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Editorial

In delivering the mid-year budget review on May 10, Finance Minister Colm Imbert said that the increase in international oil prices for the first six months of the 2017 fiscal year had led to an increase in the amount of taxes collected from the energy companies operating in T&T.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

After a notable absence from the public, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley finally addressed the issues headlining national discourse over the past few weeks.

The list of matters before him was long.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Even though T&T is going through its worst economic downturn in three decades, the Government always has to be careful about not being penny wise and pound foolish.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

There is no other way to explain them celebrating the opening of an historic venue one day, then having to take precautionary action to stave off behaviour deemed to be detrimental to the integrity of the same facility mere weeks later.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

In response to a disturbing Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA) report on sewage contamination at several of the country’s most popular beaches, Government has come up with an action plan.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Last Christmas, Marissa Nelson–who became known as the 600-pound woman from Valencia–was photographed at her hospital room in Mt Hope carrying a broad smile, the smile of someone who could begin to see a new life after being effectively immobilised at home due to her weight.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

First, the dehumanising conditions engender resentment and rage against the wider society, hence strengthening the anti-social tendencies that landed the individual in jail in the first place.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

In an exclusive Question and Answer article in today’s Sunday Guardian, Prime Minister Keith Rowley flipped an old proverb on its head.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Tobago’s economic survival heavily depends on a fully functioning transportation system, both by sea and air, with Trinidad. However, those lifelines between the two islands have been seriously malfunctioning.

Friday, May 19, 2017

On May 10, in delivering the mid-year budget review, Finance Minister Colm Imbert said with regard to the tax on residential properties: “We do not intend to extend this deadline, since it is necessary to get on with the job of assessing the rental values and determining the applicable property...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s announcement on Tuesday that Government’s intended to use the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba as part of a renewed drive at sport tourism is welcome news.

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