Daily Brief

Daily Brief- Monday 27th August, 2018

Tamarind balls, fudge, preserved mango and spice bun are among the items customers of Caribbean Airlines Ltd (CAL) will soon be able to purchase from the new in-flight snack and beverage catalogue, Caribbean Café. Launched last Friday, Caribbean Café items will be available from September 1 to those travelling on... Read more

27th August 2018


Daily Brief - Thursday 23rd August, 2018

A 48-year-old finance manager from a manufacturing company in Caroni is expected to appear in the Tunapuna Magistrates’ Court today on 88 charges related to money laundering and falsification of accounts. She was arrested at her home on Monday after investigations by Fraud Squad police. Read more here Read more

23rd August 2018


Daily Brief - Wednesday 22nd August, 2018

Manufacturers are happy they now have access to a US$100 million facility. Read more here Read more

22nd August 2018


Daily Brief - Monday 20th August, 2018

What is happening with the old Public Library in Port of Spain? This was the question posed Friday by historian Dr Brinsley Samaroo. Restoration of the library, at the corner of Knox and Pembroke Streets, started in 2013 under the People’s Partnership government, and appears to be almost complete. Read more

20th August 2018


Daily Brief - Friday 17th August, 2018

The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) yesterday said it welcomed Prime Minister Keith Rowley’s statement on Wednesday reiterating that the growth of the local manufacturing sector relies on the success of the Caricom Single Market and Economy (CSME). Read more here Read more

17th August 2018


Daily Brief - Thursday 16th August, 2018

TT can expect more rains this weekend, coming on the heels of floods in several parts of the country on Monday and Tuesday caused by the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) and an upper-level trough. The ITCZ is currently over TT and willremain during August and September, says head meteorologist... Read more

16th August 2018


Daily Brief - Wednesday 15th August, 2018

The Galleons Passage ferry could make its first sailing on the seabridge this month. Works and Transport Minister Rohan Sinanan expressed this optimism on Monday during a news conference at his ministry’s headquarters in Port of Spain. Read more

15th August 2018


Daily Brief - Tuesday 14th August, 2018

The Anti-Corruption Investigation Bureau has called for legislation to better protect whistleblowers and the implementation of laws to enforce the production of documents and information from government agencies. The call was made as the bureau updated the nation of its current activities during last week’s press briefing at the Police... Read more

14th August 2018


Daily Brief - Monday 13th August, 2018

The TT Medical Association (TTMA) has expressed concern about the lack of employment for qualified medical professionals, and in particular house officers in the public sector. The TTMA estimates there are close to 200 house doctors who continue to seek permanent employment. Read more

13th August 2018


Daily Brief - Friday 10th August, 2018

State-owned oil company Petrotrin said a message circulating on social media that the company is on strike is not true. The message which started circulating on WhatsApp and Facebook, from Tuesday evening, stated that Petrotrin is on strike and workers are blocking gas tankers, from leaving the Petrotrin compound. Read more

10th August 2018


Daily Brief - Thursday 9th August, 2018

Biche farmer Steven Samaroo on Tuesday denied chopping his fellow villager in 2005, but instead suggested that the man was chopped by another villager who was attacking him. “He fall in the way of the cutlass,” Samaroo said as he took the witness stand to give evidence at his trial,... Read more

9th August 2018


Daily Brief - Wednesday 8th August, 2018

A COSTAATT student who was unable to sit the 2018 radiography external review examination has sued the institution. Jamieyel Pantor, of Princes Town, has taken the College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT), to court, complaining of a decision which prevented him from taking the... Read more

8th August 2018


Daily Brief - Tuesday 8th August, 2018

The Environmental Management Authority (EMA) will co-ordinate state agencies to curb environmental ruin by illegal quarrying and squatting in northeast Trinidad. After two recent stories by Newsday on environmental ruin at Toco, and condemnation by Planning Minister Camille Robinson-Regis, the EMA yesterday issued a statement promising action. Read more

7th August 2018


Daily Brief - Monday 6th August, 2018

Russian Jabbor Kayumov has been appointed the new chief executive officer (CEO) of Digicel TT. He was introduced to the local media at a luncheon at Jaffa’s Private Dining Room in Queen’s Park Oval on Friday. Read more

6th August 2018


Daily brief - Thursday 2nd August, 2018

Rudolph Hanamji, organiser of this country’s first Pride parade last Sunday, yesterday welcomed Monday’s statement by RC Archbishop Jason Gordon in support of the LGBT community’s right to publicly advocate for their rights. In June, Gordon was among a group of six religious leaders, including Hindu and Muslim, under an... Read more

2nd August 2018


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