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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

First Citizens supports Agri Investment Forum & Expo II

First Citizens supports Agri Investment Forum & Expo II

First Citizens joined with the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries and other members of the CARICOM agriculture, trade and investment fraternity to launch the second Agri Investment Forum & Expo at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain. This event follows the success of Guyana’s Agri-Investment Forum and Expo held in May 2022, as CARICOM Member States agreed on […]

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August 25th, 2022

TTAL to co-host “Trinbago Festival” in Canada for 60th Independence Celebrations

TTAL to co-host “Trinbago Festival” in Canada for 60th Independence Celebrations

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited has joined hands with Tobago Festivals Commission and Tourism Trinidad Limited to co-present the Inaugural Trinbago Festival in Canada, under the auspices of the Consulate General of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in Toronto. From August 27 to 28, 2022, the iconic Yonge-Dundas Square will be transformed into a mecca of Trinidad and Tobago […]

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August 25th, 2022

CARPHA Supports Bermuda in Revamping a Safer and Healthier Tourism Industry

CARPHA Supports Bermuda in Revamping a Safer and Healthier Tourism Industry

CARPHA continues to support Bermuda in ensuring a safer and healthier tourism destination for visitors and locals. Tourism is a critical industry for Bermuda which has faced many challenges due to the ongoing pandemic. To support the tourism recovery efforts on the island, a team from CARPHA, conducted three days of stakeholder consultations and trainings from the 25th to 27th […]

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August 18th, 2022

AMCHAM T&T/IDB Promote Female Mentorship to Enhance Gender Parity in Business

AMCHAM T&T/IDB Promote Female Mentorship to Enhance Gender Parity in Business

The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AMCHAM T&T) will be hosting the workshop session: “Women in the Lead: Mindful Leadership in a Transformative World” with Dr Shelly-Ann Gadjadhar, on August 18th, 2022, during this year’s Women in Leadership Mentorship Programme (WILMP) – hosted by AMCHAM T&T and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Now in its 5th year, […]

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August 18th, 2022

MTRADE Urges Malaysian Businesses to Leverage on INSP MIHAS To Connect With Over 400 International Buyers

MTRADE Urges Malaysian Businesses to Leverage on INSP MIHAS To Connect With Over 400 International Buyers

The Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) is organising its flagship International Sourcing Programme (INSP) in conjunction with the 18th Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS) 2022. According to YBhg. Datuk Mohd Mustafa Abdul Aziz, CEO of MATRADE, INSP MIHAS 2022 will host over 400 international buyers from over 50 countries including from the Middle East, Europe, Central Asia, South Asia, […]

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August 18th, 2022

TATT Approves The First Geolocation Database Administrator for White Space Devices in Trinidad and Tobago and The Region

TATT Approves The First Geolocation Database Administrator for White Space Devices in Trinidad and Tobago and The Region

This agreement, stemming from TATT’s regulatory framework to accommodate WSDs in Trinidad and Tobago is of great significance, as it authorises a third-party agency to administer a database service, that will manage the dynamic assignment of available designated channels and associated operational parameters to WSDs. WSDs are cognitive radio devices with the capability to function in white spaces. White spaces […]

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August 10th, 2022

TSTT’s data centre undisputedly the most reliable in Trinidad and Tobago following EPI DCOS-3 certification

TSTT’s data centre undisputedly the most reliable in Trinidad and Tobago following EPI DCOS-3 certification

TSTT’s data centre remains the most reliable in Trinidad and Tobago, and among the top ranked facilities in the Caribbean and Latin America after a rigorous certification exercise by global data centre specialist and accredited certification body, EPI. This accomplishment validates TSTT’s data management processes and offers added assurance that users’ data is well protected.EPI officially renewed TSTT’s Data Centre […]

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August 10th, 2022

CARPHA Convenes Landmark High Level Meetings to discuss Regional Health Security and Solidarity

CARPHA Convenes Landmark High Level Meetings to discuss Regional Health Security and Solidarity

“The impact of and challenges posed byCOVID-19 and its variants made CARPHA realise how much ground we had to cover for thisparticular ever growing COVID-19 family – with the highly infectious BE.1 and BF.1 being the latestsub variants of Omicron that we have just sequenced in the Region. The lessons we have learntfrom this massive fight against COVID-19 have stood […]

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July 27th, 2022

Tobago conducts first post-COVID marketing mission to the UK

Tobago conducts first post-COVID marketing mission to the UK

SCARBOROUGH Tobago, Thursday July 14, 2022: The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited embarked on the destination’s first official overseas marketing mission to the United Kingdom since the onset of COVID-19. From July 13 to 18, 2022, a delegation led by TTAL’s Deputy Chairman Mr. Naseeb Mohammed will be re-engaging key travel trade partners in the UK on a strategic sales mission, […]

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July 27th, 2022

Ins & Outs of Trinidad & Tobago meet with the Embassy of Mexico in Trinidad & Tobago

Ins & Outs of Trinidad & Tobago meet with the Embassy of Mexico in Trinidad & Tobago

“On Friday 15th July 2022, the Embassy of Mexico had the pleasure to meet with Mrs. Patricia Lewis, Director of, to explore possible avenues for cooperation in matters of tourism and cultural promotion between both countries. Both parties mutually agreed to strengthen ties through the dissemination of publications produced by the local editorial such as Ins & Outs of Trinidad & Tobago and Who’s […]

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July 27th, 2022

bmobile Supports Tech Innovators, Says Innovation Important Now More Than Ever

bmobile Supports Tech Innovators, Says Innovation Important Now More Than Ever

bmobile is proud to partner with the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce to advance and nurture business technology innovation. Nominations are now open for the Trinidad and Tobago’s Chamber of Industry and Commerce’s Champions of Business Awards, of which, bmobile is a proud platinum sponsor of the Business Technology Award. The award is meant to foster and […]

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July 27th, 2022

Nominate a Champion of Business, 2022

Nominate a Champion of Business, 2022

  Nominations are now open for the 2022 edition of Champions of Business, the longest-running Business Awards program in Trinidad and Tobago. The categories span six areas of enterprise, and you do not have to be a member of the Chamber to nominate or be nominated. The nomination period is open from July 20 to August 26, 2022.  Champions of […]

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July 20th, 2022

TIC 2022 is on!

TIC 2022 is on!

TIC 2022 is on! The 23rd installment of the Trade and Investment Convention will take place from August 25th-27th at the Centre of Excellence, Macoya. Don’t miss out on this even, you can register as a buyer to come at TIC on August 25th -27th for FREE on our website using this link – https://ttma.com/tic/buyers or send interest to [email protected]. TIC connects Buyers […]

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July 20th, 2022

AMCHAM T&T CEO Advocates for Using Technology to Turn Problems into Opportunities

AMCHAM T&T CEO Advocates for Using Technology to Turn Problems into Opportunities

 The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AMCHAM T&T) has been advocating for greater investments in technology to accelerate growth and economic development in Trinidad and Tobago and to build the local tech ecosystem. For the past five years, AMCHAM T&T has been working with multi-stakeholders across the public and private sectors and with the local tech innovators […]

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July 20th, 2022

Member States to remain vigilant

Member States to remain vigilant

Member States to remain vigilant and continue to support activities and educate the public to protect the health of all within their borders. The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) stated on Monday that Member States should continue to remain on high alert for the importation of viral or other infections and monitor in country syndromic surveillance systems for increases in […]

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July 20th, 2022

TTL Launches Tourism Oriented Policing Program

TTL Launches Tourism Oriented Policing Program

Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL) launched its Tourism-Oriented Policing Program (TOPS) for police, immigration, customs, and other front-line law enforcement officials in response to the critical need to ensure that visitors’ first impressions are positive and memorable upon entering our shores.    The aim of this five-day program, which concludes on July 12, 2022, is to provide security and other port […]

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July 13th, 2022

Strengthening Procurement Within the Services Sector

Strengthening Procurement Within the Services Sector

Trinidad and Tobago could save as much as TT$5.2 billion annually, by eliminating the wastage resulting from corruption, if its procurement legislation were fully proclaimed and fully operational.  That was one of the key takeaways from a webinar titled, “Strengthening Procurement Within the Services Sector”, hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries (TTCSI), and the Co-operative Credit […]

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July 13th, 2022

The Virtual EAP promises more value to employees

The Virtual EAP promises more value to employees

The Trinidad & Tobago Coalition of Service Industries (TTCSI) hosted a webinar entitled “The Virtual EAP”, in June 2022, presented by digital health provider Patient Connect. Patient Connect is the largest digital health platform in the Caribbean and has onboarded dozens of local health providers including doctors, specialist doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, psychologists, yoga and reiki practitioners plus lawyers and […]

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July 13th, 2022

Catalysing young agri-entrepreneurs successes

Catalysing young agri-entrepreneurs successes

     Recent participants at this year’s European Union Development Days 2022 in Brussels, Belgium, D Market Movers Ltd, was selected to represent the Caribbean in a Lab Debate along with two other Agri-Entrepreneurs from Africa.  The session showcased various young agri-entrepreneurs’ initiatives, such as supporting farmers in reducing waste and creating added value, encouraging the consumption of local fruits and […]

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July 13th, 2022

Tech Hub Islands Summit (THIS) 2022

Tech Hub Islands Summit (THIS) 2022

President’s Welcome Remarks Good morning, everyone. WELCOME to the AMCHAM T&T-Republic Bank – Tech Hub Islands Summit (THIS) 2022. It is a real honor to be with you today live and in- person to kickstart what promises to be three days of engaging and thought-provoking discussions. Before I begin, I want to start by acknowledging the support of our sponsors. […]

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July 6th, 2022

Join the Chamber as we examine the Business Outlook for 2022/2023

Join the Chamber as we examine the Business Outlook for 2022/2023

     Business Outlook is back, and the T&T Chamber is once again ready to welcome a live audience. It takes place on Thursday, July 14 at the Hyatt Regency, 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., and will be opened by Senator the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon, Minister of Trade and Industry.  Business Outlook 2022 is a forum for thought leaders to evaluate […]

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July 6th, 2022

Toni Sirju-Ramnarine Appointed for Second Term as President of AMCHAM T&T

Toni Sirju-Ramnarine Appointed for Second Term as President of AMCHAM T&T

The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AMCHAM T&T) has re-elected Toni Sirju-Ramnarine, Vice President of Corporate Operations at Atlantic LNG to another term as President of the Chamber at its 29th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on June 22nd, 2022 at the Hilton Trinidad & Conference Center.  This was the first in-person event hosted by AMCHAM T&T since […]

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July 1st, 2022

Showrunner Chosen for FilmTT’s On Set

Showrunner Chosen for FilmTT’s On Set

Trinidad and Tobago Film Industry Company Limited (FilmTT) held a 2-day retreat that included capacity development and networking engagements and ended with the Showrunner Pitch. The retreat and pitch were part of the Writers’ Room phase of the On Set edition of FilmTT’s Script to Screen Programme which began in 2021. Of the 5 pitches, one was selected to be […]

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June 14th, 2022

Waste Management – What you need to know

Waste Management – What you need to know

Remarks delivered by the Chairman of the Environmental Management Authority – Ms. Nadra Nathai-Gyan at the AMCHAM webinar It is most pleasing to welcome you to this webinar on the newly operationalised Waste Management Rules, 2021 (WMR) and the Waste Management (Fees) Regulations 2021 (WMFR).  We thank AMCHAM for this opportunity to collaborate and share vital information on this critical […]

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June 8th, 2022

Join the First Citizens Community

Join the First Citizens Community

First Citizens recently launched the next chapter in its sustainability programme – First Citizens Community, signalling a further step towards grounding its environmental, social and governance agenda and creating a meaningful and measurable impact across the communities it serves. First Citizens Community is designed to address the environmental and social dimensions of the Group’s ESG Programme. It will be operationalized […]

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June 8th, 2022

Leveraging the industry’s strengths for the energy transition

Leveraging the industry’s strengths for the energy transition

The Energy Chamber will host the Trinidad and Tobago Energy Conference 2022 from May 31st – June 2nd, – ‘Leveraging the industry’s strengths for the energy transition’. The event will be held as a hybrid with some delegates in-person and others joining virtually. The CEOs Panel is one of the highlights of the annual T&T Energy Conference. In 2022 the leaders […]

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May 23rd, 2022

CARPHA Receives Support to Further Strengthen its Capacity to Address Infectious Diseases Surveillance and Response in Member States

CARPHA Receives Support to Further Strengthen its Capacity to Address Infectious Diseases Surveillance and Response in Member States

Friday 13 May, 2022. Trinidad and Tobago. CARICOM Member States are poised to benefit from a fund to strengthen laboratory systems and networks, and human resources capacities in health sectors to accurately detect, characterize and treat infectious diseases. Financing for the project “Strengthening Health Systems in CARICOM to Address Infectious Diseases” is provided by the Republic of Korea through the […]

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May 19th, 2022

MusicTT Congratulates Trinbagonian Marlin Awards Nominees

MusicTT Congratulates Trinbagonian Marlin Awards Nominees

Port of Spain, 18th May 2022: The Trinidad and Tobago Music Company Limited (MusicTT) is proud of all the local artists who have recently been nominated for the 2022 Caribbean Gospel Music Marlin Awards which will take place on Sunday July 3rd 2022 at the Myles E. Munroe Diplomat Center, Nassau, Bahamas. Trinidad and Tobago Artists have received 136 nominations […]

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May 19th, 2022

Launch of Brentwood Mall, Chaguanas

Launch of Brentwood Mall, Chaguanas

Left, Baldath Maharaj, Vice President of the Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce.  Second from Left, Daran Bahadoorsingh, Managing Director of Caribbean Housing Ltd.  Chaguanas Mayor Faaiq Mohammed (center, left) cuts the ribbon.   Sabra Bahadoorsingh, Director of Caribbean Housing Ltd., Indra Bahadoorsingh.   Top right, Dr. Krishna Bahadoorsingh – Chairman of Caribbean Housing Ltd.,  Second from right, Tariq Alli General Manager […]

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May 13th, 2022

AMCHAM T&T and Republic Bank present t.h.i.s. (Tech Hub Islands Summit) 2022

AMCHAM T&T and Republic Bank present t.h.i.s. (Tech Hub Islands Summit) 2022

Remarks by Derwin Howell – Executive Director, Republic Bank Good morning, welcome and thank you for joining us. I am honoured to share a few words with you and express how grateful Republic Bank is for the opportunity to continue our partnership with our friends at AMCHAM on this thought-provoking business empowerment initiative. When we signed up as Title sponsor […]

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May 10th, 2022

Media Launch of the AMCHAM T&T’s Tech Hub Island Summit (t.h.i.s.) 2022.

Media Launch of the AMCHAM T&T’s Tech Hub Island Summit (t.h.i.s.) 2022.

Remarks by Colman Clifford  (Head of Enterprise and Multinational Sales- Digicel Business Solutions)  The Urgent Need to Embrace Digital Transformation I sincerely thank you for the invitation to participate in today’s media launch of the Tech Hub Islands Summit otherwise known as T.H.I.S. 2022. The theme of this year’s summit, “Change in Action” could not come at a better time, as […]

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May 9th, 2022

Welcome to CARIRI’s Sustainable Energy Services

Welcome to CARIRI’s Sustainable Energy Services

  Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) Welcome to CARIRI’s Sustainable Energy Services. We were born out of the Petroleum Testing Laboratory because we saw the need to evolve and expand our service offering and we thought it was only fitting to shift our focus to the Sustainable Energy services field which will empower individuals, businesses, and communities to adopt informed […]

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May 4th, 2022

Supervisory Management

Supervisory Management

Supervisors are pivotal to the success of organizations in both the public and private sector. However, many do not understand their responsibilities and some lack or do not sufficiently develop the skills required to be successful in their roles. Ms. Beckles has drawn on her thirty-two years of experience gained at every level of an organisation, from intern to line […]

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May 3rd, 2022

CARPHA Receives Award at Barbados’ Inaugural Humanitarian Awards Ceremony

CARPHA Receives Award at Barbados’ Inaugural Humanitarian Awards Ceremony

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) was among regional and international agencies to receive a humanitarian work award by the Government of the Republic of Barbados. The inaugural Humanitarian Awards Ceremony took place on Barbados’ National Heroes Day, Thursday, 28 April 2022, at Kensington Oval. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in keeping with its Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) […]

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May 3rd, 2022

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