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HISTORY OF INDIAN ARRIVAL DAY 

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Tuesday, 25 July 2006 By Ram Jagessar  Indian Arrival Day is the annual commemoration of the arrival of Indians from the Indian subcontinent to other countries in the world. It is celebrated as a public holiday on May 30 in Trinidad and Tobago , and on May 5 in Guyana, and sometimes with varying names in the ...

Of cane and mist Commemorating 169 years of arrival

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Angelo Bissessarsingh wrote this last year, the 169th Anniversary of Arrival Of cane and mist Commemorating 169 years of arrival Published: Sunday, May 25, 2014 In this 1940s shot, a young boy strips a piece of cane with his teeth. In 2009 I was invited to be part of a project by my friend David Maharaj which was facilitated ...

LTRPMC Endorses Dr Rambachan for another Term

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Lumsden Street, Gasparillo. 25th May, 2015. To Whom It May Concern. We the members of the above named group will like to re nominate Dr. SurijRattan Rambachan as the candidate for Tabaquite in the upcoming general elections of 2015. In his term here in Tabaquite he has accomplished quite a lot. He has under seen the refurbishment ...

Suruj: Sad day in Trinidad’s history

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MINISTER of Works and Infrastructure Dr Suruj Rambachan yesterday said the developments in relation to Chaguanas West MP Jack Warner marked, “a sad day in the history of Trinidad.” “It is a very sad day in the history of Trinidad,” Rambachan told reporters before the state of the sitting of the Parliament. “I think I would ...

Suruj: Nobody paid to attend PP’s rally

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Nobody was paid to attend or forced to come to PP’s “renewal” rally at Macoya last Sunday, says Works Minister Suruj Rambachan. Rambachan, whose portfolio includes CEPEP/URP, was asked about statements from various people wearing UNC T-shirts who spoke during interviews at the rally and confirmed they were employed with CEPEP. Several said they were bona-fide UNC ...

Rambachan comfortable with IC decision

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The Integrity Commission (IC) has rendered an opinion that the Prime Minister and others have been exonerated in the Emailgate probe and that opinion stands, notwithstanding the resignations of two members of the commission. This was the position of Works and Infrastructure Minister Surujrattan Rambachan yesterday as he spoke to reporters outside the Parliament. Asked what he ...

Empowering People for better Governance

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By Suruj Rambachan I see a parallel between the running of the govt and management of a business/corporate entity. In the life of a business human resource decisions also have to be made. In fact decisions involving human beings, especially dismissals are considered tom be "edge" decisions. Performance, ethics, accountability and team culture play a big ...

Changes in Use of the PBR

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Members of the Public are advised that on Sunday May 24, 2015 the Priority Bus Route (PBR) will be open for use by all motorists. This is to facilitate the heavy flow of traffic that is anticipated along the east-west corridor. The PBR can be accessed from 9 a.m. to midnight. Where relevant, pedestrians and motorists are ...

Traffic Disruption – Southern Main Road

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The Ministry of Works and Infrastructure wishes to advise the public that there will be a temporary disruption in traffic along the Southern Main Road (in the vicinity of St. Mary’s Junction.) This disruption will last for one (1) day, Sunday May 24th, 2015 between the hours of 7am to 7pm. This is necessary to ...

Letter of Thanks – Aaron Achan

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Growing up we learnt a saying, Never forget where you came from. Today i decided to take a drive to my home town, for my new friends, I wasn't originally from San Fernando. I grew up from a baby in Springland (1st Street Circular) in Gasparillo and moved to San Fernando in 2002. As i drove ...