Trinidad and Tobago

Doubles and Pholourie better than Caribbean beaches

Trinidad and Tobago has appeared twice on a list rating foods in the region that are better than the beaches.

In an article posted on Huffingtonpost called "11 Caribbean foods which are better than the beaches",

Doubles and Pholourie were listed as numbers six and nine respectively.

The article noted that "doubles, a curried chickpea, fry bread sandwich is the breakfast of champions. (Or lunch of champions. Or dinner. Or late-night snack.)

It's enjoyed all times of the day in Trinidad and Tobago".

Former PP Councillor's vehicle firebombed

Former Peoples Partnership councillor for St Ann's Cascade Kenrick Preudhomme is counting his losses after his property was fire-bombed on Wednesday morning.

Contacted by CNC3, Preudhomme said that around 12:45 a.m, he was awoken by his daughter informing him that his Mazda BT-50 vehicle was on fire.

The fire department was contacted, however by the time they arrived, the vehicle was destroyed and parts of his house damaged.

Preudhomme's daughter told him that she observed someone fleeing the scene.

VAT hotline set up

The Consumer Affairs Division of the Ministry of Trade and Industry has set up a VAT hotline for the convenience of consumers and to answer queries on the revised VAT regime.

The Consumer Affairs Division also has a mechanism in place which includes the monitoring of prices in supermarkets throughout Trinidad and Tobago.

 If you have any queries or questions, please contact 800-4277. The hotline will be answered between the hours of 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Outside of these ours the division can be contacted via email at [email protected]