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TSTT announces appointment of Chief Executive Officer Lisa Agard

TSTT announces appointment of Chief Executive Officer Lisa Agard

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – May 24, 2021  The Board of Directors of Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (TSTT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Lisa Agard to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective May 24, 2021, making her the first woman to be confirmed in the leadership role of the only national communications solution provider. Ms. Agard, who has […]

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May 24th, 2021

Wendell Mottley, Former Trinidad & Tobago Minister of Finance, to Retire from Pan-American Life Insurance Group’s Board of Directors

Wendell Mottley, Former Trinidad & Tobago Minister of Finance, to Retire from Pan-American Life Insurance Group’s Board of Directors

May 20, 2021 – New Orleans, LA – Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG), a leading provider of life, accident and health insurance throughout the Americas, announced that Wendell Mottley will retire as a member of its Board of Directors on June 2021. A board member since 2013, Mottley played a vital role as an envoy for the MetLife – Alico/Algico acquisition, […]

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May 20th, 2021

NGC joins global Oil and Gas Methane Partnership

NGC joins global Oil and Gas Methane Partnership

The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (NGC) has strengthened its proactive and assertive campaign to reduce its carbon impact by joining the global Oil and Gas Methane Partnership (OGMP).  The OGMP is a comprehensive, measurement-based methane reporting framework that standardizes rigorous and transparent emissions accounting practices. OGMP member companies voluntarily commit to transparently reporting and reducing methane […]

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May 19th, 2021

Congrats to Mark Edghill, new President, TTCSI

Congrats to Mark Edghill, new President, TTCSI

Remarks to Members at Annual General Meeting April 30th, 2021  I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Board of Directors at TTCSI and the Immediate Past President, Ms. Lara Quentrall–Thomas, for their unwavering support and commitment to this association during what has been an especially challenging time for the services sector. Lara is a woman whom I […]

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May 12th, 2021

NGC and TRINGEN Sign Gas Sales Agreement

NGC and TRINGEN Sign Gas Sales Agreement

May 11th, 2021  The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (NGC) has signed a Gas Sales Agreement with Trinidad Nitrogen Company Limited (TRINGEN). TRINGEN, with two (2) ammonia plants and gas turbine power generation, is 51% owned by National Enterprises Limited (NEL) and 49% by Yara Caribbean (2002) Ltd. It is one of the longest operating companies on […]

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May 12th, 2021

Chaguanas Chamber Appoints New Board

Chaguanas Chamber Appoints New Board

Mr. Richie Sookhai, Engineer/Chaguanas businessman, has once again been elected President of the Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Sookhai was elected alongside a new board at Chamber’s Annual General Meeting, held on March 31st, 2021 at the CCIC office. During his previous tenure, Sookhai was hailed by many for bringing a new vibrancy to the Chamber and to the […]

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May 5th, 2021

bmobile launches new way to pay bills

bmobile launches new way to pay bills

bmobile customers now have a new, secure, fast, and hassle-free way to pay their bills.  A recent upgrade to the 824-TSTT Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system provides customers with the additional bill payment option of using their credit card.  The upgraded IVR system allows customers to call 824-TSTT from the convenience of their home, choose from a menu of automated […]

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May 4th, 2021

AMCHAM T&T Promotes Building Investible Businesses in T&T

AMCHAM T&T Promotes Building Investible Businesses in T&T

  The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AMCHAM T&T) in collaboration with our partners at Become Investible hosted the Webinar: “Building An Investible Business” to provide business leaders with direct access to expert investors and finance professionals. This Webinar sought to demystify the investment process, address the challenges with attracting investment, and provide insights into what SMEs […]

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May 3rd, 2021

ASCO Trinidad continues positive trend with Total contract win

ASCO Trinidad continues positive trend with Total contract win

  Global integrated logistics and materials management company, ASCO, strengthens its presence in Trinidad & Tobago with the award of an integrated logistics management contract from Total E&P Suriname BV (Total). The contract, which came into effect on 31 December 2020, will be delivered from ASCO Trinidad’s Chaguaramas bases. The work scope, which will support Total’s ongoing offshore exploration activity […]

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April 28th, 2021

MIC-IT – Developing TVET for the Nation

MIC-IT – Developing TVET for the Nation

On April 12, 2021, Minister of Education, Dr. the Honourable Nyan Gadsby-Dolly visited the MIC Institute of Technology to meet with the Chairman, Board of Directors and Executive Management. Technical staff in the MIC-IT’s Training Division were tasked with presenting the findings of a Survey of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Facilities at Secondary Schools. As a veteran post-secondary […]

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April 22nd, 2021

Unity of purpose in furthering Tobago’s Carnival

Unity of purpose in furthering Tobago’s Carnival

On Friday, April 9, Tobago Festivals Commission Limited’s, CEO John Arnold met with Creative Executive Kevon McKenna, to discuss the way forward for the new proposed direction for Tobago’s Carnival product.  Coming out of the meeting, it was determined that a strategic planning exercise will be conducted over the next few months. The consultations will take into consideration opportunities that […]

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April 15th, 2021

Tobago celebrates 100-mark milestone with Safe Travels stamp

Tobago celebrates 100-mark milestone with Safe Travels stamp

Tobago Tourism Agency SCARBOROUGH Tobago, Wednesday March 17, 2021: The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited marked a significant milestone in its efforts to promote health and safety in Tobago’s tourism industry, as the destination saw more than 100 tourism businesses being awarded the World Travel & Tourism Council “Safe Travels” stamp. The Safe Travels stamp is the world’s first ever global […]

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March 24th, 2021

AFETT calls for individuals to better understand Gender-Based Violence Legislation in Trinidad and Tobago

AFETT calls for individuals to better understand Gender-Based Violence Legislation in Trinidad and Tobago

The Association of Female Executives of Trinidad and Tobago (AFETT), on the heels of International Women’s Day, hosted a discussion forum on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Legislation in Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday March 10, 2021, to help create greater awareness and understanding about GBV legislation and Bail in Trinidad and Tobago.  AFETT has long been advocating for the protection of […]

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March 17th, 2021

First Citizens drives innovation through its investment in Term Finance

First Citizens drives innovation through its investment in Term Finance

Ms. Karen Darbasie – Group CEO, First Citizens and Mr. Oliver Sabga – CEO, Term Finance sign agreement while looking on (L-R standing) Mr. Jason Julien – Deputy CEO-Business Generation, First Citizens; Mr. Conrad A. Sabga – Director, Term Finance; Mr. Colin Sabga – Director, Term Finance and Professor Sterling Frost – Deputy, CEO-Operations and Administration, First Citizens.   PORT OF SPAIN, […]

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March 17th, 2021

NGC and subsidiaries making sure no child is left behind

NGC and subsidiaries making sure no child is left behind

  On February 18th 2021, The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (NGC) delivered laptops and tablets to schools in the Caroni District. This follows a pledge by NGC and its subsidiaries in November 2020, to join with the Ministry of Education (MOE) under their “No Child Left Behind” initiative, by providing approximately 650 electronic devices to students […]

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March 10th, 2021

2020 Hero CPL Delivers Record Breaking International Viewership

2020 Hero CPL Delivers Record Breaking International Viewership

  During the 2020 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) the T20 tournament partnered with the Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL) to showcase Trinidad as a preferred destination of choice in the Caribbean; generating a sponsorship value of US$51.5million. Trinidad and Tobago were vital partners in delivering the 2020 Hero CPL with all matches played in that country because of the global […]

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March 10th, 2021

FilmTT thrilled to announce the launch of Hot Ones – Caribbean

FilmTT thrilled to announce the launch of Hot Ones – Caribbean

Port of Spain, 23rd February, 2021: The Trinidad and Tobago Film Company Limited (FilmTT) has been working with partners in the industry to develop, drive and sustain the creative industry. In a time where the global film industry is re-inventing itself, FilmTT is thrilled to collaborate with Tempo Networks and their US media partner Complex Networks to launch the Caribbean […]

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February 24th, 2021

Association of Real Estate Agents signs bilateral agreement to support industry professionals and local economy

Association of Real Estate Agents signs bilateral agreement to support industry professionals and local economy

L-R: President of the US-based, National Association of Realtors, Charlie Oppler and President of AREA, Mark Edghill sign a bilateral partnership agreement during a virtual ceremony on January 28, 2021.   Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Saturday, January 30, 2021—America’s largest trade association, representing 1.4 million members in 73 countries, the National Association of Realtors (NAR), has welcomed Trinidad […]

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February 17th, 2021

ECA: Carnival 2021

ECA: Carnival 2021

On 28th September 2020, the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago announced that the usual observance of Carnival in Trinidad &Tobago will not take place in 2021 if the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic continued into October 2020. As we are aware, the pandemic is still here. In this regard, the Employers’ Consultative Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ECA) issues the following […]

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February 16th, 2021

NGC signs MOU with Kenesjay Green, Newgen for carbon-neutral hydrogen

NGC signs MOU with Kenesjay Green, Newgen for carbon-neutral hydrogen

The National Gas Company (NGC), National Energy Corporation (NE) and Kenesjay Green Limited (KGL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work collaboratively on the creation of a sustainable hydrogen economy for the energy sector of Trinidad and Tobago. The partnership includes the exploring of the feasibility of joint development of viable projects and related initiatives in Trinidad and Tobago, […]

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February 3rd, 2021

The AREA Life and Health Insurance Plan

The AREA Life and Health Insurance Plan

The Association of Real Estate Agents (AREA) is pleased to announce the launch of the AREA Life and Health Insurance Plan for its valued members. The AREA Plan which will be administered by Risk Management Services Limited (RMS) with its coverage provided by Sagicor Life Inc., was launched on January 1, 2021 following an open enrollment period that commenced in […]

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January 21st, 2021

Putting our Communities First!

Putting our Communities First!

Cashew Gardens, Carlsen Field 8th December, 2020: First Citizens Bank Limited joined the Trinidad and Tobago Housing Development Corporation (HDC) in opening the Cashew Gardens Play Park located at the Cashew Gardens HDC Settlement at Carlsen Field in its ongoing efforts to focus on the environment and to bring more opportunities for play to our nation’s children. Over the last […]

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December 17th, 2020

AMCHAM T&T Launches Anti-Gender Based Violence Initiative For Private Sector

AMCHAM T&T Launches Anti-Gender Based Violence Initiative For Private Sector

AMCHAM T&T, in collaboration with The UWI Institute of Gender and Development Studies and the Coalition Against Domestic Violence, is launching an Anti-Gender Based Violence Initiative for private sector entities. The purpose of this Initiative is to prevent all forms of gender-based violence and abuse in the workplace and to help companies develop a workplace policy that supports employees who […]

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December 9th, 2020

National Trust welcomes 4 new members to Council

National Trust welcomes 4 new members to Council

The National Trust hosted its General Meeting for members on November 25th at which the Council presented the annual review of finance and operations and four new members were selected to serve on the Council. The meeting was streamed from the soon to be new offices of the National Trust, Mille Fleurs, to a combination of a virtual audience via […]

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December 9th, 2020

Mr. John Arnold appointed as Chief Executive Officer

Mr. John Arnold appointed as Chief Executive Officer

The Tobago Festivals Commission Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John Arnold as Chief Executive Officer with effect from December 01, 2020. Mr. Arnold is an accomplished professional with a wealth of knowledge and experience in cultural arts, event management, tourism, and entertainment. He holds many certifications including a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management from the University […]

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December 2nd, 2020

Insurance Brokerage – A Progressive Digital Journey

Insurance Brokerage – A Progressive Digital Journey

Successful organizations are often seen as those that can dynamically adapt to change; whether it is for the needs of the client, competitive landscape, political, environmental, or technological. Zeroing in on technological change, Digital Transformation is a terminology that has now been recycled and thrown around repeatedly by those who know, and those who think they know what  it involves. […]

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By: Riyad Khan M.B.A., Director  |  December 2nd, 2020

Presidency of the 50th OLADE Meeting of Ministers 2020 held by Energy Minister, Senator The Honourable, Franklin Khan

Presidency of the 50th OLADE Meeting of Ministers 2020 held by Energy Minister, Senator The Honourable, Franklin Khan

Senator the Honourable, Franklin Khan Minister of Energy and Energy Industries assumed Presidency at the 50th Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE) Meeting of Ministers which took place today (November 19th 2020) via webinar. The Meeting of Ministers of OLADE is viewed as the foremost gathering of Energy Ministers of Latin America and the Caribbean. Minister Khan presided over the Ministerial […]

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November 25th, 2020

Crisp Clean Maintenance donates customized sanitization station to Cancer Society

Crisp Clean Maintenance donates customized sanitization station to Cancer Society

  In honour and recognition of Breast Cancer Month, observed for the entirety of October, Woodbrook based Crisp Clean Maintenance is proud to embrace its corporate social responsibility as an upstanding business in Trinidad and Tobago. Crisp Clean Director Jevon Maynard was on hand to deliver a fully equipped and customized sanitizing station, to general manager of the Trinidad and […]

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November 11th, 2020

AMCHAM T&T HONOURS HSE EXCELLENCE at its   10th ANNUAL NATIONAL EXCELLENCE in HSE AWARDS

AMCHAM T&T HONOURS HSE EXCELLENCE at its 10th ANNUAL NATIONAL EXCELLENCE in HSE AWARDS

  The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AMCHAM T&T) hosted a virtual ceremony to commemorate the 10th Annual National Excellence in HSE Awards to honour companies in T&T who have demonstrated HSE excellence and leadership in their operations. Nirad Tewarie, AMCHAM T&T CEO, said the awards, which were endorsed by the Ministry of Labour in 2011 and […]

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October 29th, 2020

CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. and SeaRobotics Corp. Enter Into Joint Development of Advanced ASV Platform

CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. and SeaRobotics Corp. Enter Into Joint Development of Advanced ASV Platform

CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA) and SeaRobotics Corp. (SRC), both based in Stuart, Florida, today announced the joint development of the next generation Utility Class Autonomous Surface Vessel (ASV). Based on the highly successful, fully integrated SR-Surveyor M1.8 ASV, introduced by SRC in 2019, the new Utility Class ASV will deploy the same fully integrated control, survey, and autonomy systems, providing the […]

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October 28th, 2020

Congratulations to Rajiv Diptee on his re-election as President of the Supermarket’s Association of Trinidad & Tobago

Congratulations to Rajiv Diptee on his re-election as President of the Supermarket’s Association of Trinidad & Tobago

Mr Rajiv Diptee was re-elected to President’s post by unanimous consensus at the AGM of the Supermarket Association of Trinidad and Tobago which was held virtually on Wednesday 14th October 2020 virtually for the membership. The term of board of the outgoing executive of 2018-2020 when held to account was met with high praise by its membership in meeting the […]

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October 22nd, 2020

PREPARING TOURISM SECTOR FOR BORDERS REOPENING

PREPARING TOURISM SECTOR FOR BORDERS REOPENING

Port of Spain, Trinidad – Wednesday October 21, 2020 – Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL), in collaboration with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), hosted a Train the Trainer Webinar: COVID-19 Health Guidelines for Reopening the Tourism Sector & the Tourism Health Information System. Designed for a wide range of tourism stakeholders, this webinar provided a comprehensive understanding of the COVID-19 […]

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October 22nd, 2020

Musson Acquires Massy’s Information Technology and Communications Line of Business

Musson Acquires Massy’s Information Technology and Communications Line of Business

KINGSTON, Jamaica. Musson (Jamaica) Limited (“Musson”) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Massy Holdings Limited’s regional information technology and communications line of business (“Massy Technologies”). Massy Technologies is one of the largest and most prominent information technology and communications providers in the Caribbean. Massy Technologies offers its customers enterprise IT and communications solutions including design, implementation, managed […]

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October 15th, 2020

Government provides upgrade assistance to Tourism Accommodation Providers

Government provides upgrade assistance to Tourism Accommodation Providers

Port of Spain, Trinidad – Friday October 02, 2020 – Recently, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago announced an extension and expansion of the Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Accommodation Upgrade Project (TAUP) for a period of three (3) years from October 01, 2020 to September 30, 2023. This tourism incentive was developed to assist Trinidad and Tobago’s tourism accommodation property […]

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October 8th, 2020

Amazing Race Season Premiere to Kick Off in Trinidad and Tobago

Amazing Race Season Premiere to Kick Off in Trinidad and Tobago

Media Release Port of Spain, 22nd September, 2020: The Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Trinidad and Tobago Film Company Limited (FilmTT) hosted a virtual press conference on Tuesday 22nd September to announce that Trinidad and Tobago will be starring in Season 32 of Amazing Race. The premiere episode of this latest season of the famous reality game series […]

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September 23rd, 2020

The National Entrepreneurship Development Company Limited (NEDCO)

The National Entrepreneurship Development Company Limited (NEDCO)

MEDIA RELEASE Appointment of New CEO Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, August 20, 2020:  The National Entrepreneurship Development Company Limited (NEDCO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Calvin Maurice as Chief Executive Officer effective August 10th 2020.  Mr. Maurice is a proven leader with over twenty (20) years of experience in the field of business management and sustainable […]

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September 4th, 2020

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