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Gillian Lucky

More $$ for the needy

Govt increases assistance grants...

Government is making significant monetary increases in its general assistance grants to assist with the “vulnerable circumstances” of impoverished citizens who cannot provide for themselves, Social Development Minister Amery Browne announced yesterday.


Mishap on Frederick Street... Pedestrian hurt by falling ceiling

A chunk of ceiling from a popular store at Golden Doors Plaza on Frederick Street in downtown Port-of-Spain collapsed yesterday, injuring one man.

CoP to repentant gang members: ‘We will defend you’

Acting Police Commissioner James Philbert has admitted to holding meetings with repentant gang members, pledging that his officers would defend them in the “strongest possible way.”

Philbert: Cops working to curb violent crimes

The homicide total has exceed last year’s figure by 161 killings up to late yesterday.

Safe house for UNC activist

Senior police officers have instructed that UNC activist Juliet Davy be placed in a safe house after a shooting at her Beetham home on Wednesday.


Finance Minister: T&T not immune to recession

If the world goes into a recession, the T&T economy will not be immune, Finance Minister Karen Nunez-Tesheira said yesterday.

Sergio and Sancho Francisco…

Charting their own destiny

Sergio’s a chocolate-coloured, humble, security guard and aspiring musician.

Green Machine mows down Hillview

Defending National Intercol champions St Augustine Senior Comprehensive, have booked a spot in the semi-final of the East Zone Intercol competition.

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Indian trade fair boom

…as local merchants feel the pinch

Indian goods have never been more popular.

Dancing through October

Folk, Indian, Modern, Latin/Caribbean and Cabaret dance styles were some of the artforms which exploded on the Queen’s Hall stage in St Ann’s thus far this month.

2010 South Africa World Cup qualifier

Dramatic climax in store

Group two of the North, Central American and Caribbean Zone semifinal qualifying round threw up bags of excitement last week, setting up an all-or-nothing final day next month in which Mexico, Jamaica and Honduras will all be vying for the two spots on offer in the ‘hexagonal’.

Current Weather
10 day forecast for Port-of-Spain, Trinidad And Tobago
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Oct 24
T-Storms Early Tonights Low: 24° 60%
Oct 25
PM T-Storms High: 31° Low: 24° 60%
Oct 26
Scattered T-Storms High: 31° Low: 24° 60%
Oct 27
Isolated T-Storms High: 32° Low: 23° 30%
Oct 28
Isolated T-Storms High: 32° Low: 24° 30%
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