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Looking for 'Uncle Abdul'

Police Commissioner Trevor Paul wants your help in finding alleged terror suspect Abdel Nur of Guyana who is considered to be armed and dangerous and hiding in Trinidad. Read the rest of the Trinidad Express article.

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Caribbean murder rates hurting growth: World Bank

MIAMI (Reuters) – Rising murder rates have made the tourism-dependent Caribbean possibly the bloodiest region in the world and are severely affecting potential economic growth, the World Bank said in a report on Thursday. Read the rest of the Reuters story on Yahoo! News

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Hindu group to train pandits

A Hindu organisation is breaking barriers in Trinidad and Tobago by offering a training course for both male and female pandits (Hindu priests). Read the rest of Trinidad Express article.

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The mystic and the poisoned puja

Until a few years ago, Rambally Deonanan was a truck driver, gardener and goat-herder. Today, he spends his days slaying demons, looking into the future and the past, helping people mend marriages, get rich, find spouses for their children. Read the rest of the story at the Trinidad Express. (more…)

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Family's future grim

Ten-year-old Sara Mohammed might never return to school. Her father, Hamid Mohammed, was poisoned during a Kali puja at a neighbour’s home last week. Read the rest of the story in the Trinidad Express. (more…)

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Tobago Deacon: Ban Elton John, He'll Make You Gay

Elton John is getting a cold reception from church leaders in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Read the rest of the ABC News story

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It's Carnival, But This Isn't Rio

For the two days preceding Ash Wednesday in Trinidad and Tobago, the 100,000 people who have taken to the streets make it a point to forget quite a few things. First among these is a sense of self-control, exchanging it for alcohol-infused abandon as they trek around the capital city of Port-of-Spain; second and most […]

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Trinidad struggles with crime amid prosperity

PORT OF SPAIN (Reuters) – Energy riches have vaulted Trinidad and Tobago up the economic rankings, making it a rare Caribbean country that does not depend on tourism, but the good times are being soured by a surge in murders and gun violence. Read the rest of the Reuters story on Yahoo! News

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Canada selects cricket team

TORONTO (CP) – Forklift driver, accountant, salesman, teacher. The Canadian cricket team comes from all walks of life. Read the rest of the Canadian Press story on CANOE — SLAM! Sports

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Villagers in Trinidad and Tobago battle Alcoa's plans

OTAHEITE, Trinidad – When Ramos Ramdeo gazes at the water off this southern fishing village, he sees more than the crystal blue color, choppy waves and one of the world’s richest shrimp spawning grounds. He sees his livelihood. Read the rest of the MiamiHerald.com article.

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