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Business Guardian

From “short-changing” the maxi taxi driver or the doubles vendor to companies not paying taxes to politicians using public office for private gain, there is the perception that dishonesty and corruption is a way of life in T&T.

In an almost movie-like jail break, high profile jail convict Vicky Boodram was able to flee prison only to be found...

Friday, April 22, 2011

United States: The week ending April 15 released economic data on the US trade balance, retail sales and inflation. The trade deficit for February narrowed to US$45.8 billion from US$47 billion, falling short of analyst’s forecasts of US$44 billion.

Friday, April 22, 2011

On May 2, Canada will hold its fifth general election in 11 years. In most countries, only two general elections—approximately every five years—would have been held during that time.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Toyota is planning to start production of low-emission cars in China as it looks to tap into growing demand for in the country. Akio Toyoda, the president of Toyota Motors said the company was keen on introducing its latest technologies to the Chinese market.

Friday, April 22, 2011

After years of delay, construction of what is expected to be the first US offshore wind farm, located off Massachusetts’ picturesque Nantucket Sound, could begin as early as this fall.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Fears that Greece will have to restructure its massive debts have persisted despite official denials. Investors are demanding a higher rate of return for lending Greece money in a sign of continuing concern about its debt crisis.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Apple is suing its rival Samsung Electronics for allegedly copying the design of its iPad and iPhone.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Last month, this column raised the issue of whether T&T could afford to pay the nation’s 33,000 public servants and employees of statutory authorities more than a five per cent salary increase for the three-year period January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2010.

Friday, April 15, 2011

A price war is being predicted by the T&T Travel Agents Association (TTTAA), with the coming on stream of low cost carrier REDjet on four regional routes.

Friday, April 15, 2011

The Government has attracted the attention of Guyanese investors to produce rice in Trinidad as part of the large scale farmiing project.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Cumana, (Merlin Suarez): In two months, a ship from the Government of T&T will begin sea trials between the Carúpano (Sucre, Venezuela) and Port-of-Spain ports as part of negotiations between the Sucre state executive and the Caribbean country to promote tourism and trade.

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