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Daily Brief - Friday 19th April, 2024

The Prime Minister asked the nation for patience as investigators from the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) gather a three-man team to investigate the growing number of infantile deaths at the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at the Port of Spain General Hospital (PoSGH). Read more

19th April 2024

Daily Brief - Thursday 18th April, 2024

The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA) led 15 companies to The Bahamas to engage in a trade mission, to see if the two CARICOM (Caribbean Community) nations can increase the already $20 million in annual trade that currently exists, Senator Barry Griffin told Guardian Business yesterday. Read more

18th April 2024

Daily Brief - Wednesday 17th April, 2024

Three weeks before the mass deaths at the Port of Spain General Hospital neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), announced in early April in which seven babes died, another premature baby died after contracting two bacterial infections in his blood. Jayden Allister Pierre was only 22 days old when he died. Read more

17th April 2024

Daily Brief - Tuesday 16th April, 2024

The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA) yesterday announced its leadership of trade mission to the Bahamas from yesterday to April 19. The trade mission comprises 15 local companies spanning diverse sectors including food and beverage, paint, printing and packaging, and chemicals. Read more

16th April 2024

Daily Brief - Monday 15th April, 2024

For Tobago mom Shirese Moore-Beckles, her baby Crytelle Precious Miracle was special. Moore-Beckles, 36, of Whim, did not plan to have another child, nor did she think she could have any more children, so when she and her husband found out she was pregnant, the couple was elated. Read more

15th April 2024

Daily Brief - Friday 12th April, 2024

Adrian Acosta, president of the TT Taxi Drivers Network, says some taxi drivers are losing their licenses without crossing the maximum number of demerit points. On Thursday during a protest at the Ministry of Works and Transport in Port-of-Spain, Acosta said “The point system, as it stands used to be... Read more

12th April 2024

Daily Brief - Thursday 11th April, 2024

So gruesome was the scene at the Fifth Street, Arouca home where four-year-old Amarah Lallitte was murdered that police officers were left traumatised. On April 8, Lallitte was beheaded by a male relative during a domestic dispute. Read more

11th April 2024

Daily Brief - Friday 5th April, 2024

The Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries (MALF) has removed two of seven beehives identified after a bee attack on Easter Monday. At least seven people had to be taken to hospital after being stung during the attack at Palmiste Park, San Fernando. Read more

5th April 2024

Daily Brief - Thursday 4th April, 2024

The family of Kiss delivery driver Neil Ballai, 55, who was killed in a crash along the Solomon Hochoy Highway on March 28, say they are hurt and disappointed over the news that the main suspect in his death has been released from police custody. Read more

4th April 2024

Daily Brief- Wednesday 3rd April, 2024

The man who was attacked by a swarm of bees at Palmiste Park, San Fernando, on April 1 (Easter Monday) has been discharged from hospital. Jeffrey Ramroop, 29, of Duncan Village in San Fernando, said he was given medication and was resting at home. Read more

3rd April 2024

Daily Brief - Tuesday 2nd April, 2024

The Parliament’s Public Accounts Enterprises Committee (PAEC) will discuss the 2018 and 2019 audited financial statements of the National Petroleum Marketing Company Ltd (NP) when it sits at the Red House, Port of Spain on Wednesday from 10 am. This committee is chaired by Opposition Senator Wade Mark. Read more

2nd April 2024

Daily Brief - Thursday 28th March, 2024

Constant internal challenges have made the local manufacturing sector extremely innovative and resilient. This was the shared view of several panellists on Tuesday at the leadership discussion and networking event hosted by the T&T Manufacturers’ Association. Read more

28th March 2024

Daily Brief - Wednesday 27th March, 2024

Re-elected president of the T&T Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA), Roger Roach says the organisation supports a “reasonable and equitable tax” on residential properties. Read more here Read more

27th March 2024

Daily Brief - Monday 25th March, 2024

Activity at the Piparo mud volcano has slowed down for now, the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) has said after monitoring the site over the weekend. The ODPM issued a statement on Sunday noting a marked reduction in the noise and the release of mud and gas from... Read more

25th March 2024

Daily Brief - Friday 22nd March, 2024

Minister of Trade Paula Gopee-Scoon met with Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, king of the Ashanti Kingdom of Ghana, during a seven-day trade mission to Ghana from March 11-17. The meeting was held at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi, Ghana. Read more

22nd March 2024

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