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Pereira appointed to Republic Board

The president of BHP Trinidad and Tobago Vincent Pereira has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Republic Bank. The bank in making the announcement said the appointment took effect from January 1, 2019. According to a release from the bank, Pereira has worked in the energy sector for more than 35 years. He […]Read More

T&T Boys, Girls Footballers Face Quality Rivals

By AZP Staff TRINIDAD and Tobago’s Under-15 Boys team will face Panama in the second match of a double-header on the opening day of the TTFA organized five-nation Invitational Youth tournament from July 17 at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. The national girls Under-16 team will also get much-needed match practice against Curacao’s U16s […]Read More

Bajans to Host Venezuela Talks

NEGOTIATIONS aimed at breaking Venezuela’s political standoff will resume next week, likely on the Caribbean island of Barbados, according to three people familiar with the talks between representatives of President Nicolas Maduro and the U.S.-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó. The sources, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because neither side has […]Read More

Siri Tops SEA

Siri Vadlamudi SAN FERNANDO – SIRI Vadlamudi of Grant Memorial Presbyterian School in San Fernando has topped the 2019 Secondary Assessment Examination. Her first choice is Naparima Girls’ High School. She starts in the new school term in September. The announcement was made by Minister of Education Anthony Garcia this morning at the primary school […]Read More

TT does not meet minimum standards… HUMAN TRAFFICKING

By AZP Staff TRINIDAD and Tobago does not fully meet the minimum standards to eliminate human trafficking. This according to the United States Department of State in its 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report). The report allows TT to maintain its Tier 2 position stating it “does not fully meet the minimum standards for […]Read More

CCJ rules no-confidence motion valid Guyana President says he will

By AZP Staff GUYANA – PRESIDENT of Guyana David Granger says his Government will abide by the ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) which today said that that the no-confidence motion against his Government in December was valid. In an address to the nation shortly after the CCJ ruled at its headquarters in […]Read More

Tax amnesty begins today in TT

By AZP Staff PORT-OF-SPAIN, TRINIDAD – Individuals and companies have until September 15, 2019, to pay up their taxes without any penalties. Finance Minister Colm Imbert made the announcement in Parliament on Friday. He said the Board of Inland Revenue will be able to receive payments from Monday June 17, 2019 and that the when […]Read More

TT: The biggest marine polluter in the region

By AZP Staff TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO is the biggest marine polluter in this region, a World Bank study has revealed. The study was a collaborative effort by The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), the United Nations (UN) Environment, and the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas). The 104-page report called Marine Pollution […]Read More

Venezuela gives Russia control of two new gas deposits, one

Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro has given Russia full control of two new gas deposits, including one near to Trinidad and Tobago. According to the Panam Post, Venezuela has offered 100% of the project to Russia including all gas rights exploited. The report noted that Putin approved the plans on Thursday “whereby the Russian government-controlled Rosneft […]Read More

Visa for Venes

By AZP Staff MERE minutes after a two-week registration was concluded, National Security Minister Stuart Young said from Monday Venezuelans will now have to apply for Visas to enter Trinidad and Tobago. He made this announcement at a press conference at his office on Abercromby Street in Port-of-Spain, a short while ago. Young said Venezuelans […]Read More