Kim Boodram

AMCHAM, the American Chamber of Commerce Trinidad and Tobago, has expressed unease over Finance Minister Colm Imbert’s announcement on Monday that Government is increasing expenditure and again planning a fiscal deficit in 2020.

FOR many who consider themselves the “man in the street”, in the Borough of Chaguanas, tomorrow’s national budget is something to fear. They fear that pri­ces of goods—especially food—will rise while wages will remain the same and retail business declines.

NATIONAL Security Minister Stuart Young has been called “insensitive” by some Bamboo no#3 residents, who said yesterday they were hurt by an apparent lack of compassion from the Government following heavy flooding of their community last weekend.

SEVERAL councillors for areas in Bamboo and Curepe have claimed neglect by the Government, saying yesterday that dozens of families are still …

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