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AMCHAM T&T: Appointment of Procurement Board is move in the right direction

The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago says the appointment of a Procurement Board is a move in the right direction.

The board was appointed on Friday by President Anthony Carmona.

AMCHAM T&T issued a statement on it today.

"The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad & Tobago (AMCHAM T&T) would like to congratulate His Excellency the President for the appointment Procurement Board and its Chairman, the Procurement Regulator.

We also take this opportunity to extend our best wishes to all members of the Board.

DOMA: Less Gov't control of foreign exchange distribution needed, not more

The Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (DOMA) says there is a need for less control of foreign exchange distribution, and not more.

The comments comes as DOMA says it has taken note of remarks made by the Finance Minister suggesting the need for more control.

DOMA issued the following statement on Thursday;

Angostura bitters tops the world

Locally-produced Angostura bitters has topped the world as the number one selling bitters and number one trending bitters.

Angostura issued a statement on Thursday saying that Drinks International has released its Annual Bar Report 2018 and Angostura has swept both of the categories.

Drinks International is one of the most trusted and respected global drinks journals.

Its Annual Bar Report provides a snapshot of the buying habits of elite bars around the world.

OWTU mobilises Petrotrin workers

The Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) has mobilised Petrotrin workers today in a show of force.

It comes as the union signals its intention to oppose any attempt by the government to retrench workers and privatise state-owned Petrotrin.

The mass mobilisation was expected to began at 7 am at Petrotrin’s Trinmar operations in Point Fortin and will continue at the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery on Friday.

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