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Emergency repairs to Maraval water treatment plant

News Nicholas Bayley 3 Hrs Ago File photo - People served by the Maraval water treatment plant will have their service restored at 4pm on August 11. In a press release issued on Wednesday, the Water and Sewerage Authority said the current disruption of service is caused by a mechanical issue at the plant, which

Rowley hails NIF over $897M dividend

News Sean Douglas 3 Hrs Ago Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. - Photo courtesy Office of the Prime Minister In a Facebook statement on Tuesday the Prime Minister saluted the performance of the National Investment Fund (NIF) for having made $897.6 million in payouts to bond bonders since its launch in 2018. He also chided

Venezuelan oboist Marcano to perform at Central Bank

Features Grevic Alvarado 4 Hrs Ago Geremias Mai Marcano - ANGELO MARCELLE Venezuelan oboist Geremias Mai Marcano will be in concert on August 12 at the Central Bank Auditorium, Port of Spain. The show has been organised by the Palm Foundation to mark the 60th anniversary of Trinidad and Tobago's Independence. Other performers include Derrianne

Torginol Paints announced as Hero CPL partner

Sports Newsday Reporter 4 Hrs Ago In this file photo, Roston Chase (R) of Saint Lucia Kings hits four runs as Denesh Ramdin (L) Trinbago Knight Riders watches during the 2021 Hero Caribbean Premier League semi-final at Warner Park Sporting Complex on Sep. 14, 2021, in Basseterre, St Kitts. - Photo courtesy CPL T20 THE

Over €12m in unpaid wages recovered from employers

A State watchdog has recovered more than €12m in unpaid wages from employers over the past five and a half years. It comes after investigations by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). The WRC works on behalf of the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment. Since 2017, it has carried out over 29,000 inspections of workplaces.

Rental inflation at 15-year high, as supply 'collapses'

Rents in the second quarter of the year were an average of 12.6% higher than the same time last year. That's according to a new Daft.ie report, and is the highest recorded since its launch in 2006. The average market rent nationwide between April and June was €1,618 per month - up 3.3% on the

Why the FBI has raided Donald Trump's home

The raid on Donald Trump's Florida estate is either a political assassination attempt - or the most significant criminal investigation into a US president in history. That's according to Mick Mulvaney, former chief of staff for Mr Trump. While Mr Trump described it as a "dark times for our nation", White House officials admitted that

Higher property tax would help Dublin's litter problem, former Mayor says

A former Lord Mayor of Dublin says higher property taxes would help alleviate the capital's litter problem. Hazel Chu was speaking after the city was described as the "city that never sweeps" by journalist Daniel McConnell. Ms Chu told The Hard Shoulder she believes it's down to a lack of resources. "Because of how things

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World javelin champ thrown overboard from Harbour Master in Grenada

News Stephon Nicholas 7 Hrs Ago Anderson Peters Reigning World javelin champion Anderson Peters was beaten and thrown overboard from the Harbour Master during a boatride in Grenada on Wednesday night. The Grenadian recently returned home to a grand welcome after also claiming silver at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. Grenada is also celebrating

Cascade entrepreneur grows Crisp organic herbs with hydroponics

Business vishannap 14 Hrs Ago Christian Young Sing alongside basil and mint plant at his hydroponic facility in Cascade. - Photo by Sureash Cholai VISHANNA PHAGOO The Young Sing family is known for the mass manufacturing of fixtures for every room of people's homes and have been in that business since 1973. Christian Young Sing

Southex shows how to tap into agriculture

Business Yvonne Webb 14 Hrs Ago A field of pimento peppers in Wallerfield. PHOTO BY ROGER JACOB - ROGER JACOB AS food and food security become the centre of global deliberations, local entrepreneurs interested in agriculture are being encouraged to tap into the opportunities now. Extending the invitation, Southex Promotions CEO George Singh sold the