Dennis Moses

BEST EFFORTS: Minister of Foreign and Caricom Affairs Dennis Moses.

THE 2020 budget was passed in the House of Representatives yesterday. No division was taken. The debate on the budget moves to the Senate starting at 10 a.m. today. During yesterday’s Standing Finance Committee, it was revealed that this country has not honoured its commitments to a number of international bodies, including a number of UN commitments.

Foreign Affairs Minister Dennis Moses said two payments were made—$1.3 million was paid to the UN Economic Mission for Latin America and the Caribbean and just under $5 million was paid for the UN Peacekeeping Operations. He said most of the other obligations had not yet been paid.


This week, we at Bourse review the full financial year performance ended September 2019 of banking giant NCB Financial Group Ltd (NCBFG) and half year (HY) results of Non-Banking Finance stock JMMB Group Ltd (JMMBGL). Both groups would have reported overall increased earnings.

LOCAL businesses need to come together and work with each other to market their products outside of Trinidad and Tobago. This was the call made by Christopher Boodoosingh, CEO of Cocoa Republic Ltd.

FOR THE second time this week, one of the energy multinationals operating in T&T has announced a natural gas discovery in the waters off both Tobago and Trinidad.

A DRAFT Tobago medium-term policy framework, from a team chaired by economist Dr Terrence Farrell, has recommended the establishment of up to three all-inclusive resorts as one of its key initiatives to drive Tobago’s development in the next four years.