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Category: Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE: WILD AND MISLEADING ALLEGATIONS FROM THE OPPOSITION ABOUT THE USE OF WITHDRAWALS FROM THE HERITAGE AND STABILISATION FUND

The Minister of Finance, Honourable Colm Imbert M.P. has noted a number of wild, misleading and inaccurate allegations made by Members of the Opposition UNC regarding the utilisation of withdrawals from the Heritage and Stabilization Fund (HSF) during the last year.The Opposition has claimed that the money withdrawn from the Fund was used to pay…

MEDIA RELEASE – POLITICAL MISCHIEF BY OPPOSTION MPs REGARDING THE CONDITIONS OF MULTILATERAL LOAN AGREEMENT

The Minister of Finance, the Honourable Colm Imbert M.P., has observed that within the last month, Opposition MPs have made a habit of spreading false, inaccurate, misleading, and deliberately scandalous information regarding the Government’s relationship with multilateral funding agencies, such as the World Bank, the IMF, CAF and the IDB. A few weeks ago, the…

MEDIA RELEASE – EXPRESS ARTICLE ON STATEMENTS MADE BY THE MINISTER OF FINANCE ON A COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT AT THE NIB IS EXTREMELY MISLEADING AND UNTRUTHFUL

The Minister of Finance, the Honourable Colm Imbert, M.P., has taken note of an extremely misleading and untruthful headline and article in the Daily Express today, regarding statements he made in the Senate yesterday regarding a recent collective agreement between the National Insurance Board (NIB) and the Public Services Association (PSA). The Express has published…

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…

Media Release: False and Misleading Article in the Sunday Guardian Regarding the 2020 Industrial Court Decision on a Collective Agreement for NP

The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, has taken note of a false, misleading, and mischievous article in the Sunday Guardian, entitled “Imbert Wrong on NP Wage Settlement” written by Curtis Williams about a recent decision of the Industrial Court on a collective agreement between the Oilfield Workers Trade Union and the Trinidad and…