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Communications Minister: TTPS on patrol around banks; we will help T&T through TT$100 bill transition 

“The Central Bank is committed to providing updates and public education about the new TT 100 dollar note while the TTPS has given the assurance that officers are on foot and mobile patrols around the banks. “[…] The new note is part of a national security measure which will assist …

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Stealth and craftiness at play! Dumas, Daly slam attack on FOIA and proposed pension spike

“Why is a Government which says it is committed to transparency proposing to make it more difficult for citizens to access information from official sources? “[…] [And] why, at a time of economic belt-tightening and obviously rising unemployment—whatever the official pronouncements on that issue—does the government consider it a good …

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Afra scrutinises Central Bank; have CL Financial bailout lessons been ignored?

In today’s world of alternative facts, we have to be alert to the special dangers posed by ‘false equivalence.’ False equivalence arises when two arguments are presented as being of equal relevance but, in fact, one is solidly fact-based and the other is mere speculation or invention. As recent events …

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‘Do so ent like so’: Raffique Shah looks at UNC’s reaction to Jwala’s sacking

I am surprised that so many people are surprised by the termination of services—firing, suspension, the euphemistically-couched “sent on administrative leave”—of several senior government officials, the most prominent being Governor of the Central Bank, Jwala Rambarran. Clearing the politically-constructed State-stables of partisan appointees is a ritual that occurs every time …

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