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Tourism Trinidad appoints acting CEO

Heidi Alert has been appointed to act as Chief Executive Officer Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL) with immediate effect. 

According to a release from TTL Alert will report to the Chairman of the Board,  Janelle Commissiong and will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the company. 

Alert currently functions as the Manager, Destination Development at the company and according to the TTL release with the new appointment, Alert will now manage both portfolios, until a new CEO is installed.

Water disruption in parts of East Trinidad on Friday

The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) is advising customers served by the Arouca Highlift Station that there will be an interruption in their pipe borne water supply on Friday, between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm.

WASA says this has become necessary in order to facilitate a pipeline interconnection works at the plant.

The affected areas will include districts along the Eastern Main Road, east of the Arima Old Road including:

Lillian Heights

The Foot Hills

La Florissante Phases 1 & 2

Riverwoods

Cleaver Heights

Bregon Park

Griffith assures safety for Pride TT parade

The Pride TT Committee (Pride TT) has met with the Police Commissioner Gary Griffith to discuss the safety and security needs for the upcoming annual Pride TT Fair, Mini-Concert, Fun Day and Parade, carded for Sunday 28th July, 2019 at Nelson Mandela Park.

Pride TT said in a statement that it is convinced that the Police Service is "committed to protecting all".

Huawei announces new T&T CEO

Huawei Technologies T&T has announced the appointment of Mr. Jeff Jin as the Chief Executive Officer for its operations in Trinidad and Tobago, with immediate effect.

Jin takes over the job of spearheading the Huawei T&T team with responsibility for overseeing strategic growth, development and overall operations for all of Trinidad and Tobago and the Eastern Caribbean, with a range of focus including the Huawei network, enterprise and device business groups.

Griffith continues constituency meetings

Police Commissioner Gary Griffith has met with Member of Parliament for Couva South, Rudranath Indarsingh and a cross section of constituents, to hear and discuss their safety and security concerns. 

The meeting took place on Wednesday in Couva. 

A statement by the Police Service says that the issues raised by members included home invasion, robberies and response times, from officers in dealing with distress calls. 

No impeachment! PM not acting on Archie

Chief Justice Ivor Archie will not face impeachment proceedings over misconduct allegations levelled against him.

Responding to questions during the post-Cabinet press briefing at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann's, this afternoon, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said that he would not exercise his exclusive discretion under S137 of the Constitution to institute the proceedings against Archie. 

Seven charged for attempting to defraud murder victim

Six Tobagonians and one Trinidadian appeared in court for allegedly using the death certificate of a murder victim to obtain over $600,000 from the victim's Unit Trust Corporation (UTC) account.

John Mills, of Cocrico Avenue, Buccoo and his common-law wife Eulyn John, friends of Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, were found murdered by their nephew on May 2.

Five of the accused appeared before a Scarborough magistrate on Thursday and were remanded into custody and will reappear in court on Friday.

PM: No apology, no resignation

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says there is no need for him to apologize to the Opposition Leader or resign over the 'Emailgate' fiasco.

Dr Rowley was responding to the announcement yesterday by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) that it has officially closed the investigation.

Making it clear he will not go down the Opposition’s “rabbit hole”, the prime minister accused the UNC of “twisting” the “facts” as is outlined in the file handed to the TTPS by the Director or Public Prosecutions (DPP).

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