Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Wednesday 10th January, 2018

Couva/Point Lisas Chamber of Commerce president Ramchand Rajbal Maraj has welcomed Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s announcement that a new ferry had been found to service the seabridge, which has been floundering after six aborted tenders by the Port Authority. Read more

10th January 2018

Daily Brief- Monday 8th January 2018

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley last night called on the nation to “spare a thought or prayer for individuals and families who have become victims of crime,” stating that the criminals elements having been making T&T into a living hell, as the country faces record killings. Read more here Read more

8th January 2018

Daily Brief - Thursday 21st December, 2017

President of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association, Christopher Alcazar, says he is optimistic about what the year ahead has to offer. As a nation and for businesses, he said the main focus must be to maintain competitiveness. Read more

21st December 2017

Daily Brief- Wednesday 20th December 2017

Former journalist Anika Gumbs has been granted permission by the court to challenge a police search of her St Joseph home in July. Justice Ronnie Boodoosingh yesterday granted Gumbs leave to pursue her case against the Commissioner of Police. Read more… Read more

20th December 2017

Daily Brief - Tuesday 19th December, 2017

Even amid upgrades to traffic-lights to help the blind and disabled cross safely, came the disturbing news that these lights are often “broken” by speeding drivers, reporters learnt yesterday at a commissioning of lights at the corner of Wrightson Road and Dock Road, Port-of-Spain. Read more

19th December 2017

Daily Brief - Monday 18th December, 2017

Father Joseph Harris, in his final Homily as Archbishop of Port of Spain yesterday declared that this country is being ruled by fear. Speaking on the rampant crime situation which breeds fear in the minds of law-abiding citizens, Fr Harris called on parishioners not to let this fear deter them... Read more

18th December 2017

Daily Brief - Friday 15th December, 2017

Former permanent secretary in the Ministry of Energy Andrew Jupiter has broken his silence on a $60 million wire transfer fraud which was committed in 2011, when he was president of the National Energy Corporation (NEC). Read more

15th December 2017

Daily Brief - Thursday 14th November 2017

After fighting off death in India and battling through three days of surgery, the high pitch giggles of five-year-old Haleema Mohammed are once again warmed the hearts of her relatives. Read more… Read more

14th December 2017

Daily Brief - Tuesday 12th December, 2017

Three puppies died yesterday in a fire, which left homeless an Egypt Village, Point Fortin mother and son. They are CEPEP worker Judith Merry, 50, and 29-year-old Kent Merry of Egypt Avenue. The puppies were not yet named as they were born, along with two others, only on Sunday. Read more

12th December 2017

Daily Brief - Monday 12th December, 2017

Manufacturing support by the Government and its agencies is critical for the growth in the non-energy industry says president of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) Christopher Alcazar. He also made reference to Minister of Trade, Paula Gopee-Scoon’s initiative in this area. Read more here Read more

11th December 2017

Daily Brief- Friday 8th December 2017

The man who was shot by police in Tarouba after he ran amok, grabbing a toddler, assaulting four officers, damaging a police vehicle and smashing a fruit vendor’s stall, has been sent for a psychiatric evaluation. Read more… Read more

8th December 2017

Daily Brief - Thursday 7th December, 2017

Grief and regret were expressed yesterday over the death of Keon Alister Patterson, a 28-year-old transgender man who was shot dead at Nelson Mandela Park, Port of Spain, on Tuesday night. Patterson’s friends and loved ones took to social media yesterday to express their sadness. Read more here Read more

7th December 2017

Daily Brief - Wednesday 6th December, 2017

The rapid spread of the Zika virus has galvanised the global public health community toward development of ZikV vaccines, with pregnant women being the most important target. Pregnant women who who contracted ZikV ran the risk of their babies being born with microcephaly, that is, small heads and undeveloped brains. Read more

6th December 2017

Daily Brief - Tuesday 5th December, 2017

Small and medium manufacturers are likely to encounter a cash flow problem if they are not paid the rebate owed from their VAT returns. President of the T&T Manufacturers' Association (TTMA), Christopher Alcazar said yesterday that in some instances, VAT rebates have been delayed in excess of one year. Read more

5th December 2017

Daily Brief - Monday 4th December, 2017

It is a miracle that two-year-old Candy Loubon survived a gunshot wound to the neck. She also could have been left paralysed. The two-year-old, of Santa Maria Village, Penal Rock Road, in Moruga, was shot in the neck and left leg on Saturday while she was outside the family’s home. Read more

4th December 2017

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