Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Refund Policy

Is sharing the burden good economics?*

Oct. 18, 2017, 1:34 AM AST Comments

The table above indicates that $751 billion was spent by the various administrations in T&T between the 2001 and the 2017 fiscal years. If the 2018 allocation is included, some $801 million would have been spent in that 17-year period.

Caribbean to put US$5b to climate resilience*

Oct. 18, 2017, 1:29 AM AST Comments

The Caribbean Community (Caricom), of which Trinidad and Tobago is a founding and financial member, plans to invest US$5 billion to make the region climate resilient, current Caricom Chairman and Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell said Friday in Washington. A major part of the plan is to reduc

Aboud spreads his wings to hotels*

Oct. 18, 2017, 1:26 AM AST Comments

IN 15 months, people entering Cascade will be greeted by a newly-renovated structure where the Carlton Savannah Hotel now stands, at 3 Coblentz Avenue, Cascade. But the hotel will bear a new name—The Brix.

Forex problems limiting imports*

Oct. 18, 2017, 1:22 AM AST Comments

If you’ve paid a recent visit to your local supermarket, you may have noticed that popular yogurt brand Dannon has been missing from supermarket shelves. That’s because local distributor, AS Bryden’s Trinidad Ltd, no longer finds it feasible to import the international product due

Is fiscal expansion the way out?*

Oct. 18, 2017, 1:19 AM AST Comments

There is an emerging conversation that to get out of our present recession via increased taxes and reduction in subsidies, i.e. via austerity measures, is the wrong approach. Further the negativity attached to government deficits, its borrowings, is also wrong, since deficits in this situation is a

2 ineligible players in Fyzabad Secondary team*

Oct. 18, 2017, 12:14 AM AST Comments

SECONDARY SCHOOLS Football League (SSFL) president William Wallace is extremely disappointed that another scandal involving players’ eligibility has come to the fore, and said that the SSFL is treating the matter very seriously.

WI women’s skipper on lookout for new faces*

Oct. 18, 2017, 12:9 AM AST Comments

The road towards the ICC 2021 Women’s World Cup is a long one and Windies women’s skipper Stafanie Taylor is certain that there will be opportunities for some younger players to come into the team as the qualification process continues.

Three players capture ‘Scotia’ Triple Crowns*

Oct. 18, 2017, 12:4 AM AST Comments

LUC O’YOUNG, Shreya Maharaj and Chelsea Fong captured triple crowns in the Scotiabank Schools Table Tennis Tournament Sunday at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua. After they had combined to retain the open doubles crown and led Trimont College to a 3-0 victory over St

Barker, Le Maitre top Schools Cross Country*

Oct. 18, 2017, 12:0 AM AST Comments

Otis Barker emerged as the Secondary Schools Cross Country boys’ Over-17 champion with a hard-earned victory at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port of Spain, on Sunday. The Toco Secondary student won the six-kilometre event in 22 minutes, 12 seconds, finishing just ahead of Jaden St Louis

The Malvern formula*

Oct. 17, 2017, 11:44 PM AST Comments

“Mal-vern, known as the glamour boys of the ci-ty, Mal-vern, we could play foot-ball very sweet-ly, The ru-mour is that we lose we gla-mour, but that is a fake, because we show them in ’68. With Kelvin the goal, ah ha, and Selris in de hole, ah ha, A trial of backs, we had Edwin Bready