Media Release May 29th, 2021

The T&T Chamber is happy to hear that the Government has been able to acquire more vaccines. We look forward to details on the amount of vaccines acquired and the timing of the vaccination rollout plan. The announcement of additional vaccines will assist in reducing the level of anxiety among the population, as our rate of vaccination is relatively low in comparison to some other Caribbean countries.

Annual Meeting 22nd April, 2021

The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce held its Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at which a Board of Directors was elected to serve a one year term over 2021-2022. This meeting was held virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions and as allowed in the company’s by-laws.

Vigil for Reform

The kidnapping and death of Andrea Bharatt, following closely on the heels of several abductions, sexual assaults and murders of women prompted widespread vigils across Trinidad and Tobago and a call for voluntary business closures last Friday. These actions taken by our population are indicative of a wind of change that is blowing in our country – Trinidad and Tobago will not accept the status quo.

Another step in restarting the economy

The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce notes that today, the Government has taken another step in restarting the economy by allowing some sectors which were partially open to have increased activity. We note that they have maintained the reduced customer densities to conform to physical distancing guidelines and we fully support this…