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NIB collects $4b but pays out $6b
Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2023

Imbert: NIB collects $4b but pays out $6b in 2023
Imbert said the number of contributors in the National Insurance System during 2023 was recorded at 491,726, increasing by 8% from 455,448 in 2022. The number of beneficiaries increased by 4.1% from 214,490 to 223,281, an increase of over 36,000 contributors during the same period. He said contribution income collected for the 2023 financial year amounted to $4.807 billion, increasing by 6.1% from the $4.530 billion earned in 2022.

Top Brazilian statesman chairs Venezuela/Guyana talks
WHILE Brazil President Lula da Silva will not attend Thursday's talks in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) between Guyanese president Dr Irfaan Ali and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, he will be represented by one of his country's top statesmen diplomat and former government minister Celso Amorim.

PM to attend 'Essequibo' talks

Gadsby-Dolly: Goverment addressing SEA underperformance

Hinds: Govt working on it
The Government is working to bring Trinidad and Tobago nationals stuck in refugee camps in Syria and Iraq home. But there are challenges in repatriating them in areas with unclear jurisdictions and which are not governed by any specific government, National Security Minister Fitzgerald Hinds said yesterday.

New passport e-appointment platform launched
A new e-appointment platform for scheduling passport application appointments has been launched, replacing the previous website,

Securities Exchange Commission probes investment fraud claims
If you have a complaint about a possible investment scam it can be made on the SEC website,, by a letter, anonymously or through the investor protection mobile app available at the Google Play Store or the Apple Store.

Minister Young meets with Woodside Energy
McMahon gave an update on the company's international portfolio of high-quality assets, which includes the Calypso gas development block, located in deep water, Trinidad and Tobago.

Ongoing operations at the Ruby and Angostura blocks were also discussed.

As well as the incorporation of more local content into the operations at Woodside Energy Trinidad and Tobago.

Increasing ambition for climate change:
Integrating ocean-climate action

Tobago child prostitution ring drama: Cops stay silent, residents clueless

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