‘67% of T&T gets water 24/7’

From 18 per cent of the Trinidad and Tobago population receiving a 24/7 water supply in 2010 when the People’s Partnership Government took office, WASA is now providing 69 per cent of the country with a full 24/7 supply of water. In Tobago it is higher, with 70 per cent of that...
Posted On 19 Nov 2014
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Opening of golconda interchange

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar opened the Golconda Interchange on Tuesday afternoon, hailing it “as a symbol of further progress, not only of the highway but our commitment to a better quality of life and a better country as a whole.” This, as she promised to continue...
Posted On 02 Nov 2014
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T&T among top ‘doing business’ improvers

T&T is among the top ten countries showing the most improvement in the World Bank’s 2015 edition of the Ease of Doing Business” study due out in November. A new World Bank Group report states: “T&T, among the ten top improvers worldwide in this year’s report, made...
Posted On 31 Oct 2014
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Ministry launches OJT finance

MINISTER of Tertiary Education and Skills Training Fazal Karim has launched OJT Finance, a new initiative of the On-the-Job Training programme, along with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the TT International Financial Centre (TTIFC). The launch and MOU...
Posted On 07 Oct 2014
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Drilling Academy opens at Ste Madeleine

Energy Chamber president Roger Packer says the newly opened National Energy Skills Centre (NESC) Drilling Academy is a dream come true for the local energy sector which is currently facing a labour shortage. Speaking at the official opening of the $18.8 million state-of-the-art...
Posted On 17 Sep 2014
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New port advances plans for regional growth

T&T’s first energy port, which was officially opened yesterday at Point Galeota, Guayaguayare, advances government’s plans to form a regional link with energy companies in Suriname, Guyana and north Brazil. So said Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine who added that US$85 million...
Posted On 06 Sep 2014
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Steady Increase in Food Production

SUCCESS IN THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR Statement by Minister of Food Production Senator the Honorable Devant Maharaj Thank you very much Mr. President. Mr President, it is indeed a privilege to rise in this august chamber once again to deliver a statement on the Food Production...
Posted On 22 Jul 2014
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New Bridge Opens D’Abadie

The Minister of Works and Infrastructure, the Honourtable Dr Surujrattan Rambachan, has opened the D’Abadie Bridge (B1/23), better known to villagers and motorists as the Garden River Bridge. The project was completed in six months with a state investment of $19.7 million. The...
Posted On 04 Jul 2014
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Piarco gets state of the art police station

Minister of Housing and Urban Development Dr Roodal Moonilal says to ensure that police officers are efficiently trained and equipped to enable functionality at the highest calibre, new police stations have been provided with the following: 1.In-house lecture rooms 2. Library 3....
Posted On 18 Jun 2014
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17th Technology Centre Opened, 2 More on The Way

A school opening in Penal that means much more for many students in the area, not just because traveling to distant places to get an education will be a thing of the past, but because the newly opened MIC Technology Centre could provide a way out of poverty. The official opening...
Posted On 28 May 2014
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