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FAREWELL HUG

TTT anchors John Victor and Shelly Dass hug each other outside of NBN yesterday, during an emotional moment when several of their colleagues turned up to collect their VSEP cheques and say final farewells at the station’s Maraval Road base. The station went off the air at 12 midnight.

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Mixed emotions as NBN signs off

There were mixed feelings yesterday, as National Broadcasting Network employees said a final goodbye to the 42-year-old institution...

Bakr performs juma in court

Leader of the Jamaat al Muslimeen, Yasin Abu Bakr, two of his wives and several other followers were forced to perform juma (midday prayers) in the lobby of the Hall of Justice, Port-of-Spain, yesterday, after Justice Mark Mohammed turned down an application by the defence for an early adjournment...

Chandra Naraynsingh murder inquiry

Panic, protests as star witness turns up late

There was chaos and confusion at San Fernando First Magistrate Court yesterday morning, when Junior Morris, star witness in the preliminary inquiry into the Chandra Naraynsingh murder, could not be found...

Canadian to control $15b State funds

Government has appointed Calder Hart, Canadian-born chief executive of the Home Mortgage Bank, as chairman of the National Insurance Board, the state social security institution...

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ChevronTexaco set to drill

ChevronTexaco is due to start drilling an exploration well off Trinidad’s south coast today. The well, Manatee 1, is being drilled in Block 6 (d), 56 miles off the coast, to ascertain the level of reserves which lie in T&T’s portion of the Loran gas field...

It's brunch time

Entertaining this weekend? Brunch is always a fun way to entertain. It saves you from having to prepare a large lunch and your guests have a more leisurely time, especially if you’ve attended one of the many Carnival fetes the day before...

Windies flounders by 116 runs in VB series-opener

Brad Hogg took five wickets after pace firebrand Brett Lee tore through the West Indies’ top order as Australia won yesterday’s opening tri-series limited-overs cricket international by 116 runs...

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FTAA ‘dish’ may never be served

Not unlike the slow-starting Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) may well leave Port-of-Spain all dressed up with no guests in sight...

 

Iwer launches northern branch of Trinibashment

Iwer George launched the northern branch of Trinibashment Radio, and Fire Studio in Newtown on Thursday. Located a stone’s throw from the popular Soca Parliament on Maraval Road in Newtown, the spanking new facility offers a production studio as well as broadcast studio...

With today marking the official end of the work week for many, the Guardian gives its readers a lagniappe from last weekend’s major fetes...

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Saturday
Jan 15
Showers Tonights Low: 22° 60%
Sunday
Jan 16
Showers High: 31° Low: 22° 60%
Monday
Jan 17
Showers High: 30° Low: 21° 60%
Tuesday
Jan 18
Showers High: 31° Low: 21° 60%
Wednesday
Jan 19
Scattered Showers High: 31° Low: 21° 40%
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Jan 20
Showers High: 31° Low: 22° 30%
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Showers High: 31° Low: 22° 30%
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Showers High: 31° Low: 22° 40%
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Jan 23
Scattered Showers High: 31° Low: 22° 40%
Monday
Jan 24
Mostly Sunny High: 31° Low: 22° 0%
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