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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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