Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Media Release: Guardian Media Publishes Erroneous Article on Petrotrin Refinery Sale

The Minister of Finance, Honourable Colm Imbert M.P. is forced to yet again correct a media inaccuracy from the Trinidad Guardian.
In today’s (19th February, 2021) article entitled “Cabinet rejects Patriotic’s offer again”, senior, veteran journalist Gail Alexander misquotes the Minister in her article when she wrote, “In each of the two instances Government was required to finance options in the sum of US$5 billion in the first option and US$6 billion in the second.”