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Minimum-wage workers struggle
Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2023

Minimum-wage workers struggle to survive
SURVIVING on a minimum wage was always difficult. Workers who are paid daily, weekly or fortnightly have always struggled to maintain a lifestyle in which they could, at minimum, properly feed themselves, raise their families and have the means to get to and from work.

Retirement age dilemma revived

Trinidad and Tobago fish exports banned from European Union
Fish from TT can no longer be exported to the European Union (EU) after the European Commission branded TT a "non-co-operating country" in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

Less than 1% of T&T fish exports go to EU
LESS that one per cent of Trinidad and Tobago's fisheries exports go to the European Union, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said yesterday as it responded to the "red card" given to this country by the European Commission on Monday.

Carnival a forex earner
...but financial data lacking, say stakeholders

Jereem Richards, national athletes on school tour to inspire youths

Ex-cop sentenced to 7 years for causing death by dangerous driving
AN ex-police officer has been sentenced to seven years' hard labour for causing the death of a man by dangerous driving in Couva in 2003.

Premraj Kelawan, 51, has also been disqualified from driving for 15 years.

Autopsy shows Shazade died from a blood clot: grandpa calls for investigation
The autopsy on the toddler, who died at the SFGH on September 25, six days after she suffered burns from a pot of lentil peas at her grandfather's vending stall at Morne Roche, Williamsville, said her death was unnatural but accidental.

3 months after Trinibad artiste slain, brother gunned down
Andrews' brother, Kevon, a former Trinibad artiste, also known as "Faces", and his friend Kristian Lindsay, also known as "Ming", were shot and killed in Pleasantville in June.

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