Press Releases

NewTown Medical Centre Opens New Woodford Street Location

NewTown Medical Centre Opens New Woodford Street Location

Dr Oti Esimaje and his team. NewTown Medical Centre officially opens its new Woodford Street location offering customized health care. NewTown Medical officially opened its new Woodford Street location on Saturday December 4th via live stream and private ceremony, in keeping with environmental restrictions and safety protocols.  The Centre’s mantra “Treating patients better; Making patients better”, is the impetus behind […]

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March 2nd, 2022

AREA Appoints New General Manager Peter Corbie

AREA Appoints New General Manager Peter Corbie

The Association of Real Estate Agents (AREA) has announced the appointment of Mr. Peter Corbie as the Association’s new General Manager. Corbie has a Masters Degree in Marketing from the University of the West Indies (UWI), and was the former Marketing & Customer Service Manager at the Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute (TTHTI), a position which he held […]

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March 2nd, 2022

MusicTT Issues Open Calls for Sponsorship

MusicTT Issues Open Calls for Sponsorship

The Trinidad and Tobago Music Company Limited (MusicTT) has issued two open calls; Micro-Sponsorships under the Music Export Academy and a Music Events Partnership under the Live Music District. The calls, which were originally published in December 2021, were relaunched as MusicTT would like more music industry professionals to benefit from these opportunities. The Music-Sponsorship is open to events occurring […]

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February 23rd, 2022

WHYFARM and Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Signs General Agreement for Technical Cooperation

WHYFARM and Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Signs General Agreement for Technical Cooperation

WHYFARM’s Founder and Executive Director; Mr Alpha Sennon, met with Ms. Diana Francis, representative of IICA Trinidad and Tobago Deligation, to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organizations. IICA and WHYFarm have undertaken joint actions since the inception and WHYFarm for the benefit of common stakeholders. The two organizations recognize the existence of areas of common interest, in […]

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February 23rd, 2022

Minister Young attends the extraordinary ministerial meeting in advance of the Sixth GECF Heads of State Summit in Doha, Qatar

Minister Young attends the extraordinary ministerial meeting in advance of the Sixth GECF Heads of State Summit in Doha, Qatar

  Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries The Minister of Energy and Energy Industries and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, the Honourable Stuart R. Young M.P, attended the Extraordinary Ministerial Meeting in advance of the Sixth GECF Heads of State Summit in Doha, Qatar today. The other members of the delegation were Mrs. Penelope Bradshaw-Niles, Permanent Secretary(Ag), […]

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February 23rd, 2022

Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)

Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)

CARPHA Statement on the Administration of Pfizer Vaccines to Children Aged 5 to 11 The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) urges Ministries of Health to continue the rollout of their COVID-19 vaccination campaigns. Although CARPHA recognizes that uptake of the vaccine is critical to achieving maximum protection from severe disease and death in the Region, Dr. Rian Extavour, Programme Manager, […]

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February 10th, 2022

$510 Million in Trade Generated by Malaysia Halal Show

$510 Million in Trade Generated by Malaysia Halal Show

This included RM1.38 billion sales recorded by exhibitors and RM749.1 million from Malaysian companies who participated in the International Sourcing Programs (INSP). Mihas was successfully conducted in a fully virtual format from September 9 until December 31, 2021 proving that the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade)’s iconic event is a big hit with the halal community. According to Matrade’s […]

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February 3rd, 2022

Keynote Address: His Excellency Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of Guyana

Keynote Address: His Excellency Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of Guyana

  His Excellency Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of Guyana delivered a keynote address at the Caribbean Sustainable Energy Conference, hosted by the Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago, on January 24th 2022. President Ali said in his address that “Achieving Net-Zero emissions by 2050 is a development priority for the region” Click image above to view the full address.

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January 27th, 2022

Tourism Trinidad’s CEO Tours Eco Resort

Tourism Trinidad’s CEO Tours Eco Resort

  Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL), led by its recently appointed Chief Executive Officer Kurtis Rudd, has embarked on a series of “door-to-door” hotel and sites and attractions visits. The intention is to get an understanding of the quality of the accommodation and tourist sites that are available in Trinidad, hear about stakeholders’ plans, and learn more about their challenges and […]

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January 26th, 2022

Tech AML 2022 “AML In A Digital World”

Tech AML 2022 “AML In A Digital World”

Digital transformation has impacted on all spheres of business operations, including the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing. The use of technology in today’s world has influenced how we work, and more so has propelled the money launderers and perpetrators to develop new ways to commit financial crimes – They are certainly on top of their game! Every day, […]

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January 21st, 2022

CARPHA Jamaica Addresses Risk-based Post Market Surveillance for Monitoring the Quality of Medicines using Laboratory Testing

CARPHA Jamaica Addresses Risk-based Post Market Surveillance for Monitoring the Quality of Medicines using Laboratory Testing

Kingston, Jamaica. Monitoring medicines quality along the supply chain and detecting substandard, or falsified products are even more critical now, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on supply chains. Accordingly, the need to ensure standards are maintained for medicines used in the treatment of diseases including COVID-19 has been recognised by CARPHA. Market surveillance and control are essential […]

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January 19th, 2022

CARIRI 𝐁𝐢𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐎𝐫𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐨𝐩𝐡𝐨𝐬𝐩𝐡𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐏𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐬 (𝐁𝐎𝐏𝐏) 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭

CARIRI 𝐁𝐢𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐎𝐫𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐨𝐩𝐡𝐨𝐬𝐩𝐡𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐏𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐬 (𝐁𝐎𝐏𝐏) 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭

CARIRI – The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute DYK The Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) under the sponsorship of the Green Fund Unit of the Ministry of Planning and Development, Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GORTT) undertook a study to develop an eco-friendly and cost-effective intervention for the biodegradation of organophosphate pesticides in agricultural soil using the indigenous […]

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December 9th, 2021

COVID vaccination rate approaching 80% in Point Lisas contractor labour force

COVID vaccination rate approaching 80% in Point Lisas contractor labour force

Vaccination rates amongst contractor and service company workers who visit the Energy Chamber’s Learning Centre in Point Lisas was 77% during the last week of November 2021 and averaged 73% over the entire month.   All workers who enter the facilities of any of the Point Lisas plants and the Atlantic facility in Point Fortin have to undertake an assessment […]

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December 8th, 2021

Colin Mitchell appointed as Chairman of The Shelter

Colin Mitchell appointed as Chairman of The Shelter

          A new Executive Management Committee for The Shelter for Battered Women and Children was elected on Thursday (25 November), with Colin Mitchell, Managing Director of SIGNWAVE Caribbean, at the helm as Chairman. “I’m honoured to volunteer and serve as Chairman and wish to thank my predecessor Scott Hamilton and the executive management committee for their […]

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December 7th, 2021

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

Dominica Manufacturers Association (DMA) is the new Chair of the Caribbean Manufacturers’ Association (CMA)

Dominica Manufacturers Association (DMA) is the new Chair of the Caribbean Manufacturers’ Association (CMA)

The Caribbean Manufacturers’ Association (CMA) was officially established on the 25th of November 2020. It comprises six Caribbean countries-Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Barbados, Jamaica, St Lucia and Dominica. The purpose of the association is to drive Caribbean integration through the processes of manufacturing, trade and investment. The goal is to develop a unified voice with regards to common issues facing […]

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November 26th, 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

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

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

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