Friday 28th November, 2008

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Vaneisa Baksh

Trini in Mumbai attack:

These guys meant business

Describing the scene as one straight out of an action movie, T&T national Richard Farah, 65, yesterday recalled his chilling experience on the 16th floor of the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai, India, which was stormed by terrorists on Wednesday.

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Ahead of Manning’s Sunday address, Finance Minister says:

No salary cuts for ministers

Prime Minister Patrick Manning will inform the nation on Sunday night of Government’s review of the 2009 budget, including which projects may be deferred and other belt-tightening measures

Imbert: Manning broke no Coat of Arms law

Prime Minister Patrick Manning has broken no law where the use of the Coat of Arms on his car is concerned, Works and Transport Minister Colm Imbert said in a release yesterday.

Govt may shelve Rapid Rail project

The Government will make a definitive decision towards the end of next year on whether it should proceed with its US$1 billion rapid rail project, Works and Transport Minister Colm Imbert said.

Prisons Officers walk out over car vandalism

Officers at the Port-of-Spain State Prison refused to work yesterday after three cars belonging to their colleagues were damaged by suspected criminals.


Bailouts: US$7 trillion and rising

New York—The US government is now willing to spend more than US$7 trillion to help rescue the economy.

I am not my skin

Recently, while discussing the issue of colourism with a friend, who like me, is of light complexion, I was accosted by a young woman who brusquely schooled me on the harsh realities that darker people, like herself, face on a day-to-day basis. As far as she was concerned, light-skinned women simply had life easier.

Twenty/20 W Cup

T&T to miss out on W Cup matches

Cricket fans in T&T will not see the major cricketing nations compete in the Twenty20 Cricket World Cup carded for 2010 as this country has missed the deadline to submit their bid to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to host matches.

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The new balancing act

It’s another balancing act for the T&T Government.


Gala Awards ceremony at Centre of Excellence as

Pan celebrates its own

Tonight Friday 28, pan will celebrate its own at the Andre Kamperveen Hall, Dr Joao Havelange Centre of Excellence, Macoya.


T&T in record performance

T&T continues to be the powerhouse in regional cricket and on Sunday night the local team underlined this status with a thumping victory over fierce rivals Barbados in Guyana.

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