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Tobago Eyes Landfill-Free Future

August 21, 2014 | 2:08 pm | 0 Comment

Tobago Eyes Landfill-Free Future

Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tobago says it is looking to become the first Caribbean territory without a landfill site. The island's House of Assembly has signed a contract with Canada-based Fourth State Energy to undertake a waste-to-energy pre-feasibility study. The agreement was signed at the Magdalena Grand Beach Resort on more...

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BP Approves New Offshore Gas Facility in Trinidad and Tobago

August 16, 2014 | 2:58 pm | 0 Comment

BP Approves New Offshore Gas Facility in Trinidad and Tobago

Above: one of BP's Trinidad platforms By the Caribbean Journal staff BP Trinidad and Tobago has approved a new offshore gas project called Juniper. The project will include the construction of a "normally unmanned platform together with corresponding subsea infrastructure," the company said in a release. Work on the project is scheduled to begin in the fourth more...

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Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Development Company Names New CEO

August 13, 2014 | 6:34 pm | 0 Comment

Trinidad and Tobago Tourism Development Company Names New CEO

Above: Maracas Beach in Trinidad (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Board of Directors of the Tourism Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago has named Keith Chin as the organization's new CEO. The appointment took effect on Aug. 4. The TDC said Chin had over "thirty-two years of experience in middle and senior executive management more...

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Tobago Readies New Anti-Crime Plan

August 4, 2014 | 11:06 am | 0 Comment

Tobago Readies New Anti-Crime Plan

Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Tobago's government is planning a new push to combat crime, according to Chief Secretary Orville London. The new plan involves more cameras, the creation of a canine unit and greater surveillance at ports of entry, London said. The plan, drafted by Tobago's Assistant Commissioner of Police, Brian Headley, more...

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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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