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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.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

 It was Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States and, prior to that, a movie star, who made the term “Trust, but verify” famous. Mr Reagan is reported to have used the phrase often in relation to the arms control negotiations between the US and the Soviet Union during his two-term...

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Last week’s inflation report by the Central Bank, based on data collected by the  Central Statistical Office, indicates the extent to which the country may be at risk of an inflationary spiral which has the potential to do serious damage to the quality of life of thousands of...

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

The latest ANSA McAL Psychological Research Centre poll puts hard numbers to the general sense of concern about the government’s response to criminal activity.

Monday, February 28, 2011

The judgement on Friday by Justice Devindra Rampersad that the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) should pay the sums owed to the 13 footballers who represented Trinidad and Tobago in the 2006 World Cup campaign should bring closure to not just a longstanding issue, but also makes...

Sunday, February 27, 2011

In principle, the Government is to be commended and congratulated for its decision to expand the tertiary-level opportunities available to students of this country, and possibly others, seeking to improve their life prospects.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

The intensification of the army/police patrols in areas of high-crime intensity is said to have been designed to have a deterrent effect on criminals, the belief being that criminals are less likely to attack in the face of the display of potential force and fire-power.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Already, the price of a barrel of oil has jumped to over US$106 (Wednesday) because of the stand-off in Libya and the general turmoil in the Middle East.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Not for the first time, and we dare say not for the last time either, the national community is animated and in agony over what seems at this stage to be another brutal murder of a defenceless, innocent child: Daniel Guerra, age eight, having gone missing late last week, his body...

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

At least for the next decade, there is no doubt that the energy sector will remain this country’s most important contributor to economic growth, foreign exchange earnings and the primary source of government revenues.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

It’s hard to fault the Minister of the Arts and Multiculturalism for his enthusiasm to effect real change in Carnival 2011. The Minister, after all, has had extensive first-hand experience with the best and worst that Carnival has to offer and has contributed as a creator for decades.

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