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TOBAGO BUSINESS CHAMBER welcomes and encourages all Trinidadians to come to Tobago for vacation

[embed][/embed]   TOBAGO BUSINESS CHAMBER welcomes and encourages all Trinidadians to come to Tobago for vacation and the TOBAGO BUSINESS CHAMBER calls upon the Government to -: 1. Urgently increase the number of flights to and from Tobago as an essential service. 2. Facilitate ease of booking and purchasing of tickets on the inter- island ferry as too many people still have to line up for hours in the hot sun just to buy a ticket. 3. Speed up the actual disbursement of the Tobago Tourism Relief Grants to Hotels, Guesthouses and Bed & Breakfast establishments in Tobago; even if it means sticking to the...

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Tough times won’t last -Tobago Business Chamber

Tobago Business Chamber chairman Martin George is encouraging citizens to remain resilient in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. He is also urging them to obey the Government's Stay-at-Home order and other restrictions. "Tough times don't last, tough people do," George said in a statement. "We urge all members of the public and all members of the association and business persons in Tobago and Trinidad to try to ensure that there is compliance with the requirements that at the end of the day, we will all emerge from this bigger, better and stronger than before." He added, "Trinidad and Tobago, this is a time...

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George: Don’t judge landlords

Tobago Chamber chairman Martin George says the Government cannot mandate that landlords be lenient to tenants who cannot pay their rent because of the covid19 stay-at-home restrictions. During a news conference at the Diplomatic Centre last Saturday, the Prime Minister urged landlords to "have a heart" as the Government extended the stay-at-home order to at least May 10. Borders are also expected to remain closed until May 15. In a WhatsApp voice note on Wednesday, George said the Government's appeal to landlords is not a "legal imposition. "It is not something that can be legally enforced. It is basically a request for landlords...

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7 things to know as Gov’t rolls out phase one of Salary Relief Grant

The Finance Ministry is rolling out phase one of the Salary Relief Grant. Finance Minister Colm Imbert explained the details while speaking at a media conference on Monday afternoon. It will cost Government over $400 million to carry out the project. This Grant will allow citizens, who have lost income as a result of the implementation of COVID-19 measures, to be able to access $1500 per month over a three month period. Here are five things you should know when going about accessing the grant: 1) Who can apply? The Finance Minister explained that phase one of the Salary Relief Grant will target those people who are already registered...

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Here’s how to apply for the Salary Relief Grant

Details on how to apply for a Salary Relief Grant for people who have been without an income due to the economic fallout of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have been released by the Finance Ministry. Finance Minister Colm Imbert said in a social media update Sunday that an advertisement was released with details of the application process. “This advert provides the criteria and procedures for the Salary Relief Grant of up to $1,500 for up to 3 months. It's available to workers who have lost their jobs or salary as a result of Covid-19. We are starting with persons in the NIS system before...

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