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Thursday, October 19 2017 @ 09:26 PM AST

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Trinis more likely to get killed than robbed, new study finds

Most people who are victims of crime in Trinidad and Tobago are not victims of robberies, less than a quarter, 22%, but
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Economic policies failing, try something new, UWI lecturers tell Govt

Today, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley hosts his pre-budget forum, said by some to be a strategy to calm would-be critics post-budget reading (October 2, 2017) when Government reports it could not perform the task of bringing the economy out of recession after three fiscal years. Former US President Barack Obama, having the world's largest economy to turn around, did it in one year. Excuses aside, here are (almost unedited) responses to questions posed to two University of the West Indies economics lecturers last week.

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Another company selling Trinidad oil reports getting higher price for it

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Full list of awardees - Trinidad & Tobago national awards 2017

Trinidad & Tobago national awards, Republic Day, September 24, 2017


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New Customs system in Cayman allows electronic clearing of goods

Would this put a spoke in the wheels of corruption and narco-trafficking so we'll never see it introduced in Trinidad and Tobago?

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Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela strengthen ties at UN General Assembly

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More rain to come but (should be) nothing major

See for yourself:

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Investments in education, continued economic growth a coincidence in the Dominican Republic?

A new IDB study suggests investments in education in the Dominican Republic are paying off:
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Dominican refugees not flocking here


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China infrastructure projects in T&T employed 12,700 over last decade

Two studies out earlier this month, one by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and another by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) found that

* China infrastructure projects in T&T employed 12,700 over the last decade

* T&T has the highest connectivity with China in the region

* China-Caribbean relations are forecast to intensify with Guyana oil discoveries; and the

* Caribbean business community will ultimately decide whether China's currency is a viable alternative to the US dollar.