Sequence of oil spills
State-owned oil company Petrotrin became the subject of much scrutiny following several oil spills that were first detected on December 17, 2013.

December 19, 2014

ABOUT $20 million has been spent on five youth facilities to be opened, or reopened this week as Government seeks to alleviate crime and poverty, reported Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development Clifton De Coteau. He was...
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December 19, 2014

GOVERNMENT plans to open homework centres in all 444 primary schools and 125 secondary schools in Trinidad from next month. In making this announcement at the post-Cabinet news conference at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann's, Education...
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December 19, 2014

Vendors who have been given permission to sell in the city of San Fernando will be required to wear badges. San Fernando Mayor Kazim Hosein made the announcement yesterday in a media release. Hosein said temporary vending will begin...
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December 19, 2014

In a place where the prime minister before the current one believed in the literal truth of the Adam and Eve creation myth, and the current prime minister believes she can work miracles with Christmas hampers, it’s no surprise to...
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December 19, 2014

Do not expect any earth-shaking policy to the Caribbean and specifically towards Cuba, under the Obama administration. Obama has been a major disappointment – he talks the talk but has never walked the walk. A few years ago he came...
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December 19, 2014

Government will pay $2 million to acquire the memorabilia of the Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco). Minister of Culture Lincoln Douglas said yesterday the money will go to the family of the calypsonian. He said the Ministry of Culture...
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December 19, 2014

West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree has been ruled out of the Big Bash League due to an issue with his shoulder, for which he will undergo surgery. Badree was set to turn out for Brisbane Heat in the Australian Twenty20 league, which...
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December 19, 2014

ALFRED GALY, owner of the historic Greyfriars Church of Scotland building on Frederick Street, Port-of-Spain is currently reviewing a proposal sent to him by the Ministry of National Diversity and Social Integration for the preservation...
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December 19, 2014

CABINET has approved the name of another candidate to chair the board of directors of the North Central Regional Health Authority following the withdrawal of Dr Nalini Kokaram Maharaj who had been named to head a newly-constituted...
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December 19, 2014

BLIND mother, Asha Lall, her husband, Kevon, and four-year-old son, Kiran, who are also both visually impaired, have one wish for this Christmas. To see the lights on their Christmas tree and each other's faces as they open their...
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December 19, 2014

In making this declaration, Howai also said, May I state that I have never indulged, and never will engage in any form of inappropriate, far worse, dishonest or illegal conduct at any stage of my professional life. Indicating this...
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December 19, 2014

The agreement comes after just under a year of talks between the union and Lewis, which resulted in what TTUTA's second vice-president and chief negotiator, Lynsley Doodhai, described to Newsday as a roughly 14 percent increase across...
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December 19, 2014

Managing director of Sacha Cosmetics, who is currently in Cuba on a business trip, said he was in a “celebratory mood” over the news that the US had begun steps to normalise relations with the Caribbean island. “We...
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December 19, 2014

The Supreme Court in Ghana by unanimous decision on Wednesday ruled in favour of Republic Bank Ltd in an application to quash a ruling of the Accra High Court. The High Court ruling prevented the bank from proceeding with a mandatory...
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December 19, 2014

PHOENIX - An undefeated season and a pair of national championship titles in the 400 metres earned Texas A&M sprinter Deon Lendore a prestigious honour in track and field as he was named the 2014 winner of The Bowerman Award...
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December 19, 2014

Finance Minister Larry Howai said yesterday that he has “never indulged, and never will engage in any form of inappropriate—far worse—dishonest or illegal conduct at any stage of my professional life.” In his first...
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December 19, 2014

Tobago police yesterday detained a 29-year-old Lambeau man in connection with the robbery and murder of 64-year-old credit union courier Slyvert Edwards and are looking for a second man. The T&T Guardian understands the suspect...
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December 19, 2014

Government is acquiring the memorabilia of the Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco) for $2 million for ten years to put it on display, Arts and Multiculturalism Minister Lincoln Douglas said yesterday. He said so at yesterday’s...
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