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Sunday, December 21, 2014

The Black Caucus is taking the lead to ensure that Trinbagonians of African origin have a greater share in the economic prosperity of this country. Chairman of the Black Caucus, Keenan Munro, feels that the black community in T&T has not benefitted from the economic prosperity of the country

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Daphne Bartlett, president of the San Fernando Business Association: 

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Looking at the undulating hills where sugar cane once grew creates a feeling of nostalgia for 75-year-old Ramrajie Ramdeo. For most of her life, Ramdeo worked on the sugar estates with her husband Ramdeo Maniram, earning $1.20 per tonne of cane from Mr Tancoo, the largest cane farmer in Barrackpo

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Shopping has remained steady in the bustling towns of Princes Town and Chaguanas, but in the industrial capital of San Fernando shopping remains slow in the lead-up to Christmas. In Princes Town, on Friday, business owners said shoppers were attracted to excellent prices, exemplary service, and p

Sunday, December 21, 2014

People’s National Movement (PNM) leader Dr Keith Rowley says former prime minister Patrick Manning may have deliberately misguided his constituents regarding the nominations for the San Fernando East seat. Rowley, speaking with the media at the PNM’s hamper giveaway at Balisier House yesterday, c

Sunday, December 21, 2014

With murders skyrocketing—399 up to yesterday—Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says the Government will be making another attempt to reintroduce the death penalty. The “hanging bill” will be reconsidered by Cabinet and taken back to Parliament early next year, Persad-Bissessar announced yest

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Finance Minister Larry Howai says the Government has started an internal conversation about the possibility of deeper cuts in spending due to the continued decline in the international price of oil, and the fact that T&T is likely to receive less tax revenue for its LNG exports. The minister

Sunday, December 21, 2014

MP for Port-of-Spain East Marlene McDonald has accused a former PNM politician of colluding with external forces in a bid to ruin her political career. McDonald, who has been gagged by her legal advisers, responded to two incidents that recently surfaced in the media, allegedly accusing her of mi

Saturday, December 20, 2014

CrimeWatch host Ian Alleyne is appealing to citizens to be more cautious on the roads. He made the call after arriving on the scene of yet another horrific accident on the Uriah Butler Highway near the Caroni Bird Sanctuary on Sunday. The accident claimed the life of Rohan Peters, a passenger in

Saturday, December 20, 2014

“You will end up like Dana Seetahal.”This was the unnerving message former CNMG employee Eve George received after being dismissed from the state-run media company when she rejected the sexual advances of a senior official there. Now, the 30-year-old says she has had to go into hiding after the t

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