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April Ravello, the pregnant woman who was rescued along with her husband and two children by Caparo villagers on Thursday, says she has “so much to be thankful for.” Saying she feared she would have lost her daughter that day, Ravello said she is “eternally grateful” to the men who braved the dirty, muddy flood waters to save her family.

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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

My name is Aneil Hamid and I manage a South Chinese restaurant.

I have a Muslim background, more or less. I don’t practise Islam. I’m a Pentecostal.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Principal of the Lady Hochoy Centre in Gasparillo, Sister Antoinette Fahey, has called on the Government to provide a full-time physio-therapist for disabled  children at her school.
Her call came as dozens of children from the home held their annual Christmas concert on Friday.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Eight people, including an elderly couple, have been rendered homeless after a man allegedly threw a molotov cocktail into their Chanda Trace, Indian Walk Village, home yesterday.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

The T&T Meteorological Services (Met office) has issued a flood alert for Trinidad today with the occurrence of persistent rainfall. In a flood bulletin the Service said, “Given the additional rainfall predicted for Trinidad, the possibility of river overtopping is highly favourable.”

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Reports last night indicated that Trinmar, the marine division of state-owned Petrotrin, suffered an undersea well blowout that was leaking oil into the sea off the south-west coast of Trinidad.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Horror and shock gripped Tobago as the bodies of a 71-year-old woman and a 12-year-old girl were unearthed mere metres from their Harmony Hall home. Police believe they were assaulted, murdered and their bodies dumped. A 24-year-old man, said to be a neighbour of the victims, was detained....

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Hundreds of Sangre Grande families were yesterday marooned in their homes and lost thousands of dollars worth of household items following widespread flooding in the area.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

It was a bittersweet reunion for inmates and their children and relatives at the Maximum Security Prison, Arouca yesterday. In the spirit of the Christmas season they spent time sharing experiences, trading memories and rekindling acquaintances. Toys were distributed to the children.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Social activist cum UNC Senator Verna St Rose-Greaves, who has moved on from the post of special adviser on children’s affairs to Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, is on a new mission.

Monday, December 6, 2010

The State is being saddled with a million-dollar bill to represent cash strapped Caribbean Airlines Ltd (CAL) in a legal battle against dismissed chief executive officer Ian Brunton.

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