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Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 09:59

THIRD-RANKED Carapichaima East (14 points) are intent on maintaining their top-three position on the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Premier Division standings when they play host to sixth ranked Queen’s Royal College (QRC) today.

“Caps” currently trail league leaders and defending champions, Naparima (17 pts) and second placed St Anthony’s (16 pts). A victory against QRC would propel the Central-based team further up the ladder and bring added pressure to the top tier, if either side (Naps or St Anthony’s) stumble during today’s matches.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 09:59

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 09:59

GOVERNMENT has delivered on some projects and initiatives announced by Finance Minister Colm Imbert in the 2018/2019 while others were yet to materialise.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 09:59

THE Prime Minister yesterday pleaded with citizens to stop “bad-talking” TT and being ungrateful for what they have.

At the sod-turning ceremony for the new Sangre Grande hospital yesterday, Dr Rowley responded to a caller to a radio talk show who was upset that he told the world at the UN General Assembly last week, that TT had a poverty eradication programme – old-age pension.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 09:59

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 09:59

TYRELL GITTENS

VALUED at an estimated US$800m, the Dominican Republic’s (DR) cigar market is one of the world’s largest and accounts for approximately 29 percent of the world’s cigar production.

On Wednesday, the country’s first international cigar festival was opened in TT at the Apsara/Old Havana nightclub located at Queen’s Park East.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 09:59

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 09:59

“THIS is a violent society,” Roberta Clarke, president of the TT Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CADV) said. “So let’s not get around that. Children experience violence in particular ways. Before the violence gets outside in the community, it’s experienced in the home.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 09:59

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 09:59

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 09:59

THE Claxton Bay Junior Anglican school will be torn down and replaced by prefabricated buildings during the Christmas vacation. Students would then be able to return to classes in January 2020.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 09:59

CONGRESS of the People (COP) political leader Carolyn Seepersad-Bachan yesterday disagreed with National Security Minister Stuart Young that social media are the biggest threat to democracy in TT. But she acknowledged social media have challenges which need to be addressed.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 09:59

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 09:59

THE EDITOR: The President of TT is of the opinion that common law marriage is wrong. Whatever the reason she thinks this way, Paula-Mae Weekes has demonstrated an improvident line of thought.

If this de facto union is wrong, where is the space for courtship, which may or may not lead to a civil marriage?