2 hrs ago
T&T, China talk trade, energy
POSSIBLE PARTNERSHIP: Sangyan Xu, left, third secretary Commercial Office of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Trinidad and Tobago; Selwyn Lashley, permanent secretary , Ministry of Energy and Energy Affairs; Huang Xingyuan, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Trinidad and Tobago; Kevin Ramnarine, Minister of Energy and ... (more)
15 hrs ago
Euro Film Fest starts today in Tobago
Tobago's film fans have the chance to see some of Europe's finest films when the European Film Festival begins its run at MovieTowne from today until May 28.
Tue May 21, 2013
People's Daily Online
Chinese President to vis...
Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica and Mexico from May 31 to June 6, and meet with U.S. President Barack Obama in the United States on June 7-8, Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang announced here Tuesday.
Global Voices Online
Trinidad & Tobago: It Takes a Village
Trini World Views challenges everyone "who breathes fire and brimstone at criminals and the policing of criminal activityto put that same passion into getting involved in the process [of] crime prevention." To mark the tragic anniversary of the Tivoli incursion and the lives that were lost there, Jamaican bloggers are uniting to draw attention to ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Tourists no longer need ten-year Yellow fever booster, says World Heath Organisation
Traveller heading to parts of the world where yellow fever is prevalent no longer need a ten-year booster jab against the disease, the World Health Organisation has said.
Trinidad and Tobago News
Penny: PNM Women 'Made' Kamla
PENNY: PNM WOMEN 'MADE' KAMLA IT was the hard work done by the PNM Women's League over the years to lift the status of women that has allowed Kamla Persad-Bissessar to become Prime Minister of TT Kamla Rallies Troops Faced with poor ratings... Bring It On PM: We will mash them up PNM motion today AT 1.30 pm today, the Opposition will bring its ... (more)
Trinidad and Tobago News
The Closure of Caroni (1975) Limited
THE CLOSURE of Caroni Limited and consequent devastating impact on the agriculture sector and TT's food security, may be directly linked to political considerations surrounding the then PNM government's fear of a repeat of the 18-18 general election deadlock of 2001, Tourism Minister Stephen Cadiz said yesterday.
Surveyors talk money
The Royal InstitutE of Chartered Surveyors , in partnership with the International Property Tax Institute and with the support of the Ministry of Finance and the Economy of Trinidad and Tobago and the Institute of Surveyors of Trinidad and Tobago, is holding a two-day conference in Port-of-Spain. The event, at the Hyatt Regency on May 22-23, will ... (more)
Head remains unidentified
Investigators are calling on the public to assist them in identifying the head and headless body found on Saturday morning.
Sun May 19, 2013
4G for feteing'
Local mobile services provider Digicel launched its first branded 4G-capable smartphone handset, the DL600, yesterday at a special media event at Flair Restaurant, Ariapita Avenue, Port of Spain.
Sat May 18, 2013
Inter Press Service
Has Caribbean Diplomacy Lost Its Mojo?
"These days, it is difficult to find CARICOM citizens in top positions, except for Dr.
Fri May 17, 2013
Toronto Benefit Gala a success - Eight icons of Caribbean descent honoured
From left: Raymond Chang and Donette Chin Loy Chang, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario David Onley and his wife Ruth Ann.
Indian origin woman in Trinidad sells winning lottery ticket - Indiatalkies.com
Port of Spain, May 17: An Indian-origin woman in Trinidad & Tobago, who sold a winning lottery ticket, stands to get a part of the 20.4 million Trinidadian dollars .
Thu May 16, 2013
EDITORIAL - Getting serious about CARICOM
The core of the issue is Jamaica's near US$1 billion trade deficit with the community, the bulk of which is with Trinidad and Tobago.
Travel Industry Wire
UNWTO Welcomes Trinidad and Tobago As Its New Member
Trinidad and Tobago has become UNWTO's 156th Member State as the country rejoins the Organization after 35 years.
Trinidad and Tobago News
George Alleyne: Assault on Press Freedom
The People's Partnership Government's deliberate policy of offering jobs to and the eventual hiring of several key members of the media, along with the dangling of additional employment prospects to yet other media practitioners, has been a not too subtle assault on Press freedom.
Holy Ghost Fathers get Key to the City
In recognition of their contribution to Education in Trinidad and Tobago over the last 150 years, Port-of-Spain Mayor, Louis Lee Sing has presented the Key to the City to the Holy Ghost Fathers.
Wed May 15, 2013
Caribbean News Now!
Regional body launches climate change project
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The European Union has given a grant of $8.6 million euros to support a regional project to improve Caribbean food security in the context of climate change.
Foreign direct investment jumps 75%
But the US$381 million that flowed into Jamaica remained well below the annual average over the previous decade, which stood closer to US$700 million, according to a new report by the UN.
Tue May 14, 2013
Gov't takes action against T&T exporter
Monique Grange, Assistant News Editor The Gleaner/Power 106 News Editor Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Anthony Hylton, says the government will be taking action against a major exporter in Trinidad and Tobago for breaching the rules of origin in the Treaty of Chaguaramas.