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Dumas dissatisfied
Posted: Monday, October 9, 2023

Dumas dissatisfied with $2.58b allocation for Tobago
He said although Finance Minister Colm Imbert said the island had received $64.2 million more than its previous allocation, it still was not enough to fund the kind of development Tobago needs, especially since the bulk of it, $2.298 billion, was for recurrent expenditure.

'Culture, arts need more Govt support'
Stakeholders unhappy with budget priorities...

Water worries for customers served by Hollis Reservoir
Decreasing water levels at the Hollis Reservoir will affect approximately 10,000 Water and Sewerage Authority's (WASA) customers in parts of north east Trinidad from Arouca to Valencia in the coming days.

Fire Service 'crisis'
...'Too many stations without appliances'

Children with disabilities turned away cerebral palsy centre shuts doors

Ram: Youth unemployment too high at 6.7 per cent

Archie: The ultimate goal is to have an e-judiciary
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has forced judiciaries worldwide to grapple with a range of new evidential issues, Chief Justice Ivor Archie has admitted. "And, if we fail to embrace emerging technologies and modern thinking, then we are lost."

Former CoP blames state contracts to gang leaders for extortions
Former Commissioner of Police Dr Dwayne Gibbs said the award of government contracts to gang leaders fuelled the record numbers of extortions he observed during his tenure from July 2010 to 2012.

Contractors want soldiers at construction sites

Pilots resigning as State moves to decertify union
"The starting salary of an American Airlines captain now is US$40,000 a month. The starting salary of a first-year captain in Caribbean Airlines is TT$56,000. So, let's say that's about US$8,000. There's a lot of benefits. People who never thought about leaving actually putting things in place to go," the source said.

According to the Industrial Relations Act, under section 66 subsection (2), an employer or a worker carrying on or engaged in an essential service shall not take industrial action in connection with said service. If found guilty, the parties involved are liable on summary conviction to a fine of $40,000 and to imprisonment for three years.

Two charged in Guanapo murders

Charges laid in murders of Peterkin siblings

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