ICT for Seniors

In an effort to introduce senior citizens to Information Communication Technology (ICT), the Ministry of Science and Technology in collaboration with the Ministry of the People and Social Development held a sensitisation workshop called ICT for Seniors Programme yesterday at the...
Posted On 27 May 2014
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Minister praised as Marper Farms reopens for business

After closing its doors for 21 years, Marper Farms in Manzanilla is set to reopen tomorrow, and 50,000 citrus plants will be available to farmers. In 1993 the farm’s propagating station, which produced the best variety of citrus and fruit plants on 100 acres of land was closed...
Posted On 18 May 2014
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Rise in tertiary education students

THE student participation rate for Tertiary education in Trinidad and Tobago has now risen to a high of 57 percent, Tertiary Education and Skills Training Minister Fazal Karim revealed during debate on the Nurses and Midwives Bill (Amendment) in the Senate on Tuesday. “When I...
Posted On 18 Apr 2014
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Empowerment Centre Opened in Bank Village

Bank Village saw an Empowerment Centre officially opened on Wednesday after a $562,343.00 refurbishment of an old building by the Unemployment Relief Programme (URP). Residents were finally granted access to a building which had been constructed over a decade ago by URP for...
Posted On 07 Apr 2014
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T&T gets Standard and Poor’s ‘A’ rating

Standard and Poor’s has given Trinidad and Tobago A ratings, confirming the strength of the economy. Speaking at yesterday’s post-Cabinet news conference at the Office of the Prime Minister, St Clair, Finance Minister Larry Howai said the international ratings agency had...
Posted On 03 Apr 2014
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Key projects in Oropouche East Constituency

The following are some projects and pictures of key projects within the Oropouche East Constituency. The people of Mohess road in Debe stood by for over 25 years helplessly as the adjacent river gradually consumed their roadway. Thanks to their MP Dr Moonilal they can now breathe...
Posted On 01 Apr 2014
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Devant: Five quarters of agriculture growth

First time in 40 years… For the first time in 40 years, the agricultural sector has recorded five consecutive quarters of growth—spanning from the first quarter of 2012 to the first quarter of 2013. 
Posted On 19 Feb 2014
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After 20 years Irwin Park gets upgrade

For the past 20 odd years constituents of Siparia have had to deal with a terrible eyesore, smack in the middle of the town, that being the much loved Irwin Park. This park would have produced some top athletes in the past but was now being used for a token football match and...
Posted On 18 Feb 2014
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Launch of STAR.TT ICT Access Centre

Today, the Ministry of Science and Technology launches the first STAR.TT ICT Access Centre. The objective of these centres is to close the existing digital gap that exists in remote parts of Trinidad and Tobago. The launch will take place at the Penal Central Community Centre at...
Posted On 12 Feb 2014
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Clinics open at Teaching Hospital

THERE were smiles all around from patients, doctors, nurses, medical support staff and South West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) officials when the outpatients clinics at the new San Fernando Teaching Hospital officially opened yesterday. The facility, adjacent to the San...
Posted On 08 Feb 2014
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