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Wed, 06/07/2017 - 21:00

Tobagonians believe they are on the brink of a crisis.

Domestic tourism is down by over 50 percent and small businesses are having a hard time sustaining themselves due to issues on the sea...

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Wed, 06/07/2017 - 21:00

One of this country's major poultry producers, Arawak, is saying it is only able to get 25 percent of the foreign exchange it needs.

And Scotiabank is declaring an increase in its profits...

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Wed, 06/07/2017 - 21:00

There is a concerted effort to create chaos and bring this country into a state where it is ungovernable.

It was the position taken today by the prime minister as he commented on legal the...

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Wed, 06/07/2017 - 20:45

There are questions as to how a man who sought treatment at Port of Spain General was later found dead outside of the hospital.

Video footage from a passerby shows the man alive, in pain,...

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Wed, 06/07/2017 - 20:45

Justice Frank Seepersad has been overruled again.

An appeal court panel has ruled unanimously that the orders against the property tax implementation should not have been granted.

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Tue, 06/06/2017 - 21:30

Housing relief is on the way for Jasmin Reyes whose bedridden son has been confined to their 7th-floor HDC apartment for almost 2 years.

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Tue, 06/06/2017 - 21:30

Ferry delays and cancellations to Tobago can be excruciatingly frustrating for passengers.

But there's a bigger issue.

Tobago relies heavily on Trinidad for foods and services.

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Tue, 06/06/2017 - 21:15

President's house has been given the all clear to appoint two high court judges.

This as it struck out a judgement made by Justice Frank Seepersad early this morning.

The court of...

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Tue, 06/06/2017 - 21:15

An appeal court panel will determine tomorrow whether the property tax process continues.this as questions were raised today about whether it was appropriate for the minister of finance to advise...

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Tue, 06/06/2017 - 13:15

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is calling for a probe to be launched into what she has dubbed "Armygate".

This after she claims there are attempts to protect the Attorney General...

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Mon, 06/05/2017 - 21:30

Acting permanent secretary Natasha Barrow is admitting that in retrospect, it was not necessary to take three additional persons on the sports ministry's visit to Tobago.

She made the...

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Mon, 06/05/2017 - 21:15

If you are guilty of tax evasion in another territory you will- upon request- be extradited.

And as the government moves to prosecute fraud and corruption your income information may soon...

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