Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Friday 29th September, 2023

The T&T Manufacturers Association (TTMA) will be hosting a trade mission to Guyana during the period October 3 to 7, 2023. The delegation will be led by the TTMA’s president, Roger Roach. In a statement, the TTMA said this year, the delegation will consist of 31 companies and 45 participants,... Read more

29th September 2023

Daily Brief - Tuesday 6th September, 2023

ENERGY Minister Stuart Young says Trinidad and Tobago is a leader in efforts to develop renewable energy resources in Caricom. He made the comment when he addressed the opening of a new National Petroleum Marketing Co Ltd (NP) service station and quik shoppe in Mayaro on Tuesday. Read more here… Read more

6th September 2023

Daily Brief - Friday 25th August, 2023

A fire onboard the cargo vessel the MV Cabo Star on Wednesday stranded passengers at sea for 17 hours in another major disruption to travel between Trinidad and Tobago in the last seven days, after 60 flights, some domestic, were cancelled by Caribbean Airlines (CAL) when 75 pilots called in... Read more

25th August 2023

Daily Brief - Thursday 24th August, 2023

The Housing Development Corporation will be implementing enhanced security at its South Quay office following an incident on Wednesday where two customers assaulted each other. A statement from the HDC said a customer began arguing with another customer who was conducting business at its premises. Read more

24th August 2023

Daily Brief - Wednesday 23th August, 2023

The police have asked the public not to share disturbing video footage of an incident in which a man was killed while trying to cross the Uriah Butler Highway on Monday night. The gruesome content of the video, which was shared hundreds of times and posted on What’sApp, shocked social... Read more

23rd August 2023

Daily Brief - Tuesday 22nd August, 2023

Two experts on Monday gave Newsday varying views on a father's complaint that during a flight to TT, his autistic child had to stay strapped into her own seat instead of being allowed the comfort of sitting with her grandmother. The incident was widely reported over the weekend on social media. Read more

22nd August 2023

Daily Brief - Monday 21st August, 2023

Thousands of Caribbean Airlines (CAL) passengers were left stranded on Sunday when 37 flights – 13 international, 14 domestic and 11 regional – were cancelled after pilots called in sick. In a release on Facebook on Sunday evening, the airline said it received a "remarkably high volume" of calls from... Read more

21st August 2023

Daily Brief - Thursday 17th August, 2023

The Fyzabad Chamber of Commerce president Angie Jairam believes the population of TT has reached the point where they are fed-up with both major parties and the "fools' promises.” Reacting to the outcome of Monday's local government elections, Jairam said, "By the low turnout of voting, all political parties and... Read more

17th August 2023

Daily Brief - Wednesday 16th August, 2023

The TT Manufacturers Association expressed its interest in exploring the Ghanaian market after TTMA president Roger Roach participated in a commercial meeting and tour of Angostura Ltd with R Yofi Grant CEO of Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC). Read more

16th August 2023

Daily Brief - Tuesday 15th August, 2023

A 32 year-old Chinese businessman is expected to appear before a San Fernando magistrate on Tuesday charged with possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking and possession of an apparatus. He was arrested last Thursday, when Special Branch officers executed a search at The Residences, South Park, San Fernando. Read more

15th August 2023

Daily Brief - Monday 14th August, 2023

The Integrity Commission says it has finally cleared a backlog of over 3,000 unfiled Declarations of Income, Assets and Liabilities and Statements of Registrable Interests for the period 2014-2021. In a statement on Friday, the commission said, "These unfiled Declarations of Income, Assets and Liabilities and Statements of Registrable Interests... Read more

14th August 2023

Daily Brief - Friday 11th August, 2023

Over three dozen Venezuelans who received a temporary reprieve from deportation had their hopes of being released dashed when the Court of Appeal granted a stay which effectively paves the way for their return to their home country. Read more

11th August 2023

Daily Brief - Thursday 10th August, 2023

Lawyers representing a group of 54 Venezuelan migrants and the State engaed in tense submissions yesterday over a stay of a judge’s decision to order their conditional release pending the outcome of their lawsuit over their proposed deportation. Read more

10th August 2023

Daily Brief - Wednesday 9th August, 2023

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh has commended the Caribbean Public Health Agency (Carpha) for its initiative in calling a meeting to plan for regional health security (RHS). He said it will assist in developing “muscle memory” in dealing with further public health threats and emergencies in the future. Read more

9th August 2023

Daily Brief - Tuesday 8th August, 2023

Political analysts Derek Ramsamooj and Dr Bishnu Ragoonath do not see the activities of trade unions during the local government elections campaign having any influence on how people will vote on August 14. The Movement for Social Justice (MSJ), is the only labour-based party contesting the elections. Read more

8th August 2023

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