Press Releases

AMCHAM T&T’s Economic Outlook Forum 2023 “Recalibrate & Refresh”

AMCHAM T&T’s Economic Outlook Forum 2023 “Recalibrate & Refresh”

President’s Opening Remarks It is my pleasure to welcome you in person to AMCHAM T&T’s first major business event of the year – our Economic Outlook Forum for 2023. Now I had hoped we would be hosting this event with the unsettling disruptions of the pandemic well behind us, but it seems as though this virus is not done with […]

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January 26th, 2023

LEVE Global Develops Responsible Tourism Strategy For St. Lucia’s South East Coast

LEVE Global Develops Responsible Tourism Strategy For St. Lucia’s South East Coast

The global tourism and technology consultancy firm Lévé Global (formerly Tourism Intelligence International) – with headquarters in Trinidad and Tobago & Tobago – is working with the St. Lucia’s Ministry of Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture, and Information to chart a new course for that island’s travel and tourism industry. On March 08, 2022, Lévé Global was contracted to develop […]

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January 19th, 2023

CARPHA Joins Forces with the Martinique Cancer Registry in Support of Cancer Prevention and Control in the Caribbean

CARPHA Joins Forces with the Martinique Cancer Registry in Support of Cancer Prevention and Control in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Martinique Cancer Registry signed a Memorandum of Agreement to work together to strengthen cancer surveillance and cancer control in the Region. This collaboration is of critical importance as cancer is the second leading cause of death in the Caribbean and has a major impact on health and development. Speaking at the Signing […]

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January 5th, 2023

Tackling Crime Must Be Number One Priority

Tackling Crime Must Be Number One Priority

Addressing the horrendous crime situation must be the top collective priority for Trinidad & Tobago. As 2022 draws to a close, with a record number of murders, every single citizen is feeling the effects of the crime crisis and many of us are living in fear even within our own homes. Dealing with crime will involve all of society and […]

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January 4th, 2023

CARPHA Continues to Support the Turks and Caicos Islands in Preventing Vector Borne Disease Outbreaks

CARPHA Continues to Support the Turks and Caicos Islands in Preventing Vector Borne Disease Outbreaks

As part of its ongoing activities to prevent and control vector borne diseases (VBDs) in the Region, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) visited the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) in December 2022. The CARPHA team met with Government officials and Vector Control Officers to assess achievements, while examining opportunities for capacity building. Data was collected over the three-day visit […]

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December 15th, 2022

Launch of The Roadmap for a Green Hydrogen Economy in Trinidad and Tobago

Launch of The Roadmap for a Green Hydrogen Economy in Trinidad and Tobago

The Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries (MEEI) launched “The Roadmap for a Green Hydrogen Economy in Trinidad and Tobago”which is the summary findings of the Study to “Establish a Green Hydrogen Market in Trinidad and Tobago”. Over the last year, National Energy Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (National Energy), on behalf of the MEEI, collaborated with the Inter-American […]

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December 15th, 2022

The roadmap for a green hydrogen economy in Trinidad and Tobago

The roadmap for a green hydrogen economy in Trinidad and Tobago

This publication presents the results of a pre-feasibility study to introduce a green hydrogen (GH2) market in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T). The study analyzed the potential supply and competitiveness of producing GH2 in T&T and the actions needed to build a foundation for producing green ammonia and methanol. The study updated previous estimates of renewable energy generation potential in the […]

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December 14th, 2022

Tobago wins 2 more Blue Flag awards

Tobago wins 2 more Blue Flag awards

Destination Tobago continues to make its global mark in sustainable tourism development, as two tour boats, “Ms Ayana” and “Cool Runnings”, were granted the prestigious Blue Flag award. This accolade comes on the heels of Tobago making waves in 2021 as home to the first Blue Flag boat operator in the entire English-speaking Caribbean, “Top Catch Charters”. The Blue Flag […]

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December 1st, 2022

CCIC’s Annual Christmas Banquet and Awards Ceremony

CCIC’s Annual Christmas Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce (CCIC) Annual Christmas Banquet and Awards Ceremony, took place Saturday 26th November 2022. The theme of this year’s event was “Creating Pathways to a Sustainable Future.” The welcoming remarks were delivered by CCIC’s President, Richie Sookhai. Let me offer my warmest greeting by welcoming each and every one of you to the Chaguanas Chamber […]

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December 1st, 2022

Tobago voted 2nd most desirable island in the world

Tobago voted 2nd most desirable island in the world

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited’s (TTAL) ongoing strategy to revive interest in destination Tobago among the UK travel market is already bearing fruit, as the island won Silver in the Most Desirable Island – Rest of World category at the 2022 Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards hosted last night (November 08). Ms. Alicia Edwards, Executive Chairman of TTAL stated: “This award […]

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November 21st, 2022

Registration for the T&T Energy Conference Open Now 

Registration for the T&T Energy Conference Open Now 

The Energy Chamber of Trinidad & Tobago is pleased to announce the opening of registration for the T&T Energy Conference 2023. The conference takes place from January 23rd – 25th 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.  The T&T Energy Conference is the largest energy conference in the region and in 2023 we expect […]

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November 17th, 2022

Sod Turning Ceremony for Sheraton Hotel and Conference Centre

Sod Turning Ceremony for Sheraton Hotel and Conference Centre

On November 2nd 2022, the Board and Management of the Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago were pleased to witness a ground-breaking and landmark event – the Sod Turning Ceremony for the construction of the 154 room Four Points by Sheraton Hotel and Conference Centre on these Northern Lands at the Piarco International Airport. This occasion signaled a significant step […]

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November 15th, 2022

MusicTT Launches Third Project Spotlight Album

MusicTT Launches Third Project Spotlight Album

“Exciting”, “Riveting”, “Inspiring”, “Emotional”; these were some of the words patrons used to describe the launch of the Project Spotlight III album. The Trinidad and Tobago Music Company Limited (MusicTT) held an intimate Red-Carpet Premiere at IMAX on November 3rd for its Spotlight programme which was attended by artistes, ministry officials, programme facilitators, influencers and music industry professionals. The album […]

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November 9th, 2022

AMCHAM T&T’s 12th Annual National Excellence in HSE Awards

AMCHAM T&T’s 12th Annual National Excellence in HSE Awards

WINNERS Most Improved OSH / Environment Performance This award is intended to recognize companies that have achieved significant improvements in the management of occupational health and safety and environmental management. It seeks to encourage companies to successfully establish, implement and maintain HSE management systems to achieve a full systems approach to HSE management. The award is given out to companies […]

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November 9th, 2022

Destination Tobago makes a collaborative comeback to WTM

Destination Tobago makes a collaborative comeback to WTM

Destination Tobago will be making a comeback to World Travel Market (WTM), as the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited collaborates with the island’s private and public sector stakeholders and Tourism Trinidad Ltd. to participate in this leading international travel trade event from November 07 to 09, 2022. World Travel Market (WTM) will take place at London’s Excel Exhibition Centre, where Tobago’s […]

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November 9th, 2022

Pan-American Life Insurance Group Commemorates 10-Year Anniversary in the Caribbean 

Pan-American Life Insurance Group Commemorates 10-Year Anniversary in the Caribbean 

This year marks Pan-American Life Insurance Group’s (PALIG) 10-year anniversary in the Caribbean region, where the company has expanded its presence in 13 Caribbean countries with 23 agencies in 18 locations. PALIG celebrated its 10-year anniversary at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port of Spain on October 10, 2022, at a The Best is Yet to Come themed event, and […]

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November 9th, 2022

AMCHAM HSSE Conference 2022

AMCHAM HSSE Conference 2022

Sponsors’ Remarks by Ron Adams, CEO Atlantic Ladies and gentlemen, good morning.  It is my deepest pleasure, on behalf of all the sponsors, to welcome you to the 26th staging of the Annual Conference on Health, Safety, Security and the Environment (HSSE).  Like all of you, I’m truly grateful for this opportunity for all of us to meet in person […]

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November 2nd, 2022

ICATTs 13 Annual International Finance and Accounting Conference

ICATTs 13 Annual International Finance and Accounting Conference

ICATT firmly believes that adopting good practices in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting is imperative for businesses and the wider society. Join us for an engaging discussion on ESG and the future. The 13th Annual International Finance and Accounting Conference will be featuring a robust agenda that focuses on the importance of trust and sustainability, the future of the […]

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November 2nd, 2022

40+ Exhibitors, IBM, Google, Atlantic & Dozens of Industry Leaders Participate In AMCHAM T&T’s 26th Annual HSE and Cyber Security Conference

40+ Exhibitors, IBM, Google, Atlantic & Dozens of Industry Leaders Participate In AMCHAM T&T’s 26th Annual HSE and Cyber Security Conference

The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AMCHAM T&T) is set to re-imagine leadership in health and safety against the backdrop of an evolving world at the 26th Annual Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) Conference & Exhibition. The three-day event is scheduled to take place from November 1st to November 3rd, 2022, at the Hyatt Regency in […]

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October 26th, 2022

CARPHA ED Receives UWI Honorary Doctor of Science Degree

CARPHA ED Receives UWI Honorary Doctor of Science Degree

Cave Hill, Barbados. 25 October 2022. Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Dr. Joy St. John received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill, for her work in medicine and leadership in public health. A three-time graduate of UWI, Dr. St. John described this academic achievement […]

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October 26th, 2022

Forging Ahead… Innovative Healthcare Solutions and Support Services

Forging Ahead… Innovative Healthcare Solutions and Support Services

When it comes to solutions for the healthcare sector, it’s virtually impossible to find a Caribbean supplier better connected to the world’s leading medical technology companies than Biomedical Enterprises of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (BMETT). We take great pride in alliances we’ve established, inclusive of being the Approved Partner to the esteemed Siemens Healthineers for medical imaging and laboratory solutions, […]

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October 12th, 2022

CSA Ocean Sciences Opens New Office in Suriname

CSA Ocean Sciences Opens New Office in Suriname

CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA), an international marine environmental consultancy, has opened a new corporate office in Suriname to help meet the growing demand for expert marine environmental, geophysical, and geotechnical services in Latin America, most notably from the offshore energy sector amid increased exploration and drilling activity in the Guyana-Suriname basin. To date, CSA has successfully completed over 100 […]

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October 12th, 2022

AMCHAM T&T’s Pre-HSSE Conference Meeting: The Challenges of Hybrid Work to Traditional Organizational Risk Management

AMCHAM T&T’s Pre-HSSE Conference Meeting: The Challenges of Hybrid Work to Traditional Organizational Risk Management

This event was hosted by AMCHAM T&T to explore the risks and strategies to mitigate these problems and ensure a more secure, healthy work-life balance in a hybrid environment. Opening remarks from AMCHAM T&T CEO, Nirad Tewarie and speakers’ presentations. It is my pleasure to welcome you to today’s meeting on this very important and relevant topic facing all leaders […]

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October 6th, 2022

Industry 4.0 Learning Factory – Digital transformation opportunities as TTMA, UWI and MIC-IT sign MOU

Industry 4.0 Learning Factory – Digital transformation opportunities as TTMA, UWI and MIC-IT sign MOU

The manufacturing and process industries can look forward to cutting-edge skills training and certification opportunities in Industry 4.0 and Digital Transformation. This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA), The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus (UWI), and MIC Institute of Technology Limited (MIC-IT) to collaborate in the establishment […]

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October 6th, 2022

HR Legacy Awards Media Launch hosted by HRMATT

HR Legacy Awards Media Launch hosted by HRMATT

HRMATT hosted a Media Launch for its inaugural ‘HR Legacy Awards’ gala at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain (POS) on Wednesday, 21st September 2022. His Worship, Alderman Joel Martinez, Mayor of Port of Spain attended along with HRMATT’s partners, sponsors, past and current Board members, and key media personnel. Public Relations Officer, Mr. Desmond Lawrence, chaired the evening’s proceedings […]

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October 6th, 2022

Congrats to the Furness Group

Congrats to the Furness Group

Congrats to the Furness Group. Photos: Sod Turning Ceremony to mark the start of the construction of City Heights in San Fernando an ultra modern gated Apartment complex, to be built by the Furness Group of Companies. For additional coverage: PM Appeals for More PPP for Affordable Homes https://www.cnc3.co.tt/pm-appeals-for-more-ppp-for-affordable-homes/

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September 29th, 2022

National Gas Company is pursing the purchase of the Banyan archives

National Gas Company is pursing the purchase of the Banyan archives

“Today, it is our great privilege to announce that NGC is pursing the purchase of the Banyan archives, and will from here forward, be custodians of this massive vault of Caribbean memory and history.”  On September 22, 2022, this official announcement was made by NGC’s President Mark Loquan at the launch of the Banyan Retrospective as part of #ttff22. Founded […]

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September 28th, 2022

The Shelter & WAND Partner to Expand Safehouse

The Shelter & WAND Partner to Expand Safehouse

The Shelter for Battered Women and Children’s Chairman, Colin Mitchell, announced that a new wing will be added to the safehouse that will increase occupancy by 100%, thanks to a landmark partnership with the Women In Action for the Needy and Destitute (WAND) Foundation. At the Foundation’s fundraiser at The Trinidad and Tobago Yacht Club, Mitchell thanked WAND for the […]

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September 21st, 2022

UTT & CARIRI Sign Innovative Memorandum of Understanding

UTT & CARIRI Sign Innovative Memorandum of Understanding

The University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) and the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) allowing both parties to collaborate on a project plant dedicated to the recycling of waste tyres in Trinidad and Tobago. This country accumulates over 1.5 million waste tyres annually, which has an economic and environmental impact on our quality […]

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September 21st, 2022

Miles Abraham, Simply Intense Media accepted into Forbes Technology Council

Miles Abraham, Simply Intense Media accepted into Forbes Technology Council

Forbes Technology Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for World-Class CIOs, CTOs, and Technology Executives. Miles Abraham, Director of Strategy and Innovation, Simply Intense Media Caribbean Ltd, a Caribbean-born digital-first solutions agency bridging the gap between business, technology, and innovation, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives. Mr. Abraham was vetted […]

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September 12th, 2022

Over 1,500 Pre-Arranged B2b Meetings Between 500 Malaysian Suppliers and 400 Foreign Buyers At INSP MIHAS

Over 1,500 Pre-Arranged B2b Meetings Between 500 Malaysian Suppliers and 400 Foreign Buyers At INSP MIHAS

INSP MIHAS virtual programme extended until 15 November 2022 The physical International Sourcing Programme (INSP) kicked off at Menara MATRADE, Kuala Lumpur a day before the largest Halal trade show in the world, MIHAS 2022 opens its doors on 7 September 2022. Organised in conjunction with the 18th Edition of MIHAS, the physical INSP MIHAS hosted pre-arranged business meetings for […]

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September 8th, 2022

Ansa Celebrates Nation’s 60th Independence With Dynamic Art Event: Art Reframed Celebrating 60!

Ansa Celebrates Nation’s 60th Independence With Dynamic Art Event: Art Reframed Celebrating 60!

On the 30-31st August 2022, ANSA McAl Group of Companies presented ART REFRAMED, Celebrating 60! – its gift to Trinidad and Tobago in commemoration of the island’s 60th Independence anniversary. The two-day launch event was held on the grounds of Tatil Building, Maraval Road (Port of Spain) where the free art exhibit remains on display for public appreciation. Presented in […]

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September 8th, 2022

26th Annual Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) Conference & Exhibition & 12th Annual National HSE Awards LAUNCH

26th Annual Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) Conference & Exhibition & 12th Annual National HSE Awards LAUNCH

Opening Remarks by AMCHAM T&T President Toni Sirju-Ramnarine Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you for joining us today for the launch of our 26th Annual Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) Conference & Exhibition. We are very delighted and grateful to have your participation and support today as we seek to build on the work that AMCHAM T&T has been doing […]

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September 8th, 2022

Bmobile Launches Online Marketplace For Caribbean Products

Bmobile Launches Online Marketplace For Caribbean Products

Customised Especially for Caribbean Artisans and Entrepreneurs bmobile is ready to deliver the Caribbean to the world via its new online storefront dubbed Parlour.  Through Parlour, bmobile intends to make transacting with and within the Caribbean simpler and more effective. The Parlour e-commerce platform was launched at an elegant cocktail function held at the Hyatt Regency in Port of Spain […]

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September 2nd, 2022

Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG 2023) to be held from August 4th to August 11th

Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG 2023) to be held from August 4th to August 11th

The countdown to the 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG 2023) to be held from August 4th to August 11th has begun. Now that the contracts have been signed, preparations for the 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games, which will be held in Trinidad and Tobago, can begin. On Friday, August 26th, the Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe, Minister of Sport and Community Development; Dame […]

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August 31st, 2022

AMCHAM T&T’s Breakbeatcode Virtual Summer Camp

AMCHAM T&T’s Breakbeatcode Virtual Summer Camp

Twenty-three (23) Students Learn Coding and Music Concepts at AMCHAM T&T’s Breakbeatcode Virtual Summer Camp  AMCHAM T&T successfully completed the first Breakbeatcode Virtual Summer Camp with twenty-three (23) students between the ages of twelve (12) and seventeen (17) on August 27th, 2022.  Breakbeatcode was first introduced to students in 2021 by AMCHAM T&T through a series of hackathons. It is […]

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August 31st, 2022

The NIBTT and Fujitsu Caribbean (Trinidad) Limited  Sign Master Agreement for EMPOWER Project 

The NIBTT and Fujitsu Caribbean (Trinidad) Limited  Sign Master Agreement for EMPOWER Project 

 The National Insurance Board of Trinidad and Tobago (NIBTT) has embarked on a digital transformational journey which will bring about greater operational efficiencies with a clear customer-centric focus. The EMPOWER project is the NIBTT’s digital solution which is designed to address strategic organisational needs and the business requirements of several key areas of the NIBTT.  As the NIBTT evolves to […]

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August 25th, 2022

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