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Government plays it safe with oil prices

Government has based the 2004/2005 budget using two different oil prices – US$32.80 a barrel for revenue and US$25 for expenditure...

Joseph promises value for money

National Security Minister Martin Joseph said yesterday his ministry must ensure T&T gets maximum value for every dollar out of the $2 billion allocation it received from the 2005 budget...

Panday on budget: Litany of public’s woes

Opposition Leader Basdeo Panday has said that Government’s $27.9 billion 2004/2005 budget was a list of the population’s complaints and posed a threat to the local poultry industry...

Review of the economy 2004

It’s all good

The T&T economy created thousands of new jobs in the just-concluded 2004 fiscal year, as it continued to grow at a strong rate leading to a robust trade surplus and millions more in international reserves...

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Where are the details?

This year’s budget lacked details, this was the general feeling of the business community. President of Employers Consultative Association, Dane Darbasie said the budget felt more like a strategic plan and a wish list...

Living large in a small space

Raymond B hates his apartment. “It’s a cramped studio that is so small I can’t even change my mind, much less my clothes.”

Sport gets $16m more

$8m for Cricket World Cup 2007

Government has set aside $32 million for sporting projects in the Draft Estimates of the Development Programmes for the financial year 2005. This is more than $16 million which was allocated for the fiscal year 2003/2004...

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Once bitten, twice shy

At least two of the original applicants for cellular licences have bowed out of the game the second time around citing significant changes in market conditions which may erode their competitiveness...

Police calypso contest criminally good

If I was a betting man I would have lost not just my shirt but my trousers and underwear as well...

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

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