Trinidad and Tobago to fund Caribbean oil support plan

Caricom (the Caribbean Community) islands will benefit from an oil support program the Trinidad and Tobago government is setting up to assist the region's economies hardest hit by high oil prices.Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Patrick Manning announced the measure to his country's Parliament, saying the move would ease poverty and assist the energy-dependent islands during times of high oil prices. Manning said the Caribbean Development Bank will administer the poverty eradication fund."This country is a major player in the Caribbean energy market, and in that respect we are working with Venezuela to make petroleum products more affordable to the region. But that will ta...

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