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Retirement worries youths
Posted: Thursday, October 5, 2023

Increased age of retirement worries youths
This was the sentiment expressed by former national youth parliamentarian Khaleem Ali yesterday, following Finance Minister Colm Imbert's proposal to increase the retirement age from 60 to 65 years old, during the 2023-2024 national budget presentation on Monday.

Imbert: Government doesn't believe employers, landlords will pass on costs of minimum wage hike, property tax

South businesses welcome Imbert's forex pledge
Business chambers in south Trinidad are satisfied that the Minister of Finance Colm Imbert promised to make foreign exchange available to the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) sector within the next six months in his budget presentation for fiscal year 2024.

Tobago's Hurricane Flora experience
Monday, September 30, 1963, began as a normal working day for the people of Tobago.

Without any advisory of expected adverse weather, adults went off to work and children to school without the slightest notion of the tragedy that would befall the island that day.

Prison calypso monarch freed after pleading guilty to 2012 murder
AFTER a decade in prison, a nine-time Youth Training and Rehabilitation Centre (YTRC) calypso monarch and reigning prisons calypso monarch, Romel "Papa Mel" Lezama, has been freed.

Three held for corruption, fraud at Licensing Division
Investigations allegedly revealed a senior licensing officer and a temporary clerk I had fraudulently and corruptly prepared, signed and submitted transfer forms and other supporting documents for the transfer of the vehicle in question.

Grindr meet-up: American victim robbed, flees naked
A United States resident who attempted to meet a man he had connected with on the gay Grindr app was instead assaulted and robbed in Port of Spain.

Body found in Venezuela mangrove is missing Mayaro fisherman
Khemchan, 38, of Mayaro, Heeralal "Linus" Cooblal, 54, of Grand Lagoon, Mayaro, Andy "Tallman" George, 40 of Valencia and George Joti left Guayaguayare on January 31 for fishing trip. The vessel they were in was discovered on February 5, and on February 11 Khemchan's decomposing body was discovered in a mangrove in Venezuela.

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