Trinidad and Tobago

  • Caribbean can rise above challenges

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Barbados Advocate – It is only in the context of a properly functioning integration movement that the Caribbean region, now more closely knit than ever, can rise about the daunting challenges it now faces. This was the message sent by Prime Minister of Barbados, The Honourable Freundel Stuart, on the occasion of the 34th Conference of…

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  • CARICOM-SUMMIT-Regional leaders open summit on a high note

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders began their 34th annual summit here on Wednesday night, basking in the achievements of the 40-year-old regional integration movement, but acknowledging also there is still much more to be done. Host Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar described the signing of the Treaty of Chaguaramas that lead to the formation of…

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  • TRINIDAD-MILITARY-US engaged in joint military training with Trinidad soldiers

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The United States military is engaged in a month-long training exercise with the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) as part of the efforts to boost support for the region. A statement from the US Embassy here said that similar training exercises and humanitarian work had been conducted in several countries including Guyana and…

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  • Caricom’s air transport dilemma

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Express – THE CEREMONIAL opening of the 34th regular summit of the Caribbean Community takes place in Port of Spain this evening amid widening complaints across this region against deep frustration with two critically related issues—regional air transportation and hassle-free intra-regional movement for Caricom citizens. Both issues will surface on what has been described as a…

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  • CARIBBEAN-SUMMIT-Regional trade unions want to be re-engaged by Caribbean leaders

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – President of the Caribbean Congress of Labour (CCL), David Massiah, is calling on regional governments to re-engage the Caribbean trade union movement in a similar fashion as they did in previous years. The CCL along with the main regional private sector group were allowed to make representations to Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders at their…

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  • CARIBBEAN-LABOUR-Trinidad and Tobago says no CSME without labour reform http://cananewsonline.com/news/full-news/business-news/89982-caribbean-labour-trinidad-and-tobago-says-no-csme-without-labour-reform.html

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago Labour Minister, Errol McLeod, is not giving the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) free movement provisions of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) much of a chance if labour standards are not harmonised in the region. Addressing the opening session of the 8thInternational Labour Organisation (ILO) meeting of Caribbean labour ministers here,…

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  • CARIBBEAN-LABOUR-Union leader dismisses suggestion to make aviation industry an essential service

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The chairman of the Council of LIAT trade unions, Chester Humphrey, has poured cold water on efforts by at least two regional government leaders and a senior aviation official that the aviation industry should also be classified as an essential service, with legislated restricted rights to strike. Humphrey told the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC)…

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  • Operations VP takes the helm at CAL

    (Trinidad Guardian) – Vice President of Operations at Caribbean Airlines (CAL), Captain Jagmohan Singh, has been appointed to run the day-to-day operations of the airline following the sudden resignation of acting CEO Robert Corbie on Friday. In an interview, CAL communications manager Clint Williams said, “Captain Jagmohan Singh, the vice president of operations, is currently at the helm. “He was…

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  • T&T vessel shot at here after Captain refuses drug transport –report

    (Trinidad Express) A Trinidad and Tobago cargo vessel was shot at on Friday night and forced to leave Guyana after the captain allegedly refused to transport drugs into this country, Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander Kirk Jean-Baptiste said yesterday. According to reports, the Adorra travelled to Guyana last month with a shipment of coconut water. The crew of the vessel stayed…

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  • CARIBBEAN-LABOUR- Regional labour ministers meet in the midst of employment concerns

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Caribbean labour ministers meet here on Tuesday in the midst of regional concern that tentative economic growth is not being accompanied by increasing employment opportunities. The recently-released International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Global Employment Trends report registers gloomy results for the wider Latin American and Caribbean region with slowdowns in economic growth, employment creation and…

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