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$1,500 Salary Relief Grant For Those Displaced by Covid-19 Measures

  A salary relief grant will be instituted for individuals who have been temporarily displaced by the Covid-1 pandemic. The grant will be $1,500 per month for three months in the first instance. This was revealed by Minister of Finance Colm Imbert at a news conference at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann’s on Monday. […]Read More

Can Merchants Refuse Old $100 bill?

Finance Minister Colm Imbert is seeking legal advice on whether merchants can refuse to take old $100 notes before they are demonetised on December 31, 2019. He made the announcement during response to an urgent question in the Senate on Tuesday as long lines were witnessed at banks across Trinidad with customers wanting to cash in their $100 […]Read More

Diego Martin Chairman: Imbert as Finance Minister is Madness

    CHAIRMAN of the Diego Martin Regional Corporation Susan Hong says many people thought the appointment of Colm Imbert as Minister of Finance was madness. While introducing Imbert to speak at a People’s National Movement (PNM) meeting in Diego Martin on Saturday night, Hong said, “My oth­er speak­er is a gen­tle­man who, when the […]Read More

Imbert: UWI Going to the Dogs

  FINANCE Minister Colm Imbert has slammed Caroni Central Member of Parliament Dr Bhoendradatt Tewarie saying he does not understand basic economics. Imbert also mocked Tewarie, who is a former principal of the St Augustine Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), saying that he (Imbert) will give back his UWI degree. Dr […]Read More

Highlights of Budget 2020: Ban on Plastic Bottles, Bond for

    FINANCE Minister has delivered the 2020 Budget with total revenue of $47.74 billion and total expenditure of $53.036 billion leaving a fiscal deficit of just about $5.287 billion. He has pegged the budget of an oil price of US $60 per barrel and a gas price of US$3 per MMBTU. The 2020 Budget […]Read More