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bpTT, Shell get 3 Deepwater Blocks

GOVERNMENT has approved the award of three deepwater blocks to bpTT and Shell. The Ministry of Energy in a media release on Thursday stated that Cabinet approved of the awards on September 8. The award ceremony will take place on September 26 with the parties signing the material Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs). The release stated, “The Ministry of Energy and the consortium have […]Read More

After Protest, Water Coming Back in Mayaro

By Sue-Ann Wayow WATER is being restored to Mayaro and environs says the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA). WASA on Wednesday afternoon stated in a media release that the pipe-borne water supply was being restored, following recent disruptions.  The disruptions included a planned disruption at the Navet Water Treatment Plant, on Tuesday for maintenance works […]Read More

CPL Curry Clasico now Even-Steven TKR into Sunday’s final

By Prior Beharry THE Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Curry Clasico is now even-steven after the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) beat the Guyana Amazon Warriors (GAW) at the National Stadium in Providence on Wednesday night. This means that since the CPL started 11 years ago both teams each have 14 wins in the 28 matches they have […]Read More

Transform T&T’s ‘Killing Culture’: Gadsby-Dolly on Girl’s Murder

‘Should we fail to transform what has become the culture and norm in Trinidad and Tobago, we can expect more of these horrible crimes’ – Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly By Sue-Ann Wayow TRINIDAD and Tobago cannot continue to focus only on academia in schools but equally critical are the character, values, behaviour and attitude of citizens. […]Read More

Girl, 10, Among 4 Murdered

A ten-year-old girl and three teenagers were killed just after midnight on Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Faith Peterkin, 10, Shane Peterkin, 17, Tiffany Peterkin, 19 and Adris Crawford, 17. The quadruple homicide took place around 12.30 am while the four were asleep at home at La Retreat Ext, Heights of Guanapo. Five […]Read More

The Dragon Dances: T&T and Venezuela Sign Gas Agreement

  By Sue-Ann Wayow TRINIDAD and Tobago and Venezuela have signed a profit-sharing agreement to develop the Dragon Gas Field. The two countries signed an inter-institutional agreement on Wednesday in Venezuela. The signing was done by Trinidad and Tobago’s Energy Minister Stuart Young and Venezuela’s Minister of Popular Power for Petroleum and President of Petróleo de Venezuela (PDVSA), […]Read More

Remove 7% Online Tax – Kamla

  OPPOSITION Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is calling on the government to remove the online 7% purchase to help small and medium size businesses given the current forex crisis. In a statement on Wednesday, she said, “I call on the government to remove the seven percent online purchase tax as a tangible measure to ease the […]Read More

Remote Work to Fight Heatwave -Thomas-Felix

  By Prior Beharry GIVEN the current heatwave affecting Trinidad and Tobago, President of the Industrial Court Deborah Thomas-Felix is advocating remote work for employees. Speaking at the Special Sitting of the Industrial Court for the Opening of the 2023/2024 Law Term, she said, “… consideration should be given to the use of remote work and […]Read More

Forex Situation Needs Buy-in from Many Sectors

By Sue-Ann Wayow TRINIDAD and Tobago’s forex shortage is a complex issue that demands comprehensive solutions and unwavering political commitment.  This is according to National Transformation Alliance (NTA) political leader Gary Griffith. In a statement on Tuesday, he said now was the time for decisive action to secure economic stability and long-term growth for Trinidad […]Read More

2 in Court for Kidnapping

TWO men who allegedly attempted to kidnap a woman from her home in Biche have been charged. The accused, a 28-year-old male relative of the woman, and an 18-year-old man, were jointly charged on Monday, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) stated in a release on Tuesday. The men were expected to appear virtually before a […]Read More