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For trying to sneak cocaine into NY...

Housewife jailed for 15 years

Shirley Charles, 49, screamed yesterday when she was sentenced to 15 years with hard labour for trying to sneak 2.4 kilos of cocaine out of Trinidad and into New York.

Gallery of Mumbai


Markets get mega farm cucumbers

Chief Executive Officer of National Agricultural Marketing and Development Corporation (Namdevco) Elbert Johnson said between 400 and 500 pounds of cucumbers harvested from the Tucker Valley mega farm at Chaguaramas, were sold at major farmers’ markets in Diego Martin, Macoya and Chaguanas.

Vendors, business sing the blues

Port-of-Spain street vendors say they are in for a blue Christmas as sales have so far been slow. The bigger merchants are also singing the blues

Manning says thanks for the prayers

A day after his kidney surgery, Prime Minister Patrick Manning was able to telephone acting Prime Minister Dr Lenny Saith yesterday, according to a statement from the Office of the Prime Minister.

Philbert vows to bring down murder rate in 2009

Faced with an unprecedented murder toll of 535 (up to late yesterday) acting Police Commissioner James Philbert vowed that come 2009, the homicide rate would be reduced.


Finance Minister projects lower inflation

While conceding that factors such as food inflation and Government expenditure directly impacted T&T’s inflation rate, Finance Minister Karen Nunez-Tesheira yesterday projected that inflation would drop with lowering food prices during the 2009 fiscal year.

A very special Christmas

The students of Cedar Grove School, in Palmiste, recently held their Christmas concert at Naparima Bowl, San Fernando on December 10.

Caledonia takes FA Cup

Hail Neal and Massy Caledonia AIA, the new FA Trophy holder.

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Energy’s volatile future

It’s a reality check the Government didn’t want to admit: from last year’s brimming coffers of energy wealth to this year’s declining revenues.


Third time’s a charm at Baker’s Scouting

It took him three attempts, but Ojay Richards has finally done it.

Never a dull moment in T&T football

The past two weeks have been seemingly bitter for the followers of footballers in this country, mainly because the national team’s failure to qualify for the Gold Cup tournament next year.

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