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$2.9 billion in additional funding for ministries
Posted: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

$2.9 billion in additional funding for ministries
A total of $2.9 billion in additional funding is being provided for 14 ministries and agencies for a range of expenses from national security covert operations and COVID protective wear for prison officers, to upgraded voter registration systems and a further $33 million for the Clico probe.

Imbert tells Tancoo: 'Hold your fire'
As the committee considered a supplementation of $115, 769, 472 for the Finance Ministry, Tancoo asked questions about expenditure in the health sector.

Rowley: Trinidad and Tobago exploring hydrogen economy
TT currently uses the cleanest fossil fuel natural gas for power generation. The gas TT produces also benefits Canada, Spain and Canada. But Rowley said there is always room for improvement. He said different countries have different means of producing energy, some more environmentally friendly than others.

T&T's fiscal regime in need of urgent changes, Energy Chamber says
It's advocated for the adoption of a fiscal regime that recognises T&T is a mature oil and gas province and that most further reserves will be in smaller and more challenging reservoirs.

President, her mom, Minister of Health receive second COVID-19 jab
The Head of State, who is in her 60s and her mother, Phyllis Weekes, who is in her 90s, both received their first dose at the Diego Martin Health Centre on April 6.

Persad-Bissessar wants inquiry into govt's handling of COVID
After UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson bowed to public pressure to have an inquiry into his Government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, Opposition Leader Kamla Persad- Bissessar is calling for a Commission of Inquiry into this Government's management of the virus in Trinidad and Tobago.

Young adult among 12 new COVID-19 fatalities
389 new cases registered

Local social media sensation dies from COVID
At age 23, Donnell Phillip, also known as Top Dog Donnell, is among the youngest to die from COVID-19 in this country.

Bar owner charged for selling drinks, 8 held at the beach
Ten people have been arrested by police for breaching the curfew and health regulations.

GoFundMe set up to help San Juan man paralysed after shooting
Taylor said he was driving in Morvant on the night of November 20, 2019, when three men blocked his pathway with a car and opened fire.

Dismembered body of man found over a precipice
Investigations are continuing into the murder of a man in Laventille, an unidentified body found wrapped in a sheet in Morvant and the decomposed body of a woman found in Malick, Barataria, all within a five-hour period on Sunday.

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