$10m for each MP
Posted: Wednesday, July 25, 2012
$10m for each MP
$410m budget package expected
$1B to fix Princes Town roads
TO repair all deteriorating roads and massive landslips in the constituency of Princes Town alone would cost Government in excess of $1 billion, Works and Infrastructure Minister Emmanuel George said yesterday.
Govt seeking $40m more for city flood plan
Government needs to raise $40 million to complete flood prevention measures in Port-of-Spain.
Suruj: $50m approved for 199 URP projects
Almost $50 million has been approved for 199 projects under the Unemployment Relief Programme (URP), Minister of Local Government Suruj Rambachan said yesterday.
Douglas wants to make Carnival profitable
"We own the spirit of Carnival and the spirit of calypso, pan, chutney, tassa and pickaree, so no foreigner can come here and take it away from us."
Stakeholders to meet on Carnival privatisation proposal
JACK'S SECRET US$ ACCOUNT
MINISTER of National Security and former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner, in 2011, held a secret US-dollar account in which he co-mingled personal and football business funds, according to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ...
$1M cheque, blanked
THE Emancipation Support Committee has refused a $1 million grant from Government to support this year's Emancipation Day activities, which the committee says will cost $7 million, and which has a shortfall in funding by $4 million.
ROMAN Catholic priest Fr Martin Sirju yesterday lamented that today's society has become divided by race, religion and politics.
Flagstaff residents: Joseph's robbery not unusual
What happened to former national security minister Martin Joseph was unfortunate but it is a fact of life in Trinidad and Tobago.
Murder victim's dad slams Govt
Plan to release 50 inmates...
Dengue cases on the rise in Central; call for clean-up
CHAGUANAS Mayor Orlando Nagessar has called on residents living in Central Trinidad to be more responsible, and help fight the upsurge of dengue cases being reported at health facilities in the area.
...Ministry working to crack down on 'Self Help' scams
Minister of Local Government Suruj Rambachan plans to crack down on people who have been scamming the National Self Help Commission.
Archie: No place for politics in crime fight
DESPITE the "rift" between the Minister of National Security Jack Warner and Police Commissioner Dwayne Gibbs, the Police Service is committed to dealing with the crime problem and is not under any political pressure to do so.
Only 550 murders in UK last year
The UK Telegraph reported Thursday the 2011 UK murder rate was 550 - their lowest rate in 30 years. The rate was the same as the T&T murder rate in 2008, which was a local record high.
Browne: More needed to cut infection rate
Diego Martin Central MP Dr Amery Browne said Government needed to recommit to a national Aids programme.
Fort George Fireworks for Games Eve
Shirking their responsibilities
Is a Cabinet reshuffle equivalent to a presidential pardon and are rules made to be broken?
Rickey Singh: Caricom and Us drone politics
George Alleyne: Sale of State companies
Toy gun lands Belmont man in court
DEVON LONG pleaded guilty yesterday to having a toy gun which so closely resembled a real firearm, that it could have been mistaken for a dangerous weapon.
Man slain on drug block
...Bandits got nothing
Bajan fined $5,000 for fishing in Tobago
A Barbadian boat captain was on Monday fined $5,000 for fishing illegally in Tobago waters.
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