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Though the economies of the Caribbean are still considered “emerging markets”, they can be segmented into two main categories.

Firstly, there are the com­modity producers like T&T and Suriname and, secondly, there are the service-based econo­mies like Jamaica and Barbados.

When commodity prices like oil and gold do well, the T&T and...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Keston Nancoo, the new chairman of the Employers Consultative Association (ECA), assumes this position in the middle of very challenging times in the country.

From an economic slump to a combative industrial relations environment, the country has its fair share of problems.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Guyana is the gateway to Latin America, and the T&T Chamber of Industry Commerce (TTCIC) is ready to capitalise on the opportunities that the country affords T&T.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Cabinet will have to consider that thousands of people, particularly in south Trinidad, who depend on Petrotrin for their healthcare and, as such, do not use the already heavily burdened public healthcare system.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Once stereotyped as a war-torn country with a drug trafficking problem, Colombia—a country of 48 million people—has been able to successfully transform itself into one of Latin America’s success stories.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Paying for an online purchase by cash may seem a difficult prop­osition to grasp, but it’s not.

Software company, WiPay Financial Ltd, offers a cash payment platform to both en­trepreneurs as well as consumers that allows them to conduct transactions online using cash.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Through the Customs and Excise Department, the Government (GORTT) intends to implement the use of container scanners at the nation’s two major ports, Port-of-Spain and Point Lisas.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The above quote was taken from my Business Guardian column written over 10 years ago. I am repeating because three different administrations, spanning then to now, have not grasped this simple rationale.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

As our global economy continues to flow with the exchange of goods and services internationally, there’s another economy working on the other side of it; the shadow economy.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Much has been said about the draft National Development Strategy 2016-2030, better known as Vision 2030.

It sets a grand goal for what T&T should look like as a developed society and prescribes a path to get there.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

What happens when the head of the Caribbean’s highest court teams up with one of the region’s most respected technology minds?  The answer could spell big change for the delivery of justice.

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