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Severed head found near highway in Maloney

News Shane Superville 9 Hrs Ago File photo - Police from the Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region II are trying to identify a man whose severed head was found near the Churchill-Roosevelt Highway on Thursday morning. Police said Maloney police received a report of a man's head being found in a drain parallel to the

Holy Faith Sisters launch first book

Features Newsday Reporter 11 Hrs Ago Sisters of Holy Faith Convent in March 2022. Photo: Alison Punch - The Sisters of the Congregation of the Holy Faith (CHF) will launch their first book, Presence & Action, on November 26 at 11 am in Couva. This year the CHF Sisters will mark the 75th anniversary of

KC Confectionery, leading the way on SDGs

Business Ryan Hamilton-Davis 17 Hrs Ago An employee in PPE gear sorts candy at KC Confectionery's headquarters at Southern Main Road, Couva. - ANGELO MARCELLE In one way or another, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were always topics of concern and consideration for many organisations. But it wasn't until September 2015 that these issues

Stakeholders: Cruise ships will help revive Tobago’s economy

Business Corey Connelly 17 Hrs Ago Tourists from the Rhapsody of the Seas cruise ship check out a map of Tobago as they plan their tours with taxi drivers at the Scarborough port on Monday, - DAVID REID TOURISM stakeholders are optimistic that the return of cruise ships to Tobago will help revive the island’s

Jewellery-maker brings unique earrings to market

Business Vishanna Phagoo 17 Hrs Ago Amanda Salandy works on poinsetta earrings in her Tiiu collection. - ROGER JACOB Amanda Salandy, 38, created her first designs using whatever coloured polymer clay she could get her hands on, a US$30 pasta-maker and kitchen utensils. At the time all she had was a mouse, cheese and the

Car Free Sundays would make Dublin city centre 'super nice'

Car Free Sundays would make Dublin city centre “super nice”, a climate activist has said.  Banning the use of most private vehicles on one day of the week is a policy that has been discussed by the National Youth Assembly on Climate and sent to the Government for consideration.  “We need to scale down our
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In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein story, the hashtag #MeToo has inspired millions of women to share stories of harassment in the workplace and culture. Judy Woodruff explores what’s driving the movement with Fatima Goss Graves of the National Women’s Law Center, Melissa Silverstein of Women and Hollywood, Lisa Senecal of Vermont Commission on

San Antonio truck driver pleads guilty in fatal human smuggling case

Nation Oct 17, 2017 12:12 PM EST A 61-year-old San Antonio man pleaded guilty to two federal charges in the human smuggling incident that led to the deaths of 10 undocumented immigrants this summer. James Matthew Bradley Jr., who appeared before a U.S. magistrate judge Monday, pleaded guilty to “one count of conspiracy to transport

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