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Budget 2012

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
While the T&T Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA) welcomes an increase in the 2012/2013 budget from that of the previous year, it is hoping a large chunk of the money will be used to fix primary schools and upgrade teachers’ salaries.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
In his 2011/2012 budget presentation, Finance Minister Winston Dookeran noted that the gaming industry in Trinidad and Tobago has evolved into a large, unregulated and very profitable industry.
Saturday, November 12, 2011
The Government announced this week that it proposes to raise up to $1.5 billion by way of a 20-year bond with a coupon rate of six per cent.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
While the rhetoric on the importance of the global agriculture sector continues, the domestic sector, which mainly entails the production of root crops, fruits, vegetables and poultry, seems to be perpetually plagued with dire challenges,
Thursday, November 10, 2011
With only 2,000 square miles, a population of 1.3 million and an abundance of heavy industry mainly located at Pt Lisas, T&T has a reputation of being one of the largest polluters per capita in the world.
Monday, October 31, 2011
There have been lots of criticism levelled at the policies and programmes put forward in the 2011/2012 budget.
Friday, October 28, 2011
Finance Minister Winston Dookeran's presentation of the 2011-12 budget is among the best I have ever heard.
Friday, October 28, 2011
It’s difficult to write anything about a budget that disposes of health in three short paragraphs or about two minutes in a three-hour show.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
In contrast to 2010/11, there were only limited new measures introduced in the 2011/12 national budget that directly impact on the energy sector.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Energy consultant Anthony Paul believes there should be a set formula for determining the price of oil and natural gas for the national budget.

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