Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Wednesday 8th November, 2023

The body of a man who died after being swept away by floodwaters in Arima was found on Tuesday. The body was found at a bend in the Mausica River in Printeryville, O'Meara, behind the Devon Snacks warehouse, almost three kilometres away from where it is believed he fell into... Read more

8th November 2023

Daily Brief - Tuesday 7th November, 2023

Members of the public seem set to collectively pay $2.8 billion less in their electricity bills over the next five years than was proposed by TTEC, according to recommendations in the Regulated Industry Commission (RIC) document, Rates and Miscellaneous Charges for 2023 to 2028, recently uploaded to the RIC website. Read more

7th November 2023

Daily Brief - Monday 6th November, 2023

Hundreds of close friends, family and well-wishers said goodbye to business tycoon Dr Helen Bhagwansingh at her funeral on Sunday. Unable to be accommodated inside the Aramalaya Presbyterian church in Tunapuna, scores viewed the service on televisions placed in tents outside. Read more

6th November 2023

Daily Brief - Thursday 2nd November, 2023

At the inaugural San Juan/Laventille Regional Corporation Youth Council Statutory meeting, Education Minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly emphasised the importance of education and the need to prepare youths to become ideal citizens who can contribute to the country’s development. Read more

2nd November 2023

Daily Brief - Wednesday 1st November, 2023

Cybersecurity professionals said it is necessary for businesses to report incidents of cyber attacks. Ricky Duman director of pre-sales engineering at Digital Era Group said international companies that have not properly disclosed incidents of cyberattacks ran into problems and were even sued. Read more

1st November 2023

Daily Brief - Friday 27th October, 2023

Trade unions have slammed the Regulated Industries Commission's (RIC) recent proposal to increase residential electricity rates by 15-64 per cent. Michael Annisette, general secretary of the National Trade Union Centre (NATUC), told Newsday on Monday the proposed increase exceeds the government's offer of a four per cent salary increase for... Read more

27th October 2023

Daily Brief - Wednesday 25th October, 2025

A woman narrowly escaped death on Tuesday morning when a TT Electricity Commission (T&TEC) pole with two transformers fell on top of her car while she was driving in Pleasantville. The woman who declined to comment on her near-death experience, appeared shaken at the scene in front of the Pleasantville... Read more

25th October 2023

Daily Brief - Tuesday 24th October, 2023

From January 1 to September 30 this year, Caribbean Airlines (CAL) carried almost half a million passengers on the domestic air bridge between Trinidad and Tobago. An advertisement from CAL said there were 463,783 passengers from 7,163 flights with 512,220 seats. Read more

24th October 2023

Daily Brief - Monday 23rd October, 2023

Parts of Port of Spain and environs were hit by floodwaters on Sunday after heavy rain. Commuters were left stranded in City Gate as South Quay flooded while one motorist was even seen pushing his car through floodwaters on Independence Square. Read more

23rd October 2023

Daily Brief - Friday 20th October, 2023

The proposed increase in electricity rates by the Regulated Industries Commission (RIC) drew mixed reactions from members of the public. However, several small business owners all were unanimous in expressing discomfort with the plans. Newsday spoke with several small business owners in Port of Spain and St Augustine on Thursday,... Read more

20th October 2023

Daily Brief - Thursday 19th October, 2023

The extension of the licence issued by the US Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) for Trinidad and Tobago to access natural gas from the Dragon gas field in Venezuela and the ability to pay for that gas in different ways was welcomed with a mix of optimism and calls... Read more

19th October 2023

Daily Brief - Wednesday 18th October, 2023

A doctor who was charged and fined last week for possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking has been fired by the Eastern Regional Health Authority (ERHA). Andell Jaggernauth, 29, a medical doctor of Diamond Village, San Fernando, was fined $14,000 by magistrate Cheron Raphael last Wednesday for possession... Read more

18th October 2023

Daily Brief- Tuesday 17th October, 2023

Pricesmart says it will reimburse customers whose credit cards were charged without their knowledge last Friday. Over the weekend, scores of customers noticed unauthorised transactions on their credit card accounts, dated October 13, that emanated from PriceSmart. Read more

17th October 2023

Daily Brief - Monday 16th October, 2023

A man who police said was clad in female clothing has been found dead on Lady Chancellor Road. A jogger out on an early morning run on Sunday came across the unidentified man's body. Police reported that the man was found near the Horticulture Centre and was dressed in a... Read more

16th October 2023

Daily Brief - Friday 13th October, 2023

Hugging the coffin carrying the body of his 13-year-old murdered daughter, Eddy Lallan wept openly and repeatedly called for answers for the tragedy. “Why? Why? My one-and-only. Why did they take Mama?” Lallan said between sobs at the funeral of Andrea Lallan on Thursday. Read more

13th October 2023

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