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Fifth band joins Socadrome plan
Posted: Thursday, February 27, 2014

Fifth band joins Socadrome plan
New mas band Passion Carnival has signed on to participate in the Socadrome initiative at the Jean Pierre Complex on Carnival Tuesday

AS promoters and artistes rake in millions of dollars from revellers, the Taxman wants his bite of the Carnival pie

Wife collects $.1m but Sea Lots accident victim pleads for help

Jack: 'Chinese madness' to buy LRV
FORMER national security minister Jack Warner yesterday said he had always heard of "Chinese Checkers", but after learning about the planned purchase of a long-range vessel (LRV) for this country's Coast Guard, he now knows there is something called "Chinese madness"

Griffith to Imbert on China vessel: It's not 'willy-nilly' decision

Kamla opens TT Embassy in China
THE establishment of Trinidad and Tobago's very first Embassy in China has been hailed by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar as, "a very momentous occasion

Penny's party cancelled
...joins Rowley at PNM bash

$.3m in ganja found in banana boxes
...Two men held

State providing Rowley with security
After a three-year break, the State is once again providing security to Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley.

Independent Senator suggests State funding for election campaigns
Water Resources and the Environment Minister Ganga Singh said a proposal by Independent Senator Elton Prescott for the State to finance political parties was "a very radical intervention."

Devant hits Avinash for 'small potatoes'
SWEET potatoes made its way into debate in the Upper House on Tuesday when Food Production Minister Devant Maharaj virtually accused Opposition Senator Avinash Singh of being a small potato

Tessanne moves fans at Tuesday on the Rocks
...Kees: This was a dream come true

Trini vibes wows US celebs

King takes a tumble
Keston Benthum literally stumbled into the spotlight to grab all the attention at the National Carnival Bands Association (NCBA) Kings and Queens semi-finals on Tuesday night at the Queen's Park Savannah

Thoughts of my children gave me strength
Kidnapped mom escapes from moving car:

Cops arrest man who abducted young mom
A 44-YEAR-OLD truck driver who on Monday choked a 22-year-old mother of two into unconsciousness and bundled her into the trunk of his car, was arrested on Tuesday

Blows for UWI over Gate registration chaos
The University of the West Indies (UWI) has come in for some criticism from the Ministry of Tertiary Education and Skills Training for not putting enough measures in place to ensure a smooth process for the new Gate e-Service registration

Threat for Leroy Clarke
After remarks on homosexuality...

Car park to replace Art Deco house
An old Art Deco-style house on Queen's Park West was demolished last weekend to make room for a private car park, which is intended to be used by contractor Junior Sammy when he visits the neighbouring property he now owns

Trees, flowers to beautify nation's highways soon
A drive along the Uriah Butler and Solomon Hochoy highways will be soon be a scenic one as flowers and trees will be planted along the median.

Triplets for Central mom

Petrotrin takes legal action
STATE-owned oil company Petrotrin has initiated legal action against Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) president Ancel Roget and the Trinidad Guardian newspaper.

State loses final recusal bid
Highway Re-route Movement lawsuit...

Hart scores minor victory

FORMER Udecott boss Calder Hart has scored a minor victory in his legal battle with the state enterprise as the Court of Appeal has ruled in his favour on an application for disclosure of certain documents

Funeral today for prisoner beaten to death
The body of prisoner Steven Abdool was released to his family yesterday.

Man begs cops: Don't arrest me it's Carnival
A MASON who begged police not to arrest him because it was Carnival time was yesterday sentenced to two years in prison.

Warning for Diego travellers
Police are warning women in the Diego Martin area to be careful when travelling at night and to be aware of a silver Mitsubishi Lancer car they suspect was driven by a man involved in the murder of teenager Renee T'Anna Lazarus

Trini prisoner on the run
St Vincent and the Grenadines police are searching for Trinidadian prisoner Desmond Pavy, who escaped from the Belle Isle Correctional Facility in St Vincent last weekend.

Two years jail for drug-trafficking near a school
RODNEY PHILLIPS, 23, of Seaview Avenue, Marabella, was jailed yesterday by a magistrate for a total of four years and six months for trafficking cocaine and marijuana near a school.

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