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World javelin champ thrown overboard from Harbour Master in Grenada

News Stephon Nicholas 7 Hrs Ago Anderson Peters Reigning World javelin champion Anderson Peters was beaten and thrown overboard from the Harbour Master during a boatride in Grenada on Wednesday night. The Grenadian recently returned home to a grand welcome after also claiming silver at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. Grenada is also celebrating

Cascade entrepreneur grows Crisp organic herbs with hydroponics

Business vishannap 14 Hrs Ago Christian Young Sing alongside basil and mint plant at his hydroponic facility in Cascade. - Photo by Sureash Cholai VISHANNA PHAGOO The Young Sing family is known for the mass manufacturing of fixtures for every room of people's homes and have been in that business since 1973. Christian Young Sing

Southex shows how to tap into agriculture

Business Yvonne Webb 14 Hrs Ago A field of pimento peppers in Wallerfield. PHOTO BY ROGER JACOB - ROGER JACOB AS food and food security become the centre of global deliberations, local entrepreneurs interested in agriculture are being encouraged to tap into the opportunities now. Extending the invitation, Southex Promotions CEO George Singh sold the

Make agricultural land part of development agenda

Business Yvonne Webb 14 Hrs Ago A healthy crop of plantains at Clatroo Trace, Plum Mitan. - File photo TT Chamber of Industry and Commerce president Charles Pashley has embraced the push for a regional approach to agriculture with a plea to TT to protect the land space set aside for this purpose. He observed

Ramlal gives TT slight edge over Guyana in Rising Stars Under-19s

Sports Jelani Beckles 14 Hrs Ago File photo by Sureash Cholai. A FOUR-WICKET haul by Nick Ramlal gave Trinidad and Tobago the edge against Guyana at the end of day one in their three-day first round match, in the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Rising Stars Under-19 tournament at Park Hill, St Vincent, on Wednesday. Guyana

Seagull 'forces Dublin woman out of home for weeks'

One Dublin councillor says something needs to be done about seagulls, after a woman had to leave her home. The birds are being seen more around the city as a result of more rubbish in the streets. Councillor Keith Connolly told The Hard Shoulder things are getting worse. "This issues around litter, picking at bags
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Uri Geller warns Putin: I'll use my mind to send your nukes right back to you

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