The country's recent foreign exchange challenge is hitting too close for comfort. The latest concern over the low availability of the US dollar to food suppliers has supermarkets warning customers to look out for price hikes.
Days after Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar accused the Government of paying NGC Chairman Gerry Brooks close to $100,000 a month to be on more than 10 State Boards, Minister of Finance Colm Imbert has fired back, saying this is nothing new and the same took place under the last administration.
The Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago continues to note with concern the growing anxiety expressed nationwide regarding the global decline in energy prices and its attendant economic impact in Trinidad and Tobago, the latest manifestation of which is the contraction of companies in the local energy and industrial sector.
Minister of Finance Colm Imbert says the Government is considering laws similar to Chapter 11 in the United States for businesses operating in this country.
On Wednesday, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley gave an assurance to the nation that he will take action against Housing Minister Marlene McDonald if the most recent corruption allegations are true.
The Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago represents the views of the legal profession. Its role is to advance the values of the legal profession, uphold the rule of law, the constitution and to ensure the protection of the rights that we all enjoy and binds us together as a society. Our Constitution recognises that men and institutions remain free only when freedom is founded upon respect for the rule of law.
On Thursday 16th March 2016 at approximately 8:30am an inmate from the Golden Grove Prison attempted to escape whilst working on an out-gang alongside the Golden Grove Road in Arouca. Two officers attached to the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) at the Maximum Security Prison were on patrol when they were alerted by the out-gang’s supervising officer from the Golden Grove Prison that inmate Roopnarine Kanhai had taken off his shirt and made a daring dash in an attempt to escape along the Golden Grove Road.