Trinidad and Tobago

President raises possibility of T&T doctors working in Holland

President Anthony Carmona has met with the Dutch Foreign Affairs Minister Halbe Zijlstra in The Hague, Holland and discussed the possibility of doctors from Trinidad and Tobago being employed in Holland.

Carmona is in The Hague as the distinguished speaker of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) ceremonial opening of the judicial year 2018 which takes place on Thursday 18th, January, 2018.

It is the first time the ICC will have a ceremonial opening for its judicial year.

Teenager arrested during anti-crime exercise

Two persons were arrested during a police exercise in Chaguanas. The suspects were held in connection with the discovery of a revolver and ammunition by Central Division officers.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

A 17-year-old is among two persons arrested and a revolver and a quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Central Division Operations Unit, during an anti-crime exercise, in the Chaguanas district, over the weekend.

Two arrested during police exercise in Point Fortin

Officers attached to the Point Fortin police station arrested two men and seized a revolver and ammunition during a police exercise in Capde-Ville on Saturday.

The following is a press release from TTPS:

Two men were arrested and a revolver and one round of ammunition seized, during an anti-crime exercise, by officers of Point Fortin Police Station, over the weekend.

AMCHAM T&T: Appointment of Procurement Board is move in the right direction

The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago says the appointment of a Procurement Board is a move in the right direction.

The board was appointed on Friday by President Anthony Carmona.

AMCHAM T&T issued a statement on it today.

"The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad & Tobago (AMCHAM T&T) would like to congratulate His Excellency the President for the appointment Procurement Board and its Chairman, the Procurement Regulator.

We also take this opportunity to extend our best wishes to all members of the Board.