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Braving the pouring rain yesterday, Sameer Ali began trying to piece together the small wooden home he shares with his wife and five children which was destroyed by floods from Tropical Storm Bret last week.

Ali, his common-law wife Ramrajie Chance and the children had to be rescued from the same house in Sunrees Road, Penal last week Tuesday when...

Monday, January 10, 2011

The rift between Works and Transport Minister Jack Warner and operators of red and green-band maxi taxis using the City Gate transportation hub is set to widen with the minister’s plan to impose a new $3 tax on the drivers.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Beginning this week, the House of Representatives will meet twice a week as Government embarks on its “aggressive” legislative agenda. This was revealed by leader of government business in the House, Minister of Housing and the Environment Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Former prime minister Basdeo Panday says the best honour the State can give the late Sir Ellis Clarke is a new T&T Constitution. Panday, who served as prime minister from 1995 to 2001, spoke with reporters outside the National Academy for the Performing Arts in Port-of-Spain after attending...

Monday, January 10, 2011

 In a bid to ensure the sustainability of local agriculture, the Government has pumped some $20 million into greenhouse farming via loans from the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB.) Vasant Bharath, Minister of Food Production, Land and Marine Affairs, made the announcement on Friday at a...

Monday, January 10, 2011

Newly-appointed chairman of the Chaguaramas Development Authority (CDA) Daniel Solomon says crime is one of the first issues he intends to address. Solomon and seven others received their instruments of appointments from Minister of Housing and the Environment Dr Roodal Moonilal at the ministry’...

Monday, January 10, 2011

Soaring prices of local produce is the main target as the National Agricultural Marketing and Development Corporation (Namdevco) moves to establish greenhouse farms throughout T&T by the end of this month. Robert Ramsamooj, Namdevco’s chairman, who was appointed last December, said farmers...

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Monday, January 10, 2011

More than 41,100 of the 614,600 people in T&T’s workforce are unemployed. But more than that, economist Jwala Rambarran says some people cannot be trained.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Duplication of jobs at the Sport Company of T&T (Sportt) has led to $10.5 million wage bill for the last year. This is among the many shocking revelations that is expected to be contained in the forensic audit into Sportt. The revelation comes on the heels of allegations that the dismissal...

Monday, January 10, 2011

Officials of Pan Trinbago are today warning culture lovers that this year’s National Junior Panorama competition may not be staged as contracts for more than 100 Pan In The Classroom tutors with the Ministry of Education, have not been renewed. Richard Forteau, secretary of Pan Trinbago raised...

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