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1. T&T national earns perfect score in forensic psychology
A Trinidad & Tobago national has scored a perfect 4.0 grade point average (GPA) in forensic psychology at John Jayís College in New York City, an e-mail from her sister, Verena, said Thursday. Verena is a former Synergy TV presenter. Venetia Siblal, 26, out of a graduating class of 3200, ...

2. Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister to reshuffle Cabinet
"This is a period in which we now take the nationís development to a whole new phase," Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar told scores of supporters last night at Mid Centre Mall car park in Chaguanas as she celebrated two years since the election of her coalition government ...

3. Trinidad and Tobago gasoline prices among lowest in ...


4. Jack Warner resigns as T&T's national security minister
Trinidad and Tobago's Minister of National Security Austin "Jack" Warner, a former FIFA vice president, has offered his resignation to T&T Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar today amidst fraud allegations in a CONCACAF report, according to state-owned radio and television reports by the Caribbean New Media Group (CNMG). The prime minister ...

5. Rain, flash flooding in South, traffic to get ...
An overturned car just before Grand Bazaar if coming from South. This just happened. So there will now be traffic heading South on the Uriah Butler Highway too as people will slow to watch the accident. Photo by Super Sam.

6. Trinidad local government election results 2013 show Chaguanas ...
UPDATE (October 27, 11:00 am): The battle for Chaguanas rages on. Now the PNM appears to be in a position to take Chaguanas, followed by the ILP.

7. Trinidad & Tobago receives 6 bids for enhanced ...
Photo by ibmphoto24, Flickr

8. Water on Mosquito Creek slows southbound traffic
Water on the popular route to many parts of South Trinidad known as Mosquito Creek has been flowing consistently onto the road forcing vehicles to drive on only one lane and cause tremendous traffic.

9. Venezuela - to devalue or to default?
OPPENHEIMER Sovereign Debt Analyst Lucila Broide:

10. What Standard & Poor's really said in its ...
The following is the full press release from Standard & Poor's issued on December 24, 2013 on Trinidad and Tobago. S&P affirms Trinidad and Tobago 'A/A-1' ratings; Outlook remains stable -- Trinidad and Tobago's economy is picking up after major maintenance and upgrades in the energy sector that had created ...

11. Poverty and hunger reduced in Latin America and ...
- Poverty and hunger reduced in Latin America and the Caribbean with advances on Millennium Development Goals - Region also makes strides in expanding access to education and sanitation, but action needed on maternal mortality, protection of forests, says UN report The Latin America and Caribbean region has met a ...

12. Prime Minister to reshuffle Cabinet, state boards


13. Parents incensed over new SEA marking scheme
Saying it makes "a mockery of our education system," a group of parents led by Dr Philip Ayoung-Chee, a urological surgeon, is drafting a petition to Education Minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh (left), a gynecologist, with a list of strong "Objections to the proposed Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) marking system from ...

14. Messi walks off Japanese TV interview
After the prizegiving ceremony of the Club World Cup, Lionel Messi was subjected to a very strange interview and walked off the set of the Japanese tv station. A set was mounted just off the field where Barcelona played a friendly against Japan. That was as far as Messi reached ...

15. Services sector to grow
The services sector is projected to grow in real terms by 2.6 percent in 2013, up slightly from 2012 when the sector expanded by an estimated 2.4 percent, according to the Review of the Economy 2013. The review said: This performance reflects positive growth projections for all services sub-sectors. The ...

16. Heavy rainfall persists in Trinidad and Tobago
Heavy rains in Penal, Debe and Marabella (above) today. Photo by Aunty Korea.

17. Trinidad & Tobago's state oil co. Petrotrin downgraded ...
S&P Downgrades Petroleum Co. of Trinidad & Tobago Ltd To 'BB+'

18. Traditional Medicine, Women Healers featured in new book
Dr. Kumar Mahabir will launch his new book entitled, "Traditional Medicine and Women Healers in Trinidad," at Theatre 2 of the National Academy for the Performing Arts on Keate Street in Port of Spain on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 6:15 pm. Admission is free to the public once reservations ...

19. New Online Programme launched at Lok Jack GSB
Small and Medium Business proprietors can now look forward to a degree that takes into consideration their needs for timing and flexibility, as the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business recently launched its newest and first online degree-the Master of Small and Medium Enterprise Management. The launch took place ...

20. IMF: Significant underemployment in Trinidad and Tobago
Despite low recorded unemployment rates, there is evidence of significant underemployment in Trinidad and Tobago, the IMF said in its latest country report on the Caribbean nation. A delinking of the reported unemployment rate with GDP growth suggests official data may underestimate the degree of slack in the labor market. ...

21. Christmas takes over Trinidad and Tobago
Many citizens chose to observe the Christmas season by being charitable to the less fortunate. These volunteer Santa Claus, Mrs Claus and Rasta Claus combed the streets of Cumuto and Caratal and brought gifts and Christmas cheer to children in the area. Minor accidents occurred on the roads and police ...

22. Trinidad and Tobago's murder rate still high
Trinidad and Tobago's murder rate continues to be one of the highest in the region, according to a study released by a United Nations agency yesterday. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released the study "Transnational Organized Crime in Central America and the Caribbean: A Threat Assessment" ...

23. Gabon: Diaman success reduces pre-salt risk, but liquid ...


24. Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister to trace roots ...
Story by ARCHIS MOHAN IN NEW DELHI, The Telegraph (India) Photo by GISL Her ancestors boarded a ship to the West Indies from Calcutta in the late 19th or early 20th Century. More than 150 years later, Kamla Persad Bissessar, the first woman Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, is ...

25. Where To Snorkel in Tobago
From colourful reef fish and the mighty manta ray to beautiful corals and curious crustaceans, Tobago has a rich variety of marine life which is just waiting to be discovered. It is no surprise then that the island has been named as the second best place in the Caribbean for ...

26. Gov't spends US$25M to refurbish Tobago resort
Government spent US$25 million refurbishing a 200-room beach resort, Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar (left) revealed yesterday. Speaking at "the official opening of the Magdalena Grand Beach Resort in Tobago" although it was open since December 2011, she said, "I am advised that the facility that we are ...

27. IFC makes Colombia country manager Director for Latin ...
Photo by Hernando Galeano, http://Vanguardia.com The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, named Irene Arias director for Latin America and the Caribbean, a release said today. Based in BogotŠ, Arias will supervise the investment operations and advisory services of the IFC in 34 countries in ...

28. Bullying least prevalent in Trinidad & Tobago, IDB ...
In an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) paper released this month called a "Bullying Victimization Profile in the Caribbean" by Inder Jit Ruprah, and Ricardo Sierra, Trinidad & Tobago appears to be the country in the Caribbean where bullying is least prevalent. "What are the facts? The size of the problem ...

29. Student rent in St Augustine costs $2500 or ...
Students renting in St Augustine, the home town of the University of the West Indies' largest campus in Trinidad and Tobago are paying $2500 and above for a simple one-bedroom apartment, a senior government minister has said. While speaking on the Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) programme in Parliament ...

30. IMF estimates Trinidad & Tobago economy will grow ...