Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Media Release: Senator Mark’s Wild Accusations in Express Article of July 15th, 2022 Designed to Damage National Asset

The Minister of Finance notes with concern yet another assault of unsubstantiated claims from Senator Wade Mark against First Citizens Bank in the Trinidad Express of July 15th, 2022, and notes the coincidence of the timing of his false and misleading allegations at the exact same time as the Bank’s latest Public Offering.
Out of an abundance of concern for the reputation of a valuable state asset, the Minister feels constrained to point out the following flaws in the Express’ narrative, and Senator Mark’s frenzied words.