83 WAGE settlements

Some 83 wage negotiations settled and more on the way. This government has repeatedly pledged its commitment to labour and workers. Promising to put workers at the centre, as stated in its manifesto, the People’s Partnership Government has insisted that some 83 wage disputes have...
Posted On 05 Feb 2015
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Ministry of Education Opens Two More New Schools Point Fortin

Two more new schools were officially opened on Tuesday 3rd, February 2015 by Education Minister Dr the Honourable, Tim Gopeesingh in the Point Fortin Constituency. The Egypt Village Government Primary School was constructed to accommodate a student body of 420 students while the...
Posted On 04 Feb 2015
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Ministry has accomplished most of its goals

Education Minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh has boasted of the achievements of the People’s Partnership Government over the past four-plus years in the education sector. In a release last week, Gopeesingh stated his Ministry remains focused, having delivered more than 90 per cent of the...
Posted On 12 Jan 2015
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$600M for HCU shareholders

FINANCE Minister Larry Howai yesterday said payments in cash and bonds to depositors and shareholders of the Hindu Credit Union (HCU) will cost the State a total of $600 million. In making this disclosure, Howai also revealed that HCU depositors and shareholders who had accounts...
Posted On 23 Dec 2014
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Valencia Bypass Opens

The new Valencia Bypass Road was officially opened on Friday November 28, 2014 by the Honourable Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Mrs. Kamla Persad Bissessar and the Minister of Works and Infrastructure the Honourable Dr. Suruj Rambachan. The road is expected to assist in...
Posted On 01 Dec 2014
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Minister Nizam Baksh commissions lights at 157th Recreation Ground

At 6:00 pm, on Tuesday November 20, 2014 residents of Nelson Road, Freeport and its environs braved the inclement weather to witness the commissioning of the lights of the Commonwealth Recreation Ground by the Honourable Nizam Baksh, Minister of Public Utilities. This is the...
Posted On 27 Nov 2014
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WASA’s accomplishments

By Doodnath Bhola Having read the Express editorial of November 20, it has become necessary to respond in order to correct certain misunderstandings contained therein. Without dwelling on the promise of “water for all’’, it should be noted that as we entered this new century, the...
Posted On 26 Nov 2014
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New community centre opened in Vessigny

The communities of Vessigny, La Brea and Point Fortin are set to benefit from the opening of the brand new Vessigny Community Centre on Monday November 24, 2014. The Honourable Winston ‘Gypsy’ Peters, Minister of Community Development delivered the feature address and formally...
Posted On 25 Nov 2014
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27,000 lb of tilapia for food production

The Ministry of Food Production in collaboration with Community-based Environment Protection and Enhancement Prorgramme (CEPEP) is expected to harvest a total of 27,000 pounds of tilapia annually with the launch of the Floating Raft Cage Culture Project in Ste Madeleine...
Posted On 22 Nov 2014
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Rural T&T now just a click away

SOME of us take it for granted— a touch of a button and a world of information is available on our desktops, laptops or mobile devices. But what about those living in areas of this country with limited or no access to technology? These communities will soon have improved access...
Posted On 21 Nov 2014
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