Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Thursday 29th September, 2022

Manufacturers called for better customs and port operations, an improvement in the ease of doing business and a continuation in payment of VAT returns during the TTMA's post-budget forum on Tuesday. TTMA president Tricia Coosal, addressing stakeholders and Finance Minister Colm Imbert at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain, said... Read more

29th September 2022

Daily Brief - Wednesday 28th September, 2022

If it weren't for the fuel subsidy, Finance Minister Colm Imbert said, Government would have been able to balance the budget. He made this statement during his contribution at the post-budget forum hosted by the TT Manufacturers Association (TTMA) at the Hyatt Regency on Tuesday. Read more

28th September 2022

Daily Brief - Tuesday 27th September, 2022

President of the T&T Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) Tricia Coosal has commended the Government in ensuring the economy continues to stabilise and grow following the impact of COVID-19 and the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. Following yesterday’s budget presentation by Finance Minister Colm Imbert, Coosal noted the measures outlined saying, “The importance of... Read more

27th September 2022

Daily Brief - Monday 26th September, 2022

The body of Simeon Roopchand – boyfriend of administrative clerk Marissa Edwards – was found hanging from a tree in the Tabaquite forest on Saturday afternoon. Edwards, missing since September 18, is still unaccounted for. Team captain of the Hunters' Search and Rescue Team, Vallence Rambharat, confirmed the discovery of... Read more

26th September 2022

Daily Brief - Friday 23rd September, 2022

The Energy Chamber of TT and oil and gas operators said future investment is reliant on changes to the fiscal regime still being considered by the Energy Ministry and Ministry of Finance. In a release issued after its Upstream Operators Forum on Thursday, the chamber said the forum gave details... Read more

23rd September 2022

Daily Brief - Thursday 22nd September, 2022

The T&T Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) wants Government to further the growth of the small and medium enterprises (SME) sector as part of its recommendations for the country’s 2022/2023 fiscal package which will be announced next Monday. Read more

22nd September 2022

Daily Brief - Wednesday 21st September, 2022

Coming out of the Covid- 19 pandemic and facing geopolitical tensions, the business groups want next Monday's budget presentation to place emphasis on economic recovery, stability and growth, along with implementing a national unique identifier and le gal digital identity. Read more

21st September 2022

Daily Brief - Tuesday 20th September, 2022

Police are investigating a shooting and robbery at Pennywise Plaza, La Romain on Monday evening. Reports say around 5 pm, three private security officers, two men and one woman, were shot by bandits while driving out of the Pennywise compound during an attempted hold-up. The men escaped in a waiting vehicle. Read more

20th September 2022

Daily Brief - Monday 19th September, 2022

Concerns raised by Barataria/San Juan MP Saddam Hosein as he alleged critical shortfalls in the criminal justice system which, he said, are contributing to the failure to solve murder matters or crime, have been dismissed by National Security Minister Fitzgerald Hinds. Read more

19th September 2022

Daily Brief - Friday 16th September, 2022

Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce president Diane Hadad says the organisation is deeply concerned about the island’s economic progress. She made the statement on Thursday, hours after Progressive Democratic Patriots (PDP) political leader Watson Duke resigned as THA Deputy Chief Secretary. Read more

16th September 2022

Daily Brief - Thursday 15th September, 2022

Two children were among six people shot during a wake at a house in Sangre Grande on Wednesday night. Police said the mourners were gathered at a home at Damarie Hill, Blake Avenue, at around 10.30 pm when men drove up in a car. Read more

15th September 2022

Daily Brief - Wednesday 14th September, 2022

Kristin Paul, 30, an eye-witness to the murder of her common-law-husband Amit Boodoo who was chopped to death in July, was murdered near her Jaipaulsingh Trace, Penal, home on Tuesday afternoon. The woman was shot to death in a drive-by incident around 3.30 pm, while sitting in ta black Nissian... Read more

14th September 2022

Daily Brief - Tuesday 13th September, 2022

The mother of a teenager who was among thee people shot dead by police on Saturday, said her son paid with his life after he decided to accept a drop from a neighbour. Speaking on Monday, Magilta Dujon said her son, Maalik Paul, 17, left home on Saturday to assist... Read more

13th September 2022

Daily Brief - Monday 12th September, 2022

A 68-year-old man was beaten and robbed while at his Arima home on Saturday afternoon. Police said the man was at home off the Churchill Roosevelt Highway, Arima, at around 2.50 pm when three gunmen walked into his yard and announced a robbery. Read more

12th September 2022

Daily Brief - Tuesday 6th September, 2022

THE Education Ministry was happy over the improvement in performances by students who sat this year's Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) and Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations. Read more

6th September 2022

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