joint investigation between the Trinidad
and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) and Special
Anti-crime Unit of Trinidad and Tobago
(SAUTT) continued to make progress yesterday,
as a second suspect has been detained
for questioning in connection with the
murder of Swedish couple, Ake Olsson.
urged to cut budget as energy prices plummet
oil and gas prices plummeting to 13-month
lows last week, calls for the Government
to reduce the $49.5 billion expenditure
in the 2009 are growing louder.
Family breakdown eclipses global meltdown
President Sir Ellis Clarke says the ongoing
meltdown in the United States will no
doubt affect T&T, but he describes
the breakdown in family life as an even
greater global disaster.
Curb spending or face deficit
Leader Basdeo Panday is sensing trouble
for the local economy, and is insisting
that the Government cutback on expenditure,
or end up with a budget deficit as the
price of oil continues to plummet.