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Courtesy Call From Suriname

Courtesy Call From Suriname

  A ten-member Surinamese delegation led by Mr. Annand Jagesar – Managing Director/CEO Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname N.V., paid a courtesy visit to HHSL Safety Systems Limited on Tuesday 16th November 2021. The delegation toured HHSL’s training facility and saw firsthand the investment in equipment and resources to execute safety and emergency response training. HHSL is reputed as a leader in the […]

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December 1st, 2021

Deepening bilateral relations between Trinidad and Tobago & Suriname

Deepening bilateral relations between Trinidad and Tobago & Suriname

November 16, 2021:- Senator the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon, Minister of Trade and Industry met with a business delegation led by His Excellency Albert Ramdin, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Business and International Cooperation of the Republic of Suriname on November 16, 2021. The business delegation also included His Excellency David Abiamofo, Minister of Natural Resources and representatives of the public […]

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November 25th, 2021

New collaboration between CARPHA and the Global Vector Hub announced to fight vector-borne diseases in the Caribbean

New collaboration between CARPHA and the Global Vector Hub announced to fight vector-borne diseases in the Caribbean

  22 November 2021 New collaboration between CARPHA and the Global Vector Hub announced to fight vector-borne diseases in the Caribbean When the world faces a pandemic, partnerships and collaborations become more vital than ever. The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Global Vector Hub (GVH) are excited to announce a new partnership in the field of vector-borne diseases […]

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November 25th, 2021

AMCHAM T&T Seeks to Strengthen Collaboration with AmCham Guyana

AMCHAM T&T Seeks to Strengthen Collaboration with AmCham Guyana

The Presidents of the American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AMCHAM T&T) and AmCham Guyana met on Sunday 31st October 2021 at the Hyatt Trinidad to discuss the further strengthening of ties and increasing the collaboration between the two organisations. The meeting was the first formal meeting between the AMCHAM T&T President, Toni Sirju-Ramnarine and the newly elected […]

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November 11th, 2021

Diverse and innovative aviation driven business in the region

Diverse and innovative aviation driven business in the region

Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago The aviation industry has been significantly impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic. The Authority however, has shown resilience and has used innovation to adapt to this evolving space. During the period of border closure at our airports, we continued to facilitate sustained cargo operations, repatriation flights, helicopter movements that service the oil and gas […]

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November 10th, 2021

CARPHA Implements Whole Genome Sequencing for Member States to Identify COVID-19 Variants

CARPHA Implements Whole Genome Sequencing for Member States to Identify COVID-19 Variants

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. 5 November 2021. Whole genome sequencing (WGS) testing to detect COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) variants will be underway at the CARPHA Medical Microbiology Laboratory (CMML) from Monday 15th November 2021. The process will allow CMML to monitor COVID-19 and track specific mutations of COVID-19 that have been circulating in CARPHA Member States. This new service will […]

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November 10th, 2021

First Porsche Destination Charger Available in Trinidad and Tobago

First Porsche Destination Charger Available in Trinidad and Tobago

Porsche Centre Trinidad and Tobago proudly unveiled their first destination charger at Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre. Now customers can conveniently, and safely, charge their full electric and plug-in hybrid Porsche vehicles at the hotel situated in Port of Spain while dining at one of the five in-house restaurants or if enjoying a staycation to take a break from everyday […]

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By: Lifestyle Motors Limited  |  October 21st, 2021

Group C Membership Engagement 2021- Tour of BCSL Control Base

Group C Membership Engagement 2021- Tour of BCSL Control Base

Shipping Association of Trinidad and Tobago In light of the ongoing challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the SATT’s Group C decided that it was necessary to hold an event to not only bring the membership together after the extended absence of in-person interactions but also to educate the membership about the operations of one of its fellow members. Ensuring […]

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October 15th, 2021

bmobile Business and Huawei Launch IdeaHub and the Future of Virtual Meetings

bmobile Business and Huawei Launch IdeaHub and the Future of Virtual Meetings

On Wednesday 22nd September, bmobile Business joined forces with global ICT leader, Huawei, to unveil the future of virtual meetings and collaboration for Corporate Trinidad and Tobago. The event brought experts together with over 100 corporate customers in remote presentations that covered the launch of bmobile’s Video Collaboration as a Service (VCaaS) and the Huawei IdeaHub. The presentations highlighted the […]

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By: TSTT Corporate Communications  |  October 13th, 2021

BATT Endorses Budget’s Focus On Strengthening Resilience for Recovery and Growth

BATT Endorses Budget’s Focus On Strengthening Resilience for Recovery and Growth

The Bankers’ Association of Trinidad and Tobago (BATT) views the 2022 national budget’s focus on institutional building, key sectors’ enablement, ongoing social development, improvement in public service efficiency, and acceleration of Tobago’s development as crucial for Trinidad and Tobago’s recovery from the financial and socio-economic shocks of the Covid-19 pandemic. Moreover, attainment of the budget’s objectives in these areas is […]

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October 7th, 2021

Trade Minister Appoints Members to the National Trade Facilitation Committee

Trade Minister Appoints Members to the National Trade Facilitation Committee

September 29, 2021:– Senator the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon, Minister of Trade and Industry reappointed members to Trinidad and Tobago’s National Trade Facilitation Committee (NTFC) for a further two (2) years over the period August 2021- August 2023. The virtual appointment ceremony also kicked-off the Seventeenth Meeting of the NTFC. In her remarks, Minister Gopee-Scoon highlighted that “the NTFC is a […]

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By: Ministry of Trade and Industry  |  October 6th, 2021

Tourism Trinidad Limited Announces CEO Appointment

Tourism Trinidad Limited Announces CEO Appointment

  Port of Spain, Trinidad – Wednesday September 22, 2021 – Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL) is delighted to announce the appointment of Kurtis Rudd, a marketing veteran with over twenty-five (25) years of senior management experience, as its new Chief Executive Officer effective September 20, 2021. Kurtis Rudd brings extensive marketing, strategic communication and management expertise that will assist Tourism […]

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September 29th, 2021

Trade and Industry Minister Welcomes The New Board of InvesTT

Trade and Industry Minister Welcomes The New Board of InvesTT

  Senator the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon, Minister of Trade and Industry met with the newly appointed Chairperson of invesTT Limited, Ms. Franka Costelloe, and the new Board of Directors on Thursday 16th September, 2021, at the Ministry’s Head Office in Port of Spain. In her Remarks to the newly appointed board, Minister Gopee-Scoon expressed confidence in the combined experience, knowledge […]

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September 22nd, 2021

Panels, Performances and Networking at RVRB Experience!

Panels, Performances and Networking at RVRB Experience!

Port of Spain, 13th September 2021: The Trinidad and Tobago Music Company Limited (MusicTT) is thrilled to announce RVRB Experience 2021, a music conference featuring 30+ Speakers from 6+ countries that will take place from September 29th to October 1st, 2021. This first incarnation of the RVRB Experience will be live streamed and features a variety of sessions that allow […]

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By: CreativeTT  |  September 15th, 2021

Tourism Trinidad Limited welcomes Cliff Hamilton as its new Chairman

Tourism Trinidad Limited welcomes Cliff Hamilton as its new Chairman

Travel, Tourism and Hospitality expert, Cliff Hamilton is the new Chairman of the Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL) Board of Directors. Mr. Hamilton is a certified Destination Marketing Executive, Hotelier and Hospitality Educator with more than 35 years of leadership and experience in the public and private sectors in the Trinidad and Tobago, Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, St. Kitts, Dominica, Guyana […]

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By: Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts  |  September 15th, 2021

BATT welcomes its new President- Mr. Richard Downie

BATT welcomes its new President- Mr. Richard Downie

The Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago (BATT) congratulates Mr. Richard Downie on his appointment as President of the Association, effective August 12th, 2021. Downie was formally installed as President at BATT’s Hand-Over ceremony on Tuesday 7th September, at the First Citizens Corporate Centre, Port of Spain and will serve for the next two years. Downie, an experienced banker who […]

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September 15th, 2021

Launch of National Services Export Campaign & Gateway to Trade Project – Go Global TT Services

Launch of National Services Export Campaign & Gateway to Trade Project – Go Global TT Services

The year 2020 has been a challenging year for businesses and citizens across the globe. At the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development held in November last year, the overwhelming consensus was that a strong economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic requires governments to make prioritisation of the services sector a key component of their policy mix. The TTCSI […]

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September 8th, 2021

Brentwood Mall – Creating a new retail experience in Central Trinidad

Brentwood Mall – Creating a new retail experience in Central Trinidad

The Brentwood and Brookhaven neighbourhoods in central Trinidad will soon be welcoming a new addition to the community with Brentwood Mall. Brentwood Mall will sit amidst these vibrant, sought-after communities with a primary catchment area of about 25,000 and secondary and tertiary markets that number close to 270,000 people. The Developer, Caribbean Housing Limited (CHL) has pioneered community living in various […]

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August 20th, 2021

Police Credit Union Announces Partnership with Beacon Insurance Company and Genesis Insurance Brokers and Benefits Consultants Ltd.

Police Credit Union Announces Partnership with Beacon Insurance Company and Genesis Insurance Brokers and Benefits Consultants Ltd.

Effective July 1, more than 10,000 of Police Credit Union’s (PCU) members will benefit from a new alliance with Beacon Insurance Company which has resulted in an expansion and enhanced quality of the Credit Union’s insurance offerings. PCU is now a member of a novel Pooled Group Health Insurance plan created for Credit Unions which was specially negotiated by GENESIS […]

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August 12th, 2021

AMCHAM T&T Signs MoU of Mutual Co-operation with AmCham Guyana

AMCHAM T&T Signs MoU of Mutual Co-operation with AmCham Guyana

The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AMCHAM T&T) has entered into an agreement with AmCham Guyana that will provide for the establishment of mutual co-operation between the two organisations. This agreement recognises the value of promoting mutual co-operation to advance the interests of the respective members of each organisation and the promotion of trade and investment in […]

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August 12th, 2021

CARPHA and Republic Bank Limited Collaborate on Technological Advancement and Innovations

CARPHA and Republic Bank Limited Collaborate on Technological Advancement and Innovations

Tourism is the major economic driver for many Caribbean countries and territories in which the Republic Bank group operates. It is well known that global travel and tourism have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and the Bank intends to play its part in supporting this industry. The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), through its Regional Travellers Health Program […]

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August 12th, 2021

Vaccination Made Easier as the Ministry Prepares for the Delta Variant

Vaccination Made Easier as the Ministry Prepares for the Delta Variant

Members of the public are advised as of Friday 30th July, 2021, no appointments will be necessary to access COVID-19 vaccines at all Drive-through Vaccination Facilities. World Health Organisation (WHO) approved Sinopharm vaccines (1st and 2nd dose) are being administered. This also applies to the Mass Vaccination Facilities in Trinidad except for the UTT Chaguanas Campus and the National Racquet […]

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August 5th, 2021

DESTINATION TRINIDAD GRANTED WTTC “SAFE TRAVELS” STAMP

DESTINATION TRINIDAD GRANTED WTTC “SAFE TRAVELS” STAMP

Port of Spain, Trinidad – Monday July 26, 2021 – Destination Trinidad has been awarded the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) “Safe Travels” Stamp – certification that the island has been upholding the highest standards of health and safety and demonstrating that we are adhering to global health protocols. The Safe Travels Stamp was developed as the first of its […]

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July 28th, 2021

TTNGL’s 6th Annual Meeting of Shareholders

TTNGL’s 6th Annual Meeting of Shareholders

  The 6th Annual Meeting of Shareholders for Trinidad and Tobago NGL Limited (‘TTNGL’/’Company’) was held virtually for the second consecutive year. The Annual Meeting (AM) was hosted via a live webcast on July 1st 2021 in accordance with current public health guidelines to manage the spread of COVID-19. At the AM, TTNGL Chairman, Conrad Enill, noted that despite the […]

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July 7th, 2021

bmobile Partners to Support Women in Leadership Conference

bmobile Partners to Support Women in Leadership Conference

The Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, QC, MP, Prime Minister of Barbados, will join with leading executives, entrepreneurs and other speakers for this year’s UWI-Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business (ALJGSB) Women in Leadership Conference. With the theme, Women Challenging and Changing the World, this edition will take place on 9th July 2021 via an online platform. The Women in Leadership Conference […]

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July 7th, 2021

NGC Group achieves despite challenging 2020

NGC Group achieves despite challenging 2020

The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (NGC) has released its summary consolidated financial statements for the year ended December 31st 2020. Both industry-specific and systemic global challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the performance of the Company and its subsidiaries (collectively, The NGC Group). However, a number of targeted interventions – both reactive and pre-emptive – […]

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June 30th, 2021

Exploring Wellness Tourism 360:  Tobago to host virtual wellness tourism conference

Exploring Wellness Tourism 360: Tobago to host virtual wellness tourism conference

SCARBOROUGH Tobago, Friday June 25, 2021: The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) has embarked on a revival of the destination’s tourism industry through the development of the wellness niche, starting with hosting a two-day virtual conference from July 8 -9, 2021 titled “Exploring Wellness Tourism 360”. Mr. Louis Lewis, CEO of TTAL stated: “While this pandemic brought international tourism to […]

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June 30th, 2021

As Prepared for Delivery,  Introductory Remarks – Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Western Hemisphere Ian Saunders

As Prepared for Delivery, Introductory Remarks – Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Western Hemisphere Ian Saunders

As Prepared for Delivery Introductory Remarks Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Western Hemisphere Ian Saunders AmCham Trinidad & Tobago June 22, 2021 I want to thank the Trinidad and Tobago American Chamber of Commerce, the team at the U.S. Embassy, and the regional Foreign Commercial Service team based in Santo Domingo, for the invitation to be here with all of […]

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June 24th, 2021

Lifesaving Medical Equipment Donated to T&T Health Sector

Lifesaving Medical Equipment Donated to T&T Health Sector

Sewa International TT (Sewa TT) in collaboration with AMCHAM T&T, Amerijet and Ramps Logistics has contributed critical equipment to the Ministry of Health to support the country’s efforts to battle COVID-19. Specifically, 40 Oxygen Concentrators; 200 thermometers; 200 blood pressure monitors; and 400 pulse oximeters have been donated to the Ministry. Highly motivated and proactive in thinking, the local arm […]

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June 16th, 2021

Kickstarting the DIA Youth Innovation Lab in Trinidad and Tobago

Kickstarting the DIA Youth Innovation Lab in Trinidad and Tobago

The Youth Innovation Lab in Trinidad will impact 200 young people in 2021, providing state-of-the-art innovation and technology training, access to collaboration spaces and more, promoting STEM education and entrepreneurship. Port Of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago and Washington, DC. June 8, 2021 – The Trust for the Americas, in partnership with the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) and Citi Foundation, […]

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June 16th, 2021

AMCHAM T&T President Calls For Active Commitment To Gender Equity In The Post Pandemic Workforce

AMCHAM T&T President Calls For Active Commitment To Gender Equity In The Post Pandemic Workforce

The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AMCHAM T&T) in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched the fourth Annual Women in Leadership Mentorship Programme on May 26th. The programme was originally conceived in 2017 with the IDB as part of AMCHAM T&T’s commitment to empower women and promote gender parity and women’s leadership in business.  At […]

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June 9th, 2021

The NGC Group Launches CariGreen website

The NGC Group Launches CariGreen website

The 2021 Energy Conference was the launchpad for an innovative website that underscores The NGC Group’s unrelenting thrust towards sustainability and reinforces its role in driving the Green Agenda conversation as the energy industry, both locally and internationally, ‘reinvents’ itself. Launched by NGC’s President Mark Loquan, CariGreen is a portal that will provide information on available opportunities, planning, energy markets […]

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June 9th, 2021

TTMA sets the bar for public-private vaccination drive ‘Vaccinate to Operate’

TTMA sets the bar for public-private vaccination drive ‘Vaccinate to Operate’

Message from Tricia Coosal, President of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association Dear Members, The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) in partnership with the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) is proud to have pioneered the first successful vaccination drive for the business community. This team was able to administer 2697 first time doses of […]

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June 8th, 2021

AMCHAM TECH Hub Islands Summit 2021 (Virtual Media Launch)

AMCHAM TECH Hub Islands Summit 2021 (Virtual Media Launch)

  Delivered by: Derwin Howell, Executive Director, Republic Bank Limited Over the past year, the global community has become familiar with so many buzzwords – pivot, digital transformation, e-commerce, contactless, virtual and the list goes on – this, in addition to our burgeoning pandemic jargon. As a result, there are myriad references that tout the virtual space as our new […]

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June 7th, 2021

MTI advances digitization agenda for exporters

MTI advances digitization agenda for exporters

27 May, 2021: Effective May 17, 2021, exporTT Limited commenced the issuance of Digital CARICOM Certificates of Origin (COOs) to exporters through the Single Electronic Window (SEW) – TTBizLink. ExporTT, one of the first agencies to commence using the SEW, issues COOs for goods to be exported to countries which have Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with Trinidad and Tobago and CARICOM. CARICOM COOs are issued for […]

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June 2nd, 2021

TECH HUB ISLANDS SUMMIT (T.H.I.S.) 2021 CONFERENCE LAUNCH

TECH HUB ISLANDS SUMMIT (T.H.I.S.) 2021 CONFERENCE LAUNCH

OPENING REMARKS by Nirad Tewarie CEO of AMCHAM T&T Good Morning everyone and thank you for joining us today. I am Nirad Tewarie, CEO of AMCHAM T&T and I have the honour of welcoming you to the launch of our annual Tech Hub Islands Summit (t.h.i.s.) Conference 2021. This is our third edition of the Tech Hub Islands Summit or t.h.i.s. Last […]

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May 27th, 2021

Joint Statement on Meeting with Ministers

Joint Statement on Meeting with Ministers

AMCHAM T&T, T&T Chamber and TTMA would like to thank the Prime Minister for arranging the hosting of the joint meeting with various Business Service Organizations and Ministers. As responsible advocates of the private sector, we look forward to ongoing collaboration with the Government to restart the economy responsibly and get business operational. We recognise the government cannot do this […]

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May 27th, 2021

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