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PM worries over inflation rate

4% heads to 7%

Food prices have been fuelling the inflation rate as the graph below shows.

News

Tough challenge for Government – PM

Government is facing a tough challenge to keep inflation in check against the backdrop of growing complaints by consumers of an increasing cost of living...

Watch wage hikes, warns economist

Using the benchmark of seven per cent as the inflation rate beyond which the country would not want to go is not unreasonable, economist Dr Dhanayshar Mahabir said yesterday...

TTMA head: 7% too high

President of the T&T Manufacturers Association (TTMA) Anthony Aboud said a maximum inflation rate of seven per cent is too high...

BODY MIX-UP

Lalla laid to rest, Babb still buried

After another man was mistakenly buried as him last week, Baljit Lalla, 37, was finally laid to rest yesterday afternoon...

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Subcontractors hurting

After incurring some $44.1 million in losses from the 10-week ALNG strike, subcontractors employed by Bechtel say if protest action lasts one more week they will be forced to close down operations...

Down memory lane...

With pan in the 21st century

It has been probably the most contentious competition in pan history, with participants not only questioning the competence of judges, but the ability of Pan Trinbago to understand the rules of its own competition...

Lara back on top, will miss 1st ODI

Brian Lara’s record-breaking innings of 400 not out in the final Cable & Wireless Test Match against England in Antigua has reclaimed him the number one batting position in the PricewaterhouseCoopers world rankings...

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ISPs joining forces to fight TSTT

Independent internet service providers are resisting attempts at regulation contained in amendments to the Telecom Act...

Price, Sprangalang join Gayelle

GAYELLE the Channel continues to add to its entertaining programming with the introduction of two of T&T’s most popular comedians...

Trini Revellers is the winner of the George Bailey Large Band award. Check out more photos from Carnival 2004...

 
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