Press Releases (304)
September 23, 2016: Trinidad and Tobago, as a small island developing state, is vulnerable to the negative impacts of climate change, susceptible to natural disasters and extreme climate conditions including hurricanes, drought, excessive rain, flooding and higher temperatures.
On Wednesday September 21st, 2016, the Honourable Minister of Finance, Colm Imbert, on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, and His Excellency John Estrada, Ambassador of the United States of America, on behalf of the Government of the United States of America (USA), signed the Customs Mutual Administrative Agreement (CMAA). The signing of this important agreement was also witnessed by, Major General (Ret’d), the Honourable Edmund Dillon (Minister of National Security) Ag. Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs.
On September 21st, 2016 Minister of Finance Colm Imbert and United States Ambassador John Estrada signed the Customs Mutual Administrative Agreement (CMAA). Both officials signed the CMAA on behalf of their respective countries governments.
The United National Congress Member of Parliament for Couva South condemns the arrogant and outlandish statement of Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley that the wage settlement which were undertaken on behalf of Public Servants and Law Enforcement Officers will lead to massive job losses.
Port of Spain September 21, 2016: Today the United States and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago signed a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement (CMAA). U.S. Ambassador John L. Estrada and Finance Minister ColmImbert represented their respective governments.
The Ministry of National Security has set out to improve immigration services rendered to the public at the Piarco International Airport.
The United National Congress (UNC) opposition’s failure to support the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), has demonstrated once again the glaring inconsistencies in their flippant stance on matters of major national importance. The latest, which could have dire consequences for financial institutions and businesses engaged in international trade, seems to point again towards an inconsistency in positions taken by the UNC Opposition versus distinctly divergent positions taken when they were in Government.