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Tuesday, May 26, 2020


La Brea communities get COVID relief from Caribbean Gas Chemical Limited

Some 200 families in the La Brea area recently received social support assistance from Caribbean Gas Chemical Limited (CGCL), as part of its effort to support its host communities during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Virgin continues to fly Tobago

Tobago has been retained as a destination on Virgin Atlantic’s 2021 summer schedule but this time the flights will emanate and conclude at...

Timeline of the Paria Fuel / Rodriguez saga

March 26 Acting Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of National Security Gary Joseph informs the Chief Immigration Officer that permission has been granted...

PDP wants economic independence for Tobago

Tobago House of Assembly Minority Leader Watson Duke says his party plans to advance a campaign for Tobago’s legislative, economic and judicial independence. He...

George supports Govt’s reopening plan

“Lives before livelihoods.” That is Tobago Business Chamber’s take on Government’s phased reopening plan after most of the country was shut down to reduce...

West: T&T at the bottom of the rung in tax collection

Stories by [email protected] When compared to the other Caribbean islands like Guyana, Barbados and Jamaica, T&T is ranked last in its ability to collect taxes. This...

Entertainment Sector in distress—TUCO

The Trinbago Unified Calypsonians’ Organisation {TUCO) wants Government to give serious consideration to a special economic stimulus package for the entertainment industry.

TTMA wants manufacturing sector fully open, sooner

The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA) is making another appeal to Government to consider a full reopening of the sector, ahead of schedule, to ensure millions of dollars worth in export orders won't be lost.

Young’s exemption order had Venezuela VP’s team info

Two days after National Security Minister Stuart Young denied knowing beforehand the identities of the six-member delegation that accompanied Venezuela’s Vice-President Delcy Rodriguez on her March 27 trip to T&T, a document has surfaced online purportedly showing the exemption order he granted for them to enter the country.

1.5 million Caribbean jobs lost because of COVID-19—ILO

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is forecasting that 9.9 per cent of working hours in the Caribbean are expected to be lost during the second quarter of 2020, because of the impact of COVID-19.


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.