Daily Brief

Daily Brief - Wednesday 14th December, 2022

InvesTT Ltd will showcase TT’s investment opportunities at the 15th China-LAC Ecuador Business Summit on Wednesday and Thursday. It said its focus this year will be to promote eTecK’s Phoenix Park Industrial Estate. This annual summit is considered the most important business event between companies from China, Latin America and... Read more

14th December 2022

Daily Brief - Friday 9th December, 2022

LMCS dive operator Andrew Farah testified at the Paria Commission of Enquiry (CoE) on Thursday that he and his team were willing to die to rescue their colleagues who were sucked into a 30-inch undersea pipeline at Pointe-a-Pierre on February 27. Read more

9th December 2022

Daily Brief - Thursday 8th December, 2022

Scotiabank TT has received a third Bank of the Year 2022 title. The award was given by The Banker Magazine, a Financial Times publication. In a release, Scotiabank TT said the award recognised the organisation for delivering excellence in returns, strategy, innovation, technology, and product and services in the local... Read more

8th December 2022

Daily Brief - Wednesday 7th December, 2022

Operating a manufacturing business, especially in a pandemic, is not an easy task, but Churchill Azad Akaloo, managing director Sheik Lisha Ltd, is ensuring his business is adapting to the changes. Just last month, the company, located on Southern Main Road, Cunupia, was awarded the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association... Read more

7th December 2022

Daily Brief - Tuesday 6th December, 2022

The relationship between the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA) and the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) has been strengthened, following the recent visit by TTMA President Tricia Coosal and TTMA CEO Dr Mahindra Ramesh Ramdeen. Read more

6th December 2022

Daily Brief - Monday 5th December, 2022

The Port of Port of Spain says its fixed-container scanner is fully operational. In a newspaper advertisement in the daily newspapers on Sunday, the Port said it was the only seaport in TT with a fully operational fixed-container scanner. Read more

5th December 2022

Daily Brief - Friday 2nd December, 2022

The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) says it is alarmed that 19,000 containers entered T&T over an eight-month period without being properly scanned. The TTMA’s statement came after top officials from the Customs and Excise Division told a Joint Select Committee of Parliament on Wednesday that this scenario developed... Read more

2nd December 2022

Daily Brief- Thursday 1st December, 2022

With most of this year's 555 murders executed by illegal firearms, the Customs and Excise Division was grilled over the influx of these weapons mostly via lawful ports of entry, at a sitting of Parliament's Joint Select Committee (JSC) on National Security on Wednesday. Read more

1st December 2022

Daily Brief - Wednesday 30th November, 2022

As several communities across the country are still reeling from flooding, the Supermarket Association of Trinidad and Tobago (SATT), and business groups, have joined the flood relief drive. SATT said yesterday it is co-ordinating its relief effort with the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM), municipal corporations and various NGOs. Read more

30th November 2022

Daily Brief - Tuesday 29th November, 2022

Drivers are being asked to be extremely careful on Tobago’s roads. Speaking with Newsday on Monday, director of the Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) Allan Stewart made the appeal for caution, "especially on the roadways that are prone to land slippage. Read more

29th November 2022

Daily Brief - Monday 28th November, 2022

Amidst orange-level riverine and flood alerts, the government says public servants, once able, are to return to work to avoid any further unnecessary loss of productivity. Many entire communities are without water, owing to clogged water treatment facilities, while others are without electricity, primarily because of fallen power lines. Read more

28th November 2022

Daily Brief - Friday 25th November, 2022

A decade after antagonism between Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago over trade and immigration issues reached a crescendo, officials from the latter believe that the CARICOM nations are now on good terms and are trying to leverage opportunities equally. Read more

25th November 2022

Daily Brief - Thursday 24th November, 2022

In one way or another, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were always topics of concern and consideration for many organisations. But it wasn't until September 2015 that these issues and others were compiled at the UN Summit in New York. Read more

24th November 2022

Daily Brief - Wednesday 23rd November, 2022

Christopher Boodram, the sole survivor in the Paria tragedy which claimed the lives of four divers, gave a harrowing account on Tuesday of being sucked into an undersea oil pipeline before escaping. "I did not know if I was in heaven or hell, or in a pipe," Boodram said at... Read more

23rd November 2022

Daily Brief - Tuesday 22nd November, 2022

Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon yesterday officially commenced a trade mission from this country to Jamaica by delivering remarks at the “Doing Business in Jamaica Seminar”. In addressing the audience, Gopee-Scoon said, “This trade mission aims to provide T&T’s exporters with networking opportunities, a chance to share market information,... Read more

22nd November 2022

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