Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Tuesday 23rd July, 2024

A Charlieville landlord fought back against burglars in a home invasion leaving one of the bandits dead and another injured on July 22. The landlord lives on the first floor of the heavily burglar-proofed property at Caroni Savannah Road and rents the ground floor of his home to two businesses. Read more

23rd July 2024

Daily Brief - Monday 22nd July, 2024

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) was ordered to compensate a Freeport home owner for a leaking underground pipeline which severely damaged his home, causing the foundation to weaken and placing the house in jeopardy. On July 15, Master Sherlanne Pierre ordered WASA to compensate Balchan Gopie for the damage... Read more

22nd July 2024

Daily Brief - Friday 19th July, 2024

The Business Community has expressed its support of a series of co-ordinated police exercises along highways and main thoroughfares, which inconvenienced motorists and commuters on July 18. Newsday spoke to president of the TT Chamber of Industry and Commerce Kiran Maharaj, who, after the chamber’s business outlook event, held at... Read more

19th July 2024

Daily Brief - Thursday 18th July, 2024

Since it was launched in 1999, the TT Manufacturers' Association (TTMA) Trade and Investment Convention (TIC) has connected businesses and buyers, investors and innovators, manufacturers and people, all under one roof, for trade collaboration. The convention has been a core event for many businesses which offer their goods and interact... Read more

18th July 2024

Daily Brief - Wednesday 17th July, 2024

The family of Anthony John, who was shot dead outside his La Retreat Road home in Arima, is urging the public to do their part in the fight against crime and “say something if you see something.” Reports say John, 57, was was about to enter his yard around 6... Read more

17th July 2024

Daily Brief - Tuesday 16th July, 2024

In response to the economic challenges posed by the covid19 pandemic, the government allocated $50 million in 2021 to stimulate and strengthen economic growth through overseas market development and export promotion. The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), in collaboration with exporTT and the TT Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) subsequently launched... Read more

16th July 2024

Daily Brief - Friday 5th July, 2024

Hours after Hurricane Beryl made landfall completely flattening the island of Carriacou, Trinidadian Emma Saxon saw drone footage of the destruction on social media. Saxon, who lives in Carriacou with her Grenadian husband Jeffrey Saxon and their Trinidadian-born daughter Emmalynn, recognised her home in the video. Read more

5th July 2024

Daily Brief - Thursday 4th July, 2024

After Hurricane Beryl ravaged the islands of Grenada and its dependants, Carriacou and Petit Martinique and St Vincent and the Grenadines – Union Island, Canouan, Mayreau and Palm Island and Bequia – help from the government, charitable organisations and other stakeholders in Trinidad and Tobago is on the way. Read more

4th July 2024

Daily Brief - Wednesday 3rd July, 2024

The Joint Chambers – Amcham, the Energy Chamber, TTMA and the TT Chamber of Industry and Commerce – plan to purchase and transport relief items to St Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada from proceeds of its joint relief efforts to islands affected by Hurricane Beryl. Read more

3rd July 2024

Daily Brief - Tuesday 2nd July, 2024

Despite damage to a few properties, people in Tobago are thanking God for spared lives after the passage of Hurricane Beryl on July 1. Delaford resident Cletus John had minor damage to his Bay Road property after a tree fell on it after strong winds swept across the island. Read more

2nd July 2024

Daily Brief - Monday 1st July, 2024

The Meteorological Office has issued an orange-level tropical storm warning for Trinidad, an upgrade from its earlier tropical storm watch. The warning was issued at 7.59 pm, saying a threat was severe and immediate. Tobago, which is expected to face a greater threat, is under a state of emergency and... Read more

1st July 2024

Daily Brief - Friday 28th June, 2024

President of the T&T Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) Roger Roach believes business people face a “critical” situation in attempting to obtain foreign exchange (forex) for international business. “I don’t think that there is a crisis, but I think that it is critical. Read more

28th June 2024

Daily Brief - Thursday 27th June, 2024

A bar brawl turned deadly on Wednesday night, when 33-year-old Denzil Brewster of Princes Town was stabbed to death during a confrontation at La Vegas Bar in San Fernando. Police said around 8:30 pm, Brewster was liming at the bar located at the corner of Lord Street and Coffee Street... Read more

27th June 2024

Daily Brief - Wednesday 26th June, 2024

Beetham residents are raising alarms over an ammonia stench that has left many feeling ill. The problem began on June 21 when employees at the Coconut Growers Association (CGA) in Laventille identified a chemical leak coming from company’s refrigeration system. Eight employees were hospitalised as a result. Read more

26th June 2024

Daily Brief - Tuesday 25th June, 2024

A relative of three cousins who were killed in a home invasion in Matura on June 23 say the trio were killed for their jewellery. Police said around 1.15 am, Sherwyn McFarlane, 17, Andre Maloney, 21, Malcolm Richardson, 21, and Rick Sookdeo, 30, were at a house on Mendoza Street... Read more

25th June 2024

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