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New Ferry Coming to Trinidad

April 12, 2014 | 11:32 am | 0 Comment

New Ferry Coming to Trinidad

Above: the MV Super Fast GaliciaBy the Caribbean Journal staffThe government of Trinidad and Tobago is planning to add an additional inter-island ferry, it announced this week.Trinidad's government is expected to invest around $7.4 million USD annually to provide service on the MV Superfast Galicia ship, according to Trinidad Transport Minister Stephen more...

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New Trinidad Tourism Minister Makes First Visit to Tobago

April 10, 2014 | 11:42 am | 0 Comment

New Trinidad Tourism Minister Makes First Visit to Tobago

Above: Tobago (CJ Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffIncoming Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Minister Gerry Hadeed has made his first official visit to Tobago.The trip included talks with Tobago Chief Secretary Orville London and tourism officials including Tobago Tourism Secretary Tracy Davidson-Celestine.Hadeed, who called his Ministry "facilitators of the more...

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Trinidad and Tobago Mourns Loss of Former PM ANR Robinson

April 10, 2014 | 5:01 am | 0 Comment

Trinidad and Tobago Mourns Loss of Former PM ANR Robinson

Above: Former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister ANR RobinsonBy Andrea Perez CJ ContributorPORT OF SPAIN — Trinidad and Tobago is mourning the loss of former Prime Minister and President Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson .The 87-year-old Robinson passed away at about 6 AM Wednesday morning at the St Clair Medical Centre.On Wednesday, Minister of National more...

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Radisson Hotel Opens in Trinidad

April 9, 2014 | 8:36 am | 0 Comment

Radisson Hotel Opens in Trinidad

Above: the new Radisson hotel in Trinidad (photo: Rhondor Dowlat)By Andrea Perez CJ ContributorPORT OF SPAIN — The former Capital Plaza Hotel in Port of Spain, Trinidad is now a Radisson Hotel.The $30 million dollar structure was officially opened with a launch event on Monday evening.Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar welcomed more...

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Trinidad, China Talk Infrastructure

April 8, 2014 | 5:13 pm | 0 Comment

Trinidad, China Talk Infrastructure

Above: the Chinese delegation with Trinidad Urban Development Minister Roodal MoonilalBy the Caribbean Journal staffTrinidad and Tobago Housing and Urban Development Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal recently hosted a high-level delegation of Chinese officials for talks on infastructure.The group, which was led by China's Ambassador to Trinidad, Huang Xingyuan, more...

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Tobago, Major Energy Player?

April 3, 2014 | 12:36 pm | 0 Comment

Tobago, Major Energy Player?

Above: Tobago (CJ Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffCould Tobago soon become a "major energy player?"That's the view held by Victor Hart, chairman of the Steering Committee of the Trinidad and Tobago Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.Hart said that the country's central government is collecting significant revenue from energy giant Centrica, more...

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Trinidad Names New Tourism Minister

April 1, 2014 | 9:47 am | 0 Comment

Trinidad Names New Tourism Minister

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffTrinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has appointed Senator Gerry Hadeed as the country's new Minister of Tourism.Hadeed, who had been serving as the country's Minister of Communications, succeeds former Tourism Minister Chandresh Sharma, who resigned on Monday after allegations more...

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Trinidad Tourism Minister Resigns

March 31, 2014 | 4:20 pm | 0 Comment

Trinidad Tourism Minister Resigns

Above: former Trinidad Tourism Minister Chandresh SharmaBy the Caribbean Journal staffTrinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has revoked the appointment of Tourism Minister Chandresh Sharma after accepting his resignation.The departure of Sharma came after allegations that he assaulted a woman, according to reports.Persad-Bissessar more...

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Saudi Arabian Investment Delegation Visits Trinidad and Tobago

March 27, 2014 | 3:00 pm | 0 Comment

Saudi Arabian Investment Delegation Visits Trinidad and Tobago

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo)By the Caribbean Journal staffAn investment delegation from Saudi Arabia is visiting Trinidad and Tobago.The delegation, which was led by Dr Fahad Al Dawood, began its trip on Monday. On Wednesday, the group held talks with Trinidad's Ministry of Trade, Industry and Investment and Trinidad's national investment promotion firm, more...

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Trinidad PM Revokes Appointment of Social Development Minister

March 26, 2014 | 1:08 am | 0 Comment

Trinidad PM Revokes Appointment of Social Development Minister

Above: Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-BissessarBy the Caribbean Journal staffTrinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has dismissed Minister of the People and Social Development Dr Glen Ramadharsingh, she announced on Tuesday.The move came in response to reports of a disturbance on a Caribbean Airlines flight last week by Ramadharsingh more...

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