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Inflation slowed to 5.7%
Posted: Saturday, July 1, 2023

Central Bank report: inflation slowed to 5.7%
According to the index of retail prices, headline inflation slowed to 5.7 per cent in May compared to 6.0 per cent the month prior and 8.7 per cent in December 2022.

Imbert: Trinidad got greater cut in budget allocation compared to Tobago

Touchstone to start commissioning gas facility this month
In announcing its operational update, the company said it is currently undertaking pre-commissioning of the facility, which consists of testing all electronics, alarms, operating systems, flare and emergency shutdown systems, as well as purging air from the system using inert nitrogen gas.

"In parallel with these operations, on or about July 8, 2023, we will remove the downhole safety plugs from the Cascadura-1ST1 and Cascadura Deep-1 wells and commence facility commissioning operations," Touchstone added.

Griffith alleges 'race baiting' by Rowley
NTA leader Gary Griffith in a statement on Friday condemned the Prime Minister remarks to a PNM rally in St James on Thursday as alleged race-baiting.

Rowley warned against gun proliferation which he alleged has funded a well-oiled criminal enterprise. "That they are going to give people of a certain race to shoot people of another race, because they are saying the crime in this country - which we know is across the board - is one race attacking another race."

Gunning for Gary

NCC, Carnival Museum look at IP protection

Trinity Moka on hairstyle ban: Regulations must be followed
On Tuesday, students were prohibited from crossing the stage to receive their certificates at the All Saints Anglican Church in Port of Spain because their haircuts were deemed improper and in violation of school guidelines.

Trinity Moka on hairstyle ban: Regulations must be followed

Scotland: My hair is my choice after 50 years

Mom: 'She can't call out for help' - Missing infant is autistic

Missing five-year-old girl who disappeared near river found

Point Fortin boy, 2, found dead at home
A police report said two-year-old Samuel Cloudon, who had cerebral palsy, was seen alive around 1 am on Friday when his mother went to check on him in his bed.

At 7.30 am, she found Samuel motionless on the bed and called ambulance personnel, who responded but found no vital signs.

Burglar steals a bucket of chip chip
A thief broke into a house in Guayaguayare and stole a bag of chip-chip and a bucket of ice cream from the homeowner on Thursday morning.

And when the homeowner confronted the thief as he tried to escape, he dropped the bucket of ice cream and ran off with the chip-chip.

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