Friday, September 30, 2016

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Sep. 30, 2016, 5:6 PM AST Comments

By Susan Mohammed - MINISTER of Finance Colm Imbert said that international hotel resort chain Sandals is projected to contribute $500 million annually to Trinidad and Tobago's economy when it is constructed.


Sep. 30, 2016, 4:52 PM AST Comments

By Sue-Ann Wayow - RICH folks, get ready to pay more. Finance Minister Colm Imbert announced during the reading of the 2016-2017 Budget today that anyone making over $1 million in income annually will pay a 30 per cent personal tax.

LIVE UPDATES: 2016/ 2017 Budget Presentation

Sep. 30, 2016, 5:16 AM AST Comments

After one year in office, the government comes to the Parliament in Port of Spain this afternoon, to present a budget meant to stabilise Trinidad and Tobago's shaky economy, and chart a medium and long term course.

After fatal train crash, investigators seek answers

Sep. 30, 2016, 9:48 AM AST Comments

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Federal investigators are trying to determine what happened before a New Jersey commuter train barreled through a station and crashed into a barrier, causing a young mother to be killed by falling debris and injuring more than 100 others.

Cocaine in the Trini fudge

Sep. 30, 2016, 9:16 AM AST Comments

By Gyasi Gonzales - A Brooklyn man originally from Trinidad was arrested at New York's JFK International airport when he allegedly attempted to smuggle a kilo of cocaine packed into fudge candy.

Govt could move a motion to remove President

Sep. 29, 2016, 10:4 PM AST Comments

By Anna Ramdass—It has never happened in this country before but there are grounds for the Government to move a motion in the Parliament to remove the President, says constitutional expert attorney Kenneth Lalla.


Sep. 29, 2016, 10:3 PM AST Comments

By Ria Taitt—Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley stood firm yesterday on his position that President Anthony Carmona never “not once, not twice, not three times”—raised with him his intention to call a meeting with National Security Minister Edmund Dillon.

Breadwinners fear higher food prices *

Sep. 29, 2016, 9:59 PM AST Comments

BREADWINNERS in one-salary homes are “quaking” over the possibility of higher fuel prices after today’s National Budget, which could mean higher food prices in the near future.

Cop ordered to pay $150,000

Sep. 29, 2016, 9:56 PM AST Comments

By Rickie Ramdass-POLICE officer who was caught on camera while stealing items belonging to airline passengers as he searched their luggage at ANR Robinson Airport in Tobago eight years ago has been ordered to pay $150,000 by a High Court judge.

Woman wins court action against police

Sep. 29, 2016, 9:56 PM AST Comments

THE mother of a 14-year-old boy who was severely beaten by bullies at his school two years ago yesterday emerged victorious in a court action brought against the Office of the Commissioner of Police which now has to release documents previously withheld from her.