Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Friday 17th January, 2020

Pradeep Subrian is the new CEO of Blue Waters Products Ltd, effective January 2. The company made the announcement via a newspaper ad Thursday. Subrian has been with the company for the past 12 years, initially joining as commercial director before becoming chief operating officer, the position he held for... Read more

17th January 2020


Daily Brief - Thursday 16th January

Two men are in custody after they reportedly stole a quantity of cash from a Chaguanas businessman on Monday. According to a release from the police on Tuesday, the men ages 36 and 27 were held at their workplace along Endeavour Road, Chaguanas. Read more here Read more

16th January 2020


Daily Brief - Wednesday 15th January, 2020

Former contract teacher Farley Augustine is calling on Secretary for Education, Innovation and Energy, Kelvin Charles to “end victimisation season” and pay all gratuities owed immediately. This comes after Friday’s ruling by Jus­tice David Har­ris in the High Court ordering the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) to im­me­di­ate­ly pay con­tract... Read more

15th January 2020


Daily Brief - Tuesday 14th January, 2020

Yara’s Point Lisas Industrial Estate-based ammonia plant was “safely shutdown” on December 31. That was the observation by Yara Trinidad Ltd president Richard De La Bastide in response to an emailed question from Newsday concerning the plant’s pending closure. Read more

14th January 2020


Daily Brief - Monday 13th January, 2020

President Paula Mae Weekes told graduates of the Duke of Edinburgh Awards they have the power to confront unparalled challenges as they would, one day, hold the reigns of power and have to make vital decisions. Read more

13th January 2020


Daily Brief - Friday 10th January, 2020

An e-mail sent to the media on Thursday has left more questions than answers as to whether or not Prof Sarim Al-Zubaidy had quit his post as president of the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT). Read more

10th January 2020


Daily Brief- Thursday 9th January, 2020

Habitat for Humanity TT is celebrating the Halo Award 2020 won by its partner Habitat for Humanity International. The Halo Award is the North American organisation Engage for Good highest honour for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing. Read more

9th January 2020


Daily Brief - Wednesday 8th January, 2020

Heidi Diquez, PRO of the NGO TTV Solidarity Network, is calling on Government to state clearly what are the conditions for Venezuelans who were registered last June to have their registration renewed. Last year, 16,523 Venezuelans were registered and scheduled to receive registration cards, allowing them to live and work... Read more

8th January 2020


Daily Brief - Tuesday 7th January, 2020

Three Venezuelan migrants living in Trinidad have weighed in on the latest political crisis in their homeland where National Assembly head and self-proclaimed interim President, Juan Guaidó, was prevented by State police from entering the Assembly on Sunday to participate in a voting process to elect a new legislative council. Read more

7th January 2020


Daily Brief - Monday 6th January, 2020

As the new school term begins today, with thousands of students heading off to classes for the first time this year, 15 secondary schools will be closed today to facilitate CXC exams. This was announced by Education Minister Anthony Garcia on Friday at a media conference at the ministry’s offices,... Read more

6th January 2020


Daily Brief - Friday 3rd January, 2020

Pan Trinbago president Beverly Ramsey-Moore says plans are well on stream to host the national finals of the medium conventional steelband Panorama competition in Tobago. The event is expected to be held on February 22 at the Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet, from 7pm. Read more

3rd January 2020


Daily Brief - Thursday 2nd January, 2020

Dr Anjani Ganase talks with Dr Stanton Belford about the coral reefs at Toco, different from Tobago but in need of protection. This is also Trinidad’s only reef system. Dr Stanton Belford grew up on Temple Street, Arima, while spending most of his childhood traveling between Arima and Blanchisseuse where... Read more

2nd January 2020


Daily Brief - Friday 20th December, 2019

Five days before Christmas, Tobago recorded its 10th murder for 2019. While details are still sketchy, Newsday understands that MI4 security officer, Mark Nurse was shot following a robbery at the Penny Savers Supermarket Carnbee branch early Friday morning. Read more here Read more

20th December 2019


Daily Brief - Thursday 19th December, 2019

Four people reportedly died in an accident at Gasparillo on Thursday morning. Sketchy reports indicate around 5 am the vehicle in which the four were travelling crashed into a lightpole and burst into flames. All the occupants were trapped inside. Read more here Read more

19th December 2019


Daily Brief - Wednesday 18th December, 2019

Af­ter near­ly 20 months of labour and $89 Mil­lion spent, the new­ly-ren­o­vat­ed Pres­i­dent's House host­ed its first func­tion on Tues­day. Read more

18th December 2019


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