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ROSEAU — As the leader of a small Caribbean island still struggling to rebuild nearly four years after a devastating hurricane, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit never thought he would get a hold of COVID-19 vaccines swiftly. Then a call to India changed everything. Last week, an airplane carrying two consignments of

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SCARBOROUGH — A total of $176.9 million will be spent on the construction of a new airport terminal in Tobago, along with an upgrade of existing facilities and the acquisition of land in Crown Point to complete the expansion. At the contract signing ceremony for the ANR Robinson International Airport

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PORT OF SPAIN — Some 44 women have now been killed on the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago this year. The last victim was a 23-year-old woman whose partially-clothed body was found in Santa Flora, Trinidad. Tenil Cupid’s body was discovered by Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) workers who

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PHILIPSBURG — Four men have been arrested in Sint Maarten by the Netherlands Coastguard in a drug bust netting 992 pounds of cocaine, authorities said. The men from the British Virgin Islands, St. Kitts & Nevis and Trinidad and Tobago are now in Dutch official custody for allegedly smuggling 450

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PORT OF SPAIN — With rich Caribbean fishing grounds on their doorstep, the villagers of Cedros in Trinidad are never short of fishermen’s tales to tell. The latest stories to do the rounds though, are not about record-breaking hauls of kingfish. Today the fishermen themselves have become the catch. “I was

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WANTED MAN: The FBI is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of Kofi Edwards of Trinidad and Tobago. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] NEW YORK — The FBI is offering a $10,000 reward for help leading to the arrest of a Caribbean immigrant, who is

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ENTERPRISE, Trinidad  — By the time he was 17, Fahyim Sabur had memorized the Quran. At 23, he was shunning calypso parties and giving private Arabic lessons in his neighborhood here in Enterprise, about 20 miles south of Port of Spain, the capital of Trinidad and Tobago. A year later,

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — A Caribbean island nation has become an unlikely source of fighters and funding for the Islamic State militant group, prompting an internationally backed effort to stem the flow of money and recruits to Syria and Iraq. Security officials and terrorism experts believe that as many as

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Trinidadian Jihadis featured in Dabiq magazine PORT-OF-SPAIN — The government of Trinidad and Tobago has reportedly confirmed that nine of its citizens will be deported from Turkey after being detained while trying to enter Syria or Iraq to join the Islamic State group. The Trinidad and Tobago Guardian said in an

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PORT OF SPAIN — There may be trouble brewing in Paradise. The extremist group known as Islamic State has apparently begun looking beyond the Middle East and Europe to recruit new members. As European and online security efforts against the group have been bolstered, the radical terrorist group has now

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