T&T’s Prime Minister Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and the leaders of two other countries who recently sought peace in Venezuela’s crisis aren’t among the five Caribbean leaders who’ve been invited to meet US President Donald Trump tomorrow on issues, including Venezuela.
While Rowley wasn’t on that invitation list, as word of Trump’s meeting was announced by the White House yesterday, US Ambassador Joseph Mondello held discussions with Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar at her Port-of-Spain office.
The White House says President Donald Trump will meet with leaders of five Caribbean nations on Friday in an effort to strengthen cooperation on security and trade issues.
Trinidad and Tobago will not be represented at that meeting.
The meeting at Mar-a-Lago, the president's resort in Palm Beach, will feature the leaders of the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica and Saint Lucia.
Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump will use the meeting to thank the leaders for their support for peace and democracy in Venezuela.
US President Donald Trump will not attend the funeral of his political antagonist John McCain, a spokesman for the late senator has said.
"The president will not be, as far as we know, attending the funeral," said McCain family friend Rick Davis. "That's just a fact."
Davis read out a posthumous message from McCain that appeared to take a thinly veiled dig at Mr Trump.
In the message, McCain urged Americans not to "hide behind walls".The Arizona Republican died on Saturday of brain cancer.
US President Donald Trump has responded to speculation that he might be impeached by warning that any such move would damage the economy.
In an interview with Fox & Friends, he said the market would crash and "everybody would be very poor".
He was speaking after Michael Cohen, his ex-lawyer, pleaded guilty to violating election laws and said he had been directed to do so by Mr Trump.
Mr Trump has rarely spoken about the prospect of being impeached.
US President Donald Trump is issuing a strong warning to anyone trading with Iran. This is following his re-imposition of sanctions on the country. He tweeted "Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States.” Re-imposed sanctions took effect overnight and tougher ones relating to oil exports will begin in November. Iran's president said the measures were "psychological warfare" which aimed to "sow division among Iranians".
History was created when US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un met in Singapore on Tuesday, just months after threatening each other with nuclear catastrophe and boasting about the size and capabilities of each others' missiles.
The meeting was in two parts, first a one-on-one with just interpreters involved and then a bigger meeting with each sides' delegates.
But what truly came out of it?
Here are ten pointers