomes inquiry

Both NH International executive chairman Emile Elias and Warner Construction managing director Allan Warner yesterday welcomed Government’s decision to set up a commission of inquiry of the contracts they have been awarded...

Mark queries $$ for stay-at-home envoy

Donna Carter, high commissioner designate to South Africa, has not yet taken up her post, despite being appointed in December and obtaining full salary and allowances since then, UNC senator Wade Mark said yesterday...

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CWU takes TSTT to court

The Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) yesterday filed an industrial relations offence against TSTT for what it described as the company’s failure to meet and treat with the union over its VSEP and enhanced early retirement plan (EERP)...

Grenada celebrates with Caribbean stars

A carnival atmosphere erupted on the quiet Morne Rogue Ground, St George’s, Grenada, on Monday, as a host of T&T soca stars celebrated Caribbean Star Airlines’ fourth anniversary. The show attracted hundreds of islanders....

T&T 33rd in world amateur golf

The T&T team—Diana Torry, Tracey Clarke and Michelle Torry—is 23 points behind (in 33rd place) leader Canada who, spurred by a championship record low round of 67 from Mary Ann Lapointe, took the first-day lead at the 2004 Women’s World Amateur Team Championship at Rio Mar Country Club on Wednesday...

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Accountant speaks about misconceptions & challenges

Thomas Pantin wears the Courts colours like any other employee—a royal blue long-sleeved shirt with the store’s name and tag line...

All-female Cuban band in town for Pan Royale

A ten-member all female Cuban salsa band, Son Damas, is one of the first- time visitors making up the cast of globally acclaimed acts that will be onstage during the ten-day T&T Steelpan & Jazz Festival (Pan Royale 2004), which has its gala opening tonight at Mount Irvine Bay Hotel and Golf Club...

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

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