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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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News Wrap: Sessions insists he didn’t lie about Russian contacts to Senate

HARI SREENIVASAN: Sessions has recused himself from the Justice Department's investigation into Russia's election meddling.President Trump had new criticism today for former FBI Director James Comey over the Hillary Clinton e-mail probe. He complained again that Comey decided to clear Clinton before she was even interviewed. That's based on newly released draft statements by Comey

Escaping Harvey Weinstein was a ‘cat-and-mouse game,’ says Katherine Kendall

HARI SREENIVASAN: Let's turn to the continuing fallout and reaction to the Harvey Weinstein story.Yesterday, Weinstein resigned from the board of his production company following numerous revelations of sexual harassment and several allegations of assault.More than three dozen women have said Weinstein harassed them. While Weinstein has admitted to behaving inappropriately, he has said he

WATCH: NFL commissioner says players ‘should stand for the national anthem’

NFL players will be encouraged to stand for the national anthem at the start of the football games, the league’s chief told reporters today. After two days of meeting with owners of each NFL team, representatives for the players’ union and players themselves, the NFL has reiterated its decision to keep its existing policy of

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On gun policy, California’s Newsom borrows from Texas’ playbook

It was late last year Texas Republicans broke new legal ground with a different kind of abortion ban. As we’ve discussed, the Lone Star State has effectively deputized random citizens, empowering them to go after those who have abortions after six weeks of pregnancy for $10,000, plus attorneys’ fees. The result was, and is, a

Charles warns PSs to demand mandate for crime initiative

News Paula Lindo 16 Hrs Ago Naparima MP Rodney Charles. Naparima MP Rodney Charles is warning the permanent secretaries, who have been assigned to co-chair the PM’s multi-agency approach to fighting crime as a public health issue, to ensure they have a clear mandate, lest they be blamed for the continued escalation of crime. On

Hikers rescued in Diego Martin

News Paula Lindo 16 Hrs Ago File photo - Five hikers who were stranded on the Covigne hiking trail in Diego Martin on Saturday, were rescued by villagers from the area. The five hikers, a family consisiting of two adults and three children, were rescued at approximately 9:45 pm. Ramnath Ramcharitar, of Hunters Search and

Gadsby-Dolly: 2,000 pupils attend vacation remedial programme

News Sean Douglas 16 Hrs Ago Minister of Education Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly. - EDUCATION Minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly told Newsday on Sunday that 2,000 students have so far turned up for the month-long vacation remedial programme (VRP) which began last week at venues nationwide to help prepare students entering secondary school in September. She also

Mini-mart owner killed in Moruga

News Clint Chan Tack 16 Hrs Ago Marva's bar along La Ruffin Road, Moruga, where Darryl Boodoo was shot and killed on Saturday night. - Photo by Lincoln Holder A 41- year-old man was killed at his business place in Moruga on Saturday night According to police reports, Darryl Boodoo was at a mini-mart called

Application for DART+ West to be lodged this week

A railway order application for DART+ West is set to be lodged later this week. It will seek permission to extend the electrified DART network from the Connolly/Spencer Dock area to west of Maynooth, Co Kildare and to the M3 Parkway in Co Meath. DART+ West will provide more passenger capacity, with increases of more

AIB cashless backlash as it is 'last man standing' in some areas

Part of the backlash to AIB's now-abandoned plan to go cashless at 70 branches was likely because it is the last bank in some areas. That's according to John Kelly, CEO at Lean CFO and associate lecturer in UCD. He told On The Record: "It's more probably because they were last man standing. "The key

McConalogue 'absolutely committed' to emission reduction targets

Agriculture Minister Charlie McConalogue says he's 'absolutely committed' to a 51% reduction in emissions across the economy by 2030. He was speaking as talks around carbon reduction targets for the agriculture sector are continuing. The Government's Climate Action Plan sets out targets of between 22% and 30% for that sector. It accounts for 37% of

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