T&T’s oil revenue under new threat

-from French 75% withholding tax

(Trinidad Express) As the government of T&T, unlike its Caribbean counterparts, continues to fail to get T&T removed from a European Union blacklist even once, T&T could be about to lose close to millions of dollars in oil revenue this year, a French tax attorney confirmed over the Easter weekend.

Buju Banton preaches peace at Trinidad concert

(Trinidad Guardian) The at­mos­phere at the Queen’s Park Sa­van­nah was lit, es­pe­cial­ly with the over­pow­er­ing scent of mar­i­jua­na at Sun­day’s I Am Leg­end Con­cert but with­in all the fun, Gram­my-win­ning leg­end Bu­ju Ban­ton sobered the au­di­ence in call­ing the coun­try out on its ram­pant mur­ders.

Illegal guns, ammo found in Jamaican cemetery

(Jamaica Gleaner) The Hanover police yesterday seized four illegal firearms and several rounds of ammunition in a cemetery as part of what is being described as heightened operations across the western parish over the Easter weekend.

Trinidad Top Cop assures Buju of no more trouble

(Trinidad Guardian) Hours af­ter de­fend­ing his of­fi­cers’ de­ci­sion to search the ho­tel room of Bu­ju Banton, Com­mis­sion­er of Po­lice Gary Grif­fith met with the Ja­maican reg­gae artiste to as­sure him of­fi­cers will not in­ter­fere with him or mem­bers of his en­tourage again.

Trinidad Top Cop assures Buju of no more trouble

(Trinidad Guardian) Hours af­ter de­fend­ing his of­fi­cers’ de­ci­sion to search the ho­tel room of Bu­ju Ban­ton, Com­mis­sion­er of Po­lice Gary Grif­fith met with the Ja­maican reg­gae artiste to as­sure him of­fi­cers will not in­ter­fere with him or mem­bers of his en­tourage again.

Two T&T cops charged over breach of firearm act

(Trinidad Guardian) An act­ing po­lice su­per­in­ten­dent with over 35 years of ser­vice has been ar­rest­ed and charged for un­law­ful­ly caus­ing the re­lease of a po­lice con­sta­ble with­out him be­ing pros­e­cut­ed for the of­fence of neg­li­gence in breach of the Firearm Act.

Piarco rated top Caribbean airport

(Trinidad Guardian) The Air­ports Au­thor­i­ty (AATT) has an­nounced that the Pi­ar­co In­ter­na­tion­al Air­port has topped the re­gion as the Best Air­port in the Caribbean, as de­clared by the Sky­trax 2019 World Air­port Awards.

Trinidad AG: Account for your gold, fancy cars

T&T AG goes after ‘Blingers, Zessers’…

(Trinidad Guardian)  “Blingers” and “Zessers” be­ware of Gov­ern­ment’s Ex­plain Your Wealth leg­is­la­tion. At­tor­ney Gen­er­al Faris Al-Rawi made this clear as he pi­lot­ed the con­tro­ver­sial bill in the Sen­ate on Monday.

Row with U.S. energy trader worsens Haiti’s fuel crisis

PORT-AU-PRINCE,  (Reuters) – A dispute between Haiti and a U.S. energy trading firm is leading to long blackouts and fuel shortages in the Caribbean nation, feeding anger at President Jovenel Moise’s government following the collapse of a supply deal with Venezuela last year.