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Recession hits T&T hard

PORT OF SPAIN — Trinidad’s revenue has declined by $10 billion over the last four years because of the global economic recession, says Finance Minister Larry Howai.

T&T appoints new central bank governor

PORT OF SPAIN — Economist Jwala Rambarran assumed duties as this country’s ninth Central Bank Governor yesterday. Rambarran, 44, was selected by the People’s Partnership Government last Friday to replace outgoing Governor Ewart Williams who spent a decade at the Bank. Whilst there was no official ceremony for Rambarran’s appointment, he told the Express he […]

T&T appoints new central bank governor

T&T appoints new central bank governor

PORT OF SPAIN — Economist Jwala Rambarran assumed duties as this country’s ninth Central Bank Governor yesterday. Rambarran, 44, was selected by the People’s Partnership Government last Friday to replace outgoing Governor Ewart Williams who spent a decade at the Bank. Whilst there was no official ceremony for Rambarran’s appointment, he told the Express he […]

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  PORT OF SPAIN — Thirty-five murders have been committed since Jack Warner assumed the portfolio of National Security Minister, according to an Express count. Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced a Cabinet reshuffle on June 22 when Jack was removed as Minister of Works. On June 23 the murder toll stood at 194 while up […]

Consultant: MPs deserve pay increase

PORT OF SPAIN — Active consideration is being given to increasing the salaries of Members of Parliament.

This is one of the issues raised in a document prepared by consultant Anthony Staddon titled Activities on Strengthening Parliamentary Practice

Peacemaker killed in cold blood

PORT OF SPAIN — One of the things Wayne Ollivierra visioned the most was peace in the community where he lived.

He was an active member of the Gonzales Village Council and always sought to develop new strategies that would encourage the youths in t

Enough of crime wave

Enough of crime wave

t&t president speaks out against social ills

PORT OF SPAIN — President George Maxwell Richards yesterday used his authority as head of the Parliament to speak directly to the politicians and the nation, focusing on the themes of equal opportuni

Former reporter denied bail

Former reporter denied bail

PORT OF SPAIN — Bail was again denied to former Express crime reporter Akile Simon when he reappeared in the Tunapuna Magistrates’ Court yesterday charged with possession of arms and ammunition.

Magistrate Gail Gonzales said she was not willing to

Gibbs ready to work with Warner

PORT OF SPAIN — Police Commissioner Dwayne Gibbs yesterday said he was looking forward to working with National Security Minister Jack Warner to plan a way to improve the Police Service and assure the safety and security of all citizens.

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