News Headlines | Thursday, August 25, 2016

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GOD SAVED US
MEMBERS of a Piparo family who encountered a cutlass- wielding man in their village on Tuesday, claimed divine intervention yesterday for their survival “It was God and only God who saved us from death,” Tricia Ramnarine told Newsday as she recalled the family’s close shave at the hands of a relative at their home in Piparo.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:01:00 GMT Read Full Story @ Newsday
CEPEP questions millions spent in Oropouche projects
THE Community Based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme (CEPEP) said its management has discovered a misappropriation of $39.6 million of CEPEP funds spent on construction projects in the Oropouche East constituency of its former line minister, Dr Roodal Moonilal. CEPEP made this statement in a newspaper advertisement, in response to claims made by Moonilal. As Housing and Urban Development Minister in the former People’s Partnership (PP) government, Moonilal was line minister for CEPEP.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT Read Full Story @ Newsday
Equal opportunity for judges too?
JUDGES might soon be able to sue the State if they feel they have been discriminated against.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT Read Full Story @ Newsday
Garcia: Provisions for gifted students soon
STEPS will soon be taken to ensure that Trinidad and Tobago’s education system caters to the needs of gifted students. This was the word coming yesterday from Minister of Education, Anthony Garcia, when Newsday spoke with him regarding the success of 12 year-old, Form 1 student, Frederick Thomas Jr. in math at the Caribbean Secondary Entrance Certificate (CSE C) examination in May. Thomas Jr. was 11 when he sat the exam and attained a distinction in the subject, making him quite possibly the youngest in the nation to sit the exam and get a distinction.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT Read Full Story @ Newsday
DOMA calls for end to bloodshed
THE Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (DOMA) made an impassioned plea yesterday for an end to continued bloodshed.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT Read Full Story @ Newsday
OAS ordered to pay contractor
BRAZILIAN contracting firm Constructura OAS has been ordered to pay Fyzabad-based contractor, Trinidad Tent Rentals (TTR) a little over $2 million.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT Read Full Story @ Newsday

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