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As prime lending rate goes up... Banker warns of default on loans

A top banker yesterday warned that many borrowers could be on the brink of defaulting on their loans, following recent increases in the prime lending rate.


Court rules discrimination... Prisons officer gets $.5m in damages

A 67-year-old retired prisons officer was yesterday awarded close to $500,000 in damages and costs after he was discriminated against, and repeatedly bypassed for promotion.

Narace threatens Dr Tim over Trinre allegations: Jail eh nice!

Health Minister Jerry Narace yesterday threatened Opposition MP Dr Tim Gopeesingh that he could be sent to jail and fined $500,000 if he is convicted for knowingly giving false information to the Integrity Commission.

Kamla denies having inside information

Opposition MP Kamla Persad-Bissessar says Prime Minister Patrick Manning’s claim that she has a direct link with an employee of the Integrity Commission was a calculated political attack against her.

Karen files for 2003-2007

Finance Minister Karen Nunez-Tesheira filed her Integrity Commission declarations for the years 2003 to 2007, on dates between February and July 2008, she revealed in the House of Representatives last night.


Natuc seeks meeting with PM

The National trade Union Centre (Natuc) has called for a meeting with Prime Minister Patrick manning to discuss what it said was the deteriorating industrial relations environment in the country.

Cott Awards November 6

More than 50 songwriters have been nominated for the Copyright Music Organisation of Trinidad and Tobago’s (Cott) Annual Music Awards.


Carlos Edwards joins Wolves on loan

English Championship Division leaders, Wolverhampton Wanderers have signed “Soca Warriors” utility player Carlos Edwards from Barclays Premiership club Sunderland on a three-month loan.

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Should we panic or buy US companies?

It stands to reason that the crisis in the US financial sector will affect the T&T economy as it will affect all the economies in the world that are connected by the tentacles of globalisation.

Sun Valley rises in the Hollows ...Phase II shines

It was indeed a September To Remember when City Sun Valley Pan Groove staged the second edition of Pan in de Hollows last Sunday.

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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