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me chairman Andrew Ferguson is driving the lawsuit.

IN PRESENTING the 2020 budget on Monday, Finance Minister Colm Imbert indicated that T&T was reaching the end of the ten-year road called CLICO, the insurance company that collapsed at the end of January 2009.

He told Parliament: “A full decade after the collapse of CL Financial and the Colonial Life Insurance Company (Trinidad and Tobago) (CL Financial/CLICO) and approximately $23.0 billion later, we are finally reaching a conclusion.”

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