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  1. Camejos do the doubleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Trinadad Express

    It was pandemonium at Queen's Park Savannah in Port of Spain on Friday as a thick crowd jostled and flocked around the winners of the 2017 National Schools Soca Monarch competition. Stefan Camejo and his brother Sergio celebrated with family and friends as they took the respective junior and senior titles in the competition, and walked away with bragging rights.

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  2. Arrests a imminenta in abductionFeb. 21, 2017, 10:1 PM AstRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    Northern Division police are continuing investigations into the reported abduction of a woman police constable and her four-year-old son in Sangre Grande on Sunday. A 29-year-old man from San Juan is currently in police custody.

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  3. 1880s Canboulay Riots re-enacted on FridayFeb. 21, 2017, 10:27 PM AstRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    ACTORS, drummers and boismen will re-enact the 1881 Canboulay Riots in the play Kambule on Carnival Friday morning at Piccadilly Greens, Port of Spain, from 4 o'clock. Choreographer Dara Healy said rehearsals are going on apace at St George's College, Barataria.

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  4. Queen ShervonneRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newsday

    SHERVONNE Rodney of Arima Central Secondary, beat out 15 other competitors to capture the National Junior Calypso Monarch title with her song 'Misconception' at the Queen's Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain yesterday. The song was a message to parents to not put children under strain to be what they want them to be, but rather, support the child's career choice.

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  5. WPC, son survive bandit attackRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newsday

    SWIFT, decisive action by police, responding to a call for help from an off-duty police officer who along with her son, had just be abducted by armed bandits, led to the arrest of a San Juan man and arrest warrants for two other suspects. The Woman Police Constable and her four-year-old son escaped when the bandits' car crashed into a light pole in Cunaripo late on Sunday night.

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  6. Female cop, child escape abductors after getaway car crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trinidad Guardian

    A 31-year-old woman police constable and her four-year-old child had a lucky escape after they were abducted during a home invasion at her family's Tamana home on Sunday night. The cop and her child walked away from the ordeal when her abductors abandoned her and their getaway vehicle after it crashed into a motorcyclist and ran off the road.

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  7. Toco, QRC rule Relay Festival *Feb. 20, 2017, 8:19 PM AstRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trinadad Express

    Running hard: Action in the Boys 4x800m, during the T&T Relay Festival, at Larry Gomes Stadium, Malabar, last week. - Photo: Allan V Crane Toco Secondary retained the Girls overall and the champions school honours while Queen's Royal College won the Boys overall trophy for another year when the Secondary Schools Relay Festival took place last week.

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  8. Renegades youths make it 4 in a rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trinadad Express

    MUSICAL scene: Frontline members of Desperadoes Youth Orchestra enjoy the music during their performance of "Scene" in the Elite Category at Sunday's National Junior Panorama finals at the Queen's Park Savannah. pannist with FLAIR: A bassist from Sangre Grande United Youths Steel Orchestra demonstrates her skill and style during the band's performance of 'Cheers to Life' at Sunday's finals in the Elite Category.

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  9. They never found her head, or her killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Trinadad Express

    Almost a year after her dismembered body was found in a barrel floating in the Mitan River in Manzanilla, the family of Eden Nikeisha Teesdale is still waiting on answers. Teesdale's head was never found.

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  10. Verna storms Red Cross stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Trinidad Guardian

    Social activist Verna St Rose crosses the stage during the girls six-nine category of the T&T Red Cross Society's annual Children's Carnival themed 'One big playground' at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, yesterday. PHOTO: ANISTO ALVES Like a form of ambush marketing or ambush masquerading, a stark reality among the gaiety and innocence of children playing "pretty mas", was the former Child Development minister's grim portrayal of a bride in full bridal train holding a rag doll and carrying a sign to get her social message across: "No Child Marriage."

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  11. It is safe to drink tap water'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Trinidad Guardian

    These are the words of University of the West Indies lecturer Dr Denise Beckles, one of the authors of a report looking at the impact of the contaminants produced by the Guanapo Landfill on the Surrounding Environment. The final report was produced in May 2016 and was shared with both the Water and Sewerage Authority and the Solid Waste Management Company Ltd .

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  12. Matabal, MacKenzie prime for Women's golf titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Trinidad Guardian

    Karina Matabal and Serena Mackenzie, who tied second place finishers in last year's Ladies Golf Open, will fancy their chances of claiming the title at the Nestle Svelty and Nescafe Dolce Gusto sponsored competition which starts today and ends tomorrow. This will be at the St Andrews Golf course in Moka, Maraval.

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  13. MAN & CHILD: Wrestling with fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Trinidad Guardian

    It's still not clear if an incident at a primary school in Mayaro, where a student got his arm broken, was a case of bullying or a matter of play-fighting gone wrong. But a spokesman for the Trinidad and Tobago Teachers Union advised parents to ban their children from watching television wrestling.

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  14. Republic sheds $1.99Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Trinidad Guardian

    Trading activity on the first tier market registered a volume of 88,808 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $1,260,008.21. Sagicor Financial Corporation was the volume leader with 31,795 shares changing hands for a value of $295,693.50, followed by Angostura Holdings Ltd with a volume of 20,948 shares being traded for $314,220.

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  15. Violent accused curse, spit at mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Trinidad Guardian

    Siddiq Mohammed, third from left, attempts to spit on cameramen while being escorted to the San Fernando Magistrates' Court yesterday. Mohammed, Brandon Basdeo, left, and his cousin Shiraz Mohammed.

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  16. Guanapo lead contamination above permissible limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Trinidad Guardian

    Lead concentration at the Guanapo Landfill was up to 75 times more than the acceptable level when samples collected by the Department of Chemistry at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine campus were tabulated, according to a May 2016 report done by the UWI scientists. The 71-page report entitled: The Impact of the Contaminants Produced by the Guanapo landfill on the Surrounding Environment was made available to Guardian Media yesterday, following assurances on Thursday by the Water and Sewerage Authority advising the public that the water supply from the Caroni and other water treatment plants meet World Health Organisation standards for drinking water quality and was therefore safe to drink.

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  17. PBR opened to all motorists until 4pmRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Trinidad Guardian

    The Priority Bus Route has been opened to the public up to 4pm today in order to alleviate traffic congestion currently plaguing hundreds of motorists. The Ministry of Works and Transport in a press release said the opening of the PBR was expected to alleviate the traffic congestion caused by the depression near the Port-of-Spain light house.

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  18. Traditional mas to grace the Savannah stageFeb. 17, 2017, 9:27 Am AstRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Trinadad Express

    Two stick fighters go at each other during last year's final at Skinner Park, San Fernando. Photo: DEXTER PHILIP Traditional mas characters will for the first time be allowed to parade exclusively at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain following a series of 'new interventions' drafted by the National Carnival Commission .

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  19. More pressure for BalgobinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Trinidad Guardian

    Former Miss T&T Anya Ayoung Chee,left, with Angostura Limited workers during a protest outside the House of Angostura in Laventille calling for the resignation of chairman Dr Rolph Balgobin over sexual harassment allegations. Local fashioner designer Anya Ayoung Chee yesterday joined Angostura Limited workers in a protest outside the House of Angostura, Laventille, calling for the resignation of chairman Dr Rolph Balgobin over sexual harassment allegations.

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  20. Death threats for MovieTowne murder accusedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Trinidad Guardian

    The 30-year-old man accused of murdering restaurant worker Jamilia DeRevenaux, and two men charged with harbouring him before his arrest, appeared before a Port-of-Spain magistrate yesterday. Matthew King, of Chinapoo, Morvant, appeared before Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar charged with killing DeRevenaux at MovieTowne, Invaders Bay, on February 5. Dressed in a blue T-shirt and red shorts, he stood silently in the prisoner's enclosure of the court as the charge was read.

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