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Consultants condemn T&T sewerage system

Human filth is flowing unchecked into the environment. This is the alarming finding by Canadian firm, Genivar Consultants, which conducted a water and wastewater survey for the Government and submitted its report just over a month ago.

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Genivar: We can’t discuss report

Genivar Trinidad and Tobago Ltd director Susan Vivian says any information the Sunday Guardian wants about the water and wastewater plan the Canadian consultants did for the Government must come from the client, the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA).

Engineers: Millette’s drainage system plan was ideal for city

Had the Government undertaken a comprehensive multi-million-dollar storm-water drainage system designed by Dr Emru Millette, 27 years ago, to alleviate widespread flooding in Port-of-Spain, the country would not have been in this mess today.

Govt looks at waste recyling plan

A plan for a general waste recycling system for T&T, rather than a system for only one waste stream, was announced by Finance Minister Karen Nunez-Tesheira in the budget.

Mayor blames indisciplined citizens

An abundance of plastic bottles, Styrotex plates, cups and other non-biodegradable garbage coming from underground drains compounded last Tuesday’s flooding in Port-of-Spain.

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Shoppers band their bellies for Christmas

In these difficult times, saving 50 cents on an item will not go a long way.” These were the words expressed by Marla Maharaj as she went through her shopping list at Sing Chung’s supermarket on Charlotte Street in Port-of-Spain yesterday.

World recession forcing Trini migrants to return

The global financial crisis is forcing Trinidadians living in the United States to return home. They are finding it hard to pay bills and, with the drastic increase in food prices, have to put out triple the amount of money for groceries.

T&T meets Barbados in WICB Cup finals

A confident T&T outfit will come up against Barbados today in the finals of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Cup at Providence Stadium in Georgetown.

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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.”

Best village finals hit Queen’s Hall

The finals of the tassa, drumology, folk and carnival characters and parang took place last Saturday at Queen’s Hall in the Prime Minister’s Best Village Trophy Competition.

 

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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