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TT economy bounced back in 2022
Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Central Bank: TT economy bounced back in 2022 after covid19 pandemic
In the Central Bank (CB) annual report for the year ended September 30, 2022, Hilaire said there were signs of measured economic recovery domestically in several fields, which led the CB to keep the Repo rate at 3.50 per cent as it monitored the evolution of the data and market intelligence. The 2022 report was published on the CB's website on October 7.

Al-Rawi: 7,000 jobs created in local government last year
He added that the ministry was allocated $284,335,000 for its development programme in the last financial year.

Big money for garbage
...Faris: $16,000 per month per household

Tancoo: Back pay is not a gift

Namdevco: Change farming methods to beat climate change
For yet another year, agriculture received the smallest allocation in the 2024 budget - $1.44 billion. It has long been viewed as one of the areas through which the economy can be diversified.

Ministry director advises workers: Take mental health day if needed

Bamboo #2 businessmen to 'lock down' area after 3 targeted by extortionists
According to the business owners, the extortionists are demanding monthly payments exceeding $100,000.

The distressing situation began two weeks ago when an unidentified caller threatened a businessman, telling him he or his family would be harmed, or his business would be destroyed by fire, if he did not pay the 'tax'. Subsequently, two other businessmen found notes slipped under their doors demanding money in exchange for protection.

UK pensioner offers $20,000 reward for info leading to missing wife
Concerning the reward, he said, "I am a pensioner. I am 71 years old, this is all I can afford. Someone must have seen or heard something and we want people to come out and help us find her."

Describing the ongoing police investigation as "an absolute nightmare", he raised questions about the absence of a dedicated police liaison with his family, as he would expect in the United Kingdom.

Machismo, Trinidad gang culture

Deejay gunned down on Ariapita Avenue
One man is dead and and at least two others injured after gunmen opened fire on a Toyota wagon motorcar near the intersection of Carlos Street and Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook shortly after 11p.m.

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