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PM: Clearly a very serious situation

Government is reassessing expenditure, deferring a number of projects and eliminating various expenses as it gears to meet the challenges of the international economic downturn, Prime Minister Patrick Manning announced last night.

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UNC: No comfort in Manning’s address

UNC deputy leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has said the country cannot take comfort in Prime Minister Patrick Manning’s address of last night.

Manning on expected job cuts: Govt will help

As a direct result of this country’s recent economic downturn, Prime Minister Patrick Manning yesterday cautioned that unemployment levels—which stood at 4.6 per cent in the second quarter of 2008—are now likely to rise.

LA cops coming to tackle gangs

Senior officers from the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) are expected to arrive in Trinidad within two weeks to work alongside local law enforcement officers to tackle gang-related crimes.

PM’s security ‘cracks’ gun at media

A member of the security squad at the Prime Minister’s official residence at St Ann’s yesterday “cracked” his gun, to warn off media workers who were standing outside the facility awaiting entry for the weekly post Cabinet news conference.

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Banker warns of possible collapse in house values

A senior banker yesterday warned about the possibility of the collapse of a housing bubble which he said had developed in the T&T real estate market.

Clico’s 2009 calendar inspired by Leroy Clarke

The works of celebrated master artist Le Roy Clarke will be featured in Clico’s 2009 calendar.

Ghost of Nov 19, ’89, banished

The ghosts of November 19, 1989, have been finally been banished, via a 3-0 win for T&T over Cuba on Wednesday night at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo.

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IMF and Central Bank:

Govt must cut back spending

Reduce by $3 billion

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is advising the Government to cut $3 billion worth of spending from the 2008/2009 budget and maintain “nominal spending at its financial year 2007/2008 level.”

Dopwell prepares youths for musical excellence

Annette Dopwell asserts that she was not at all a performer, but rather an art administrator.

 

November 19

we still need a point

Here we go again! Another November 19 and we still need a point and a draw to move forward in World Cup Football.

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