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(CMC) – The state-owned Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) has denied reports that it intends to dismiss thousands of workers as part of a restructuring exercise. In a statement, the company described as “fabricated sensationalism” media reports that it is to be renamed and thousands of employees would be sent home. “The information ...

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(CMC) – The Jamaica government is to launch an educational campaign surrounding the impending ban on the importation, manufacture, distribution and use of specific categories of plastic packaging materials. “There is nothing that the government has banned that does not already have existing alternatives in the marketplace; it would be improper of the Government to ...

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  (CMC) – Caribbean tourism stakeholders will meet here early next month focusing on key elements to foster long-standing mutual success between cruise lines and destinations. “We could not be prouder to announce the workshops this year because they show the industry’s commitment to doing business with our partners in the Caribbean and Latin America,” ...

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(CMC) – The Trinidad-based One Caribbean Media Limited (OCM) has dismissed calls for the removal of the general manager of the Grenada Broadcasting Network (GBN), Mrs Odette Campbell, saying it had ‘vigorously investigated’ the allegations made against her. Last month, the Technical and Allied Workers Union (TAWU) confirmed that its members at the GBN had ...

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(CMC) – A national of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will return to court on October 23 after he had been charged with two other men following a drug bust at sea earlier this month. Police said that they had seized 425 pounds of marijuana during the exercise on October 4, conducted by officers attached ...

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(CMC) – The Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) Tuesday said it was asking its membership to indicate whether or not it should accept the latest wage offer from the government following talks with President David Granger on Monday. Following the discussions, President Granger told reporters that the two sides are now much closer to a resolution ...

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(CMC) – A Grenadian national is asking the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to decide whether or not Trinidad and Tobago breached his right to freedom of movement under the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas when it denied him entry into the oil rich twin island republic last December. Attorney Ruggles Ferguson said his client, David ...

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(CMC) – Lawyers for the state-owned oil company, PETROTRIN, have filed an appeal against an injunction granted to the Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) by the Industrial Court earlier this week. The Industrial Court on Monday also dismissed a stay of its ruling as had been sought by the company and the lawyers representing the ...

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(CMC) – St. Lucia says it will remain committed to its relationship with Taiwan that China regards as a renegade province. St. Lucia is among a handful of Caribbean countries that have maintained diplomatic relations with Taipei despite China’s move to have countries worldwide embrace its “one China’ policy. Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, who is ...

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(CMC) – The Maritime Administration (MARAD) Tuesday said that mariners can now use updated nautical maps and charts in navigating part of the Demerara River safely as a result of a British-funded US$1.1 million hydrographic survey. “The first phase of the project entailed an examination of the depth of the seabed and shoreline to detect ...

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