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The Land and Marine Resources Ministry has referred the Carenage Fishing Centre project to the Finance Ministry to probe, since almost $19 million was spent towards construction in 2009 under the PNM Government and only a shell was produced. Making those points in Tuesday’s 2015 budget debate in

San Fernando game wardens yesterday captured a seven-foot-long caiman in a family’s yard after it bit a guard dog on the face. The female caiman, which appeared to be pregnant, was captured in Marabella shortly after Dinesh Mahabir, 32, alerted game wardens that the reptile was in his enclosed ga

Natrust CEO Alfred Galy is still not sure what he will do with the landmark Greyfriars Church of Scotland, which he has purchased for an undisclosed amount. “We are trying to get an interest in it and we are not sure what we will do with it as yet,” he told the T&T Guardian yesterday. The bui

Acting chief executive of majority state-owned TSTT, George Hill, has tendered his resignation to the board, amid reports that some of the telecommunication provider’s local directors want to replace him with Digicel’s former country manager in Tobago. Hill has acted as TSTT’s top executive since

The Government should consider instituting drug and alcohol testing for those receiving the $500 monthly babycare grant, lest these resources be used for the wrong products, PNM MP Amery Browne has advised.

The Black Caucus Movement (BCM) was launched yesterday at the premises of businessman William Munro on the Western Main Road, St James. The movement’s mission statement includes “creating a healthy, holistic and wealthy African community that actualises its fullest potential.”

The day after Fr Clyde Harvey criticised the police for their actions in 38 police related killings for the year, another member of the clergy has chastised them. Harvey on Tuesday expressed alarm at the 38 police killings for the year, labelling them “extra-judicial killings”, as he delivered th

Fifty per cent of T&T women were overweight and children were becoming obese, Health Minister Fuad Khan said yesterday during the budget debate. He said there had been an increase of about 30 per cent in the last ten years where children were concerned.

Environmentalist Dr Wayne Kublalsingh last night vowed to continue his hunger strike after Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar advised him against it and said the Debe to Mon Desir leg of the Point Fortin Highway will be constructed for the benefit future generations of Trinidadians.

Social and political activist Phillip Edward Alexander has distanced himself from an alleged fistfight outside the Congress of the People’s Operations Centre, Charlieville, last Sunday. “I am a gentleman raised to resolve issues with my words not my fists,” he said yesterday. An investigation int

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