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Editorial

In delivering the mid-year budget review on May 10, Finance Minister Colm Imbert said that the increase in international oil prices for the first six months of the 2017 fiscal year had led to an increase in the amount of taxes collected from the energy companies operating in T&T.

Monday, June 26, 2017

On Sunday, Muslims all over the world started marking the end of Ramadan and joined Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations.

After a long period that should be dedicated to reflection and reconnection with the faith, the time has come for Muslims to celebrate with family, friends and the community.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The damage inflicted on parts of T&T by tropical storm Bret is bad enough.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Tobago House of Assembly Finance Secretary Joel Jack spent more time in his budget presentation on Thursday on the Sandals Resort project and skirted the issue of the sea bridge nightmare, which has plagued not just the average Tobagonian but the business community for the past two months.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The biggest question for most Trinidadians yesterday was whether this country is really ready for a major natural disaster. The question arose after several blunders during relief operations across the country following the passage of Tropical Storm Bret.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

In the hours immediately following the passage of Tropical Storm Bret, the onus was on the Government, as provider of essential public services, to set in motion a range of operations, including clean ups and repairs, to return the country to normal in as short a time as possible.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Yesterday the nation marked Labour Day—a symbolically important date in our calendar, especially this year, as it also marked the 80th anniversary of the oil workers’ strike and subsequent 1937 riots.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

In the last few weeks this newspaper has observed a few almost hysterical responses to some of the amendments being proposed to The Cybercrime Bill 2017.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

It is unbelievable and outrageous that some patients suffering from cancer and other serious illnesses or injuries in south Trinidad are being told by the San Fernando General Hospital that they need to wait between three and four months before they can have CT scans done.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

In a major speech on Cuba in Miami yesterday, US President Donald Trump attempted to pull in the window of diplomatic engagement that his predecessor, Barack Obama, had pushed open three years ago.

Friday, June 16, 2017

When labour leaders gather at Charlie King Junction in Fyzabad on Monday, it will be the first time in more than a decade that they will join hands in a united show of force.

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