and governments from Bahamas to Guyana hold their breath
Caribbean oil scare
this country debates the use of financial surpluses
on account of the current oil windfall, an entirely
different scenario is emerging among its Caribbean Community
has been rejecting proposals by companies seeking to
set up plants that would only produce ammonia and methanol...
delays Piarco runway paving
of the runway at the Piarco International Airport, which
should have ended late last year and was then expected
to be completed this month, has been further delayed
and may cost taxpayers more than its original $35 million
months after she was appointed, former Algico executive
Catherine Kumar last week finally got the legal greenlight
to start calling herself Inspector of Financial Institutions.
As of that date, she job title changed from Inspector
high incidence of crime and its attendant costs to doing
business are eroding investor confidence in T&T,
American Chamber president David Chaney said yesterday...
late with $$ statements
the second year in a row, national carrier BWIA has
failed to file its annual audited financial statements
and annual report on time...
US rates will hurt region
remarks by Dr E D Tromp at the 4th Euromoney/ LatinFinance
Caribbean Investment Forum Hilton Trinidad May 12-13,
to start direct flight to Houston
15 top US executives, representing Houston-based companies
such as BP, BHP Billiton, Tractebel, Port of Houston
and the Houston Airports Authority will be arriving
on board Continental Airlines inaugural flight
to T&T from Houston, Texas, next month...
quits Caribbean Star
Star president Paul Moreira resigned from the airline
effective Tuesday, according to a statement from the
& Wireless regional results plunge 41 per cent
stiff competition throughout the region, Cable &
Wireless pre-tax operating profits in the Caribbean
have taken a nose-dive, falling by 41 per cent...
takes another step to telecom liberalisation
has moved a step closer to liberalising the telecom
sector. Amendments to the Telecommunications Act 2001
have been passed by both Houses of Parliament and now
await proclamation by the President to become effective....
Motorola launch Instant One radio mobile network
and Motorola are set to make radio waves in the local
energy sector. TSTT has retained Motorola as principal
contractor in a $120 million initiative to build the
countrys first digital trunked two-way mobile
radio network, which will support the full range of
communications services used by energy companies...
Varinstall Mortgage, which allowed for only part of
each interest payment to be paid during the first few
years of the mortgage with the balance being capitalised
and paid in later years by a larger installment, was
not void either for uncertainty or because of the creation
of a clog on the equity of redemption...
acquires mutual fund shares
and Credit Merchant Bank has been successful in its
bid to purchase the 92.73 per cent shareholding in the
Jamaica Unit Trust Services (JUTS) controlled by the
Government of Jamaica...