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Budget debate turns into duel...

Manning trains guns on Rowley

The 2008-2009 budget debate took a dramatic turn last night in Parliament, after a war of words erupted between Prime Minister Patrick Manning and Diego Martin-West MP Dr Keith Rowley whom Manning dismissed in April.


Ramesh claims corruption in PM’s house insurance

Someone close to Prime Minister Patrick Manning has taken issue with Manning’s official residence being insured with the Reinsurance Company of T&T (Trinre)—a company owned and operated by the family of Health Minister Jerry Narace.

Bharath slams PNM ‘spend spend’

It is spending “business as usual” for the PNM Government despite the fact that global financial experts are warning that the current financial crisis is the worst since 1929 and that there are serious implications for T&T, UNC MP Vassant Bharath said yesterday.

Wanted on drug charges… Tobagonian beats extradition to UK

Tobagonian Dexter Thomas has escaped extradition to the United Kingdom to face charges of conspiracy to import cocaine into that country.

Kangaloo: Gopeesingh wrote Queen to save UWI job

In an attempt to keep his job as a lecturer of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Caroni East MP Dr Tim Gopeesingh has written to the Queen of England.


Petrochemicals still the lever

…for T&T’s future—South Chamber

Newly-elected president of the South Trinidad Chamber of Industry...

Putting Allah first

I am a Presbyterian and although I have never fasted for 40 days and 40 nights, like Jesus did, I decided to feel how a Muslim feels during Ramadan.

West Indies women tour of Pakistan off

The West Indies women’s cricket team tour of Pakistan has been canceled due to violence in that country.

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The pursuit of infrastructure development and the containment of inflation are the Government’s goals in its 2008/2009 Budget offering.

Junior Calypso Monarch takes Emancipation crown

Reigning National Junior Calypso Monarch Megan Walrond captured the first prize in the five-19 age group of the Emancipation Calypso Competition...

W Connection rules on penalty kicks

When it comes to deciding a match on penalty kicks, W Connection is hard to beat.


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