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Parents, principals protest SEA choices

Principals and parents of pupils writing the 2009 Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) are objecting to the new examination guidelines issued by the Ministry of Education for next year’s test.

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Social development minister:

Cut Christmas spending No alco at ministry party

Citizens should reduce their Christmas spending on alcohol and cigarettes, much as the Social Development Ministry has cut alcohol from its Christmas party in its “belt tightening” plan, Social Development Minister Amery Browne said yesterday.

Cop crashes into 4 children

What was supposed to be a trip home from school for four pupils almost turned tragic when a police officer knocked them down in Lopinot.

Fraud Squad probing UTT—Gopeesingh

Fraud Squad detectives yesterday interviewed UNC MP Dr Tim Gopeesingh on his allegation that the University of T&T has incurred almost $3 billion of expenditure “without transparency and accountability.”

No slowdown yet on new schools—minister

Slowdown on the “rather ambitious” programme by the Education Ministry for the construction of schools will only take place in the next fiscal year, Education Minister Esther Le Gendre said.

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Banks split on interest rates

Republic Bank Ltd (RBL) said yesterday it will will not raise its prime lending rate despite the Central Bank’s increase of the reserve requirement banks must keep at the Central Bank.

A message from persons Associated with visual impairment (Pavi)

The sporting advantage

Sport is a vehicle that can take someone to the pinnacle of his/her life. 

 

Yorke to act as assistant coach

....Keane resigns as Sunderland boss

Roy Keane has resigned as manager of Sunderland after 27 months in charge.

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Silver lining in global financial crisis:

Lower food prices

Guyana has had a bumper 2008 rice crop.

 

Singer Wilkes thrills fans

Arlene Wilkes gave a crowd-pleasing performance at the Driftwood Pub, located at Tradewinds Hotel, on November 29.

Ganga...

T&T most successful captain

He has been touted as the best cricket captain in the Caribbean at present by many cricket pundits locally as well as regionally and Daren Ganga over the last five years of his career as captain of the T&T team, has the record to prove it.

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