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Saturday, May 30, 2020


ILO: More than one in six youth out of work due...

The latest edition of the ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work: 4th edition reports that youth are being disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and that the substantial and rapid increase in youth unemployment seen since February, is affecting young women more than young men.

Labour minister explains Government position on Canada Farm Workers Programme

The Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprise Development, has clarified Government’s decision concerning the participation of nationals in the Canadian Farm Workers Programme this year.

S&P: Many Caribbean countries were weak pre-COVID-19

[email protected] The international rating agency, S&P, has said that pre-COVID, many Caribbean countries did not have the strength to withstand pressures brought about by the...

Imbert: Interest-free loans coming for small businesses

More help is coming for small businesses during this financially difficult time, Finance Minister Colm Imbert has announced. Imbert made the statement yesterday during a...

Dennis considers Tobago hoteliers grant proposal

Tobago House of Assembly's Chief Secretary Ancil Dennis is examining the counterproposal put forward by Tobago hoteliers for the Government's distribution of the $50 million COVID-19 Relief Upgrade Grant.

WASA reopens all but one of its Customer Service Centres

As of 8:00 am today, the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) reopened three of its four remaining Customer Service Centres, at Golden Grove Road, Trincity; Southern Main Road, Couva; and Dookie Street, Penal, effective Tuesday 26th May 2020.

Huawei predicts US rule change will hurt many companies

Chinese technology company Huawei says the latest attempt by the US government to cut it off from international semiconductor supplies will end up doing...

Espinet objects to terms of Govt Vat bonds

Businessman Wilfred Espinet has slammed the process for the payment of Value Added Tax Bonds which the government is insisting will only be done...

HDC prepares for the ‘new normal’

The Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has activated measures it says will protect the safety and well-being of staff and clients, as well as limit the spread of COVID-19, as Trinidad and Tobago enters the ‘new normal’ of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CDB: Many Caribbean countries will fall into recession

Many Caribbean countries will experience a general decline in economic activity in the coming months in light of COVID-19’s impact, the Caribbean Development Bank...


New COVID-19 case in T&T, imported

Trinidad and Tobago has one new case of COVID-19. Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh said that the new case...

These are reopening on Monday – Phase 3

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has announced that Phase 3 of the reopening of the economy following the COVID-19 restrictions, will be...

Two wanted men arrested during lockdown exercise

Two men for whom police had been seeking for some time, were finally arrested during a lockdown police exercise in Arima yesterday. Police officers locked...

Sabga: Guardian Media stands for the people

Guardian Media managing director Nicholas Sabga yesterday defended the newsroom and its reporters in the wake of an attack on the media by Prime...

Man mistakenly shot in buttocks gets $100,000

A man from Marabella, who was mistakenly shot in his buttocks by a police officer who was attempting to apprehend a group of bandits,...