who heard Timothy Antoine speak last week Tuesday would
know that he and Grenada are on a mission...
trade eggs not in one basket says US spokesman
United States wants a new date to be set for the start
up of the Free Trade Area of the Americas and remains
committed to its establishment but will not put
all its eggs in one basket, according to the spokesman
for the countrys permanent trade representative...
FTAA bid a Caricom initiative
Port-of-Spain is being promoted to be the best venue
for the headquarters of the Free Trade Area of the Americas,
this is not a Trinidad and Tobago initiative but a Caricom
lessons for T&T promoters
founder of the Barbados Jazz Festival thinks he has
a lesson to impart to T&T. Little children
should not play with sharp-edged tools, said Gilbert
Rowe, the festivals founder. He was referring
to T&Ts previous attempts at international
music festivalsincluding the disastrous 1999 World
Beat Festival promoted by Tidco and the now-discontinued
Pan Jazz Festival...
president: No guarantee refining BHPs oil
is no guarantee that State-owned Petrotrin will be interested
in refining oil from BHPs Angostura field unless
it yields the required results according to the companys
president (operations) Wayne Bertrand...
turtle catchers - shrimp trawler owners
everybody who catches turtles and rebuild the jetty
promised since 1995. Thats the message the owners
of the 25 shrimp trawlers that use a run-down part of
the former National Fisheries compound have for the
Minister of Agriculture...
repositions in Barbados
Life of the Caribbean Ltd may soon be selling life,
health and pension products in Barbados...
leaves TSTT Monday
Flax, executive vice-president of organisational effectiveness
at TSTT, will be leaving the company on January 31...
debt plan for Grenada
is on the road to restructuring its debt. Standard and
Poors downgraded Grenada twice since hurricane
Ivan struck the island in September from a B- to a D...
companies prequalify for mobile licences
Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago
(TATT) has prequalified five companies to participate
in the countrys mobile spectrum auction that is
scheduled to take place in March/April 2005...
boss defends sugar reform plans
Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson defended the proposed
reforms, saying he was aware that some members of the
79-nation African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group
may suffer a certain disruption to their sugar industries...
says...Central banks shifting reserves away from US
banks are shifting reserves away from the US and towards
the eurozone in a move that looks set to deepen the
Bush administrations difficulties in financing
its ballooning current account deficit...