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A $150m traffic headache
Posted: Tuesday, August 8, 2023

A $150m traffic headache
According to Minister in the Ministry of Works, Richie Sookhai, a preliminary internal study done by the ministry into traffic from Chase Village to Port of Spain in both directions shows that there is an estimated annual loss of $150 million annually in terms of productivity.

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said yesterday he was not in breach of the Integrity in Public Life Act since he did declare the purchase of his townhouse at Shirvan Development in Tobago to the Integrity Commission.

IC chairman: Investigators independent and impartial

Woodside resumes T&T natural gas production
Woodside Energy has resumed operations following an incident in the Angostura field offshore Trinidad, which led to its natural gas production facility being shut down as a precautionary measure following a process safety incident.

Woodside begins phased restart

Decision on new minimum wage soon

Political analysts: Labour influence on elections weak
POLITICAL analysts Derek Ramsamooj and Dr Bishnu Ragoonath do not see the activities of trade unions during the local government elections campaign having any influence on how people will vote on August 14.

Ministry seizes expired, unregistered drugs at 40 businesses
In a nationwide crackdown on the sale of unregistered drugs, the Food and Drug Division has confiscated several drugs, including vitamins, from over 40 pharmacies across T&T. The value of the drugs seized was estimated at $.5 million.

Livestock farmer offers free guinea fowls to families
Cognisant that many families are finding it hard to put food on the table, Vijay Bhagwat, a Moruga-based livestock farmer, is giving away 1,000 guinea chicks to citizens.

Cops have no leads in businesswoman's murder

Stray bullet hits boy on his way to church
Police said the teenager, his aunt, uncle and 24-year-old cousin, had just left home and were exiting Agricultural Road to turn onto the main road at Dow Village when they encountered a fracas between a group of Venezuelans, and 49-year-old resident Kern La Foucade.

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