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RBC opens corporate office in Tobago

Business Banking in Tobago RBC Royal Bank is deepening its commitment to Tobago by the recent opening of a dedicated business banking office at the bank’s Scarborough location. In a statement, the bank said this event marked an important milestone in RBC’s continued investment in T&T. Speaking at the office’s opening, RBC’s vice president of Business Banking, Marc Jardine, emphasised the bank’s belief in the unique and growing opportunities in Tobago and also reaffirmed RBC’s commitment to this country. “We recognise that Tobago is a thriving market with a unique set of needs and growing opportunities. “We believe that our expanded presence will serve to...

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Farley to PM: ‘Mind your damn business’

Farley to PM "Well just mind yuh damn business then!” That was the advice that Chief Secretary Farley Augustine had for Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, following his call for fresh Tobago House of Assembly (THA) elections. Augustine on Monday made the comment via his Facebook page, alongside a 31-second clip of Dr Rowley speaking on a political platform. In the brief video, the Prime Minister affirms Tobago’s independence in dealing with its affairs, declaring that he “stays out of Tobago’s business”. Augustine also listed the THA’s business, according to the Fifth Schedule. The Chief Secretary’s stance comes as the Prime Minister in a...

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Watson Duke: Rowley ‘too weak to force’ THA election

Political leader of the Progressive Democratic Patriots (PDP) Watson Duke supports the Prime Minister’s stinging condemnation of the Tobago House of Assembly's Chief Secretary Farley Augustine and his executive, saying they did not have the mandate of the people of Tobago. In an "op-ed" statement posted on his Facebook page on Sunday, Dr Rowley said if Augustine and his Tobago People's Party (TPP) members wanted to be taken seriously by the Central Government and Tobagonians, he should arrange an early election. Speaking with Newsday on Monday, Duke agreed with the PM. “We are currently in a position where Farley and his gang have...

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THA elections – Farley on PM Rowley’s call for fresh THA elections

THA elections - Farley on Prime Minister Rowley’s call for fresh THA elections Mind your damn business! Chief Secretary Farley Augustine has told Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley to mind his business. The response comes in the wake of Rowley’s call, in an op-ed on his Facebook page on Sunday, for Augustine to call fresh Tobago House of Assembly elections, following his group of independents’ split with the Progressive Democratic Patriots (PDP) and announcement of the new Tobago People’s Party. Augustine had avoided comments on the issue when Guardian Media approached him on Sunday at the Tobago Jazz Experience. He did not respond to...

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‘MIND YUH DAMN BUSINESS’ “Just mind yuh damn business!” This was Tobago House of Assembly Chief Secretary Farley Augustine’s response to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s call to the Augustine-led administration to seek a fresh mandate. On his Facebook page yesterday, Augustine posted a video of the Prime Minister addressing a political meeting in which he (the PM) states: “I am not involved in their business. As Prime Minister I stay out of Tobago’s business. The law keeps me out. I have responsibility as head of the Cabinet and then I am out of your business. Tobago’s business is run at the administrative level...

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Appeal Court stays order for NCRHA plan for temporary workers

THE COURT of Appeal has stayed the orders of the Industrial Court in a trade dispute between the TT Registered Nurses Association (TTRNA) and the North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA). The NCRHA had appealed the refusal by the appeal court chamber judge to grant a stay of the Industrial Court’s orders in favour of a nurse on a temporary, six-month contract. Among the orders the Industrial Court made on July 29, 2022, the NCRHA challenged two. Those concerned the directive to the authority to design and execute a plan, with participation from and approval of the Ministries of Health and Finance, to...

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