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In excess of $500 million is owed to the Urban Development Corporation of T&T Ltd (Udecott) by government ministries and Health and National Security have been identified as the chief culprits of late payments.

The resultant trickle down effect of this has been the untimely payment to contractors, a Joint Select Committee (JSC) meeting was...

Friday, July 6, 2012

NEW YORK—Soybean prices are at the highest level in four years after an extended spell of hot, dry weather caused crops to droop. Soybeans for November delivery rose 51.75 cents, or 3.5 per cent, Thursday to finish at $15.265 per bushel, the highest price since the summer of 2008.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Roodal Moonilal, says Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela should continue to deepen ties to fight against arms and narcotics trafficking. “T&T and Venezuela have a deeply rooted history in trade and culture.

Friday, July 6, 2012

The Ministry of the People and Social Development is moving to assist needy families, the elderly and the differently abled to get their houses in order before the hurricane season kicks in.

Friday, July 6, 2012

A PH taxi driver yesterday was convicted by a nine-member jury in the Port-of-Spain High Court of shooting at two police officers while attempting to evade a police roadblock in 2000.

Friday, July 6, 2012

The case against 11 men charged with defrauding Parliament of close to $270,000 was unable to start yesterday after the prosecution indicated “loose ends” were yet to be tied up.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

The licensing examination for nurses trained locally does not make any sense, says Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan. He was speaking to members of the media after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for ophthalmology training at the San Fernando General Hospital and the University of Utah...

Friday, July 6, 2012

Jamaican taxi driver Ivan Taylor is expected to make his first appearance before the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate’s Court this morning charged with the abduction and murder of Trinidadian schoolteacher Michelle Coudray-Greaves.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Nishtha Mohan,12, who spent most of her time being home-schooled and praying, placed third overall in the 2012 SEA examination according to yesterday’s results. Nishtha tied with Victoria Maharaj of Avocat Vedic with the third best result.

Friday, July 6, 2012

A boy scored top marks in this year’s SEA in Tobago. Avron Ramroop, of St Andrews Anglican, said he was  eager to move on to his first choice, Presentation College, San Fernando. “I feel great and excited about being the top SEA student in Tobago.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Zena Ramatali, president of the National Parent Teacher Association (TTNPTA) said the reported leak of Secondary Entrance Assesment (SEA) results reported yesterday is a cause for concern. In a telephone interview with the Trinidad and Tobago Guardian, Ramatali said she was saddened by the news...

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