Archive | 2008

Hindus flock to Mosquito Creek for Kartik

Heavy traffic crawled past the sea front near Mosquito Creek, La Romaine, yesterday as children from more than 20 schools gathered for prayer. They had joined Hindus throughout the world to observe the water festival known as Kartik Naha.

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Food prices push record inflation Central Bank: New 14.8 per cent high

The continued high costs of bread, cereals, fruits and vegetables has continued to drive inflation upward in Trinidad and Tobago, with the rate hitting a new high

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Trinis take the lead in murders: Jamaica up 15%, T&T rises by 65%

Trinidad and Tobago’s society is comparatively more violent than Jamaica and we are getting worse based on the number of people murdered here so far this year.

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Hindus bid farewell to Lord Ganesh

A FESTIVE and pious atmosphere enveloped several areas in Trinidad yesterday as Hindu devotees bid farewell to murtis (statues) of Lord Ganesh (remover of obstacles), bringing an end to the annual ten-day Ganesh Utsav (celebrations).

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Ransom paid for stolen church items

A PARISH member yesterday morning found the golden ciborium along with the sacred hosts which were stolen from a church a week ago .

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'Christianity may be under threat by Act'

THE FUNDAMENTAL beliefs of the Christian religion may be under threat from provisions in the Equal Opportunity Act, says Planning, Housing and Environment Minister Dr Emily Gaynor Dick-Forde. Read the rest of the “Trinidad Express article”:http://www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_news?id=161355276.

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Seven wonders of Trinidad & Tobago

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad & Tobago has long been revered as one of the Caribbean’s best kept secrets. With exotic tropical landscape and its multi-dimensional cultural element, the dual island nation provides travelers with something more than just sun, sand and sea. Read the rest of the “Caribbean Net News article”. See Destination TnT […]

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Williams: T&T staying with US$

Despite growing concerns about a possible recession in the United States, Central Bank Governor Ewart Williams said the Trinidad and Tobago currency would remain pegged to the US dollar because the world was still very much a “US dollar-centred intermediary”. Read the rest of the “Trinidad Express article”:http://www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_news?id=161321154.

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GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER: 1,000 killers roaming free as cops fail to make arrests

MORE than 1,000 murderers are roaming free in this country, Homicide Bureau figures for the past four years have revealed. These killers are partying at the clubs, standing in line next to us and passing in front of police stations. Read the rest of the “Trinidad Express article”:http://www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_news?id=161319085.

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Top Type Tips

One of the benefits of desktop publishing is also one of its problems: anyone can do it. Here are Ten Tips for Top Type. Following these tips will help you “to produce pages with type that looks professional and pleasing, and that’s easy to read.” Type is one of the most powerful tools for communication […]

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