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Rowley, Maduro sign Dragon deal

The Dragon deal is official. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shook hands today to seal the deal that will see TT for the first time processing Venezuelan natural gas. “TT is an exporter and processor of natural gas and natural gas products. Venezuelan natural gas has never been an input in that business but after ...

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Quake fear for family living in car

Valdeen Shears Desperate and homeless, a family of six, including a toddler and a 10-year-old girl, living with full blown sickle cell anemia, (a blood disorder), experienced Tuesday’s 6.9 earthquake huddled together in the family’s Nissan B13 car. They are now pleading with government to assist them with somewhere to live, so they can stop squatting. Chinel Francis, Christopher George ...

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PM arrives in Caracas for Dragon deal

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and a government delegation have arrived in Caracas, Venezuela to sign an agreement with the Nicolas Maduro administration that allows TT to process gas from the Dragon field. The Rowley-led team, including a local press corps, left Trinidad at about 8 am before arriving in Caracas shortly after 10 am. The Prime Minister was greeted ...

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A Bounty of Vegetables

We hear it all the time. “Eat more vegetables!” In recent years nutritionists have delved even deeper and today not only do they stipulate to eat vegetables, they specify what types, because our bodies need all veggie types to enjoy the benefits of proper nutrition. Generally we look at nine classifications of vegetables: Fruit vegetables: tomatoes, avocado, peppers and eggplant. ...

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Record breaking pianist takes new bride

Sixty-one-year-old Hungarian pianist Charles Brunner, who holds the record in the Guinness World Book of Records for the category of the longest piano playing individual marathon, said I do to Latifah Colleen Eden Cabrera on August 11. Brunner spoke to Newsday about his romance between himself and his 26-year-old “brand-new” wife. He said: “It was the end of June in ...

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Legendary golfer could boost TT golf

TOBAGO golf coordinator for the TT Golf Association Jeffrey Azar, believes legendary Australian golfer Greg Norman’s involvement in developing another golf course in Tobago will benefit TT golf in a major way. Sandal’s Resort is expected to develop a golf course in Tobago, adding to the Magdalena Golf Course and the Mt Irvine Golf Course on the island. On Thursday, ...

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TT women start netball title defence vs USA

SHERDON PIERRE TT’s Netball Team will begin their Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) Championship title defence, at 2pm today, against USA at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium, Barbados. The top two teams from the tournament will qualify for the Netball World Cup 2019 to be held in Liverpool in July. The competing teams in the Americas World Cup Qualifier are ...

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TTFA mum on U-20 coaches’ salary woes

THE TRINIDAD and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) have remained mum on the issue regarding the non-payment of salaries for the technical staff of the national men’s Under-20 team. Coach Russell Latapy, who was dubbed ‘the Little Magician’ during his decorated playing career, is being asked to work another piece of magic as he prepares the team for the CONCACAF Men’s ...

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Women, men’s rugby knockout starts today

CARIBS RFU and Harvard, will meet for the second time in less than a week when both teams challenge the TT Rugby Football Union (TTRFU) Championship Division knockout competition semifinal in one of four rugby fixtures scheduled for today at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain. The match will start at 4 pm on Royalians Pitch, simultaneously with the ...

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TT women face Cuba today

TT women football team interim coach Anton Corneal released his final squad for the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) final round qualifiers, on Thursday night. Seventeen of the 20-member squad are currently in Jamaica for today’s opening match against Cuba, at the National Stadium, Kingston from 4 pm (TT time). Hosts Jamaica will face Antigua/Barbuda from 6 pm. Veteran winger Kennya ...

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