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Chamber: "Labour Movement reckless to call for riot"

The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce says it deems it wholly unsatisfactory that members of the Labour Movement should call for citizens to riot in a show of discontent with the National Budget measures for fiscal 2018.

The Chamber has issued a statement saying that at a time when our country is grappling with challenging economic conditions, such rhetoric, inciting citizens to mobilize in mass protest can only be described as reckless.

Scotiabank T&T appoints new Managing Director

Scotiabank announced today that Stephen Bagnarol has been appointed as the Managing Director of Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Limited and the Senior Vice President & Head of the Caribbean South & East, effective November 1st, 2017.

This follows the bank’s announcement on September 19th, 2017 that Anya Schnoor has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Retail Payments, Deposits and Unsecured Lending for Canadian Banking from November 1st, 2017

Bagnarol joined Scotiabank in 1998.

Former Digicel Play boss is new Caribbean Airlines CEO

Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has announced the appointment of Garvin Medera as the Chief Executive Officer, effective October 10, 2017.

Medera is formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Digicel Play, a position he held from December 2015 until his departure earlier this month.

Prior to the role of CEO, Digicel Play, he served in several key leadership positions at Digicel including Chief Operating Officer, General Manager Tobago and Chief Technical Officer, managing the company’s full operational portfolio.

Chamber: It's unfortunate much attention being given to just one comment from post-Budget forum

The Chamber of Industry and Commerce says it is unfortunate that much national attention is being focused on a comment made from the floor at its post-Budget forum on Tuesday, rather than on the substance of what was shared at that forum.

The Chamber has issued a statement urging all citizens to work together against the challenges the country currently faces.

The following is the statement by the Chamber:

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