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Inflation hits double digits

Three weeks after Central Bank Governor Ewart Williams warned that the T&T economy would be on a “slippery slope” if inflation went into double digits, the Central Bank reported that the retail price index rose to ten per cent in October...


Cops shoot mentally-ill man

9 bullets to subdue St Ann’s outpatient

A Maraval family is crying out for justice after a mentally-ill relative was shot nine times by police attempting to subdue him...

Coast guard getting two ‘interim’ vessels

Government has announced its intention to purchase two vessels for the Coast Guard, pending delivery of three offshore patrol vessels it is seeking to acquire...

PoS to Sando taxi fares to increase

Commuters travelling by taxi from Port-of-Spain to San Fernando will have to fork out an extra $1 from December 1...

Cabinet wants new plan to protect witnesses

Cabinet directed Attorney General John Jeremy, yesterday, to come up with a comprehensive plan to deal with the growing crisis in the administration of justice...

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Following is the full text of the Central Bank’s repo announcement for November:

Central Bank maintains repo

The latest data on inflation released by the Central Statistical Office indicate that headline inflation, measured by the 12-month increase in the Index of Retail Prices, rose to 10.0 per cent in October from 9.6 per cent in the previous month...

Lisa Toney steps out

She is better known as the wife of soca artiste Burton Toney, but come Carnival 2007, Lisa Toney plans to establish herself as a bona fide soca star. And she intends to do that with three releases for the season: What You Do To Me, Out of My Life and Waistline...

Lara hopes WI slide is over

Captain Brian Lara hoped yesterday’s drawn Second Test match against Pakistan could help the West Indies improve its poor form in Tests...

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A tale of two smelters

The arguments for and against the establishment of aluminium smelters in Chatham and La Brea have been flying in fast and furious over the past year and a half...

Massive launches chutney tent 2007

Chutney mover and shaker Nirmal “Massive” Gosein plans to dedicate the 2007 launch of his Roving Chutney Calypso Tent in honour of Culture Minister Joan Yuille-Williams...

With today marking the official end of the work week for many, the Guardian gives its readers a lagniappe from last weekend’s major fetes...

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