Missing Tobago teenager found

Jeni John, the 13-year-old, of Cardiff Road, Pembroke, who was reported missing by her mother, on Wednesday 11th July, 2018, has been found.

A statement by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is thanking the public for its assistance in ensuring the teenager’s safe return.

Children's Authority sets up base in Tobago

The Children's Authority is planning to set up a base in Tobago by the end of September.
Speaking during the rapidfire kid's foundation dinner last evening, the authority's Chairman Hanif Benjamin said in the last two years there were 260 reported cases of child abuse in Tobago. But speaking with cnc3 news, Mr Benjamin said he is also concerned with the cases that go unreported. He said two centres in Tobago should address that.

No need for Tobagonians to travel to Central Bank in Trinidad to redeem one-cent coins

Residents of Tobago who want to redeem their one-cent coins now have options other than having to travel to Trinidad to do so at the Central Bank.

As of July 3rd, the one-cent coin ceased to be legal tender but the Central Bank said it would redeem the coins indefinitely between the hours of 8 am and 2 pm from Mondays to Thursday and 8 am to 3 pm on Fridays.

For residents of Tobago, the Central Bank has announced that all branches of Republic Bank, RBC Royal Bank and Scotiabank are authorised to redeem the coins on behalf of the Central Bank.

Sandals promises windfall for Tobago

Sandals in Tobago will be a windfall for all, particularly smaller hoteliers, the regional hotel chain said in a statement which sought to dispel claims about its operations.

Tobago will be among the biggest beneficiaries of increased economic activity, including global marketing and an exponential increase in airlift, Sandals said.

“Not everyone who arrives on the flights we attract will stay at Sandals, indeed many will seek other options creating a significant increase in business for the smaller hotels.

THA promises easier access to Scarborough RC School with new connector road

The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) says that come September, motorists and commuters are likely to experience easy access to the new Scarborough Roman Catholic School when the access road, Smithfield Connector is complete.

The THA says this new road will provide an alternative route to the school from Claude Noel Highway via Mt. Marie Road.

It is purposed to reduce congestion in the Mt. Marie and Smithfield school zone.