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Posted: Saturday, September 24, 2016

THE Second Session of the 11th Parliament opened with a bang yesterday when Speaker of the House of Representatives Bridgid Annisette-George put Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Princes Town MP Barry Padarath and Oropouche East MP Dr Roodal Moonilal for creating gross disorder during the sitting

FATCA bill hits a wall
Political fireworks on return to Parliament

Kamla: I never walked out
OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar said she staged no walkout from the Lower House yesterday but was put out by Speaker Bridgid Annisette-George.

Smaller fiscal package likely
A deeper look at the 2015 budget and what is to come

What is FATCA?

Economists warned: Higher prices if FATCA Bill not passed

UNC leader: Fatca, a Budget distraction

No new leads on Ria
A VISIBLY strained Mark Sookdeo yesterday asked for a recall of flyers and reduction in a list of telephone numbers that were made public to assist in locating his wife

Moonilal: Govt to blame for kidnapping

Time for responsibility
PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley said the 40th anniversary of this country as a republic, is a time for all citizens to be responsible and work towards the best interest of TT.

Kamla: Champion the public good

Frankie urges Opposition to back Privy Council abolition
IN A SIGN that Government may seek to advance legislative plans to abolish the Privy Council (PC), Government Senate Whip, Franklin Khan

Cane farmers begin collecting EU$
PRESIDENT of the Direct Delivery Cane Farmers Co-operative Society Limited, Sundaresan Seepersad, who represents approximately 200 cane farmers, yesterday received his share of the $57,965,675 to cane farmers

Govt told to appoint unit for HIV/Aids response
THE Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago (FPATT) is calling urgently on Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to appoint a central coordinating body

Committee to consider sexual orientation in Equal Opp Act

Zika cases reach 489

Biafrans push TT politicians for help
...urged President Anthony Carmona and Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and local MPs to help promote human rights in Nigeria whose security forces are killing and jailing Biafran activists at whim

University degree not automatic entitlement to be hired
...says Republic Bank Executive Director Derwin Howell.

Schoolboy's body recovered
THE body of schoolboy Marcus Zephryn of Wallerfield was washed ashore at the Balandra beach shortly after 6 am yesterday.

Man, 54, drowns at Macqueripe
A 54-year-old Bournes Road, St James, man who went to the Macqueripe beach with two friends on Thursday afternoon slipped from a rock, fell into the sea

Businessman 'pulls out gun' during quarrel
Argument between two prominent businessmen

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