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TSTT mobile monopoly broken

Digicel, Laqtel move in market

Government is set to award cellular licences to the Irish firm Digicel and local start-up Laqtel, breaking the 26-year-old monopoly that majority state-owned TSTT has maintained on the mobile telecommunications service...

PNM activists lead local firm

Laqtel was the only one of the five companies shortlisted by the Telecommunications Authority to boast that it was a completely locally owned company led and financed by citizens of T&T...

Tradewind Surprise disaster

Dad misses daughter’s graduation

Hours before his death, Wayne Caldera’s 12-year-old daughter begged him not to go to work aboard the MV Tradewind Sunrise fuel tanker. She wanted his assurance that he would have been present at her graduation ceremony yesterday...

Government to probe explosion

The ministries of energy and labour are expected to lead investigations into the explosion that claimed two lives aboard the Tradewind Sunrise on Wednesday, the Defence Force said in a statement yesterday...

Cops get several tips on south rapist

Tips about an elusive serial rapist continue to flow into the San Fernando CID, days after the media published a photograph of the suspect...

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Lack of bids stalls water taxi

Insufficient bids for the Government’s proposed water taxi service from north to south Trinidad have caused a setback in the project, which was scheduled to begin operations in late 2005...

$hel $hok proves his worth

Sheldon “$hel $hok” Benjamin proved on Tuesday night he is still a seminal force in T&T’s contemporary popular music. At his concert and party Mr Benjamin, at Club Zen, corner Keate and Frederick Streets, Port-of-Spain, he presided over a cast of artistes who had performed songs he produced in the last 14 years...

Ganga (99) guides Windies ‘A’ to 295

West Indies ‘A’ captain Daren Ganga and teenaged opening batsman Xavier Marshall put in early claims for a place in the senior team’s tour of Sri Lanka next month, with purposeful batting against Sri Lanka ‘A’ in their first unofficial “Test” yesterday...

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Internet auction set for today

Cingular Wireless, the US telecom giant shortlisted to take part in today’s spectrum auction, may not be part of the bidding process, sources said earlier this week...

Damita Jo wows ’em

Come Carnival 2006, Poison intends mesmerising all with its 8,000-strong presentation of Dreams...beyond your wildest...

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...

Current Weather
10 day forecast for Port-of-Spain, Trinidad And Tobago
Extended forecast Hi/Lo (°C) Precip. %
Jun 24
Showers Late Tonights Low: 26° 30%
Jun 25
PM T-Showers High: 32° Low: 24° 60%
Jun 26
T-Showers High: 31° Low: 24° 30%
Jun 27
T-Showers High: 32° Low: 24° 30%
Jun 28
Showers High: 33° Low: 24° 60%
Jun 29
Showers High: 33° Low: 24° 60%
Jun 30
Showers High: 33° Low: 24° 60%
Jul 1
Scattered T-Storms High: 32° Low: 24° 60%
Jul 2
Showers High: 32° Low: 24° 60%
Jul 3
Showers High: 32° Low: 24° 60%
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