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Lara’s new bat

West Indies star batsman Brian Lara removes the wrapping from a new cricket bat during practice at Queen’s Parl Oval, Port-of-Spain, yesterday. After missing the First Test, Lara joins the regional team in its second match against South Africa today.

Photo: Shirley Bahadur


Flags at half mast

Flags are to be flown at half mast today, as T&T officially joins the rest of the world in mourning the death of Pope John Paul II...

An intimate ceremony

The funeral for Pope John Paul II begins with an intimate ceremony attended only by high-ranking prelates, who place a pouch of silver and bronze medals and a scrolled account of his life in his coffin...

Hazel: I was not invited to Mass

Education Minister Hazel Manning yesterday said she could not say why her husband, Prime Minister Patrick Manning, did not attend the requiem Mass for the late Pope John Paul II at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Port-of-Spain on Wednesday...

Baptists celebrate in London today

Episcopal Archbishop Barbara Gray-Burke and a contingent are in London, England, today, to observe the first celebration of Spiritual Baptist Liberation Day which will be celebrated in that country for the first time...

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Inflation worrying bpTT

BpTT CEO and chairman Robert Riley said yesterday that rising wages could jeopardise future projects in T&T...

Santa Rosa celebrates pontiff’s life

The Roman Catholic churches along the Eastern Main Road were shut tight. But up at Santa Rosa Church, Arima, a side door was open, welcoming parishioners on Wednesday evening to participate in the Requiem Mass in celebration of the life of Pope John Paul II...

Barath holds the key for T&T in U-15 championships

Fourteen-year-old batting sensation Adrian Barath holds the key to a T&T victory in the all-important final round match of the Clico West Indies Under-15 series, against the Windward Islands today at Inshan Ali Park in Preysal...

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Trading in towers for sails

From the fire-hot World Trade Center in New York to laid back Crews Inn in Chaguaramas, New York-born Ernest Littles, 59, wears two hats which are ideally entwined: that of CEO of the Joseph Elias-owned CrewsInn group—restaurants, the 46-room hotel, 68-slip marina and boatyard—and president of the Trinidad Hotels, Restaurants and Tourism Association...

JC Lodge coming in May

Veteran female Jamaican singer JC Lodge is scheduled to perform in concert at the Petrotrin Sports Club, Pointe-a-Pierre on May 28. The concert, in celebration of both Corpus Christi and Indian Arrival Day, is being produced by Prerogative Promotions, which last year presented several major events including the concert-parties billed as Children of the Eighties, featuring Lisa Lisa; Noel; and, Passion of Dance, featuring Slick Rick and Doug-E-Fresh...

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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