Wednesday 13th August ,2008

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Toddler starved to death...
Trini mother charged in cult killing

BALTIMORE—A 21-year-old Trinidadian woman was denied bail yesterday when she appeared in a Baltimore court charged with starving her “demon” son to death.


Girl, 8, dies; 4 in hospital

A dengue outbreak in central Trinidad has claimed the life of an eight-year-old girl and has left a 15-year-old teenager in critical condition at San Fernando General Hospital.

T&T students in Georgia leave for Paris today

The three local medical students who were caught in the Georgia crisis are expected to arrive in Paris, France, today.

Gopeesingh calls for UTT probe

Opposition MP Dr Tim Gopeesingh has written to the DPP, acting Commissioner of Police and Auditor General to conduct a special investigation into the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT).

DPP drops ‘Balo’ murder charges

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has discontinued local murder charges against the four accused who were extradited to Washington DC on August 4 to face trial in connection with the death of US war veteran, Balram “Balo” Maharaj.


Prime Minister’s Exporter of the Year Award returns

After a four-year hiatus, the Prime Minister’s Exporter of the Year Award is back.

T&T urged to increase IT spending

A Microsoft executive yesterday called on T&T to increase its spending on information technology (IT).

Feeling Left Out

Did you know that today, August 13, is World Left Hander’s day?

Who’s the daddy?

You are a guy who fell in love with a woman. She became your everything. Taking care of her was like taking care of yourself.


Bovell wins but fails to make cut

IN the end, proved as usual, too difficult an obstacle to overcome, even for one with as much desire and commitment as George Bovell III.

Nash in Windies team for Canada series

GEORGETOWN—West Indies selectors yesterday announced a 14-man squad for the Tri-Nation series in Canada and the ICC Champions Trophy.

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Credit unions under watch

Stick to co-operative principles, says expert

Head lecturer, Co-operative Studies at the Cipriani College of Labour and Co-operative studies, Wahing Tang, has said the collapse of the Hindu Credit Union (HCU) will not adversely affect the rest of the credit union movement in this country.

Bringing Broadway to the East

The Eastern Youth Chorale will launch Musicale 3, the third installment in a series of concerts, next week Saturday and Sunday.

Harmonites give excellent showing

Four-time National Panorama champion Harmonites Steel Orchestra struck a special chord with pan lovers at Sunday’s Laventille Steelband Festival Street Parade with its message of peace.

Drug use damaging true character of Olympics

Honestly, it was not my idea to think of the name change.

Cricketers mirror society today

Most fans of West Indies cricket are unaware that the quality of cricketer now representing the region is merely indicative of the societies in which we live, from which they develop and the standards which we accept.


Current Weather
10 day forecast for Port-of-Spain, Trinidad And Tobago
Extended forecast Hi/Lo (°C) Precip. %
Aug 13
T-Storms Early Tonights Low: 25° 40%
Aug 14
PM T-Storms High: 31° Low: 26° 40%
Aug 15
Isolated T-Storms High: 32° Low: 25° 30%
Aug 16
Isolated T-Storms High: 32° Low: 25° 30%
Aug 17
Scattered T-Storms High: 32° Low: 25° 30%
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