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The controversial Couva Children’s Hospital will now be converted to a teaching hospital, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said yesterday.

He made the comment as he said Government had partnered with the University of the West Indies (UWI) and private firm Inter-Health Canada to get the hospital operational once and for all.

Last week, Rowley...

Monday, January 31, 2011

Chester Trace, one of the most depressed areas in Debe, has been adopted by the Penal Rotary Club and already attempts are being made to improve infrastructure and literacy in the community. During a tour yesterday, president of the Penal Rotary Club, Clint Arjoon, and chairman of the National...

Monday, January 31, 2011

Two men walked into an auto body repair shop in Marabella on Saturday and robbed the owner of more than $30,000 in cash. Up to late yesterday, officers were still searching for the robbers who attacked Wazir Ishmael, 30, at his workplace. Investigators said at around 2.40 pm, Ishmael was doing...

Monday, January 31, 2011

Contacted yesterday, journalist Anna Ramdass of the Express Newspaper who has been vigorously pursuing Ramnarine’s follow-up stories, said it was one of her colleagues, Denyse Renne, and not her who broke the first story on Ramnarine:

Sunday, January 30, 2011

It’s 2.30 am on a Monday and Jearlean John, managing director of the Housing Development Corporation (HDC), meticulously peruses large stacks of files at her Port-of-Spain office. It’s a regular routine for John, who has been at HDC’s helm for just one year. “Leaving here two in the morning with...

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Two survivors of an accident Friday night were robbed even while the driver was attempting to call for help. Deneille Torres, age 19, was on her way to Marabella to drop off her friend Celine Seedarie when another vehicle forced her to swerve off the road in the vicinity of Gopaul’s Hardware. ...

Sunday, January 30, 2011

 Q: What are some of your administration’s major achievements during this period?

Sunday, January 30, 2011

The Ministry of Science, Technology and Tertiary Education is promising security infrastructure for students attending classes in and around the University of the West Indies, St Augustine campus. Yesterday, Minister Fazal Karim identified a committee for the protection and nurture of the 30,000...

Sunday, January 30, 2011

No change.

Monday, January 31, 2011

President of the Media Association of T&T (Matt) Kerry Peters said his association “stands for press freedom.” Peters said the association could not respond to everyone’s claim of victimisation by the media. Peters said if Matt had an official statement to make on the Ramnarine issue they...

Monday, January 31, 2011

 When contacted on the matter, former Attorney General Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj said the Reynolds Privilege allows the media the right to publish unfavourable facts on a matter of public interest. “The Courts of the Commonwealth decided that the press is entitled to publish a matter of public...

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