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$100,000 ransom demand for Grande businessman

Victim lured with fake call

A Sangre Grande businessman yesterday became the country’s first kidnap victim for ransom for the year...


Threads of Joy sews up downtown title

Brian Mac Farlane’s portrayal of Threads of Joy copped the downtown large Band of the Year title, while the calypso Band of the Year, sung by Patrice Roberts and Machel Montano, won the Road March title...

Carnival church outing turns tragic as ‘Only son’ drowns in pond

For most of her life, Zenora Bachoo lived with the fear that something terrible would happen to her only son...

‘Firewater’ gets man suspended from driving

A Ste Madeleine father of five had his driver’s permit suspended for one year and was fined $1,000 yesterday, after pleading guilty to driving under the influence of “firewater.”

Teen chess champ missing

National women’s chess champion Jane Kennedy is reported to have gone missing. The 17-year-old teenager, of Princes Town, disappeared from her home on Carnival Tuesday morning...

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Pilot action hurts Liat

After a sick-out by the majority of Liat pilots, yesterday, the airline used BWIA and Caribbean Star flights as alternatives to transport passengers to destinations across the Caribbean...

The return of Minshall

In the setting sun of Carnival Tuesday the Queen’s Park Savannah hailed the return, after a three-year hiatus, of its favoured son Peter Minshall. The designer’s band of samurai-cowboys, The Sacred Heart, brought drama to the stage, with Indian dancers, dame lorraines and Kabuki music...

Kiwis go four up despite Morton, Edwards

Runako Morton’s maiden international hundred and an excellent spell of fast bowling by Fidel Edwards were the only bright spots for the West Indies in an otherwise abysmal effort as New Zealand whipped them in the fourth One-Day International (ODI) yesterday...

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The tourism balancing act

On the face of it, Puerto Rico might not have that much in common with its Caribbean neighbours...

Glitter and glamour in Carapichaima

Carapichaima Carnival will be getting more money for celebrations next year. This was the promise from Culture Minister Joan Yuille-Williams, as she addressed an estimated crowd of 25,000 at the permanent Carnival site at Wayaby Road, Carapichaima, on Carnival Monday...

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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Mar 2
Scattered Showers Tonights Low: 22° 30%
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