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Fri, 09/30/2016 - 22:00

Government gets a February 2017 extension to pass the foreign account tax compliance act, FATCA.

And Finance Minister Colm Imbert is putting the opposition on notice that if it does not...

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Fri, 09/30/2016 - 22:00

Today is world awareness day for microcephaly and one local mother has taken to social media to raise awareness.

Here's more from Otto Carrington

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Fri, 09/30/2016 - 21:45

Let’s see how the 2017 fiscal package measures up.

The finance minister is tonight saying the government is facing the pressure in bridging a $16bn fiscal gap.

 Judy kanhai has the...

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Fri, 09/30/2016 - 21:45

Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar says while there must be reduced expenditure, there must be clarification as to which areas exactly will be affected.

With this year's budget 17 percent lower...

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Fri, 09/30/2016 - 21:30

Finance Minister Colm Imbert has presented a 53-billion-dollar fiscal package for 2017.

With energy prices depressed, citizens are going to have to chip in more. Alcohol, cigarettes, online...

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Thu, 09/29/2016 - 22:15

On a sombre note.

The Trinidad and Tobago Power Boat Association mourn one of their own, stalwart and executive member Garth Marshall passed away after a short battle with lung cancer....

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Thu, 09/29/2016 - 22:00

Over one hundred short term employees of the ministry of Social Development and family services have been sent home.

Reporter Jesse Ramdeo spoke with one former employee who found it...

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Thu, 09/29/2016 - 22:00

More robust reporting guidelines may be instituted following the birth of a baby with microcephaly at a private institution.

As Urvashi Tiwari-Roopnarine reports tonight, microcephaly went...

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Thu, 09/29/2016 - 21:45

We continue our review of the 2016 fiscal measures as we examine the health sector.

Jannelle Bernard takes us through it.

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Thu, 09/29/2016 - 21:45

Someone is not telling truth and the public will have to decide between two of the country's highest office holders.

Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley is tonight denying claims that he...

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Thu, 09/29/2016 - 21:45

TTUTA has given the education ministry its wish list with the new financial year approaching.

And chief among its concerns is a lack of guidance counselors at school.

In our lead up...

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Thu, 09/29/2016 - 08:45

The Police Service says there is an increase in murders in the Northern Division. They are blaming the number of guns in the area as a contributing factor. Akash Samaroo has more.