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$500M HEADACHE Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2016
$500M HEADACHE GOVERNMENT is seeking to ease the $500 million headache that the Penal/Debe South Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has become for both the administration and the university.
Calls for revocation of Singh's appointment Last Tuesday, Fixin' TnT issued a statement calling on President Anthony Carmona to revoke Dr Singh's appointment. The release stated that "the decision to place Dr Kriyaan Singh as a temporary Independent Senator in our Parliament raises even more questions about his competence.
War on our protective services Never before in the history of T&T has our protective services been under such attack. No less than four police and army personnel have been murdered in less than one week.
Poor working just to eat One adult living on less than around TT$1,230 per month is considered to be living below the poverty line in T&T.
Higher bank fees real and present danger? CUSTOMERS have been assured, if not comforted, that Central Bank Governor Alvin Hilaire is "in dialogue" with the commercial banks over increases in fees, feared or impending.
Detainees waiting in squalor DETAINEES at the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) are continuing to live in squalor, despite fervent appeals to the relevant authorities to address the deteriorating situation.
Obesity crushing TT OBESITY is crushing this country's health sector, social services sector, people's wallet and in general is a problem that ought to be viewed as a national issue. And what is worse, is the fact that childhood obesity is an emerging phenomenon in this country of roughly 1.3 million people, which Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh recently termed a "national crisis".
Further Udecott $ for Sunway EVEN after reports of improper practices – including findings by a commission of inquiry that law enforcement authorities should probe the Ministry of Legal Affairs Tower project – Udecott paid about $3.5 million to Sunway Construction (Caribbean) Limited, the firm tied to former Udecott executive chairman Calder Hart.
2 held with turtle hatchling TWO individuals were arrested on Friday after they were observed to be in possession of a leatherback turtle hatchling.