Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Friday 22nd September, 2017

A high court judge has granted leave to a retired police corporal to challenge a decision of the Commissioner of Police to reclassify his sick leave without any explanation. Ashram Pariagsingh, who was a policeman for 37 years, was assigned to the La Brea Police Station when on May 8,... Read more

22nd September 2017

Daily Brief - Thursday 21st September, 2017

After losing his arm which he used to make a living, a tradesman and cricketer is putting his faith in God’s hands as he contemplates a dismal future. Life for Jamie Lubon changed drastically on Monday night, when an army vehicle crashed into his car, shattering his peaceful existence and... Read more

21st September 2017

Daily Brief - Wednesday 20th September, 2017

Overcome with grief at a murder committed by his brother, Brenton McLean wept as he hugged the murder victim’s son and apologised to him yesterday. Saying the victim, businesswoman Haniffa ‘Miss Lucky’ Bedassie was like a mother to him, McLean begged Bedassie’s son Torrance to accept his apology after McLean’s... Read more

20th September 2017

Daily Brief - Tuesday 19th September, 2017

Saying the truth will prevail, Seamen and Waterfront Workers Trade Union (SWWTU) head Michael Annisette yesterday refuted sexual harassment allegations before Parliament’s Joint Select Committee (JSC) probing the sea-bridge, in Tower D, Port-of- Spain. Moruga MP Dr Lovell Francis said workers are alleging “serious abuses” by a SWWTU-owned firm that... Read more

19th September 2017

Daily Brief - Monday 18th September, 2017

Tropical Storm Maria was expected to be upgraded to a hurricane by 5 pm yesterday (Sunday). She follows in the wake of Irma, Jose and Lee, who has been downgraded to a tropical depression and poses no immediate danger. Read more

18th September 2017

Daily Brief- Friday 15th September 2017

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says the country is now awakened to the economic realities it faces. He made this comment yesterday before hinting that Finance Minister Colm Imbert could announce the date for the 2017/2018 Budget today in the House of Representatives. Read more

15th September 2017

Daily Brief- Thursday 14th September, 2017

Shareholders of CL Financial (CLF) who are opposed to the conglomerate being liquidated and who are willing to repay $15B owed to Government, have been shut out of the State’s winding-up petition in the High Court. Read more

14th September 2017

Daily Brief - Wednesday 13th September, 2017

The Trade Mission this week to the Dominican Republic (DR) is seen as being critical to opening new markets. This was the view expressed by the Ministry of Trade and Industry on mission which starts today and ends on Saturday. Read more

13th September 2017

Daily Brief - Tuesday 12th September, 2017

The T&T Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) is part of a trade mission heading to the Dominican Republic (DR) tomorrow to pursue the expansion and promotion of investment opportunities between the two countries. Led by the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), the collaborative exercise will be held from September 13 to 15. Read more

12th September 2017

Daily Brief - Monday 11th September, 2017

President of the T&T Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) Christopher Alcazar says the Government cannot solve the crime problem alone, and requires a partnership with society to solve the woes currently afflicting the country. His comments came in the wake of the murder of former museum curator, 80-year-old Dr Claire Broadbridge, who... Read more

11th September 2017

Daily Brief- Friday 8th September, 2017

The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA) launched its 19th annual Trade and Investment Convention (TIC) on Wednesday at the Five Star Casino, Price Plaza, Chaguanas, setting a target of a six per cent increase in the number of booths, from 246 last year to 260 this year. Read more

8th September 2017

Daily Brief - Tuesday 5th September, 2017

Caribbean Airlines has advised that due to Hurricane Irma, flights for tomorrow, September 6, have been cancelled. These include flights: BW 456 from Port-of- Spain to St Maarten originally due for departure from Trinidad at 7.30 am and BW 457 from Kingston to St Maarten, due to depart at 2pm. Read more

5th September 2017

Daily Brief - Monday 4th September, 2017

The sad saga of the St Michael’s Home for Boys continues. It has been more than a month since Newsday ventured into the institution at Western Main Road, Diego Martin. The paper exposed deplorable conditions, dilapidated grounds and equipment, and most disturbingly the neglect of the youths at the home. Since... Read more

4th September 2017

Daily Brief - Wednesday 30th August, 2017

A “communication glitch” has been blamed for the issue that led to the revocation of the appointment of Robert Le Hunte as a senator and Public Utilities Minister because he is a citizen of Ghana. “The communication went awry and (his appointment) had to be done over,” Prime Minister Dr... Read more

30th August 2017

Daily Brief - Monday 28th August, 2017

The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) will be hosting a trade mission to the Dominican Republic (DR) from September 12 to September 16, 2017 in collaboration with the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Trinidad and Tobago. Read more

28th August 2017

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