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Sport and the Budget: More attention on stadia, less on sportsmen and women

Minister of Finance Colm Imbert outlined the Trinidad and Tobago Government’s Budget for 2020-2021 today, as a bid to ‘ensure that our economic recovery is as strong as possible’ and with ‘diversification of the economy [as] our highest priority’. Sport earned two mentions in Imbert’s 142-page Budget statement, although it …

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Budget 2021 preview: Devaluation on top of Covid-19 is recipe for disaster; but agriculture can be key

“[…] To make these already bad matters worse, there was Covid-19. The unplanned relief measures put in place for this epidemic have exacerbated an already difficult budgetary position. “[…] From all appearances, having already overstayed its welcome, Covid-19 has no plans to take its leave soon… The survival strategies are …

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