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IDB US$315M loan
Posted: Saturday, January 14, 2023

Le Hunte: IDB US$315M loan can address T&T's water woes once and for all
The loan will be disbursed over the course of four years, with a 25-year repayment term, a 5.5-year grace period, and an interest rate based on the Secured Overnight Financing Rate.

A business responsibility, too
More to the point, the Ministry of Health reported that for the period January 2 to 10, 2023, T&T reported eight deaths related to Covid-19, and had 206 total active positive cases.

Exactly one year ago, on January 12, 2022, the ministry reported 17 deaths, on that day; and a total of 15,988 active positive cases.

Maharaj: Paria, LMCS share blame for diving tragedy
The submission was made by Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj, SC, Counsel to the Commission of Enquiry set up to investigate the tragedy that led to the deaths of Fyzal Kurban, Kazim Ali Jr, Rishi Nagassar and Yusuf Henry.

Ramesh feels Paria/LMCS should be prosecuted
He said Section 91:2 of the OSH Act permits the authority to bring summary proceedings against those who have been found to have breached the act upon the advice of a Commission.

Central farmers reject Giant African Snail $5 bounty 
Farmers said the $5 price per kilogram is not an incentive to collect snails because of the rising cost of fuel and food.

SWMCOL: Dumping of spoilt food was in breach of guidelines
SWMCOL said the following categories of waste that are accepted at our Beetham, Forres Park and Guanapo Landfills without special disposal procedures are: Household solid waste, Street and drain sweepings, Yard and garden waste, Trade/Commercial waste e.g. packaging or recyclable material, excluding any hazardous materials, Market refuse, Dead animals (less than 50kg)

SWMCOL: Containment of fire at Forres Park Landfill progressing

Rare birds stolen
Thieves swoop down on Wildfowl Trust

Black Stalin's grave vandalised

Farmer who was reported as missing, found dead in garden
It's believed he suffered a heart attack. Andy McIntosh, 54, a father of six from Moonan Ave, Union Village, according to reports was either hunting or checking his garden around 5 pm yesterday and was expected to come home later in the night.

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