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Sookhai: I am willing to serve
Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2023

Sookhai: I am willing to serve
Former Chaguanas Chamber head appointed as PNM senator...

President Weekes on her tenure: I have no regrets
President Weekes said there were a few things she had hoped to progress with, including making the Presidentís role more public.

Road repairs funded by removal of gas subsidy
"Our mission is to spend the near $400 million on road repairs, maintenance and the Public Sector Investment Programme," he said.

He added, "That does not include the $100 million that is inside the Secondary Road Repair Company or the $250 million that is inside the (Programme for Upgrading Roads Efficiency) PURE or the further $100 million that is inside of the Rural Development Company nor does it include the money we will get mid-year."

45.9% increase in food from 2015-2022, says economist
Hosein explained that the Index of Retail Prices (IRP) points to changes in inflation. The change in the IRP is the inflation rate, and therefore it gives an indication of how the cost of living in a country is changing, he said.

T&Tís murder rate retarding its growth
AMCHAM T&T president:

Warner hits RIC: You're selling dreams
FORMER government minister and MP Austin "Jack" Warner was a surprise attendee at the Regulated Industries Commission's (RIC) public consultation on its proposed electricity rate increase on Tuesday evening at the Centre of Excellence in Macoya.

Why are high food prices slow to come down? It's the middlemen
High food-prices has become one of the largest burdens on the cost of living for consumers in TT, with even the Trade and Industry Minister, Paula Gopee-Scoon, expressing grave concerns about how much people pay for basic items, such as flour and vegetables.

3 soldiers detained in alleged kidnapping, murder case
Three members of the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) Special Naval Unit (SNU), who were part of the Chief of Defence Staffís security detail, were detained for questioning into the alleged kidnapping and assault of Teddy Richards Sylvester, and possibly his murder.

8 cops arrested in ongoing FUL probe

Grieving sister calls for thorough investigation into fire victimís death
CONVINCED her younger sister did not die from self-inflicted burns, Danniellia Ramlal is calling for a thorough investigation into the circumstances leading to the death of 27-year-old Mary Ann Abdool.

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