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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Amidst rumours that government’s $55 million allocation to churches for the Christmas season is an election gimmick, Inter-Religious Organisation (IRO) President Harrypersad Maharaj has defended the allocation, saying it is nothing new. Maharaj said the People’s Partnership government has been al

Saturday, December 20, 2014

New political leader of the National Joint Action Committee (NJAC) Kwasi Mutema says the party will deepen its commitment to coalition politics in the future as it seeks to bridge gaps and bring people closer together. Mutema was speaking during an interview yesterday, when he was elected by the

Saturday, December 20, 2014

The diversification of T&T’s economy through tourism received a boost with the completion of the second phase of the Chaguaramas Development Authority’s (CDA) Boardwalk project on Williams Bay. The expanded recreational facility was launched on Thursday night by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bi

Saturday, December 20, 2014

The 2011 Lake Asphalt (LATT) audit report containing allegations of corruption, which mentions PNM Deputy Leader Marlene McDonald and other PNM officials, is being scrutinised by the Attorney General to determine if there are grounds to lay a charge of misconduct in public office. Attorney Genera

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Three thermal scanners were handed over to the Airports Authority of T&T (AATT) to assist in detecting suspected cases of Ebola entering Trinidad and Tobago. The scanners were purchased from a US firm at a total cost of TT$387,000, said chief executive officer of the Office of Disaster Prepar

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Hours before the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management presented three thermal scanners to the Airports Authority yesterday, a Nigerian student was admitted to hospital with malaria. The scanners will be used to detect the arrival of suspected cases of Ebola at the international airports

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Terrence Lalla, the owner of Super Industrial Services Limited (SIS), has denied that his company is funding the Prime Minister’s million dollar Christmas toy drive, whilst benefitting from lucrative contracts from Government. 

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Fyzabad grandmother Sumintra Mungroo says she is grateful and overwhelmed by the outpouring of generosity to her family after a fire destroyed their home and its contents on Thursday. Seated under a makeshift tent mere metres from the ruins of her Saltmine Trace home yesterday, Mungroo struggled

Saturday, December 20, 2014

The People’s National Movement (PNM) leadership has made it “absolutely clear” that San Fernando East nominees who submit their papers after the December 22 deadline will not be screened. This rules out participation by incumbent San Fernando East MP Patrick Manning, who will undergo his health a

Friday, December 19, 2014

Leader of the Movement for Social Justice and trade unionist David Abdulah says the United States’ decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba is a most important development. He said it was a step towards the complete removal of the US economic blockade on the Spanish-speaking Caribbean c

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