Tag: trinidad and tobago

NEWS

Jack Warner Set To Make Return To UNC 

Despite rejecting the United National Congress and forming the Independent Liberal Party a decade ago, former Minister of National Security Jack Warner will again join Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar as he’s set to take center stage at a UNC meeting later today.  The announcement of Warner’s return to the UNC was confirmed by the party’s St Augustine MP Khadijah Ameen […]

NEWS

IMF Encourages The Removal Of Forex Restrictions In T&T

According to press reports, a staff mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently called on the Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank in Trinidad & Tobago to remove all foreign exchange restrictions. The report noted that the IMF argues that the move will create a more investment-friendly business environment that will drive the diversification of the T&T economy. […]

NEWS

Trinidad And Tobago Prime Minister Tests Positive For COVID-19

According to press reports, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Dr. Keith Rowley has tested positive for COVID-19. In a statement Tuesday morning, the Office of the Prime Minister said Dr. Rowley started experiencing flu-like symptoms late Monday. He was subsequently tested for the virus. The Prime Minister is now in isolation and under medical supervision. Readers Bureau, Contributor Edited […]

BUSINESS

Trinidad And Tobago Reports 10% Contraction In Economy

Trinidad and Tobago is reporting a 10 percent shrink in its economy resulting from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The twin island republic shut down its borders and required people to remain at home in an effort to curb the spread of the virus.   Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley said oil and gas production declined significantly. He said the […]

POLITICS

Trinidad And Tobago Pastor Charged

The raid last year by Trinidad and Tobago security forces on the Transformed Life Ministry Church has led to the new charge of Pastor Glen Awong. The pastor was charged with kidnapping, false imprisonment, and trafficking in persons. He was offered bail in the sum of $900,000. According to reports, last year October Trinidad and Tobago’s Special Operations Response Team, […]

POLITICS

Fireworks Traumatized Animals At Zoo In T&T

It may be jollification and celebration for the people of Trinidad and Tobago as they marked their independence with fireworks, music, and dancing. However, animals at the nearby Emperor Valley Zoo are not only suffering from the noise but are also becoming victims. The Zoo recently reported the death of several birds and as well as that of a newly […]