Archive | 2007

National bird under threat

The national bird, the Scarlet Ibis, is under threat of being hunted to near extinction in Trinidad, several game wardens feared yesterday. Read the rest of the Trinidad Express article.

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Facebook

I finally boarded the Facebook bandwagon. It’s really quite interesting to see you can meet and what information people divulge about themselves. This article highlights one of the reasons to be careful about what you post! Facebook sues Ont. porn company over alleged hacking Facebook sues Ont. porn company over alleged hacking Last Updated: Monday, […]

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Flour $et to rise

NATIONAL FLOUR MILLS (NFM) is set to raise its price of flour next Monday by 15 percent. Read the rest of the Trinidad and Tobago’s Newsday article.

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Missions by Gladys

Writing about Gladys Aylward, Noel Piper says about missions today: “For a missionary candidate now, in the whirlwind of letters, visits, biblical teaching, and presentations about future ministry–the activities that will raise interest and money–sometimes it might be easy to lose clear sight of the true source of support. And missionaries aren’t the only ones […]

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RBTT sold for $14B

Twenty years after it gave up control of its Trinidad operations, the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has made a re-entry into the local financial landscape by buying the RBTT Financial Group for TT$13.8 billion, or US$2.2 billion. Read the rest from Trinidad and Tobago’s Newsday : newsday.co.tt :

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NOVEMBER 5: PM reveals election date at last

Prime Minister Patrick Manning says he did not intend to cause any insult to the Hindu community when he announced yesterday that the general election would be held on November 5, just five days before the Divali public holiday. Read the rest of the Trinidad Express article.

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EVIL IN THE AIR: Cedros holymen hold exorcism ritual

GENUINE FEAR: Pundit Prabhoodeo Maharaj leads villagers of Granville, Cedros, on a mile-long walk in a bid to rid the area of a perceived demonic force linked to the death of a woman and the evil possession of three others. The walk ended in an interfaith service on Friday night. Three weeks ago, a young […]

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Top 10: Starting a Theological School

Dr. Michael Haykin blogs about “top ten most important things for founding a theological institution for training pastors?”.

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T&T marks 45th with pomp – and problems

ON Friday, while the contesting political parties in Jamaica were winding up weekend arrangements for that country’s general election today, Trinidad and Tobago was celebrating with customary pomp and ceremony 45 years of political independence from British colonial rule. Read the rest of the Trinidad Express article.

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Who will take their place?

Recent headlines have not been good for the Catholic church, both here and abroad. A recent census revealed that only 17 percent of Catholics attend Sunday Mass. Read the rest of the article at Trinidad and Tobago’s Newsday : newsday.co.tt

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