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Allan Seepersad, vice chairman the
Couva/Tabaquite/Talparo Regional Corporation is
appealing for more police patrols in areas under
the control of the regional body. He said residents
believe the increased crimes in their communities
are being committed by people from outside of the
Seepersad, who addressed Ganesh Ustav celebra-
tions held by the Orange Valley Hindu Temple yes-
terday morning at Orange Valley Bay, revealed that
his family had recently been affected by a violent
crime. He said on June 22 his brother, Roopnarine
Seepersad, was hijacked and killed by criminals who
wanted to steal his car in Couva.
"We want more police patrols. Too much illegal
activity is taking place. There are outsiders living
in the community and causing problems. There
are landlords who rent their houses and apart-
ments to persons and are not doing any back-
"When these people get accustomed in the
community they start to cause trouble. I am
appealing to landlords to do the correct checks
before creating problems in the communities,"
"Yesterday was the final day of Ganesh
Ustav observances which started on September
17. Devotees at the Orange Valley Temple held a pro-
cession from 6 am starting at the Temple to the Sea
where offerings and prayers was made to clay murtis
of the Hindu god Lord Ganesh.
A large murti was transported on the tray of a
pickup while smaller murtis were carried in brass
trays on the heads of devotees. The murtis were taken
by a boat to be immersed in deeper water at around
DirecTV Caribbean has announced the addition
of HBO Caribbean HD and Max Caribbean HD to
its lineup. This follows the recent launch of ESPN
Caribbean HD and ESPN 2 Caribbean in the market.
Announcing the launch of the two new premium
channels, DirecTV general manager Bernard Pantin
said: "DirecTV has always worked with HBO to bring
new channels and innovation to the market. In the
late 1990s DirecTV was the first to introduce the
HBO Package of movie channels in digital picture
and sound. It was only natural that this extended to
our current HD offerings."
Subscribers can now enjoy the HBO feed developed
especially for the Caribbean audience in high definition
quality and 100 per cent English.
HBO Caribbean HD offers its critically-acclaimed
original series premiering simultaneously with the
US, including the global phenomenon Game of
Thrones and its new original hit comedy, Ballers, in
addition to exclusive series such as the Golden Globe
winning, Ray Donovan and Emmy winning, Masters
HBO Caribbean HD also delivers premieres in crit-
ically-acclaimed documentaries and blockbuster
movies from the world s top film studios: Warner
Bros Pictures, Universal Studios, Walt Disney Studios
and Sony Pictures Entertainment.
With Max Caribbean HD DirecTV is providing a
bird s eye view of the rest of the world.
This channel brings urban and global warmth to
the lineup, featuring a broader landscape of inter-
national content. Subscribers can now enjoy inde-
pendent films, series and new trends in art and enter-
tainment from all over the world. Audio comes in
its original format, depending on the movie or show s
country of origin, complete with English subtitles.
Former Minister of Planning
and Sustainable Development,
Dr Bhoe Tewarie says he plans to
visit all the social, cultural, sport-
ing, women s and religious groups
in his new constituency, Caroni
The Opposition MP has described
the planned series of visits as a "fact
finding mission to inquire about the
needs of the populace with the view
of seeking remedial actions. I promise
to work with all of you and in return,
I expect this same response."
At a meeting at the Palmiste Recre-
ation Ground, Longdenville on Saturday,
Tewarie said he would seek alliances
with several national and international
organisations "to further enhance and
empower the electorate in improving their
social and economic status."
He said that he intends "to further place
Preysal on the international cricket forum
as I think we can access other international
teams to come to Preysal and play matches.
These teams may not be internationally-
recognised teams, but would be able to
give the younger players a chance to meet
and play with other cricket greats."
He said he also plans to develop a strat-
egy for the development of Caroni Central
with the aim of seeking governmental sup-
port and other economic and business
The MP said his constituency office at
Mission Road, Freeport, will be fully oper-
ational by tomorrow.
New HBO, Max channels
Dr Bhoe Tewarie
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