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Category Archives: Business News

CAL announces flight disruptions due to tropical storm

Caribbean Airlines advises there will be disruptions to its domestic and international flights due to the tropical storm warning issued for Trinidad and Tobago and the severe weather conditions expected between June 28th through July 1st.   The announcement was … Continue reading

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Trade Minister calls on retailers to have a heart, as price gouging seems evident

The almost immediate rise in the cost of flour and other food items is causing some concern for the Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee Scoon. She is calling on shop and supermarket owners to have a heart and think … Continue reading

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Another flour provider announces price hikes

Another local provider of flour has announced price hikes. On the heels of the National Flourmills announcement, Nutrimix says its prices on the brands country pride and premium will be increased between ten and 33%. The new prices come into … Continue reading

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Consumers to pay more than $4 more for flour beginning today

Consumers are today digging deeper in their pockets to buy flour. The National Flour Mills says the wholesale price increases by 33%. There is also a suggested 28% average retail price increase. NFM says a 2-kilogram bag of Ibis flour … Continue reading

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Trade unions make good on Motion of No Confidence in Prime Minister

A Motion of No Confidence in the government of Prime Minister Keith Rowley has been moved and passed in what has been dubbed the “Workers Parliament”. The motion was passed on Sunday during the Labour Day March, in the Seat … Continue reading

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Supermarkets Association President says people have taken his comment out of context

President of the Supermarkets Association Rajiv Diptee says his statement suggesting that people to change their taste and diet is being taken out of context. He says it was meant to show that people in this country have no control … Continue reading

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Deputy CEO at Eastern Credit Union claims plans are afoot to undermine the executive of the institution

Damning claims from the Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Eastern Credit Union Kester Lashley. He says there is malfeasance aimed at undermining the executive of the credit union. Mr. Lashley is also distancing the ECU and its board from the … Continue reading

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Broiler association tells of imminent higher costs for eggs and poultry

Consumers are being told to brace for higher chicken and egg prices. The warning comes from Head of the Broiler Growers Association, Sudesh Ramkission. There was an increase in the price of chicken and eggs recently. Mr. Ramkission tells Newscenter … Continue reading

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No flour shortage says Ministry of Trade & Industry

The Ministry of Trade and Industry assures there is absolutely no shortage of flour and neither is there any looming shortage. Responding directly to the possible shortage of flour as noted by Sheik Lisha Compnay Limited in the Sunday Express. … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz recalls almost 1 million cars over faulty brakes

German carmaker Mercedes-Benz is recalling almost 1million older vehicles from around the world because of potential problems with their braking system. Over the weekend, the company said it would contact owners of the vehicles as their brakes may be affected … Continue reading

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