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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...

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Part 2 Last week, we delved into the world of legal vices. This week, we explore the many illegal vices that affect our nation.

Two years ago Maria* landed in Trinidad.

Thursday, July 13, 2017
 

Cabinet is today expected to consider the report into the operations of state-owned Petrotrin and make deci­sions on the future of the company.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

With the price of oil hovering at US$40 per barrel and T&T continuing to be in a recession, the T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce (TTCIC) wants to provide support for small- and medium-sized entrepreneurs as well as the wider business community and has launched its online platform...

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Christopher Alcazar, president of the Manufacturers’ Asso­ciation (TTMA), said the re­cently-concluded Trade and Investment Convention (TIC) was the most successful one in its 18-year history.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

In the first of a two-part series, we explore the world of legal vices, with a focus today on gaming and gam­bling.

Every morning at 10 am, Peter Smith* goes to one of his fa­vourite locations near his place of work: the Play Whe Booth.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Looking at the trade union movement as it exists in T&T today, one gets the sense that unions are fighting ideological battles rather than practical ones.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The following is a statement from Hayden Romano, managing director of the Environmental Management Authority

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Industrial Relations expert says time has come to restructure and renegotiate at Petrotrin

Raphael Ajodhia, an attorney with four years of industrial relations and advocacy experience, shares his thoughts on the labour relations climate at Petrotrin.

 

Thursday, June 22, 2017

I was in the US recently and stopped at a pharmacy to buy a tube of toothpaste. When I paid at the till, my US$4 purchase resulted in a 15-inch receipt. The woman behind the counter asked if I wanted it. I said no, and she tossed it in a bin already brimming with unwanted receipts.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

If you go to Giza, Egypt, you can see the Great Pyramid.

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