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Tobago Wants “Separate Airline” to Service Trinidad-Tobago Route

July 25, 2014 | 3:53 pm | 0 Comment

Tobago Wants “Separate Airline” to Service Trinidad-Tobago Route

Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Tobago House of Assembly says it wants a "separate airline" to service the Trinidad-Tobago airbridge. THA Chief Secretary Orville London raised the issue during a 2015 budget consultation last week. "I think that one of the issues we did get traction from the Minister of Finance was the delinking of more...

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Caribbean, Japan to Hold First-Ever Joint Summit in Trinidad

July 21, 2014 | 5:51 am | 0 Comment

Caribbean, Japan to Hold First-Ever Joint Summit in Trinidad

Above: Port of Spain (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Heads of government from CARICOM will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the first-ever CARICOM-Japan summit in Trinidad next week. The conference, which will be held on July 28, is the latest in a series of joint summits CARICOM has held with various partners, from the more...

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Tobago Reporting Increase in Local Tourism From Trinidad

July 17, 2014 | 6:01 pm | 0 Comment

Tobago Reporting Increase in Local Tourism From Trinidad

Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tobago received a record number of visitors in 2013 — more than 1 million, and a large portion of those visitors came from nearby Trinidad. According to new data from Tobago's government, more than half a million Trinidadians spent more than $18.3 million USD during their stays. "Even as we dedicate more...

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Trinidad and Tobago Economy “Embarking on Sustainable Growth Path”

July 11, 2014 | 2:50 pm | 0 Comment

Trinidad and Tobago Economy “Embarking on Sustainable Growth Path”

Above: Port of Spain, Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago's economy is "embarking on a sustainable growth path," the International Monetary Fund said following its Article IV Consultation with the country earlier this week. The IMF said that maintenance-related slowdowns in the country's crucial energy sector were ending, while more...

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Tobago Topped 1 Million Visitors in 2013

July 9, 2014 | 4:36 pm | 0 Comment

Tobago Topped 1 Million Visitors in 2013

Above: Tobago (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of Tobago received just over 1 million visitors in 2013 for the first time its history, according to Tobago's Secretary of Tourism and Transportation, Tracy Davidson-Celestine. A large portion of that came from the domestic market in Trinidad (on ferries and by air), according to more...

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Major Oil Discovery in Trinidad

July 6, 2014 | 5:45 pm | 0 Comment

Major Oil Discovery in Trinidad

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) Spain-based energy firm Repsol recently made what Trinidad's government is calling a "major" oil discovery. The Ministry of Energy said Repsol had discovered 40 million barrels of oil, which is "already on production and adding to overall national production," according to Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine. Repsol operates the field more...

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A New Tech Park in Trinidad

June 29, 2014 | 5:01 pm | 0 Comment

A New Tech Park in Trinidad

Above: Tamana InTech Park in Trinidad By the Caribbean Journal staff A new technology park has opened its doors in Trinidad. The Tamana InTech Park Facility, located in Wallerfield, officially opened on Tuesday, with Trinidad Trade Minister Vasant Bharath on hand for the inauguration. The opening marked the completion of the first phase of the projet. The more...

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Trinidad, India Talk Energy

June 27, 2014 | 10:02 am | 0 Comment

Trinidad, India Talk Energy

Above: the meeting in Moscow By the Caribbean Journal staff Officials from Trinidad and Tobago and India held talks this week on the sidelines of the 21st World Petroleum Congress in Moscow. Trinidad and Tobago Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine met with Dharmendra Pradhan, India's Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas. The two were joined by BC more...

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Trinidad, BG Talk Energy

June 3, 2014 | 6:03 am | 0 Comment

Trinidad, BG Talk Energy

Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine held talks last week with Sir John Grant, the executive vice president of British energy firm BG Group. Grant was joined by Chris Cox, executive vice president of BG Advance. BG Group's Trinidad and Tobago subsidiary, BG T&T, is the second largest producer of more...

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Speed Cameras Coming to Trinidad?

May 28, 2014 | 1:25 pm | 0 Comment

Speed Cameras Coming to Trinidad?

Above: downtown Port of Spain, Trinidad (Caribbean Journal Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Laser speed guns are on their way to Trinidad and Tobago, Transport Minister Stephen Cadiz said this week. The laser speed guns will ticket cars driving at excess speeds, Cadiz told a recent Senate sitting of Parliament. Legislation to implement the cameras will be more...

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