Uber’s in Trinidad, But the Government Is Questioning Whether It’s Legal

January 19, 2017 admin 0

Online transportation network company Uber is now in Trinidad and Tobago. But the government of the twin-island republic is looking into whether it can legally operate there. The Uber app was activated in Port of Spain and San Fernando yesterday, three months after the company announced it was heading to Trinidad. The app allows consumers to submit a request for […More]

Tobago to get 18 buses

January 19, 2017 admin 0

Regular users of the public bus service in Tobago can expect to see more buses on the roadways as early as next week. Speaking at a People’s National Movement (PNM) rally in Tobago on Sunday night, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said government acted quickly when it learnt that just two buses were in operation on the island, with the […More]

PM Rowley Highlights Outcome Of 2 Day Government Retreat At Media Conference

January 9, 2017 admin 0

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (GISL) — Upon completion of the two (2) day Government retreat, Prime Minister Dr. Rowley hosted a media conference on January 4 at the Diplomatic Centre, St. Ann’s. During the conference, Prime Minister Rowley stated that the main reason for the retreat was to focus and streamline the development programmes and activities to be undertaken by […More]

OIL INDUSTRY: Citizens Urged To Support OWTU’s Plan To Strike

January 9, 2017 admin 0

While the management of Petrotrin and T&T’s employers believe that the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union’s (OWTU) threat of a strike is not in the best interest of the country at this time, it has received support from the World Federation of Trade Unions. In a statement on Tuesday, the WFTU expressed its support of the planned strike by the OWTU […More]

OWTU urged against carrying out strike

January 9, 2017 admin 0

While the Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union plans on leading a strike at State-owned Petrotrin, one former Energy Minister is appealing to the workers and the Union to reconsider the action as he says a strike is not in the best interest of T&T or the company Speaking during an interview on Power 102.1 FM Tuesday morning, Ramnarine maintained that the […More]

Candidates file nomination papers for THA election

January 9, 2017 admin 0

Nomination day for the January 23, 2017 Tobago House of Assembly election got underway today with candidates from four parties filing nomination papers. Speaking on Power 102.1 F.M Tuesday morning, Tobago Forwards political leader Christlyn Moore said she expects things to run smoothly as it relates to filing her papers as all papers have been prescreened and approved. The former […More]

Air Canada debuts new flight to Trinidad

January 9, 2017 admin 0

The Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe, Minister of Tourism, hosted a welcome reception on December 20, 2016 for Air Canada Rouge’s new nonstop service between Toronto and Trinidad. Yesterday’s departure of Air Canada Rouge flight AC1880 marks the beginning of a new, year-round service between Toronto and Port of Spain as part of the airline’s ongoing global expansion. This new service connects […More]

Jovenel Moise Clinches Haiti Presidency, Poll Fraud Ruled Out

January 6, 2017 admin 0

WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A. (VOA) — Haitian businessman Jovenel Moise was declared the official winner of November presidential elections in the impoverished Caribbean nation on Tuesday, after an electoral tribunal ruled out allegations of massive fraud at the polls. Moise, who ran for former President Michel Martelly’s Bald Heads Party (PHTK), won with 55.6 percent of votes cast in the Nov. […More]

PM Rowley Highlights Outcome Of 2 Day Government Retreat At Media Conference

January 6, 2017 admin 0

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (GISL) — Upon completion of the two (2) day Government retreat, Prime Minister Dr. Rowley hosted a media conference on January 4 at the Diplomatic Centre, St. Ann’s. During the conference, Prime Minister Rowley stated that the main reason for the retreat was to focus and streamline the development programmes and activities to be undertaken by […More]

Prime Minister Rowley leads 2-day Government Retreat

January 5, 2017 admin 0

Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley, on Tuesday 3rd January led his Cabinet and other non-Cabinet members of Government in a 2-day Retreat focused on the country’s on-going Development Programme, at the Diplomatic Centre. Also attending the Retreat were the Permanent Secretaries assigned to the various Government Ministries. Speaking at the joint Ministers/Permanent Secretaries session, the Prime Minister highlighted the need […More]

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