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February 3, 2017

US sanctions Iran after missile test

The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on Iran following its recent ballistic missile test. The US Treasury Department announced the measures against 13 people and a dozen companies on Friday. Read more:…

More Than 100 Trinis Linked to Terrorist Activities Overseas

Some 128 Trinidadians have been linked to terrorist activities in other countries, but Trinidad and Tobago is no terrorist state, National Security Minister Edmund Dillon has declared. Dillon made the comments in Senate yesterday as…

Norway institutions ‘targeted by Russia-linked hackers’

Several institutions in Norway have been targeted by hackers believed to be linked to Russia, the security service (PST) has warned. The Labour Party, defence and foreign ministries and the security service itself were among those hit, it…

Tax on Domestic Flights in Guyana Causing Turbulence

The imposition of the 14 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on domestic flights in Guyana, starting yesterday, is not flying well with citizens, tourists and business leaders. Several players in key sectors are already forecasting a drop in…