The award of million-dollar contracts to three companies owned by a serving police officer is now the subject of an audit initiated by State-owned Angostura Ltd and has been linked to the absence of the company’s chief executive officer from work.
Minister of Trade and Industry Paula Gopee-Scoon a has met with potential foreign investors targeted for the new Phoenix Park Industrial Estate.
The meetings took place in Beijing, China on Wednesday.
A statement by the ministry says the investors are mainly involved in light manufacturing activities such as the manufacture of bus products, electrical equipment, medical supplies and green building materials.
Caribbean Airlines has reported its unaudited financial results for the nine months ended September 30, 2018, which shows the airline has moved into an operating profit and is net income positive for the year-to-date.
The unaudited accounts for the nine months to September 30, 2018 show Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) of positive TT$96 million - this is comprised of TT$118 million on international and other operations and negative TT$22 million on the domestic air bridge.
Skimmers have reportedly successfully stolen close to $.2 million from bank accounts belonging to Scotiabank customers.
In the latest scam, which police said occurred on Friday between 8 pm and 11 pm, money was withdrawn from bank accounts through card skimming.
Victims from Friday had as much as $5,000 withdrawn from their accounts.
Yesterday, two of the victims contacted the T&T Guardian and said they had lodged official reports at the T&T Police Service’s Fraud Squad and Scotiabank’s Port-of-Spain head office.
As Petrotrin moves to destroy the Church of God of Prophecy in Barrackpore, worshippers are calling on the company to provide a piece of land so that the church can at least be relocated.
The church was built close to an oil well installation at Mussarap Trace, Barrackpore. A sign in front the church reads, "Petrotrin Property No Trespassing."
The local arm of Huawei, a global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has joined relief efforts following last weekend's floods.
On Friday Huawei T&T Limited recognised that, following the vast flooding in several areas, there were officers out on the front lines helping others in their communities with relief efforts, while their own homes and families were affected by flooding.
The management and staff of Huawei T&T rallied to collect a variety of items to donate to the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service.