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Health Minister John Rahael chats with young cardiac patient Simone Rampersad, while her mother looks on, at St Clair Medical Centre, Port-of-Spain, yesterday.

Rampersad was one of 12 children who received free valvuloplasty surgeries, performed at the centre on Saturday by a team of specialists from the Paediatric Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory, Jackson Memorial Hospital, US.

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12 children get free heart surgery

Children are largely under-represented when it comes to receiving adequate healthcare, a visiting cardiologist said yesterday...

Doctors threaten to stop surgeries

Pests invade Sando hospital

Plagued by unsanitary conditions, including an outbreak of killer bacteria, the presence of stray dogs, cats, rats and other vermin, San Fernando General Hospital has now been hit by a fly and mosquito infestation in its main operating theatres...

Gas shortage looms as workers shut down Petrotrin bond

A shortage of gas is looming, as scores of Petrotrin workers shut down the State oil company’s bond yesterday to protest deplorable working conditions...

Exodus goes beyond for pan prelims

Defending champion Sagicor Exodus is already ahead for the 2005 Panorama competition, having beaten 18 bands in the preliminary round of the large conventional bands category...

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‘Central Bank could report to Parliament’

Should the Central Bank be accountable to a particular branch of government? According to Central Bank Governor Ewart Williams, that is a question that must be answered in the near future...

Divas make off the rack off the hook

What sets Denise Belfon apart from Traffik’s Candy Hoyte or Fay-Ann Lyons? Their style. As divas, as they have come to be known, these women of soca know only too well that in this business image is everything...

West Indies exposed

Team falls to Pakistan in VB series

Yet another aspect of the glaring inadequacies in West Indies cricket was cruelly exposed yesterday as Pakistan made relatively light work of a target of 274 runs at The Gabba, cruising to a six-wicket victory with three overs to spare to leave the Caribbean side anchored at the bottom of the standings after two matches of the tri-nation VB Series...

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No time for Movies says Chin

Having a ten-screen cineplex at your disposal doesn’t necessarily mean you get to see movies before they are released or at your convenience...

Junior Pan competition January 30

The 29th edition of the junior panorama competition will be held at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, on January 30, Pan Trinbago has announced...

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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