38 new bus routes opened

By GARY DARMANIE Thursday, September 2 2010 Thirty-eight new bus routes were opened up Monday, with the use of 85 buses and with the employ of 200 new bus drivers. Most of the routes, according to an announcement by the Ministry of Works and Transport, will connect rural...
Posted On 08 Mar 2013
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Kamla: We must avoid putting off local govt polls

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says her government is moving to prevent the postponement of local government elections in the future. Speaking at the launch of local government reform consultations at San Fernando City Hall on Tuesday night, Persad-Bissessar said it was...
Posted On 07 Mar 2013
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PM extends condolences to people of Venezuela

By CECILY ASSON Wednesday, March 6 2013 Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar last night extended her condolences to the loved ones of President Hugo Chavez and also to the people of Venezuela on his passing yesterday. Chavez died at a military hospital in Caracas at 4.25 pm...
Posted On 06 Mar 2013
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Minister calls for free online tertiary education

Science Technology and Tertiary Education Minister Fazal Karim is calling for three leading tertiary institutions to introduce free online education. Delivering an address at the launch of the T&T Entrepreneurial Springboard Programme (TTESP) at San Fernando City  Hall...
Posted On 05 Mar 2013
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Exports increase, poverty drops in first govt appraisal report

An increase in exports and a reduction in poverty were among the achievements highlighted when the Ministry of Planning and Sustainable Development rolled out the first ever Government performance appraisal report in T&T on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E). In delivering...
Posted On 03 Mar 2013
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WASA’s Largest Ductile Pipeline Purchase

Function held by WASA to commemorate their largest ever purchase of dictile pipelines. 190 miles of pipeline were purchases from Chinese company, Xinxing Ductile Iron Pipes Company Limited, at a cost of $260 million.
Posted On 03 Mar 2013
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Unc Pointe A Pierre (Youth Group.)

The United National Congress’s constituency of Pointe a Pierre is currently in search for energetic and vibrant persons between the ages of 13-30 years old to be a part of its Youth Group. Via this group in our great Party, we will embark on numerous projects for the...
Posted On 02 Mar 2013
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Aviation institute for Couva

By MIRANDA LAROSE Saturday, March 2 2013 The Ministry of Tertiary Education and Skills Training is set to launch by May, the country’s first local aviation institute in Camden, Couva, according to Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training Fazal Karim. Addressing invitees...
Posted On 02 Mar 2013
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Sulphur diesel plant on stream

Saturday, March 2 2013 DESPITE some challenges, Petrotrin’s Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel (ULSD) Plant, which should produce 40,000 barrels a day (b/d) of diesel with a sulphur content under eight parts per million, is expected to be completed this year. So said Petrotrin president,...
Posted On 02 Mar 2013
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Starter Houses-Work in Progress

The Govt of Trinidad and Tobago through the Ministry of Local Govt and the National Commission for Self help has embarked on the construction of starter house for the very poor . Th e Govt of Kamla Persad Bissessar is committed to reducing poverty by 2% per year. These pictures...
Posted On 02 Mar 2013
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