Update: Bankers association on Linx fraud

The Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago has responded to a fake website link being circulated via Whatsapp which is purporting to be from Link, asking users to go to a website to enter personal banking information. The following is the full press release:


EMA: Preliminary investigations confirms odour originates from Angostura Ltd.

The EMA has launched an investigation into the cause of the odour around the vicinity of Angostura Ltd. The following is the full press release

Following reported concerns of residents of Beetham Gardens related to unbearable odours near Angostura Ltd.’s facilities in the area, the EMA’s preliminary investigation has confirmed that the odours are in fact originating from Angostura Ltd.

Tabla maestro passes

Trinidad and Tobago's premier tabla musician Dexter Raghunanan has died.

The 43-year-old passed at his home in Houston, Texas after a brief illness.

Raghunanan was one of the most distinguished Indian Classical artistes to originate from Trinidad and Tobago.

Dexter always had a great penchant toward percussion as a child and his passion for drums was recognised by his paternal grandmother who bought his first pair of tabla and subsequently encouraged him to learn tabla formally.

Persad-Bissessar challenges AG's "tactics" to allow marriage bill to pass with simple majority

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is questioning the decision by Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi to omit the parts of the marriage legislation that needed a special majority, to ensure that it was passed in the Senate last night.

Persad-Bissessar says the AG appears to be legislating "by tactics" and is calling on him to state whether he had Cabinet's permission to do so.

The following is a statement issued by Persad-Bissessar today:

Linx warns of fraudulent message being spread on social media

Linx, the point-of-sale facilitator which enables customers to make payments via bank cards is today warning of a hoax being spread on social media.

Linx says that there is a fake website link being circulated via Whats App which is purporting to be from Linx,  asking users to go to a website to enter personal banking information.

Linx says the message is fake and is warning citizens not to enter their information on the website.

Linx is advising citizens who have already entered their information to contact their respective banks immediately.