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Tuesday, May 26, 2020


Republic Bank to reopen all branches from May 26

From Tuesday 26 May 2020, all Republic Bank branches will be open to the public, with the exception of the Hilton Agency, which is closed for renovation. The news was confirmed today by an official statement from Republic Bank.

Moody’s confirms T&T credit rating in COVID-19 crisis

International ratings agency, Moody’s, has confirmed Trinidad and Tobago’s credit rating at Ba1, according to a news release from the Ministry of Finance.

Prioritise workplace security and health policies in a post-COVID-19 world—ECLAC-ILO Report

A joint report produced by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) is urging that workplaces prioritise their security and health policies as production and employment are reactivated across the region.

Brick manufacturing resumes

Trinidad and Tobago’s largest manufacture of clay construction blocks, ABEL, resumed operations on Thursday, including the shipping of blocks to Tobago.

Social Development Ministry doing house visits to beat fraudulent claims

The Ministry of Social Development and Family Services (MSDFS) currently is undertaking house visits to applicants who have requested social assistance grants, to help them through the COVID-19 crisis, in a bid to weed out justified claims from fraudulent ones.

Massy half-year profits decline

[email protected] Massy Holdings Ltd’s profit after tax (PAT) has fallen from $286.8 million to $262.7 million or by 8.4 per cent for the six-month period...

JMMB sets up SME unit

The JMMB Group will launch its small and medium enterprise unit this month to provide business planning, financial advice, and targeted solutions to facilitate...

Tassa goes high tech with online academy

Those wishing to learn the art of tassa drumming but constrained by current COVID-19 restrictions which prevent in-person tutelage, now have the option of learning the artform online.

T&T to get another fast ferry—NIDCO

NIDCO confirms that a new fast ferry is scheduled to be added to the existing Trinidad and Tobago fleet in a few months’ time.

THA shuts three special purpose companies

The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) is merging three of its state-owned special purpose companies into one.


Four found dead in New Grant

Police are currently at Daly Road New Grant after the bullet-riddled bodies of three men and one woman were found in some...

Man stabbed to death by drug block thugs

After he converted to Islam two years ago, Selwyn Joseph began trying to clean up the streets of San Juan where he lived and...

Missing persons alert

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 13-year-old Sou-Ann Lamothe. Sou-Ann, was last...

Immigration officers want warning letters on Delcy expunged from files

Days after Chief Immigration Officer (CIO) Charmaine Gandhi-Andrews sent out letters to officers warning them that severe penalties can be imposed if they...

Iranian oil tanker arrives in Venezuela

The first of five Iranian oil tankers heading to Venezuela to help ease fuel shortages has entered the country's waters, encountering no immediate signs of US interference amid a diplomatic standoff.