Sep. 18, 2017, 1:25 PM AST Comments
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Much of Haiti has come to a halt because of a transportation strike over new taxes proposed by the government.
Sep. 17, 2017, 9:53 PM AST Comments
AS WE conclude our series leading up to the Trinidad and Tobago budget for FY2017/2018, we turn to the expenditure side of the equation, and consider the possible options available to the Government to address what is likely to be a deficit budget.
Sep. 15, 2017, 9:56 PM AST Comments
THE Trinidad and Tobago 2014 poverty report, which stated that more than 300,000 people were living on $985 or less a month, did not make sense and was said be invalid. This according to Minister of Social Development and Family Services Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn in a statement to the Parliament
Sep. 15, 2017, 9:28 PM AST Comments
THE Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries has partnered with the European Union in the development of a sustainable energy implementation plan for Trinidad and Tobago. The plan was prepared by the EU Technical Assistance Facility and presented to parliamentary secretary Nicole Olivierre yesterday
Sep. 15, 2017, 2:6 PM AST Comments
Bitcoin, hailed in some quarters as the future of currency, is having a rough week. Plummeting prices have again raised questions about the wisdom of owning it, if not its legitimacy.
Sep. 13, 2017, 10:30 PM AST Comments
THE budgetary allocation for the Public Sector Investment Programme (PSIP) will remain at $5 billion for fiscal 2017/2018, Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development Camille Robinson-Regis has said. For fiscal 2017, the sum of $5,022 million was allocated for projects and programmes under the
Sep. 13, 2017, 10:28 PM AST Comments
ARE water and electricity rate increases on the horizon? This was the question many on social media site Facebook were asking yesterday following an announcement by the Regulated Industries Commission (RIC) that it has begun a price review process for the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission