TRINIDAD

Yet another credit downgrade for Trinidad and Tobago

9 months ago Editor Comments Off on Yet another credit downgrade for Trinidad and Tobago
NEW YORK, USA — Rating agency Moody’s announced on Wednesday that it had downgraded Trinidad and Tobago’s credit rating to Ba1 from Baa3, just days after Friday’s announcement by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) that it had lowered its long-term sovereign credit ratings from “A-” to “BBB+”. In Moody’s ranking, Ba1 is considered to be non-investment Read More

Trinidad to host digital financial services workshop

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — On 27-28 April 2017, a digital financial services (DFS) workshop will be convened in Port of Spain, Trinidad, to update policy makers in the Caribbean about the latest trends in financial technology. The workshop is organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for Read More

Filmmaker Priya Sen’s exhibition reveals migration stories from Trinidad, Mauritius, western India

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Written by Dipanita Nath | Updated: April 27, 2017 11:10 am Photos from Helen Myers’ collection from Trinidad Courtesy: Archive and Research Centre for Ethnomusicology Over the earphones, a man coughs, clears his throat, and says, “Hamar naam Seevbalak. Umar hai 94.” A harmonium breaks in with a flourish and Seevbalak’s croaking voice swells into Read More

New Generation Rallies to Climate Cause in Trinidad

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Active Citizens, Biodiversity, Caribbean Climate Wire, Civil Society, Climate Change, Combating Desertification and Drought, Environment, Headlines, Latin America & the Caribbean, Projects, TerraViva United Nations, Water & Sanitation Marchers form a heart shape at the 2015 climate march, in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, organised by youth activists from IAMovement. Credit: IAMovement PORT OF SPAIN, Apr 26 2017 Read More

Trinidad and Tobago president disappointed CCJ is not final court for all CARICOM states

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Trinidad and Tobago President Anthony Carmona By Ken Richards BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) states of St Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Lucia and Grenada are among Caribbean states being criticized by a regional head of state for not having replaced the London-based Privy Council with Read More

Trinidad President tells rest of Region it’s time to dump UK Privy Council

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Trinidad and Tobago President Anthony Carmona has expressed frustration that his country and other CARICOM states have not replaced the Privy Council with the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as their final authority in legal matters. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO PRESIDENT ANTHONY CARMONA Though 12 of the 15 CARICOM territories have signed the agreement establishing the Read More

CARIBBEAN: Dutch government declares Trinidad & Tobago safe for refugees

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CNC3 – Trinidad and Tobago and Brazil have been declared safe countries for refugees by the Dutch government. The latest revision to the list means asylum applications from those countries can be processed and rejected more quickly, though junior justice minister Klaas Dijkhoff said individual cases involving LGBT applicants still deserved special attention. Similar rules Read More

New agreement between Trinidad and US will improve border security

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Minister of National Security Edmund Dillon (R) and US Charge d’Affaires John MyIntyre with the Memorandum of Intent on the Personal Identification Secure Comparison and Evaluation System (PISCES) PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — The governments of Trinidad and Tobago and the United States on Friday signed a memorandum of intent (MOI) that will provide for Read More

BRIEF-S&P lowers Trinidad and Tobago long-term sovereign credit ratings to BBB+

9 months ago Editor Comments Off on BRIEF-S&P lowers Trinidad and Tobago long-term sovereign credit ratings to BBB+
April 21 S&P Global Ratings: * S&P lowers Trinidad and Tobago sovereign credit rating to BBB+ from A- * Says Republic of Trinidad and Tobago long-term ratings lowered to ‘BBB+’ on higher debt burden; outlook is stable * Says affirmed ‘A-2’ short-term sovereign credit ratings for Trinidad and Tobago; lowered transfer and convertibility assessment for Read More

US cloud provider explores taking service to Trinidad

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US cloud provider explores taking service to Trinidad | The Montserrat Reporter Posted on 20 April 2017. (Adapted) (Fibre optic cable due for so long – would Montserrat be able to contend for this…?) PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Apr, 19, CMC – The number one cloud provider in the world, Amazon Web Services (AWS), that Read More