Saturday 14th October, 2006

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Manning dashes hopes of casino protesters

Hundreds of casino workers sang hymns and pleaded for their jobs outside Whitehall yesterday, but their hopes were dashed when Prime Minister Patrick Manning bluntly informed them that he intended to stand by his decision to shut down the local gaming industry...


Escaped prisoner held at Chag

Police yesterday recaptured an escaped prisoner who had been on the run for the past 17 days...

PM blazes away at Dookeran

‘You ducked and you ran’

Prime Minister Patrick Manning yesterday severely chastised Congress of the People (COP) leader Winston Dookeran for Monday’s premature end to the 2007 budget debate, eliciting an apology from the COP...

Budget passed - Senior citizens to get $200 more

The 2006/2007 budget has been passed by the House of Representatives. It was passed yesterday shortly after 5 pm with the only change being a further $100 increase in the Senior Citizens Grant up from $1,150 to $1,350, an increase of $200 for old age pensioners...

Electronic visa forms for all US visitors

From November 1, applicants for non-immigrant (business, tourist, student, work, crew) US visas world-wide must fill out an Electronic Visa Application Form...

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Citing irregularities in budget...

Dookeran: Borrowing to increase by $1b

Congress of the People (COP) political leader Winston Dookeran identified several “economic irregularities” currently plaguing T&T in his response to the 2007 budget...

Hey honey!

Honey—sweet and thick and delicious—the original sweetener since the beginning of times. It was our inborn taste for sweet foods that led our Stone Age ancestors to hunt for honey...

‘WI just want to win’
Lara’s battle resumes with Murali

For all practical purposes, the Champions Trophy gets underway at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai today. Brian Lara’s West Indies will be battling Sri Lankan side for the right not face Australia in the next round of the Champions Trophy...

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New car sales overcome slump

By the end of the year, T&T will spend more than $1 billion on new and foreign-used cars. Figures obtained from the Central Bank revealed that commercial banks account for the majority money loaned, with finance houses and merchant banks accounting for the balance...

It’s powwow time with Legacy tonight

LEGACY will kick off the Carnival 2007 season this evening with the launch of its Carnival 2007 presentation—Hiawatha—at The Anchorage, Chaguaramas...

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. %
Oct 15
Isolated T-Storms Tonights Low: 23° 30%
Oct 16
PM T-Storms High: 29° Low: 23° 60%
Oct 17
Scattered T-Storms High: 31° Low: 23° 60%
Oct 18
Scattered T-Storms High: 31° Low: 22° 60%
Oct 19
Scattered T-Storms High: 31° Low: 23° 60%
Oct 20
Scattered T-Storms High: 32° Low: 23° 30%
Oct 21
Scattered T-Storms High: 32° Low: 23° 30%
Oct 22
Showers High: 31° Low: 23° 60%
Oct 23
Showers High: 31° Low: 23° 60%
Oct 24
Showers High: 31° Low: 23° 60%
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