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THA to elect new deputy tomorrow
Posted: Sunday, September 18, 2022

THA to elect new deputy tomorrow
...confusion over the legality of Duke's resignation

Life in a hotspot
Clarry Benn laments loss of the Enterprise that was...

Final five of 100 buses arrive for PTSC
He added: "The major transformation of the PTSC will now start. Those buses are the last five of 100 that started to come somewhere back in 2014, so the real story that we have been more or less promoting is the importation of 300 more buses. That is the next stage."

Lee ready to prove his innocence
...'an attempt by Govt to distract from hardships'

Top cop clears Faris in sale of Porsche

Jacob denies Griffith's claim of politically-motivated investigations

Billie Lewis wants better care for substance misusers
Sterling Lewis said while people in society have tried to assist substance misusers, many of them lack the patience, knowledge and understanding of the condition, thus creating more harm than good. She said substance misusers are often viewed as moral failures and blamed for their condition while others are seen as violent people who should be locked away from the society.

While some believe that misusers can never recover and regard relapses as evidence of the same, Sterling Lewis said this is not the case.

Deon Lendore Bursary formed to support junior TT athletes
Lendore, one of TT's most promising athletes, died in a car accident in January in Texas, United States. He was 29. Each athlete will receive $10,000 annually, which will be paid in four quarterly tranches. Five girls and five boys will benefit from the programme.

Eight-year-old Zachary Ransome is calypso's brightest young star

Swimmers come close to creating history in Tobago-Trinidad channel crossing
According to one of the swimmers' support crew on one of the support vessels accompanying them, despite their training that began well before the pandemic hit T&T for the arduous marine crossing, "The currents pushed the swimmers North West after ten hours of heaving waves and wind out of the East and they decided to call it a day.

"So they spent a long time swimming against the current. The critical aspect of the swim was to get past the 'Shallows' which is the dark patch shown on the map of Tobago as the current accelerates over this shallow area."

Nature Seekers receives US$1.5m from Canadian NGO
The alliance is a conservation group that was established on October 21, 2021 to carry out projects worldwide that entails protecting wildlife and human life. Founder of the Age of Union Alliance, Dax Dasilva, 44, is an environmental activist, and founder and CEO of Lightspeed Commerce, a retail tech company. Dasilva pledged US$1.5 million from his personal wealth after learning of the work done by Nature Seekers.

Mongoose, a snake's worst nightmare
Mongooses are small and slender mammals with short limbs. They typically have brown or grey fur, fluffy tails and can weigh between 300 and 600 grammes.

Guanapo landfill victim identified
Nelson, of La Retreat Road, Arima sustained fatal injuries when she came into contact with the bucket of an excavator at the landfill around 10:30am. She died at the Arima Hospital while undergoing treatment.

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