Williams: 36% drop in serious crimes

A THIRTY-SIX per cent reduction in serious crimes has been recorded for the first four months of 2013 as compared to the same period for last year, acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams said yesterday. Williams made the statement yesterday during a Joint Select Committee...
Posted On 11 May 2013
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Education Ministry’s statement on SEA Question no. 35

The SEA Mathematics and Language Arts Papers are set by the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC). Questions for these examinations are pre – tested using several versions of tests with students entering Form One (1) in selected secondary schools. Pre – testing provides...
Posted On 10 May 2013
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Dr. Rowley Lack of Priority

I read with great interest the announcement that the United States Vice President Joe Biden will visit Trinidad at the end of the month to hold talks with the Prime Minister on collaborating with the US on a number of areas.
Posted On 10 May 2013
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PM Kamla: Police rapid response unit coming

The National Security Council (NSC) on Wednesday gave approval for acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams to purchase more than 300 vehicles to form a rapid response unit. These vehicles will be used for normal police work as well as for swift deployment within each...
Posted On 10 May 2013
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Cabinet appoints body to revamp CDAP

The Chronic Disease Assistance Programme (CDAP) is being abused, and a special steering committee was approved by Cabinet to revamp the system, says Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan. Speaking at the post-Cabinet news conference at the Office of the Prime Minister in St Clair...
Posted On 10 May 2013
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Negatives, morning, noon and night

THE EDITOR: The PNM is truly amazing! I hope they win the next general election and make Faris Al-Rawi the Minister of Everything, since he can’t help talking foolishness as soon as he wakes up.
Posted On 09 May 2013
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Joint Statement by PM Dr Keith Mitchell and PM Kamla Persad Bissessar

Joint Statement by the Prime Minister of Grenada, Dr Keith Mitchell and the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC The two Prime Ministers reiterated the close cultural, social, economic and familial relationships which bind their people.
Posted On 09 May 2013
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Tewarie at C3 sod-turning: T&T economy in growth mode

Planning and Sustainable Development Minister Dr Bhoendradatt Tewarie says the T&T economy has kicked into “growth mode” and is turning around from the decline recorded in 2012. Tewarie delivered the good economic news yesterday as he turned the sod for construction of JT...
Posted On 09 May 2013
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Prayers for SEA students

THE EDITOR: Please permit me the opportunity to extend best wishes to the 18,039 students who will write the Language Arts and Mathematics components of the SEA exam today. My niece will be one of these students who will write the exam. As a nation, I would like us to...
Posted On 09 May 2013
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Health care change of heart

I have always maintained an ignorant view that whenever I became pregnant, I would never give birth in any public hospital in Trinidad and Tobago. The truth is regardless of whether we want to admit it or not, most women have shared this similar view. Can we really be blamed? One...
Posted On 09 May 2013
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