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Obama leads in race to the White House

WASHINGTON—Barack Obama built a formidable lead in his bid to become the first black president last night, pushing ahead of John McCain in a nation clamouring for change.


Privy Council rules: Gangar must face integrity charges

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council has ruled that former UNC Government Minister Finbar Gangar must face the two charges of knowingly failing to declare two foreign bank accounts to the Integrity Commission, while he served in the Basdeo Panday government.

Nanan: Narace family firm insuring new PTSC vehicles

The spanking new PTSC buses used to transport scores of PNMites to Woodford Square to show support for Prime Minister Patrick Manning in September were insured with the Reinsurance Company Limited (Trinre)—a company owned and operated by the family of Health Minister Jerry Narace.

New prisons, more officers coming soon

Government secured passage of the Prison Service Amendment Bill in the Senate yesterday.

Trinis in US back Barack

Lorendra Pinder, 19, voted for the first time yesterday. She cast her vote for US presidential candidate Barack Obama.


Banker knocks Govt on HSF management

Chief executive officer of the Belize Bank, Lyndon Guiseppi, has chided the T&T Government for denying local bankers the opportunity to share management of the Heritage and Stabilisation Fund (HSF).

King David: I’m a new man

David Nieves, known to the music world as King David has a new outlook on life.

Soca Warriors tackle Antigua & Barbuda

A mostly local T&T ‘Soca Warriors’ will come up against Antigua and Barbuda in the feature match today, at the start of the Second Round Digicel Caribbean Football Championships (DCC) Group H Qualifiers at the Marvin Lee Stadium, Macoya, from 7 pm.

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T&T and the global financial crisis

TTMA head: Govt spending plans may be unsustainable

President of the T&T Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA), Karen De Montbrun, has warned that T&T could face an unsustainable national budget because of government’s spending plans for next year.

Dancing with T&T stars

T&T has long earned international acclaim for its Carnival celebrations and dancing, however last Saturday a small pocket of the country was working on international recognition of another kind-namely ballroom dancing.

The day 11 West Indians became millionaires

On a day when eleven West Indians became million dollar men, there is a lot to celebrate about the west Indian performance against the England select eleven.

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