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The Minister of Finance, the Hon. Colm Imbert, is extending a public invitation to meet with all of the owners and/or shareholders and/or directors of private members’ clubs and other similar business establishments that engage in casino-type gambling, to discuss the taxation of gambling tables and gambling devices.
Prime Minister Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley has asked Mexican President, His Excellency Enrique Pena Nieto to immediately consider the development and implementation of a partial scope trade agreement which will allow Trinidad and Tobago manufactured goods access to the Mexican market.
Trinidad and Tobago Meteorological Service has issued Information Bulletin #2 advising citizens that the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) continues to remain active just east of Trinidad and Tobago as it is being influenced by a near- stationary, well- defined upper level trough. There is a 60% (medium) chance that there will be a change in the upper level trough position, resulting in an increase in rainfall over the next 18 to 24 hours.
October 25th, 2017 Kent House, Maraval –Over the past few days, a number of communities across Trinidad have been experiencing severe flooding due to heavy rainfalls. Some of the low-lying areas that were significantly affected include Piarco, Carapo, Dow Village, Barrackpore, Woodland, Penal, Princes Town, Moruga, Mafeking and the Mayaro/Manzanilla region.
Commonwealth citizens are set to benefit from improved legal services in a range of areas as law ministers ended their meeting in The Bahamas with a package of agreements and pledges.
The Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM) continues to support relief and recovery efforts to impacted areas caused by severe weather conditions resulting in widespread flooding across the nation.
As announced by the Honourable Minister of Finance in his presentation of the 2018 Budget Statement on October 2nd 2017, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago has taken a decision to establish a revenue authority, the Trinidad and Tobago Revenue Authority (TTRA).
October 23rd, 2017 Kent House, Maraval – Due to the recent inclement weather, a number of low-lying areas across the country have been severely affected resulting in the loss of household items, crops and other basic amenities.