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Clause prevented fuel sale
Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Young: Clause prevented fuel sale to Venezuela
"We have investigated this and I am happy to say the contract was a very clear contract with that sale of fuel to Aruba, which has happened in the past, because Paria supplies fuel throughout the region including to Aruba." He said there is an important condition and clause in that contract put in by Paria which said the fuel was not for any sanctioned country including Iran, North Korea or Venezuela. So that is how Paria protected TT in the sale of fuel."

Tobago receives 4 ventilators from China
"The new ventilators were placed at the Covid19 Intensive Care Unit at the Scarborough General Hospital and will be used solely for covid19 positive patients who require ventilation."

US Treasury reminds sanctions possible for deals with Venezuela

Venezuela opposition claims VP talked energy in T&T
In early February, Government cancelled a gas development agreement with PDVSA due to the US sanctions imposed on the company. The deal involved joint development of cross border natural gas fields located between the two countries.

July CAPE, CSEC exams will be done in schools

Deyalsingh: Good sense can bring faster reopening of TT
Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh said if people are responsible over the next two weeks, it will be possible to crunch phases two to six of the reopening measures into a shorter time period. He said if people were not willing to follow the public health regulations, this could lead to a reversal.

Minister praises healthcare workers ahead of International Nurses Day

First Citizens records half-year profits
The First Citizens Group has recorded a profit after tax for first six month of the 2020 financial year of $404.4 million a 2.4 per cent increase of 2.4 per when compared to same period last year.

Tobago hotels: Grave concern for businesses

AMCHAM: Open more businesses
The Amcham release said, "There are some other businesses that should be considered for exemptions to allow them to operate and we urge government to put in place a clear and transparent process for them to apply to do so."

Show compassion on employee leave
Chamber CEO, Nirad Tewarie said, "It's important that companies employ compassionate solutions that will help them to effectively engage with their employees so their concerns are addressed while maintaining business continuity during these uncertain times."

Jowelle defies business ban
SAN Fernando businesswoman Jowelle De Souza went to her hairdressing salon yesterday although the Government had not yet given the green light for businesses such as hers to operate.

Angostura employees give up vaca days, raise $1M for food drive

Students at UWI Mona, Cave Hill to come home in June
He explained that these students will first undergo a two-week quarantine in Barbados and Jamaica before being brought to T&T. Immediately on their arrival in T&T, they will enter a 14-day state quarantine.

Young warns public: CHARGE FOR EATING OUT

Royal Castle bitter as KFC enjoys smooth restart
Prestige Holdings CEO Simon Hardy has defended his company in the face of allegations it benefitted from information it had ahead of yesterday's restarting of KFC restaurants as food businesses reopened in phase one of Government's COVID-19 reopening plan.

No rush for food in San Fernando
Despite the hype on social media about people "camping" outside food outlets waiting to rush in for their favourite foods, in San Fernando on Monday morning it was a far cry from that.

Progressive Party: Landlords advantageous; rent regulation needed
The party said: "It is no secret that the real estate or rental market is a lucrative sector and too many landlords engage in prices hikes parallel to tax evasion and tax avoidance which starves the country of resources that can be used to cater to the needs of the most vulnerable in society." The party stressed the need for regulation as it said residential landlords in particular have been taking advantage of citizens who are desperate to call somewhere home

Psychologist: The traumatised survive not thrive
"If you are in a state of trying to survive all the time, there is a limited amount of what you can learn. There may be a lot of outward achievements, but there will be psychological areas that will be delayed,"

Autism and the vicious cycle of poverty

Bishop's board denies porn disruption came from students or teachers

Two warded after crashing while running from police
Police reported that around 6 pm Sunday they were conducting roadblock exercise in the Matura district using the ZBB-X-ray vehicle when a grey Hyundai motor vehicle registration PDC 4801 with two occupants were stopped and asked to drive through the scanner but sped off.

Ex-corporal killed as tree falls on home
One man is dead following what police have described as a 'freak accident' in Champ Fleurs on Monday night.

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