Wednesday 26th November, 2008

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Flying Squad members offer help to fight crime

The Flying Squad, the unit within the Police Service which brought fear to the lives of criminals for 16 years, is back.


Foreshore helipad ready in February

A helipad being constructed adjoining the Audrey Jeffers Highway in Port-of-Spain will provide a proper northern landing base replacing the “ad hoc” arrangement of the Queen’s Park Savannah, Works and Transport Minister Colm Imbert revealed yesterday.

No hanky-panky in HMB deal—Browne

There has been no improper use of taxpayers’ money where the acquisition of $110 million of Home Mortgage Bank (HMB) shares are concerned, Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Mariano Browne assured yesterday.

Desal plants remain on stream

Despite having no firm contractual obligations, the construction of five large desalination plants throughout the country will remain on stream, Public Utilities Minister Mustapha Abdul-Hamid says.

Senator Ali: Dump desal plants

The Government’s cutback in projects should include its five desalination plants, Independent Senator Basharat Ali suggested yesterday.


Consultant: US recession won’t adversely affect T&T

A US recession will not adversely affect T&T, according to Thomas O’Keefe, president of the Mercosur Consulting Group.

Clowning around with Culture

As a seasoned entrepreneur and consultant with an enviable track-record in the fields of entertainment, marketing and public relations, 35-year-old Aleeyah Amanda Ali wears many hats and many faces.

WICB seeks US$3M loan

The cash-strapped West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is in such dire straits that they have decided to seek a US$3 million loan to keep themselves afloat.


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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.”

Two more for The Strolling Players

With 2,426 stage performances to their credit, The Strolling Players launched the two newest editions to their repertoire The Bandits and Madam Housekeeper at City Hall Knox Street Port-of-Spain on November 13.

T&T in record performance

T&T continues to be the powerhouse in regional cricket and on Sunday night the local team underlined this status with a thumping victory over fierce rivals Barbados in Guyana.

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