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$1.9Bn spent on Food Card programme in 10 years
Posted: Thursday, November 2, 2017

$1.9Bn spent on Food Card programme in 10 years
From 2006 to 2016, the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services spent $1.9 billion on food cards, also known as the Targeted Conditional Cash Transfer Programme, for the vulnerable and poor.

Diana deeply disturbed by dismissal of sexual harassment claim against Balgobin

Former judge who probed Balgobin says he's no fool

Pensioners escape arson attack
Pensioners Nateram and Ivy Jagroop narrowly escaped death when arsonists fire-bombed their home in Princes Town yesterday.

Ministry moves to evict Savannah couple
Good Samaritans yesterday stepped in to assist Erica Joseph after workers from the Ministry of Agriculture's Horticulture Division removed her belongings and partially destroyed the makeshift tent...

Homeless seek shelter
Cat and mouse game in Tamarind Square as...

Homeless Bernard still in Tamarind Square

James: Decide rules on EBC head

Vasant asks for transparency in UNC election
Saying he was mindful of allegations of fraud which marred the UNC's December 2015 internal election, former Trade and Industry minister Vasant Bharath has sought assurances from the party that the November 26 internal elections would be contested with "fairness, accountability and transparency."

Bharath makes election demands

'WASA supplied bikini car wash, as Arima went thirsty'
...Arima Mayor angry

Dominican woman's throat slit

3 held for Tobago murder

Invasion of privacy
Chief Justice Ivor Archie has sent a pre-action protocol letter to CrimeWatch host Ian Alleyne and the Synergy Entertainment Network for defamation and breach of privacy.

Murder, kidnap charges dropped
More than 12 years after naturalised United States (US) citizen Balram "Balo" Maharaj was kidnapped and murdered, the last of the 14 people initially accused of the crime has been freed.

Morvant woman lured to Chaguanas, RAPED after Facebook hook-up
The victim said she struck up a conversation with the man whose online name is "King".

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