Tourism Minister Randall Mitchell continues to keep his distance from the ongoing wrangling between sacked TTL chief executive officer Camille Campbell and chairman Janelle Penny Commissiong-Chow.

Campbell was fired on July 1, six months after she was appointed. Her termination letter was signed by Commissiong-Chow. Campbell’s attorneys have issued a pre-action protocol letter to the TTL chairman, describing the decision to terminate her services “wrongful, unfair, unreasonable and indefensible”.

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This week, we at Bourse review some of the highlights of the fiscal year 2020 (FY2020) budget, as presented by the Minister of Finance last week Monday. We also take a look at some of the main fiscal stimulus measures mentioned and the investor opportunities which might be on the horizon.

A POLITICAL fight has broken out between Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Finance Minister Colm Imbert over the sale of CLICO/BAT traditional insurance portfolios.

FINANCE Minister Colm Imbert said the Board of Inland Revenue targeted the “big taxpayers” in the recent tax amnesty, which netted $2.38 billion for the Government’s coffers, over than four times more than was predicted.

US-based travel and hospitality conglomerate, Apple Leisure Group, has been chosen to run Tobago’s 198-room Magdalena Grand Beach and Golf Resort. Finance Minister Colm Imbert revealed yesterday that Apple Leisure was chosen from among a few foreign hotel operators.