Archive | May, 2005

Jobless rate falls to 7.7%, says CSO

Unemployment in Trinidad and Tobago has fallen to a rate of 7.7 per cent according to the latest available statistics. Read the rest of the Trinidad Express article.

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200 turn out for 'Terry Fox'

Support for the Trinidad and Tobago Cancer Society was apparent yesterday as close to 200 persons ran around the Queens Park Savannah in the annual Terry Fox Run. Read the rest of the Trinidad Express article.

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Dougla dilemma

East Indians in Trinidad must decide whether they are going to accept douglas, mixed-race people of Indian and African ancestry, or ostracise them from their community. Read the rest of the Trinidad Express article.

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Anarchy in T&T

Trinidad is always just a few steps from anarchy. It is our national character. Laws and official procedures are routinely and openly ignored here, sometimes by lawmakers themselves. Read the Trinidad Express article.

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14% pregnancies occur in 15 to 19 age-group

FOURTEEN per cent of all pregnancies in Trinidad and Tobago occur in the 15-19 age-group. And a survey conducted by the Ministry of Health, the Pan American Health Organisation and the World Health Organisation has revealed that 53.9 per cent of young people, in the 10-19 age group, initiated sex between the ages of 10-14. […]

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Inflation jumps to 7.3 per cent

HEADLINE inflation has leaped to 7.3 per cent in the 12 month period ended March 2005, compared to 2.8 per cent in the corresponding period a year earlier. Read the rest of the Trinidad Express article.

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Deosaran: T&T just steps away from civil unrest

CRIMINOLOGIST and Independent Senator Prof Ramesh Deosaran said yesterday the people of Trinidad and Tobago were just steps away from resorting to civil unrest because of the unacceptable crime level. Read the Trinidad Express article.

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