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T&T war dead from WWI and WWII honoured in Belgium

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Ten persons who lost their lives during the First World War (WWI) and the Second World War (WWII), who either were born in Trinidad and Tobago or had family connections here, were remembered and honoured recently as the T&T Embassy to the Kingdom of Belgium joined with that country to commemorate the 103rd Anniversary of the signing of the armistice on 11 November 1918, which ended the First World War—on the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” in 1918.

Good COP, bad COP? Takeaways from the new UN climate deal

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After two years of preparation and 13 days of tough talks, did negotiators at the U.N. climate meeting in Glasgow save the planet? In short: no.

Stepping up efforts to mitigate climate change

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As the world prepares for further climate emergencies, T&T is poised to make an increased effort to mitigate its own impact on climate change and emissions.

Gas station attendant gets support from NP

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Aaiden Eugene, a young gas station attendant who captured the country’s heart with his inspirational story of how he was putting himself through tertiary education by working part time, has received some additional support towards his degree goal from his employer, National Petroleum Marketing Company Limited (NP).

Committed to the reduction of pollution

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Dedicated to its ongoing commitments under the MEAs, Trinidad and Tobago’s government works hand in hand with the private sector, non-governmental organisations and international bodies to do its part in mitigating environmental issues.

Patois is still alive

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The first national language of T&T was Patois. This is a fact that not many people in T&T know now but one that Patois...

East POS Devt Co resumes face-to-face social and economic programmes

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Persons served by the social programmes provided by the East Port of Spain Development Company (EPOS) are once more able to access them in-person, following the restarting of very popular “Cooking with Confidence” programme on October 11th at Bienvenido Caterers, Eastern Main Road, Laventille.

Climate change can cost T&T almost US $1 billion per year...

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A recent report by the Ministry of Planning & Development estimates that continued loss of Trinidad and Tobago’s biodiversity resources—forest ecosystems, watersheds, marine and coastal ecosystems—could cost almost US$1 billion every year in destruction, as both natural and human factors continue to contribute to climate change.

New Poetry Slam champ Derron Sandy dethrones two-time winner

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5th time’s the charm! Derron Sandy has won his first Grand Slam title after five appearances in the finals of the First Citizens...

Celebrating T&T's Amerindian heritage

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A scaled-down version of the annual Amerindian Heritage Festival took place for three days from October 12 to 14. Officiating was Chief...

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Inside the Hot Zone

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Watch as CNC3's Khamal Georges gets an exclusive look inside the Couva Hospital ICU, as front line healthcare workers battle T&T's third...
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Prison Chief: No more fetes in cells for high-risk inmates

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[email protected] Prison Commissioner Dennis Pulchan says he will leave no stone unturned in the quest to find those responsible for the murders of officers...
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Griffith says he has text messages that could cause a snap election

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Former Police Commissioner Gary Griffith says he’s holding text messages which, if revealed, could cause a snap election before year-end. Griffith did so while...
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Family of cops held for alleged kidnapping of hairdresser

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The Professional Standards Bureau is investigating the alleged abduction of a hairdresser by a female police officer, which stemmed from a reported...
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Prominent Chen family members die from COVID-19

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[email protected] Calls are being made for citizens to take COVID vaccinations seriously following the passing of two prominent members of a San Fernando family. Guardian...