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Over 400 jobs impacted as Caribbean Nitrogen Company shuts down Point Lisas ammonia plant

Caribbean Nitrogen Company (CNC) today announced that it has been forced to immediately shut down its ammonia plant on the Point Lisas Industrial Estate in Trinidad.

The company says the shutdown is a result of action taken by the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago (NGC) to cut off gas supply to the plant.

Virgin Atlantic's 'Island View' to help boost Tobago's tourism

Tobago is now on the map – virtually, that is – after the highly anticipated Island View project went live in January 2018.

A joint marketing initiative between Virgin Atlantic and the Division of Tourism, Culture and Transportation, Island View allows residents and visitors to capture, share and discover the various experiences Tobago has to offer through the use of Google Street View technology.

Island View was previously announced at World Travel Market in London on November 6, 2017.

DOMA: Less Gov't control of foreign exchange distribution needed, not more

The Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (DOMA) says there is a need for less control of foreign exchange distribution, and not more.

The comments comes as DOMA says it has taken note of remarks made by the Finance Minister suggesting the need for more control.

DOMA issued the following statement on Thursday;

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