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State saves $10 billion
Posted: Sunday, May 7, 2017

State saves $10 billion ministries, state enterprises cut back

Govt gets $1.4B approval
...for mid-year budget review

Rumble in the Judiciary
The ongoing controversy surrounding the recent elevation of Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers Caesar as a judge and her almost immediate resignation because of her incomplete schedule of trials has begun to create increased tensions among justices of the Supreme Court.

Ramesh: Removing the CJ is like moving the Himalayas

Justice Gobin: Make judges appointments more transparent

Red flags in Auditor General's report
President's Office, Judiciary and State enterprises fail to submit financial statements...

Healthcare system in crisis
Billions spent by successive administrations have not addressed fundamental problems that have plagued the country's hospitals and health centres for decades.

Dumas: Tobago land titles, glitch for property tax
Former head of the Public Service Reginald Dumas is in support of the reinstatement of the property tax but queries the relevance of the process for Tobago given issues with land title

Kamla queries Rowley, Young role in $255M deal
... if any, in TSTT's $255 million acquisition of Massy Communications.

Crackdown on illegal buildings
Planning and Development Minister Camille Robinson-Regis yesterday said her ministry is embarking on an enforcement drive to clamp down on the growing number of unplanned developments in Trinidad and Tobago.

Sinanan: Hillside houses triggers flooding
New hillside developments are contributing to the perennial problem of flooding, particularly along the East-West Corridor.

Kamla, Hinds row over water
Hits the Government on Friday for water shortages across the country, including 48 locations within her own Siparia constituency, but Public Utilities Minister Fitzgerald Hinds said such a state of affairs is nothing new.

Jammin' still in Point
Point Fortin came alive from as early as 4 am yesterday as revellers took to the streets for J'Ouvert in south Trinidad.

The destruction of Maracas Bay
Contractors have been hired then fired, tourism ministers shuffled like cards in a pack, and tourism bodies renamed, rebranded and now, finally, broken into two separate bodies

Transit cop abducted, beaten, left for dead alongside highway

Man murdered in his car in Caura
Two suspects held with guns

Murder suspect found hanging in cell
A 31-year-old murder suspect who was detained on Friday night for the shooting death of Barataria resident Rasheed Khan, 41, at Caura was found hanging yesterday afternoon at the Tunapuna Police Station.

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