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Trinidad Doctors Return to Work

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) – After the government promised to raise salaries, doctors ended a six-day strike Saturday which left Trinidad and Tobago hospitals poorly staffed and patients waiting hours for treatment. Click for the rest of the AP story

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Trinidad braces for political showdown

Security has been stepped up outside the parliament of Trinidad and Tobago in preparation for moves to break the deadlock that has paralysed the country’s political system for nearly four months. Read the rest of the BBC News story

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Government Poised to Impose State of Emergency

PORT OF SPAIN, Feb 25 (IPS) – Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Patrick Manning says his administration is prepared to impose a state of emergency amid signs the country’s political crisis will become increasingly confrontational.

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Trinidad & Tobago @ Winter Olympics

Trinidad & Tobago has athletes competing in the bobsled event at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. For more details, see the official Olympics web site.

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Caribbean mediators say Trinidad leaders have agreed to new elections

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Trinidad and Tobago’s two main political parties agreed Tuesday to hold new elections within a year to settle a tie in December balloting that has kept Parliament from convening. … click for the AP story.

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Parties Tied In Trinidad Elections

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Trinidad’s first prime minister of East Indian descent and the black-dominated opposition were locked in a tie Tuesday after elections – a dramatic twist that has sparked a constitutional crisis and set the stage for a lengthy political battle. … click for AP story on Guardian Unlimited

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'Kick 'Em Jenny' Volcano Causes Caribbean Quake

ST. AUGUSTINE, Trinidad – The undersea volcano called “Kick ’em Jenny” generated a moderate local earthquake on Thursday night as it bubbled near the Caribbean’s Lesser Antilles islands, seismologists said on Friday. Kick ’em Jenny submarine volcano in the southern Grenadine Islands is going through a period of unusual activity. Go to http://www.uwiseismic.com for the […]

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Leaders Order New Vote in Trinidad

Trinidad’s leader called for new elections Wednesday after a purge of dissidents from his party cost the government its Parliamentary majority.

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World largest methanol plant for Trinidad

Trinidad and Tobago will be home to the world’s largest methanol plant, which will have the capacity to produce 5,000 tonnes per day, plant owners said.

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BP makes major gas find in Trinidad

BP Trinidad and Tobago said it discovered one trillion cubic feet of gas off the Caribbean nation’s east coast.

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