Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Friday 24th June, 2022

By next week Friday, the Kiss Baking Company will raise the price of its products by an average of 11 per cent, it said in a statement on Thursday. Kiss said the National Flour Mills (NFM) on Tuesday had announced a 33 per cent rise in the wholesale price of... Read more

24th June 2022

Daily Brief - Thursday 23rd June, 2021

"Surprised" was Supermarket Association (SATT) president Rajiv Diptee's response to the announcement by National Flour Mills (NFM) of a 33 per cent increase in flour prices. Speaking at the launch of Southex Agriculture and Food Expo at the TT Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Columbus Circle, Westmoorings, on Wednesday, he... Read more

23rd June 2022

Daily Brief - Wednesday 22nd June, 2022

National Flour Mills Ltd (NFM) has raised the price of its wholesale flour for a second time since January, by a staggering 33 per cent, with a suggested retail price increase of 28 per cent, as of today (Wednesday). Read more

22nd June 2022

Daily Brief - Tuesday 21st June, 2022

A man is facing charges of reckless driving and assault after he was involved in a hit-and-run accident on Sunday. Police said the man, while driving his van, was also beating a female relative. Port of Spain City Police who were on patrol received a report that a white Nissan... Read more

21st June 2022

Daily Brief - Friday 17th June, 2022

TT and China have had a long history and bilateral relations. Chinese ambassador Fang Qiu in an interview with Business Day, discussed several matters about the two countries co-operation. Among those included recovery from the covid19 pandemic, trade and investment, the ease of doing business and the negative impact of... Read more

17th June 2022

Daily Brief - Wednesday 15th June, 2022

The Communications Workers Union (CWU) has denied that it has made any agreement with the Telecommunications Services of TT Ltd (TSTT) that would pave the way for the restructuring process and retrenchment of over 400 workers to proceed without disruptions. Read more

15th June 2022

Daily Brief - Tuesday 14th June, 2022

A morning shootout on Wrightson Road in Port of Spain ended with one man dead and hundreds of commuters, who witnessed the event, traumatised. Within the span of ten minutes – after police intercepted the suspect driving east in a stolen silver Nissan B15 , they chased him, returned fire... Read more

14th June 2022

Daily Brief - Monday 13th June, 2022

For the third time, methanol and ammonia producer Proman has partnered with Habitat for Humanity TT, this time investing $4.7 million in the organisation over the next three years. Proman and Habitat announced the three-year renewal of their partnership on Friday in a news release. Read more here Read more

13th June 2022

Daily Brief - Friday 10th June, 2022

A 15-year-old girl has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm after the fight in which her schoolmate, also 15, was slashed on her face with a knife and stabbed on her chest and hand on Monday. Read more

10th June 2022

Daily Brief - Thursday 9th June, 2022

Two men and a woman were granted bail when they appeared before an Arima magistrate on Wednesday to answer charges of human trafficking and being leaders of a gang. A police media release on Wednesday reported that Rod Willis, 49, and 21-year-old Nathaly Gomez Leandres, both of Tacarigua, and Atiba... Read more

9th June 2022

Daily Brief - Wednesday 8th June, 2022

The recruitment drive will continue in Tobago for nationals to work on the cruise ship line Royal Caribbean International. This follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the regional VP, government relations, for Royal Caribbean Group Wendy McDonald and Tourism Minister Randall Mitchell in Port of Spain... Read more

8th June 2022

Daily Brief - Tuesday 7th June, 2022

The Urban Development Corporation of TT (Udecott) has said an error in its e-Tender system on the part of the service provider, Telecommunications Services of TT (TSTT), meant that a tender uploaded before the deadline date was not registered when the e-Tender box was opened. Read more

7th June 2022

Daily Brief - Monday 6th June, 2022

A missing hiker was found alive on Sunday morning at the top of the Rincon waterfall in the forests of Las Cuevas in the Northern Range. He was found by members of the Fire Services and the TT Defence Force search and rescue teams. Members of the Hunters’ Search and... Read more

6th June 2022

Daily Brief - Friday 3rd June, 2022

Officials from the TT Manufacturer's Association (TTMA) and the police met to discuss strategies and policies aimed at preventing illicit trade in TT. A media release from the TTMA on Thursday reported that the meeting was attended by the association's president Tricia Coosal and acting Police Commissioner McDonald Jacob which... Read more

3rd June 2022

Daily Brief - Thursday 2nd June, 2022

A new type of squatter has emerged in Trinidad and Tobago in recent times. They are known as squat lords, who squat on lands for financial gain and not because of economic hardship. While the overall numbers of squatters has decreased in recent years, there remain certain squatter hot spots... Read more

2nd June 2022

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