Monday 20th October, 2008

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Debbie Jacob
Prakash Persad

Engineer shot dead at Woodbrook pub

Joseph, who lived at Pranz Gardens in Claxton Bay, was liming with relatives around 1 am a D Corner Pub at the corner of Gatacre Street and Ariapita Avenue in Woodbrook when an argument started, and one man left and returned with a gun.


Woman killed as gunmen fire on taxi

Two others, Anya Campbell, 22, and Shirley Ann Greenidge, 41, are warded at the Intensive Care Unit of Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, Mt Hope. The incident occurred shortly after 6 am.

‘No problem with TUCO accounts’

Interim president of Trinbago Unified Calypso Organisation (TUCO) Eric Taylor (Pink Panther) is categorically denying rumours that there was fraudulent activity in the organisation during the past three years.

Wall a facelift for Beetham — Imbert

Works and Transport Minister Colm Imbert yesterday dismissed the suggestion that a brick wall being constructed at Beetham Gardens was intended to block the community from attendees for next year’s Summit of the Americas.

Residents stranded as floods hit South

Torrential rain in south Trinidad yesterday caused several rivers to burst their banks, leaving residents marooned in their homes and making roads impassable for motorists




Low birth rate to affect T&T’s labour force

Chronic diseases, a low birth rate, and early retirement will all affect T&T’s labour force in the future, says Dr Jennifer Rouse, director of the Division of Ageing, Ministry of Social Development.

Defining fitness

Fitness can be general or it can be specific. You might be able to run a 10K, but you can’t finish a Tae Bo class; or vice versa. Bench pressing 225lbs may be no problem, yet you can’t run three miles non-stop without turning blue in the face and blowing air through your mouth with the force of a category five hurricane.

T&T stickmen tackle Jamaica

Following two days rest, host sT&T will be confident of securing a second straight win when they come up against Jamaica in Pool A at the ninth Junior Pan American Men’s Hockey Championship today.

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Global financial crisis: Tourism takes a hit

Selling the sun, sand and sea has never been more stressful.

The stars shine bright

The event aptly named, for it ability to showcase star quality performances was put on by the St Joseph’s Convent (PoS) Past Pupil’s Association and St Mary’s College Past Students Union under the distinguished patronage of Sir Ellis Clarke and Madam Justice Jean Permanand.

2010 South Africa World Cup qualifier

Going after the US

Will the Soca Warriors break the jinx and defeat the United States in a World Cup match? That will be answered tonight when the T&T team takes on the powerful, but yet suspect US team at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo.

Current Weather
10 day forecast for Port-of-Spain, Trinidad And Tobago
Extended forecast Hi/Lo (°C) Precip. %
Oct 20
Isolated T-Storms Tonights Low: 24° 30%
Oct 21
PM T-Storms High: 32° Low: 24° 60%
Oct 22
Isolated T-Storms High: 31° Low: 24° 30%
Oct 23
Scattered T-Storms High: 32° Low: 23° 60%
Oct 24
Scattered T-Storms High: 32° Low: 23° 60%
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