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TRINIDAD | Rowley rejects Oilfield workers bid to purchase refinery

PORT-OF-SPAIN,  Trinidad, November 1, 2020 - The former General Secretary of the Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU) David Abdulah, is not happy over the over the government’s rejection of a proposal from  Patriotic Energies and Technologies Co. Ltd. to purchase the state owned Petrotrin refinery.

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  • Countries Trinidad_Tobago
  • Published in Energy

T&T | IMF warns that COVID-19 could pressure some TT Banks

WASHINGTON, DC – October 8, 2020: The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says given the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, under further strong deterioration of macro financial conditions, some Trinidad and Tobago banks could breach their minimum capital requirements in 2022.

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  • Countries Trinidad_Tobago

T&T | Trinidad and Tobago locks down again, face masks now mandatory

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, August 16, 2020 - As Trinidad and Tobago is once again placed into partial lockdown, prime minister Dr. Keith Rowley says by Tuesday he hopes to have legislation making the wearing of masks in public gatherings mandatory, as the country now has community spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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  • Countries Trinidad_Tobago

T&T | Trinidadians go to the polls on Monday-Pundits say its a tight race

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, August 9, 2020 – The people of Trinidad and Tobago will go to the polls on Monday, to elect a new government, with both the incumbent People’s National Movement (PNM) led by Dr. Keith Rowley and the Opposition United National Congress (UNC), led by Kamla Persad Bissassor confident of victory.

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  • Countries Trinidad_Tobago

T&T | Jack Warner is Back - To contest elections under ILP Ticket

PORT-OF-SPAIN,  July 18, 2020 - The controversial, enigmatic and mercurial Jack Warner is back. Yesterday he announced he is contesting the Lopinot/Bon Air seat under an Independent Liberal Party (ILP) ticket.The 77-year-old Warner whose political gamesmanship is rivalled only by the legendary Basdeo Panday, filed his nomination papers on Friday morning under the ILP  which he founded in 2013, after breaking away from the Kamla Persad-Bissessar-led People's Partnership.

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  • Countries Trinidad_Tobago

T&T | Rowley Axes Ancil Antoine, called America "a Sh**hole country"

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, July 6, 2020 - People’s National Movement MP Ancil Antoine has been dropped as the party’s D’Abadie O’Meara candidate in the upcoming August 10 elections,  due to insensitive and objectionable statements he made about the United States during a political meeting on Saturday.

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  • Countries Trinidad_Tobago
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