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$51 billion budget
Posted: Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Imbert delivers $51 billion budget
Finance Minister Colm Imbert has presented a fiscal package valued at TT$51.776 billion with expected revenue earnings of TT$47.724 billion for a fiscal deficit of over TT$4 billion.

The lower-income benefits from slight economic gains

Khan: Gas hike not linked to refinery closure

$2.6b to pay retrenched workers
THE Pointe-a-Pierre refinery and its physical assets will be placed in a separate holding company, Finance Minister Colm Imbert said yesterday during his 2019 budget presentation.

Petrotrin plans failed
Those projects included the ultra-low sulphur diesel plant, the gas to liquids plant and the gasoline optimisation programme, which witnessed its cost rise from $2.45 billion in 2005 to $12.6 billion in 2013.

CoP, West welcome body, dashboard cams
The introduction of body and dashboard cameras for all police officers is expected to have a direct impact on the fight against crime.

Mariano: No real revenue raising measures

Hefty fines for child abusers, a good decision
Gas price increase displeases many

Khan willing to talk to Petroleum dealers
Energy Minister Franklin Khan has committed to meeting with petroleum dealers who have complained the money they earn from fuel sold at the pump has virtually been wiped out by the one dollar increase

Business mixed on budget
THE business community expressed mixed views on the 2019 budget presented by Finance Minister Colm Imbert in the House of Representatives yesterday.

Govt penalising the poor, says Bartlett

THA Chief: Tobago in a good position

'Conmanship' budget
Opposition Leader unimpressed

US to deport Trini student who tried to steal plane

Nishal accepts plea deal, to be deported - report

'Dedicate Panorama 2019 to Philmore'

Rain delays Cabo Star paint job

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