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$120m for Police
Posted: Monday, September 12, 2016

$120m for Police
GOVERNMENT is to spend close to $120 million (US$17.5 million) to enable the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) to upgrade its intelligence gathering efforts and further empower it in crime prevention and detection.

Golden opportunity for change
An address to the nation, by Prime Minister Dr Keith C Rowley
Delivered at 7.30 pm September 11,2016.

PM: Major boost to help solve crime

A JTUM warning for Gov't brace itself for a major response from JTUM if Government ever attempts to hoodwink the population into implementing International Monetary Fund (IMF) styled policies without IMF involvement.

Petrotrin intervention coming
GOVERNMENT will have to intervene in Petrotrin's $20 billion debt which becomes due shortly and which the State-owned company will not be able to service

Abdulah: Upper class must also bear ecomonic burdens
Pointing out that 25 percent of the population was already living below the poverty line in Trinidad and Tobago

Fired by polygraph
ALL STAFF, except the directors of the Strategic Services Agency (SSA), have been bullied to sign resignation letters... several of those persons were nevertheless fired after undergoing polygraph tests.

Bankers call for collaboration make the country compliant with the United States Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act by the September 30 deadline.

Private members clubs feel impact
FINANCE Minister Colm Imbert on Friday indicated that amongst the organisations in TT affected by the need for the country to be Foreign Account Tax Compliance ACT (FATCA) compliant are private members clubs.

Imbert: Partnership govt agreed to FATCA since 2013

PNM picks more candidates for local government elections

COP picks ten for local govt elections

Muslims want national holiday for Eid-Ul-Adha
MUSLIM lobby group Ummah T&T has reiterated its call for the Government of Trinidad and Tobago to declare Eid ul-Adha a public holiday

BPM comes alive for youths
...the Emancipation Support Committee of Trinidad and Tobago (ESCTT) held their Youth Conference on the International Decade for People of African Descent(IDPAD) last week.

Rambharat: Money soon for affected fishermen
...'Ministry tackling Point locust problem'

Tobago fisherman lost at sea survived on 'Raw fish and rain water'

Grieving father killed in Rio Claro
After a long and unsuccessful night searching for his 14-year-old daughter, Rio Claro father Vishnu Persad was shot dead at his home yesterday.

Major gun, ammo haul at Claxton Bay: Police hunt suspect
...five AK-47s assault rifles, one rifle, one .9mm pistol, 18 firearm magazines, one scope and in excess of 1,000 rounds of assorted ammunition.

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