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Imbert: TT not going to IMF
Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2016

Chamber optimistic over gains from DME plant
CEO of the Energy Chamber of T&T Thackwray "Dax" Driver sees the Caribbean Gas Chemical Ltd (CGCL) deal as a major capital investment in T&T.

I cannot see how we are going to pay back loans
FORMER planning minister Dr Bhoendradatt Tewarie is worried that Government is racking up a massive debt that could put the country in trouble.

Imbert: TT not going to IMF

Borel calls it quits after 7th place
Veteran field athlete Cleopatra Borel finished seventh out of 12 finalists with a best heave of 18.37 metres during the final of the Women's Shot Put event at the XXXI Olympic Games on a cool Friday night at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

TTO athletes top 400 m Heats
T&T's Olympic sprinters Machel Cedenio and Lalonde Gordon have won their respective heats in Round 1 of the Men's 400 metre and will both advance to the semifinals on Saturday.

3 T&T women set to inspire local girls
Events co-ordinator Justine Low, student and drama teacher Chelsea Ramjit and Tobagonian special needs teacher Selisa Jessamy have been selected as the first local ambassadors of the Always #LikeAGirlTT campaign.

Grand farewell today for Daaga
Scores of mourners made their way to the National Joint Action Committee's headquarters in Portof- Spain yesterday to view the body of the Chief Servant Makandal Daaga.

Daaga's send off today
National Joint Action Committee (NJAC) Leader Kwesi Mutema is calling for a review for the criteria for State funerals. He is also urging citizens to come out today to send off the late chief servant Makandal Daaga as his last rites are observed.

Makandal's brother: He was passionate about education
Jimmy Granger, 84, the elder brother of the late National Joint Action Committee (NJAC) Chief Servant Makandal Daaga, said he cherished a vision for self-improvement via education and was steadfastly committed to improving the lives of Afro-Trinidadians.

Contractors welcome $300m injection
President of the T&T Contractors' Association, Mikey Joseph, yesterday welcomed the $300 million injection from the Government that will be used to off-set the more than $2b debt to contractors.

Friends, relatives clash at funeral
EMOTIONS flared briefly yesterday during the funeral of 14-year-old Jerrel Roberts who was shot dead during a street party in Sea Lots last Saturday.

Aboud, no friend of the sea say fishermen
AS fish sales continue to decline rapidly in and around south Trinidad, some fisherfolk want secretary of Fishermen and Friends of the Sea (FFOS) Gary Aboud to stay out of their business.

Regulations for elder-care homes
Regulations are being put in place for people operating elderly care facilities. These facilities will now have to meet certain standards in order to gain approval.

Cops grumble over backpay
OVER 3,000 police officers, from the rank of Constable to Assistant Commissioner are yet to receive backpay for the period 2011-2013 and are blaming inefficiency at the Police Finance Branch, for their money woes.

Case file on fighting officers sent to DPP
A FILE has been sent to the office of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) by investigators seeking guidance in the case of two female police constables who were caught on camera scuffling at the Besson Street Police Station in June.

Let us wear Hijab
THIRTEEN Muslim officers based at various police stations throughout the country have written to Acting Commissioner of Police (CoP) Stephen Williams and the Police Social Welfare Association (PSWA) seeking permission from the police top brass to wear Hijabs (Muslim headgear for women) while on duty.

$1m bail for cancer patient
A 70-year-old former United States resident diagnosed with stage four cancer was granted $1 million bail yesterday after appearing on two charges of illegally importing 6,540 rounds of ammunition and a rifle into the country.

Police warning for Pokemon players
Southern Division police are warning Pokemon trainers against venturing into parks and lonely areas late at nights, saying that they are making themselves a target for bandits.

Charged for murdering stepdad
SOUTH Oropouche resident Clinton Joseph Powell yesterday appeared before a Siparia magistrate charged for murdering his 61-year-old stepfather and assaulting his 65-year-old mother.

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