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Business Content from Trinidad & Tobago

Atlantic CEO: Energy Demand Slowly Rising Again

KYRON REGIS [email protected] The CEO of Atlantic LNG, Dr Philip Mshelbila has contended that there are signs that demand for energy is on the rise once...

New taxes on vehicles to start January 2021

The Ministry of Finance has confirmed that the proposed increase of taxes and import duty on certain private motor cars—namely, certain smaller engine CNG, electric and hybrid cars—which were announced in the 2021 Budget Statement, will now be applicable from January 1st, 2021.

Business community to unveil plans for safe reopening of economy

The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce (TTCIC) and representatives from various economic sectors in the business community will be hosting a joint, virtual media conference this afternoon, to reveal their plans for the safe reopening of economic activity in the country.

NP: Gas stations had to be sold

sharlene.rampersad @guardian.co.tt The decision to sell the National Petroleum Company’s 81 Company-Owned Dealer Operated (CODO) gas stations comes after years of the company haemorrhaging from the...

Govt to revisit the energy fiscal regime

[email protected] Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has announced that the government will revisit the energy sector tax regime to ensure the country remains competitive. Speaking during...

NP CEO: decision to sell off stations unavoidable

The decision to sell off the 81 gas stations belonging to the National Petroleum Company comes after years of the company haemorrhaging from the cost of upkeep of those gas stations.

Imbert’s new approach a welcome change

The 2021 budget has been read, debate on it continues, but in the main it has received good reviews from the private sector and...

Touchstone makes ‘significant’ gas discovery at Chinook well

GEISHA KOWLESSAR-ALONZO [email protected] Touchstone Exploration Inc has made a significant onshore gas discovery at its Chinook-1 exploration well on its Ortoire exploration block according to a...

Government got CL Marine for $119m

Curtis Williams [email protected] Government recovered $119 million of the debt owed to it by Clico when it acquired CL Marine according to Finance Minister Colm...

Business Chamber calls on PM to reopen Tobago

In a video message to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley on October 14th, the chamber's chairman, Martin George, said the island's relatively small size of 116 square miles is the ideal place to test tourism-related COVID-19 policies and procedures.


Hope for Bars, Restaurants and Churches

The daily average of COVID-19 cases has decreased over the current period of restrictions and the Ministry of Health is hoping the...

Father ponders if murdered daughter called out for him

Overcome with grief over his daughter’s murder, Neil Cupid has been haunted by whether she cried out for him in her dying moments. “I...

Poverty-stricken family seeks helping hand

Living in darkness in a rickety house with holes in the flooring and a leaking roof, a Princes Town mother of four is pleading...

Stuart put out after “racist” talk in parliament

National Security Minister Stuart Young was temporarily put out of the Parliament Chamber after concerns were raised by the opposition regarding him...

WASA employee killed in Arima

A WASA supervisor was shot dead early this morning following an argument with a male relative at their Arima home. Investigators confirmed to Guardian Media...