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GARY CARDINEZ THE top brass of the Municipal Police Service in collaboration with the Office of Law Enforcement Policy (OLEP) held an appreciation and awards function for former acting commissioner of police Stephen Williams at OLEP’s offices on London Street, Port of Spain. The Municipal Police...
THE University of the West Indies and Republic Bank Limited (RBL) recently launched the 2018/2019 instalment of the World of Work (WOW) programme. The initiative, which is over 20 years in existence, has benefitted from a decade-long partnership with RBL. Its goal is to equip final-year students...
A church leader who migrated to this country a few years ago and who was detained on Sunday in connection with the stabbing death of 42-year-old pastor Alisa Ali told police he was sorry for his actions, but had carried out the killing in a fit of rage. The man reportedly hired a friend to take...
FORMER NATIONAL and West Indies wicketkeeper/batsman Deryck Murray is calling on persons in charge of the regional game to address the problems at the core, to avoid more disappointing results, at the international level. Murray was speaking in an interview yesterday, in the aftermath of another...
SIX creators of locally-filmed movies and television shows received part returns on their investments from the Government last Wednesday, after several years in some cases, when Minister of Trade and Industry Paula Gopee-Scoon distributed cheques in keeping with the Production Expenditure Rebate...
THE Commonwealth Short Story Prize has announced the international panel of writers who will judge the world’s most global literary prize in 2019. Representing the five regions of the Commonwealth, the panel, chaired by the Kittitian-British novelist, playwright and essayist Caryl Phillips...
EXPERIENCED local runner Curtis Cox and teenager Genesis Joseph won the 15K and 5K events respectively, when the RBC Race for the Kids was held in Port of Spain, on October 7. The event, which is held to raise awareness and funds for children suffering with cancer, was held in St Clair and around...
GUSTAVO GRANITTO, an ITF (International Tennis Federation) consultant, is in TT on a week-long visit. The Argentine will be dealing with discussions and follow-ups on the National Racquet Centre in Tacarigua, as well as conducting workshops and development programmes. The founder of the GTC Tennis...
THE EDITOR: October is Calypso History Month in TT. Is it fair to devote an entire month to calypso? Should we celebrate calypso throughout the entire year? When we set aside one month, does that give us license to neglect calypso for the other eleven months? When we celebrate Calypso History...
THE EDITOR: This country that I call home, this small piece of the earth that has nurtured me throughout my life, is turning out to be a sick, rotting caricature of a nation. Having read the most damning revelations in the media, I have lost all respect for our judiciary as it exists today....

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