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Budget Day - Howai delivers $60b package
Posted: Monday, September 9, 2013

Budget Day - Howai delivers $60b package
...increase over the 2012-2013 package of $58.4 billion

2013/2014 budget

THA wants Tobago housing addressed in budget
THA Chief secretary Orville London, is hoping that Tobago's housing woes will be addressed following Minister of Finance Larry Howai's budget speech

Persistent deficits send wrong signal
Senior economist:

Duke: Pay $$ owed to public servants
... has high expectations that 2013/2014 fiscal package will be a "public officer's budget."

Farmers slam Govt plans to grow food in Guyana
Reports that the Government plans to provide 10,000 acres of land in Guyana for T&T's farmers have already stirred up discontentment within the agricultural industry

Return of property tax deceptive, says Rowley

COP to oppose 'PNM-style property tax'
POLITICAL Leader of the Congress of the People (COP) Prakash Ramadhar said yesterday his party will strongly oppose a return of the property tax

Rowley expects 'irresponsible' fiscal package
PEOPLE'S National Movement (PNM) leader Dr Keith Rowley says he expects the Government to be its usual "irresponsible" self when it presents the budget today

Warner: Don't trust People's Partnership

Howai: Govt aims for gradual removal of fuel subsidy
Government's decision to raise the price of premium gasoline from $4 to $5.75 in last year's national budget only netted $69.2 million, short of the expected $100 million

'A lot of our suggestions not met'
COP disappointed over Cabinet reshuffle...

EBC order puts extra seats in Couva, Princes Town
The Elections and Boundaries order which provoked heated debate in Parliament last Friday, changes internal boundaries in Port-of-Spain, Chaguanas, Arima, Mayaro and Point Fortin

Gas leak: Atlantic plant shut down
...resulted in the sounding of the facility's general alarm and evacuation of employees.

Legal letters fly in support of AG's wife

Construction begins on police post, homework centre
PM's Duncan Street promises

Mighty Sparrow 'hospitalised in NY'
There were reports yesterday that legendary calypsonian the Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco) is at a New York hospital in serious condition

Doctors warn against fertility drugs
Greater chance of giving birth to triplets, but also a greater health risk

Faded glory of Usine Ste Madeleine

Miss La Reine Rive crowned
The Pirme Minister's Best Village Trophy competition marked its 50th anniversary in grand style at the Queens Park Savannah on Saturday

Beetham Highway deaths: driver assisting police
A Chagaunas man is currently assisting police with their investigations following a fatal accident along the Beetham Highway on Saturday night

Venezuelan held for guns, ammo
A 33-YEAR-OLD Venezuelan man was arrested by police yesterday in Icacos after allegedly being found with firearms and ammunition.

Man charged in connection with T&T toddler's murder
Police in Brooklyn, New York, USA, have charged a 23-year-old man with the shooting death of a one-year-old toddler of Trinidadian parentage.

27 arrested in Grande
POLICE in Valencia have found 19 rounds of live ammunition in a house at Cuba Road, Valencia.

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