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By Edition On Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Caribbean Airlines remains on course to profitability

PORT OF SPAIN - The Trinidad and Tobago-owned Caribbean Airlines is reporting increased revenues despite a 32 per cent increase in the price of fuel, and it says it’s continuing on a path to profitability. The More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Venezuelans fleeing to Trinidad expose cracks in island refugee policy

PORT OF SPAIN - Underneath a sign reading “Jesus was a refugee”, a line of Venezuelan asylum seekers 30 people long stretches in front of a Catholic church in Trinidad’s capital, Port of Spain. They have fled More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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UN team to investigate T&T complaints in controversy surrounding repatriation of Venezuelans

PORT OF SPAIN - A complaint made by Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley about a locally-based United Nations (UN) official’s “misinformed” comments following the repatriation of 82 Venezuelans More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Trinidad and Tobago ministers meet with UN representatives over deportation of Venezuelan migrants

PORT OF SPAIN - Minister of national security, Edmund Dillon, and attorney general, Faris Al Rawi, held a meeting on Tuesday with the United Nations resident coordinator Richard Blewitt and protection officer of More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Trinidad and Tobago government explains deportations of Venezuelan migrants

PORT OF SPAIN - After the United Nations System in Trinidad and Tobago said it is concerned after authorities announced they had facilitated the return to Venezuela of scores of Venezuelan nationals, including asylum More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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UNHCR regret at deportations of Venezuelans from Trinidad and Tobago

GENEVA - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, deeply regrets the deportation this past weekend by Trinidad and Tobago of 82 Venezuelan nationals. The 82 include registered asylum-seekers and individuals who had declared More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Copa Airlines to expand TT, Caribbean service

PORT OF SPAIN - Trinidad has been good to Copa Airways over the last decade. The “airline of the Americas,” based out of Tocumen Airport, on the outskirts of Panama City started servicing the Trinidad-Panama More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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First female President of Trinidad and Tobago takes office

PORT OF SPAIN - Paula-Mae Weekes was yesterday sworn in as the first female President and sixth overall Head of State of Trinidad and Tobago. A large crowd, including Government Ministers, Members of Parliament, More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 12th, 2018
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Tobago closer to self-governance

PORT OF SPAIN - Amendments to the Trinidad and Tobago Constitution that, if passed, would give Tobago autonomy, was today presented to Parliament. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said the Constitution (Amendment) More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Trinidad and Tobago to expand monitoring of returning ISIS fighters

PORT OF SPAIN - Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi said amendments to legislation dealing with terrorism are expected to presented when the Trinidad and Tobago Parliament sits this week. He said the amendments would More...