Opposition Leader calls for general elections, dismisses budget
Montserrat Reporter

  by staff writer October 5, 2018 Business No Comments 168 views   PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Oct 5, CMC – Opposition Leader Kamla Persad Bissessar Friday called for fresh general elections as she dismissed...

TRINIDAD Opposition Leader calls for general elections, dismisses budget
Nation News

PORT OF SPAIN– Opposition Leader Kamla Persad Bissessar Friday called for fresh general elections as she dismissed suggestions by the Keith Rowley government that it had been able to turn around the economy...

Digicel signs 15-year ICT agreement with three C'bean countries
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Telecommunications company, Digicel, has signed a multi-million dollar information communication technology (ICT) contract with three Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries as part of...

Minister Caines Attends ICT Forum In Trinidad
Bernews

This week, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines represented Bermuda at the Commonwealth ICT Forum 18 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. “The event, which took place from October 1 – 3, is considered...

Trinidad gov't defends decision to close Petrotrin
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad and Tobago government Monday reiterated its position that it was necessary to close down the refinery of the state-owned oil company, Petrotrin, insisting that the company...

Gov't says Sandals project will spur economic growth in Tobago
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The Trinidad and Tobago Government says the construction of the 750-room Sandals and Beaches Resort represents a major turning point for the economy of Tobago.

Government says Sandals hotel project will spur economic growth on Tobago
Antigua Observer

The Trinidad and Tobago government says the construction of the 750 room Sandals and Beaches Resort represents a major turning-point for the economy of Tobago. Finance Minister Colm Imbert, delivering the TT$51.7 billion...

Central Bank comments on state of Trinidad and Tobago economy
Nation News

PORT OF SPAIN – The Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (CBTT) says activity in the energy sector continued to pick up in the second quarter of this year and that natural gas production benefitted from...

Government maintains position on oil refinery as union hold talks with oppostion
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad and Tobago Government Wednesday maintained its position to shut down the oil refinery at the State-owned oil company, Petrotrin, even as the main Opposition United...

IMF says positive growth should return to Trinidad in 2018
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says positive growth should return to Trinidad and Tobago this year even as it acknowledged that the oil-rich twin-island republic is slowly...

Guyana to sign economic cooperation agreement with Barbados
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Guyana is to sign a framework agreement for economic cooperation with Barbados, President David Granger of Guyana has announced.The announcement comes on the heels of the country signing...

Jamaican films head to T&T Film Festival
Jamaica Observer

Four Jamaican flims were to premiere at the Trinidad and Tobago International Film Festival (TTFF) on Friday. The short films were completed under Jamaica Film and Television Association's (JAFTA) Propella initiative with...

JMMB launches unsecured lending business in Trinidad & Tobago
Jamaica Observer

JMMB Group has rolled out its first consumer financing solution business, JMMB Express Finance Limited, in Trinidad and Tobago, with hopes of increasing its market share through competitive pricing and quick response.

More than TT$1 billion in compensation for Petrotrin workers
Jamaica Observer

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad and Tobago g overnment Monday said the compensation package for workers being laid off by the closure of the oil refinery of the s tate-owned company, Petrotrin could be...

David Jessop | Changing oil and gas relationships require wider debate
Jamaica Gleaner

Three weeks ago, Port of Spain and Caracas reached an agreement on the supply of gas from Venezuela’s Dragon Field through the creation of a 17-kilometre undersea pipeline that will link it to the National Gas...

Barbados looking to new suppliers following closure of oil refinery in Trinidad
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Barbados said Wednesday it is holding discussions with a number of suppliers with a view to employing a similar arrangement to that it had with the Trinidad and Tobago state-owned oil...

Barbados hunting new suppliers following closure of Petrotrin refinery
Jamaica Gleaner

Barbados hunting new suppliers following Petrotrin refinery closureBarbados says it is holding discussions with a number of suppliers to replace the energy arrangements it had with oil refinery Petrotrin.The refinery,...

‘We fiddled while Rome burned’
Trinidad Guardian

Government is reported to have told the Petrotrin board it could not finance the US$850 million debt to bond holders and gave the company the green light to proceed with the option to shut down the refinery and send home...

T&T Chamber supports Petrotrin’s board decision
Trinidad Guardian

The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce supports the recommendations of Petrotrin’s board, according to a media release from that business chamber. In an address to the media on Tuesday, Petrotrin...

Duke, Imbert meet again on new Revenue Authority
Trinidad Guardian

Minister of Finance Colm Imbert and Public Services Association (PSA) president, Watson Duke, have agreed to draft a Memorandum of Understanding on the structure of the proposed Trinidad and Tobago Revenue Authority. The...

Massy opens third supermarket in Arima
Trinidad Guardian

Despite facing one of the most difficult economic times the retail sector, Massy Stores remains confident in the future of the country’s economy, says Derek Winford, CEO, Massy Stores. “This is one of the most...

T&T NGL, the volume leader
Trinidad Guardian

Overall market activity resulted from trading in 12 securities of which two advanced, five declined and five traded firm. Trading activity on the first tier market registered a volume of 62,323 shares crossing the floor...

67 benefit from $1m grant to start small businesses
Trinidad Guardian

The Ministry of Social Development and Family Services yesterday distributed $1 million in grants to 67 recipients of the Sowing Empowerment through Entrepreneurial Development (SEED) programme. Each recipient received a...

New standards for poultry imports—Trade Minister
Trinidad Guardian

Local consumers will now be protected from “sub-standard” poultry products entering the local market because the Cabinet has agreed to the enforcement of the Caricom Regional Standard for Poultry Products said...

Collective respect key going ahead
Trinidad Guardian

When officials of state-owned Petrotrin and the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union sit down for talks tomorrow, economist Dr Roger Hosein says a “collective respect” is required by all the players around the...

Manufacturers unpaid for Venezuelan exports —TTMA
Trinidad Guardian

Some local businesses have not yet been paid for goods delivered to Venezuela, said Christopher Alcazar, President, Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA). However, he added the TTMA remains...

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