Daily Brief

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


Daily Brief - Friday 25th August, 2017

The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) will be hosting a trade mission to the Dominican Republic (DR) next month, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Dominican Republic (DR) in Trinidad and Tobago (TT). The September 12 to 16 trade mission will be led by senior officials of the... Read more

25th August 2017


Daily Brief - Thursday 24th August, 2017

Members of the Tobago business community are appealing to Government to give them a tax amnesty and to speak with the Central Bank and Bankers’ Association to hold their hands on foreclosures. President of the Tobago Hotel and Tourism Association Chris James told the T&T Guardian yesterday that some business... Read more

24th August 2017


Daily Brief - Wednesday 23rd August, 2017

A family’s hope to find missing hiker Richard Baird alive faded yesterday when his decomposing body was found down a 600-foot precipice in Aripo. Baird, 55, went missing on Saturday after a hike to Aripo waterfall with a 65-member party from Fitness Focus club. Read more

23rd August 2017


Daily Brief - Tuesday 22nd August, 2017

A heart wrenching plea from the eldest daughter of Richard Baird to authorities to double their efforts to find her father who has been missing since Saturday after he went hiking to the Aripo waterfall in the Northern Range. Read more

22nd August 2017


Daily Brief - Monday 21st August, 2017

The Government must do more to boost exports, said the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA) in its pre-Budget submission on Thursday. Calling for export growth, the TTMA in a statement urged the creation of an enabling environment to create a much-needed expansion of the manufacturing sector, plus greater production,... Read more

21st August 2017


Daily Brief - Friday 18th August, 2017

The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) has signalled through its budget recommendations for 2017/18, the need for the expansion and growth of the manufacturing sector. In a release yesterday, the TTMA stated that this could only be achieved through the creation of “the enabling environment required to allow for... Read more

18th August 2017


Daily Brief - Thursday 17th August, 2017

Police yesterday reported an increase in the incidence of bank card skimming by an alarming 181 per cent in the last four years. The revelation was made during the weekly press briefing at the Police Administration Building in Port of Spain. Head of the Fraud Squad Ag Snr Supt Totaram Dookhie,... Read more

17th August 2017


Daily Brief - Wednesday 16th August, 2017

Business magnate Christian Mouttet has come out in strong defence of his integrity and independence, in light of criticism levelled against him as Prime Minister’s Dr Keith Rowley’s choice as the sole investigator into the Cabo Star and Ocean Flower 2 vessels, which are now embroiled in controversy. Read more

16th August 2017


Daily Brief - Tuesday 15th August, 2017

There was a brief uproar in the Port of Spain Magistrate’s Eighth Court yesterday as relatives of Atiba Gorkin, the father of 3-year-old Josiah Messi Gorkin who drowned during a family outing to the Chaguaramas boardwalk last month, expressed their outrage at an objection to bail by a prosecutor. Read more

15th August 2017


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