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Budget 2019/2020 Presentation

By: Richard Charan

Monday October 7, 2019

As the countdown to Monday's budget day presentation by Finance Minister Colm Imbert intensifies, stay tuned to the Trinidad Express for real time updates during Budget presenation 2019/2020.



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Starship Jubilee, the little seven-year-old mare with a big heart, beat the boys under Justin Stein in Saturday’s Woodbine Mile (gr.I), becoming the third female winner in the race’s storied history, while earning a fees-paid berth into the Breeders’ Cup.

Why is “Black Lives Matter” being cast aside so quickly?

Maybe it is just another one of those movements which were fashionable for a while. Old people like me might describe it as a fad, although in this era of global addiction to social media it’s all about what’s trending.

The Region of the Americas made major advances in expanding access to health in 2019 but faces new challenges in 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Director of the Pan American Health Organisation, Carissa F Etienne has said.

BEACHES may be off limits for now but the surf therapy programme offered by the NGO Waves for Hope continues as usual. Surf Therapy Trinidad, which was founded by professional surfer and surfing instructor Chris Dennis and his wife Manuela Giger, combines surfing with therapeutic activities.

I read an article in the Express on Thursday September 17 (Page 4) reporting on, among other things, a Facebook post where a senior attorney posted obscenities not only against the Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh, but also against his family members and further threatened the Learned Minister with “a fight you have never experienced before”.

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