Education Minister Anthony Garcia is not tolerating any wrongdoing at the nation's schools and has asked for the names of students who have been disruptive at El Dorado East Secondary.
The United National Congress notes with grave concern the sudden discontinuance of the $1.2 billion case filed by Petrotrin against its former President Malcom Jones as a result of the failed Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) project. This case was filed after extensive forensic investigations were conducted on the advice of eminent Counsel including Vincent Nelson QC and Russell Martineau SC.
The case against former Executive Chairman of Petrotrin Malcolm Jones has been discontinued.
March 2, 2016:- In advancing the trade and investment agenda to international business interests, Senator the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon, Minister of Trade and Industry met with Mr. Cesar Deben, Principal Adviser, European Commission Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries and Mrs. Daniela Tramacere, Chargé d'Affaires of the Delegation of the European Union to Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday 23rd March, 2016; Courtesy Call by His Excellency Jules, Bijil, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands on Friday 26th March, 2016; Mr. Deodat Maharaj, Deputy Secretary-General, Commonwealth Secretariat and Lord Marland of Odstock, Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council on Tuesday 1st March, 2016.
The shortage of US currency in the country has hit money transfer companies Western Union and Moneygram, resulting in restrictions on all outgoing transactions.