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Steelpan Law passed
Posted: Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Law passed to make steelpan T&T's national instrument
Known the world over, the melodic steelpan, the most important musical instrument to be invented in the 20th century, will officially be known as Trinidad and Tobago's national musical instrument following the passage of legislation in Parliament.


Beryl rakes Jamaica, parts of Central America on alert

Tobago still in clean-up mode: 200-plus reports of damage caused by Beryl
WITH clean-up still under way across Tobago after the passage of Hurricane Beryl on July 1, the Tobago Emergency Agency (TEMA) spent most of mid-week assessing the damage to properties.

Prime Minister tells of SSA coup plot
The procurement of high-powered weapons and the training of personnel to use them were part of a possible plot by the Strategic Services Agency (SSA) to replace the Government.

These are among the alarming findings of the audit into the SSA that was launched in March after the Special Branch of the Police Service flagged several occurrences to the National Security Council (NSC) which led to the installation of new SSA leadership.

PM: Criminals holding FULs

PM tells of big gun and ammo purchases:
Cult took over SSA

PM grilled over hurricane offer
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley was yesterday grilled by Opposition MP Dr Roodal Moonilal over the Government's invitation for school-age children from neighbouring islands, who have been made homeless by Hurricane Beryl, to come to Trinidad temporarily.

Jamaica PM: Beryl's impact not as bad as expected

Beryl batters Jamaica coast

Cigarette delivery driver shot dead in St Ann's
GUNSHOTS broke the tranquillity of the Fondes Amandes community on July 3 when a cigarette truck delivery driver was shot dead in an apparent robbery gone wrong.

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