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Imbert has tough task for Budget 2023
Posted: Sunday, September 25, 2022

Imbert has tough task for Budget 2023–economists
Although there is no indication of the amount allocated for the 2023 budget, last year Imbert presented a $52.4 billion budget. The Sunday Guardian understands that Imbert is likely to price the budget on higher energy prices as the Ukraine/Russia war continues and, consequently, higher commodity prices.

Budget 2023: Sando Chamber calls for VAT refunds, hold on taxes

Economists tell Imbert: Come clean on economy

OWTU: Imbert misled country on T&TEC debt to NGC
He also said this should not be reason for an increase in electricity rates for residential customers. Instead he called for multinationals to pay more for electricity, which they use to generate huge profits.

Joseph Khan appointed new chairman of NGC

Calypsonians vie for $200,000 in Diamond Jubilee Independence Monarch
From its inception in 1962 and held at differing milestones in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) over the years, the Independence Calypso Monarch has been a forum to trace the history and noteworthy achievements of this country...and offer advice for improvement.

Deyalsingh: A fitting tribute to his dedication
Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh has extended congratulations to members of the medical team who received national awards last evening for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Guapo man who died saving girl honoured for bravery
"We were not expecting it. We are proud of him," she said. Morrison, the 36-year-old boat engineer from Gonzales Village, Guapo, was awarded the Hummingbird bronze medal. The father of two was with his family at Guapo Beach (formerly Clifton Hill Beach) on August 1 when he saw a girl struggling and crying out for help in the water.

15-year-old gets medal for bravery after rescuing doctor: 'It's my pleasure to help'

Parents share mixed views as TTUTA's protests continue
PARENTS of schoolchildren have varying views on the TT Unified Teachers Association's (TTUTA) continued protests about wage negotiations.

PNM holds $1,500-a-ticket gala at Hyatt
THE People's National Movement (PNM) held a gala dinner at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain, on Friday night as a fund-raising event. It was due to run from 7 pm to midnight.

Orisha festival for Tobago in October
Since 2014, the Ocean Festival has returned to Tobago every four years. Tobago is the seat of the late Statesman, Prime Minister, and President Arthur NR Robinson TC, OCC, SC who was Chief Olokun Igbaro, the first African not born on the continent to hold the Olokun chieftaincy title. The first Tobago Olokun Festival in 2014 was held there in tribute to him. Apart from being the deity of oceans and planetary waters, Olokun is also the guardian of the African diaspora.

Jacob wants lie-detector tests for customs officers

Parents shocked, blame bad friends
So said a relative of Greg Dodough, one of the four men fatally shot by police for their involvement in the heist outside Pennywise Plaza in La Romaine on Monday when security officers Jeffery Peters and Jerry Stuart were killed and officer Peola Baptiste wounded under a hail of gunfire by a gang of gun-toting men.

Soldier held for questioning in Pennywise robbery released
...PCA asked to probe killing of the 4 suspects

Mental health experts: Killing of baby Selieen may be an act of love, cry for help
Deyalsingh said abuse, compounded by poverty, where it is difficult to make ends meet or provide food for children and a lack of support could lead to an emotional or mental breakdown causing someone to act outside of the norm.

Man's skeleton found at Cedros beach, feet tied with rope
Police said they received an anonymous call on Friday evening about three bodies seen at sea near Chatham Beach South.

Crown Point man chopped to death, suspect held
Dead is Kenrick James, 65, of Store Bay Local Road. He is Tobago's seventh murder victim for 2022. A 54-year-old suspect has been detained by police. Police are also investigating two other murders.

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