Press Releases

Changes in Banking services and operations advisory

Changes in Banking services and operations advisory

Bankers Association of Trinidad & Tobago For Immediate Release 23rd March 2020 Media Release Changes in Banking services and operations advisory The Bankers Association of Trinidad & Tobago (BATT) wishes to reassure its customers, as it continues to monitor and assess the current environment and assist in mitigating the spread of COVID-19, that all measures are being taken to safeguard […]

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March 27th, 2020

Statement by Executive Director

Statement by Executive Director

Statement by Executive Director By now you would know that our school is closed until April 20, 2020. To ensure that our students are not severely disrupted, we will transition our face-to-face classes to online – details will be communicated to everyone via email. We are receiving great support from our UK partners, and are confident that we will see […]

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March 23rd, 2020

THE JMMB GROUP COMMITS TO  WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PRINCIPLES

THE JMMB GROUP COMMITS TO WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PRINCIPLES

For Immediate Release THE JMMB GROUP COMMITS TO WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PRINCIPLES Tuesday March 10th, 2020, Port of Spain, Trinidad … The JMMB Group along with 400 CEO’s globally, is a signatory to the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEP) – a joint initiative between UN Women and UN Global Compact. Lisa-Maria Alexander, Chief Marketing Officer of JMMB Trinidad and Tobago (JMMB TT), […]

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March 12th, 2020

NEDCO launches New Brand

NEDCO launches New Brand

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEDCO launches New Brand Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, March 10, 2020:  The National Entrepreneurship Development Company Limited (NEDCO) has launched a new logo and tagline to realign the company’s brand with its mandate of being the state enterprise tasked with development of the micro and small enterprises (MSE) sector.  NEDCO was formed in […]

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March 11th, 2020

Prestige Business Publications Wins “Best Business Publication – Category of the Year North America” at the 2020 BizX awards.

Prestige Business Publications Wins “Best Business Publication – Category of the Year North America” at the 2020 BizX awards.

LOCAL BUSINESS HONORED at BIZ X AWARDS on February 11, 2020 #BIZX 2020 Powered by ActionCOACH honors Who’s Who in Trinidad & Tobago Business with Best Business Publication PORT OF SPAIN – Prestige Business Publications Ltd., today announced that Who’s Who in Trinidad & Tobago Business was named the winner of Best Business Publication at the 2020 BIZ X Awards, […]

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February 19th, 2020

Destination Tobago content goes live on National Geographic website

Destination Tobago content goes live on National Geographic website

­MEDIA RELEASE Destination Tobago content goes live on National Geographic website SCARBOROUGH Tobago, Monday February 03, 2020: The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited has started the first quarter of 2020 with a bang, as the organisation’s high-profile marketing partnership with National Geographic came to fruition in January with unspoilt, untouched, undiscovered Tobago being prominently featured by the world’s leading travel magazine. […]

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February 18th, 2020

Use of the Parliamentary Precincts

Use of the Parliamentary Precincts

MEDIA RELEASE February 6, 2020 Use of the Parliamentary Precincts The Red House, the iconic home of the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago, is once again open to members of the public who wish to come in to view Sittings of the House of Representatives and the Senate, as well as public Committee meetings. The Rotunda has traditionally been a […]

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February 12th, 2020

Scotiabank included in 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Scotiabank included in 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

SCOTIABANK TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO LIMITED FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 3, 2020 Scotiabank included in 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index Scotiabank has been included in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which recognizes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and gender equality in the workforce. This is the third year in a row that the Bank has been included in the […]

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February 11th, 2020

New Wave Marketing Making Waves in Export

New Wave Marketing Making Waves in Export

Press Release Wednesday 5th February,  2020 NEW WAVE MARKETING MAKING WAVES IN EXPORT Port of Spain – February 05, 2020     The President of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA), Ms. Franka Costelloe and the Minister of Trade and Industry, the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon visited TTMA member company, New Wave Marketing, yesterday February 4th, in recognition of the company’s contribution to the […]

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February 11th, 2020

133 Technical Vocational Instructors &Teachers graduate with 21st-century teaching skills

133 Technical Vocational Instructors &Teachers graduate with 21st-century teaching skills

PRESS RELEASE 133 Technical Vocational Instructors &Teachers graduate with 21st-century teaching skills JAN 31, 2020 With a strong emphasis being placed nationally on Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET), MIC Institute of Technology (MIC-IT) is determined to correct the imbalance regarding academic and non-academic skills and careers. On January 30, 2020, MIC-IT graduated 133 Instructors and Secondary School Teachers from six […]

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February 10th, 2020

Top-up to a University of Hertfordshire

Top-up to a University of Hertfordshire

Attend our Free Information Session and learn about the benefits of the Bachelor of Business Administration Honours Degree from the University of Hertfordshire, UK. Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Location: SITAL College Campus 106 Eastern Main Road Tacarigua Attendees will receive discounted fees to start in 2020. Enter with work experience or go directly […]

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By: Sital College of Tertiary Education Ltd.  |  January 9th, 2020

MIC-IT SHOWCASES ITS INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

MIC-IT SHOWCASES ITS INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

MIC-IT SHOWCASES ITS INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES   PRESS RELEASE   DEC 18, 2019 Celebrating its 45th anniversary in providing Industry and Manufacturing support to Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean, the MIC Institute of Technology (MIC-IT) held an Innovation Forum on December 17, 2019 at its Head Office in Macoya. The forum, “Diversification through Innovation” highlighted 11 of MIC-IT’s locally researched, […]

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By: MIC Institute of Technology Limited - Corporate Communications   |  January 8th, 2020

MIC Institute of Technology turns 45 this year

MIC Institute of Technology turns 45 this year

For 45 years, MIC Institute of Technology (MIC-IT) has fortified the Manufacturing backbone and strengthened the innovative engineering capacity of the nation through its technological services, education and training. With 13 Technology Centres nationwide and expanding and customising its training programmes in St. Maarten, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Guyana and Grenada, MIC-IT is now a regional brand. MIC-IT has […]

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December 12th, 2019

Tobago tourism stimulates bookings at USA dive

Tobago tourism stimulates bookings at USA dive

MEDIA RELEASE Tobago tourism stimulates bookings at USA dive show SCARBOROUGH Tobago, Friday November 22, 2019: Following successful attendance at Birmingham Dive Show in the UK last month, the Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) in collaboration with local operators attended the DEMA Show in Orlando, Florida from November 13 to 6, 2019. The focus was on dive enthusiasts and potential […]

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By: Tobago Tourism Agency  |  November 29th, 2019

Tobago Tourism wins big at International Travel and Tourism Awards

Tobago Tourism wins big at International Travel and Tourism Awards

The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited’s destination marketing campaign, “Tobago Beyond”, won the Silver Award for “Best National Tourism Board Campaign” in the International Travel and Tourism Awards presented by WTM at Magazine London, Tuesday November 5, 2019. Tobago outshined four other destination campaigns – including “Incredible India” and “The St. Kitts Shout Out” – to cop the prestigious award. Tobago […]

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By: Tobago Tourism Agency  |  November 29th, 2019

KENNICON NEWS

KENNICON NEWS

WORKSHOP MODERNIZED Exciting times at KEL as CNC technology is being used to enhance the workshop. This CNC technology is allowing for an even higher quality of work, more competitive prices and less time to complete jobs. Their plasma even has one of the largest beds in the caribbean… KEL ADDS ANOTHER AWARD TO THEIR MANTLE KEL added another accolade […]

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November 8th, 2019

MIC-IT GRADUATES 16 SVG INSTRUCTORS IN TECHNICAL TRAINING

MIC-IT GRADUATES 16 SVG INSTRUCTORS IN TECHNICAL TRAINING

Press Release 05/11/19 The MIC Institute of Technology (MIC-IT) has once again successfully trained and graduated nationals from yet another Caribbean neighbour, this time from the St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). Speaking at the graduation ceremony on October 30, 2019, at MIC-IT’s Head Office in Macoya, Professor Clément Imbert, MIC-IT Chairman, said that MIC-IT was proud and honoured to […]

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November 7th, 2019

bmobile and Huawei join forces with UWI for world-class Innovation Lab

bmobile and Huawei join forces with UWI for world-class Innovation Lab

bmobile and Huawei join forces with UWI for world-class Innovation Lab Trinidad and Tobago has received yet another notch in its belt and is one step closer to becoming a technologically developed nation, thanks to a tripartite agreement between The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine Campus, bmobile and Huawei for a state of the art Innovation Lab. […]

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October 9th, 2019

MIC-IT EXPANDS TRAINING IN ST. MAARTEN

MIC-IT EXPANDS TRAINING IN ST. MAARTEN

MIC-IT Expands Training in St. Maarten   04/09/19 While the MIC Institute of Technology (MIC-IT) is a household name in Trinidad and Tobago, it has been making an esteemed name for itself in our neighbouring Caribbean countries over the last year.  In August 2018, the National Institute of Professional Advancement (NIPA) in Sint Maarten joined forces with MIC-IT to provide […]

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September 17th, 2019

SFC’s proposed debt issue gets ‘high creditworthiness’ ratings

SFC’s proposed debt issue gets ‘high creditworthiness’ ratings

MEDIA RELEASE July 29, 2019 SFC’s proposed debt issue gets ‘high creditworthiness’ ratings Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS) has assigned initial credit ratings of CariAA (Foreign and Local Currency Ratings) on its regional rating scale and jmAAA on the Jamaica national scale, to the proposed debt issue of Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited (SFC) of up to US […]

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August 2nd, 2019

NCB Global Finance assigned ‘good creditworthiness’ ratings

NCB Global Finance assigned ‘good creditworthiness’ ratings

MEDIA RELEASE 02 July 2019 NCB Global Finance assigned ‘good creditworthiness’ ratings Caribbean Information & Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS) has assigned initial Issuer/ Corporate Credit Ratings of CariA (Foreign and Local Currency) on the regional rating scale, and ttA on the Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) national scale to NCB Global Finance Limited (NCB Global).  These ratings indicate that the […]

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July 2nd, 2019

Trinidad & Tobago’s first all-student national culinary team cops five (5) medals at the taste of the Caribbean competition 2019

Trinidad & Tobago’s first all-student national culinary team cops five (5) medals at the taste of the Caribbean competition 2019

Trinidad & Tobago’s first all-student national culinary team cops five (5) medals at the taste of the Caribbean competition 2019  Miami, Florida, June 26th, 2019 The 2019 Trinidad & Tobago National Culinary Team, comprised entirely of currently-enrolled students of the Trinidad and Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute (TTHTI), stood head and shoulders with the Caribbean’s best culinary and bartending professionals […]

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July 2nd, 2019

Tobago wins Caribbean Nature Park of the Year in “Green Caribbean Awards 2019”

Tobago wins Caribbean Nature Park of the Year in “Green Caribbean Awards 2019”

MEDIA RELEASE Tobago wins Caribbean Nature Park of the Year in “Green Caribbean Awards 2019” SCARBOROUGH Tobago, Thursday April 25, 2019:  Tobago’s Main Ridge Forest Reserve has been named the Caribbean Nature Park of the Year in the Caribbean Journal’s “Green Caribbean Awards 2019”. Caribbean Journal (CJ) is the world’s largest website covering the Caribbean, with original content and video focusing on […]

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July 1st, 2019

National Geographic Traveller to feature Tobago

National Geographic Traveller to feature Tobago

MEDIA RELEASE National Geographic Traveller to feature Tobago SCARBOROUGH Tobago, Thursday May 09, 2019:  The Tobago Tourism Agency Limited (TTAL) has engaged National Geographic Traveller – the UK edition of one of the most iconic and widely read magazines in the world – to capture content in Tobago and feature the destination on their print and digital platforms. A production […]

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July 1st, 2019

Brentwood Mall – Creating a new retail experience in central Trinidad

Brentwood Mall – Creating a new retail experience in central Trinidad

The Brentwood and Brookhaven neighbourhoods in central Trinidad will soon be welcoming a new addition to the community with Brentwood Mall due to open in early to mid-2020. Brentwood Mall will sit amidst these vibrant, sought-after communities with a primary catchment area of about 25,000 and secondary and tertiary markets that number close to 270,000 people. The Developer, Caribbean Housing Limited (CHL) […]

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July 1st, 2019

Laventille graduates…going beyond the horizon

Laventille graduates…going beyond the horizon

Press Release   Laventille graduates…going beyond the horizon 29/04/19 On April 18, 2019, MIC Institute of Technology (MIC-IT) graduated twelve (12) young men and women from the Success Central Community Skills Training Programme at the Laventille Technology Centre. This customized training programme had emanated from a collaboration between MIC-IT and the Success Central Community Council (SCCC) initiated by The Honourable […]

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May 1st, 2019

Caribbean Launch Of Female Wave Of Change

Caribbean Launch Of Female Wave Of Change

April 17, 2019 Caribbean Launch Of Female Wave Of Change Press Release:–  Female Wave of Change, a Netherlands based Social Impact Global Women’s Organization held its first event in the Caribbean region, hosted in St. Lucia as the Activation Weekend, led by the organization’s Caribbean Ambassador Nicole Joseph-Chin. The goals of this organization are to build ecosystems of social impact […]

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By: Staff Writer  |  April 29th, 2019

Female Wave of Change welcomes Nicole Joseph as Ambassador Caribbean

Female Wave of Change welcomes Nicole Joseph as Ambassador Caribbean

Published on December 17, 2018 Female Wave of Change welcomes Nicole Joseph as Ambassador Caribbean Female Wave of Change very excited to welcome Nicole Joseph as our Ambassador in the Caribbean, based in Trinidad Tobago. Nicole was introduced to FWoC by our Global Ambassador Jane Anyango. Nicole Joseph-Chin is a globally trained, Caribbean born Social Entrepreneur; whose innovative work in […]

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April 29th, 2019

UTC gets its first Corporate Credit Rating

UTC gets its first Corporate Credit Rating

RATING RELEASE 01 April 2019 UTC gets its first Corporate Credit Rating Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS) has assigned initial Issuer/Corporate Credit Ratings of CariAA (Foreign and Local Currency Ratings) on the regional rating scale, and ttAA on the Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) national scale to Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation (TTUTC). These ratings indicate that […]

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April 5th, 2019

Massy retains ‘high creditworthiness’ ratings

Massy retains ‘high creditworthiness’ ratings

MEDIA RELEASE March 26, 2019   Massy retains ‘high creditworthiness’ ratings   Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS) has reaffirmed the assigned issuer/corporate credit ratings of CariAA+ (Foreign and Local Currency Ratings) on its regional rating scale, and ttAA+ (Foreign and Local Currency Ratings) on the Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) national scale to Massy Holdings Limited (Massy), and […]

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March 27th, 2019

MIC-IT – A Premier Regional Training Provider

MIC-IT – A Premier Regional Training Provider

Press Release   MIC-IT – A Premier Regional Training Provider 12/02/19 MIC Institute of Technology (MIC-IT), the premier Technical Vocational training provider, has gone Regional! Over the last year, MIC-IT has been providing training opportunities in Sint Maarten, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada. In Sint Maarten, MIC-IT started a technical vocational training programme to train approximately 80 students […]

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March 18th, 2019

Dynamic Real Estate Consultancy Limited Wins Achievement Award from Global Real Estate Network

Dynamic Real Estate Consultancy Limited Wins Achievement Award from Global Real Estate Network

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Heidi Rajnauth-Elliot | 622-1907 | [email protected] Dynamic Real Estate Consultancy Limited Wins Achievement Award from Global Real Estate Network St. James, Trinidad and Tobago – March 11, 2019 – Dynamic Real Estate Consultancy Limited won a prestigious Member Achievement Award presented by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, an invitation-only global community of […]

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By: Heidi Rajnauth-Elliot   |  March 13th, 2019

SLJ retains its ‘highest creditworthiness’ rating

SLJ retains its ‘highest creditworthiness’ rating

MEDIA RELEASE 11 March 2019 SLJ retains its ‘highest creditworthiness’ rating Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS) has reaffirmed the rating of jmAAA on the Jamaica national scale on the USD 75 million debt issue (notional) of Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited (SLJ). This rating includes a credit uplift for implied support from SLJ’s ultimate parent company, Sagicor Financial […]

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March 11th, 2019

A.M. Best Upgrades NAGICO’s Issuer Credit Rating

A.M. Best Upgrades NAGICO’s Issuer Credit Rating

NAGICO’s leadership in catastrophe claims management affirmed as voted #1 insurance company for the 12th year in a row in St. Maarten Philipsburg, Sint Maarten – February 7, 2019 – NAGICO Insurances, a diversified insurance group serving 21 territories in the Caribbean, is proud to announce that it’s Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating has been upgraded to bbb+ by A.M. Best. […]

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By: Nagico Insurance  |  February 12th, 2019

NAGICO and Swiss Re-sign reinsurance treaty renewal at sea

NAGICO and Swiss Re-sign reinsurance treaty renewal at sea

The NAGICO Group and Swiss Re have renewed their Excess of Loss (XoL) reinsurance treaty with symbolic signing 1,500 miles from land on a boat in the Atlantic Ocean. The treaty, which became effective on 1 January 2019, was signed by Cameron Parker, Head of P&C Structured Solutions for Continental Europe at Swiss Re, who is on an extreme endurance […]

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By: Nagico Insurance  |  February 12th, 2019

NAGICO Group-sponsored rowing team begins 3,000 mile row across Atlantic Ocean

NAGICO Group-sponsored rowing team begins 3,000 mile row across Atlantic Ocean

With support from NAGICO, Atlantic Discovery team rows from the Canary Islands to Antigua to raise money to fight Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Four-man rowing team Atlantic Discovery commenced The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge Wednesday morning, beginning a 3,000 mile row from the Canary Islands to Antigua. The team is sponsored by NAGICO Insurances, a diversified insurance company serving 21 territories […]

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By: Nagico Insurance  |  February 12th, 2019

Nearly $700 Million USD paid by NAGICO to insureds in the Caribbean thus far

Nearly $700 Million USD paid by NAGICO to insureds in the Caribbean thus far

The US$58.2 Million Princess Juliana International Airport judgment fully paid by NAGICO Philipsburg, Sint Maarten (September 3, 2018) — National General Insurance Corp N.V. (NAGICO), a diversified insurance company serving 21 territories in the Caribbean, has over the past 12 months paid nearly $700 Million US Dollars to its clients in the islands that were affected by hurricanes Irma and […]

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By: Nagico Insurance  |  February 12th, 2019

Award Winning Students

Award Winning Students

In 1997, the Professional Institute of Marketing and Business Studies (PIMBS) Ltd. launched its Tertiary Educational Institute with a promise to the citizens of Trinidad and Tobago – it was a promise to “Raising the Standard”. During its now 22 years of existence PIMBS Ltd. has done exactly that. In 2000, a Secondary School was launched and a visit to […]

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January 22nd, 2019

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