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Warner dares PM to take 10 per cent wage cut

Prime Minister Patrick Manning and his ministers must forego their “taste for champaign” because the country now only has “mauby income.”


Flying Squad members regroup...

‘We will take our country back’

Former members of the feared Flying Squad turned out last night with one message to the country—“We are back.”

Parents blame hospital for stillborn baby

A father’s dream of capturing the first moments of his baby were crushed yesterday when his 18-year-old wife, Christal Ramnarine-Butkoon, delivered a stillborn child at the San Fernando General Hospital.

Narace: Health sector still not up to mark

After one year in office, Health Minister Jerry Narace admits he is not happy with the current state of healthcare in T&T.

Ministers submit cutback plans today

Today’s Cabinet session will receive ministers’ proposals for cutbacks in their respective ministries and Government’s decision on this may be announced by next week, a spokesman said yesterday.


Dick-Forde to financial institutions:

Do more for environment

Minister of Planning, Housing and the Environment, Senator Emily Gaynor Dick-Forde is calling on the banking sector to play a more integral role in sensitising the nation about the benefits of environmental sustainability.

I am not my skin

Recently, while discussing the issue of colourism with a friend, who like me, is of light complexion, I was accosted by a young woman who brusquely schooled me on the harsh realities that darker people, like herself, face on a day-to-day basis. As far as she was concerned, light-skinned women simply had life easier.

It is an advance, not a loan says WICB

ST JOHN’S – The West Indies Cricket Board has moved swiftly to squash an Indian newspaper report that it was seeking a US $3 million bailout from the sport’s World governing body.

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The new balancing act

It’s another balancing act for the T&T Government.


14 beauties vie for Miss Elegance

Fourteen beautiful young women from across T&T will vie for the Miss Elegance 2008 title, and over $30,000 in cash and prizes when the pageant is staged at La Joya Complex, St Joseph, on Saturday evening, at 8 pm.

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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