Michael Quamina

PM’S LAWYER: Michael Quamina

OROPOUCHE East Member of Parliament Dr Roodal Moonilal is calling for the immediate resignation of newly appointed chairman for Trinidad Petroleum Holdings Ltd (TPHL) Michael Quamina on the grounds of apparent bias and conflict of interest.

Speaking during the United National Congress (UNC) Monday Night Forum at the Debe High School, Moonilal said Quamina, who is also Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s personal attorney, “cannot serve two masters” given his new role as chairman and that of the attorney to the Prime Minister.


Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) affirmed the Ba1 corporate family rating on National Gas Company of Trinidad & Tobago’s (NGC) and its $400 million global bonds due 2036.

NATIONAL Security Minister Stuart Young said last night he has always recused himself whenever the issue of NCB Global Finance has been raised in any Cabinet note.

AFTER 25 years, the Unit Trust Corporation has decided to discontinue trading in foreign currencies, the financial institution’s executive director, Nigel Edwards, said yesterday.

GOVERNMENT has an $18,992 balance a $7 million loan it took in 1941 under the War Loan Ordinance of 1941.

It’s one of several loans the Government has with local financial institutions which amount to close to $50 billion.

WITH restaurants opening back up in the first phase of the easing of restrictions as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, people still do not have to venture out for food as there is an app that brings deliveries right to your doorstep.

DIGICEL mobile phones are in more hands and pockets than any other telecommunications company in Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean. But the company is facing a battle for its survival as it deals with declining revenues, increasing finance costs and what its directors refer to as “unsustainable volumes of funded indebtedness”.