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Imbert: Overdraft at Central Bank almost at the limit
Posted: Monday, October 9, 2017

Imbert: Overdraft at Central Bank almost at the limit
Finance Minister Colm Imbert says that a couple weeks ago he only had enough money in the Government's current account to run the country for five minutes.

$17B spent on Natl Security in 2 years but 1000 LIVES LOST

Banks make super profits while people scrunting
...and so the banks too have to share in the burden of adjustment, Finance Minister Colm Imbert said on Friday night.

'People hoarding forex waiting for devaluation'
...but this will negatively affect the nation's poorest.

PM: Gas subsidy no longer sustainable

Rowley: Corruption not my style
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has denied any “underhandness” regarding a meeting with German company Ferrostaal which has reportedly been seeking to purchase Trinidad Generation Unlimited (TGU).

Share what little we have
PM again begs citizens to help hurricane victims

First Peoples: We are Trinis too
After years of clamouring for greater national acknowledgement, the First Peoples in TT will be recognised formally on Friday with a one-off public holiday.

Smith: TT can host Fifa meeting
Sports Minister Darryl Smith says Government would consider hosting international sports conferences as a means of diversifying the economy in these trying economic times.

Invest in TT's fine cocoa
As Trinidad and Tobago prepares to have its status as a producer of fine flavoured cocoa evaluated by an international cocoa committee next year, Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat has urged farmers and processors to continue their investment in the industry.

Casino workers fear layoffs
...the industry had seen a significant decrease in customers over the past 18 months.

Taxi drivers struggle with fuel, tyre cost hikes

Divali Nagar to cost $5m

Ham for a watch: Venezuelans struggle with cash shortages

Dr Bodoe: Raise retirement
Fyzabad MP Dr Lackram Bodoe wants the retirement age to be increased from 60 to 65 within the health sector and wider public service.

Prison officer shot at bar
'Do you remember me?' ex-convict asks

6 inmates in cell assault charged
...after a video posted on social media showed the inmate being attacked with a mop by a group of inmates as he was using the toilet.

Garcia acts on violent attack
Online video shows student 'taxing', beating classmate

Man killed in highway drive-by
Two men were killed in separate incidents in Port-of-Spain and St Augustine over the weekend.

Toddler killed under pick-up
A Valencia family was last night mourning the tragic death of 18-month-old toddler Ilena Mansoor, after she was accidentally run over by a pick-up driven by a relative at the family's home yesterday.

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