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Sat Maharaj

Tony Fraser

Landslides, flooding lead to

Tears for baby Natalie

The last act which three-year-old Natalie Alladin performed on Tuesday was to show her mother, Neela Poon, a picture which she drew in school that afternoon.


Aftermath of the flood

Govt pledges help for victims

Amid the distress of having their homes flooded out, Local Government Minister Hazel Manning yesterday assured residents that the Government has implemented measures to bring relief.

Imbert: Laws coming to deal with flooding

Government will taking legislation to Parliament in 2009 to strengthen the Ministry of Works and Transport’s capability to deal with the blockage of watercourses and other factors that contribute to severe flooding.

Parsanlal tells media

Ministers were out in the field

Information Minister Neil Parsanlal is defending the unavailability of his ministerial colleagues during Tuesday’s heavy rains and flooding, insisting that they were all out in the field giving assistance to affected people.

ODPM head: Evacuation plan still in draft form

An evacuation plan for Port-of-Spain exists only in draft form and has not been adequately tested, says Colonel George Robinson, chief executive officer of the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM).


Uncertain future for natural gas

The future for natural gas is grim.

What about the children?

Children are invaluable! There is no price tag that can be placed on them.

Warriors advance

T&T Soca Warriors are into the final round of qualification for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

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IMF and Central Bank:

Govt must cut back spending

Reduce by $3 billion

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is advising the Government to cut $3 billion worth of spending from the 2008/2009 budget and maintain “nominal spending at its financial year 2007/2008 level.”

Beauties battle for Miss La Reine

The talent and beauty of the 22 contestants vying for the Miss La Reine Rive 2008 crown were on display when this year’s Prime Minister’s Best Village Trophy competition kicked off at the Queen’s Hall in St Ann’s on Saturday night.

November 19

we still need a point

Here we go again! Another November 19 and we still need a point and a draw to move forward in World Cup Football.

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Extended forecast Hi/Lo (°C) Precip. %
Nov 20
Scattered T-Storms Tonights Low: 23° 60%
Nov 21
Scattered T-Storms High: 31° Low: 23° 40%
Nov 22
Scattered T-Storms High: 32° Low: 23° 30%
Nov 23
Scattered T-Storms High: 32° Low: 23° 30%
Nov 24
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