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Venezuela renews drilling tender after earlier collapse


CARACAS/HOUSTON,  (Reuters) – Venezuela’s state oil company, PDVSA, has relaunched a large tender for the drilling of 600 oil wells in the world’s largest crude reserves, sources with knowledge of the tender said this week, after a similar project collapsed last year amid concerns about transparency and political favouritism.

T&T PM on crime: Doing all we can

(Trinidad Express) Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says the Government is doing all in its power to curb crime. Addressing yesterday’s post-Cabinet press conference in Port of Spain, Dr Rowley said he had heard the cries of the population and acknowledged that criminal activity was on the increase.

T&T in new plan to combat Zika

(Trinidad Guardian) The Ministry of Health has teamed up with several local and regional stakeholders to develop new response to the Zika virus as it threatens the tourism industry and sparks panic among pregnant women as medical studies are linking potential serious birth defects to newborn babies.

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