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Dookeran hits out at Sarkozy

(Trinidad Guardian) Finance Minister Winston Dookeran says French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s naming of T&T as a tax haven was premature and improper.

Tertiary education to remain free in Barbados

(Barbados Nation) Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says tertiary education in Barbados will remain free across the board, dismissing suggestions that only the “less well off” should receive state subsidies.

Relatives protest killing of Trini trio

(Trinidad Express) “Are you insinuating for one minute that if the police are attacked they should turn their back and run?” That was the response of National Security Minister John Sandy yesterday when asked about the killing of three men from Santa Cruz by the police on Saturday.

Roger Mayers is champion driver

Barbadian Roger Mayers emerged with the driver’s champion title today at the conclusion of the final leg of the GT&T/Seaboard Marine Caribbean Race of Champions at the South Dakota circuit after leader David Summerbell failed to take to the field due to mechanical problems with his car.

PPP/C holds rally at Anna Regina

The crowd at the PPP/C Anna Regina rally yesterday. It was addressed by PPP/C candidate Donald Ramotar and President Bharrat Jagdeo among others.

Copy Chanderpaul, Sammy tells batsmen

KOLKATA,  (Reuters) – West Indies’ spin-wary  batsmen should look to Shivnarine Chanderpaul to learn how to  tackle the Indian spinners in the ongoing test series, visiting  captain Darren Sammy said today.

Ex-stars call for overhaul of Trinidad football after Guyana defeat

(Trinidad Express) It is neither captain Kenwyne Jones and his players, nor German coach Otto Pfister, but rather the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) which is coming in for the heaviest criticism following the national team’s early elimination from 2014 World Cup qualifying.

T&T cops kill three

Police in shootout after robbery outside Chaguanas bar

(Trinidad Express) Anger coursed through the Gasparillo Road, Santa Cruz, community yesterday after three residents were shot dead and three others injured during an incident with police in Chaguanas earlier in the day.

Pacquiao edges Marquez on tight decision

LAS VEGAS, (Reuters) – Manny Pacquiao was tested to  the full before retaining his WBO welterweight title with a  controversial majority decision over Juan Manuel Marquez at the  MGM Grand Garden Arena yesterday.