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Five-fold growth in trade under Gupta

Indian High Commissioner Virendra Gupta leaves his posting in T&T in the next few weeks having transformed and expanded his country’s relationship with T&T...

BG View from the Editor

Hoping for cane land

When Caroni (1975) Ltd was closed down in 2002, the workers received a VSEP (voluntary separation of employment package) as prescribed by law...

Mixed Assets

T&T rises, Barbados falters

In a report this week entitled “Barbados and T&T: diverging credit stories,” rating agency Standard and Poors compared the fortunes of the two Caribbean countries concluding that T&T’s “economic prospects sharply improved” while the Barbados economy continues to experience moderate growth...

News

Double duty for Khalid Hassanali

Khalid Hassanali now holds a dual portfolio—the new president of Evolving Technologies Ltd (eTeck) is now the chairman of the Telecommunications Authority of T&T (TATT)...

Food for thought

Nowadays there’s a lot of talk about food, really about food prices and how they seem to be rising almost daily...

IOB boss puts T&T on world business map

Executive director of the Institute of Business (IOB) Rolph Balgobin has been instrumental in placing T&T on the world business map by developing a relationship with the World Economic Forum and the Institute of Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard University in the US...

RBTT looks to J’can growth

It has been just over three years since RBTT purchased what was then Union Bank in Jamaica and already the company is looking to purchase another financial institution in the north Caribbean island...

Fincor provides $110m for local energy venture

Republic Finance and Merchant Bank Ltd (Fincor) recently arranged $110 million in financing for the Offshore Technology Solutions Ltd (OTSL), a marine services company which will support the offshore operations of energy companies operating in T&T and Latin America...

Four Trinis get hotel schols

Four T&T nationals are among 44 young people from throughout the region to receive academic scholarships and professional development grants from the Caribbean Hotel Association (CHA)...

Features

3M posts success in oil and gas sector

The world knows which company made the fluorescent pink Post-It note on which your office colleague left a message telling you that your lunch had arrived...

Getting in the game - Entrepreneurs hit the spot with gamers’ club

At mid-morning, eight 150-inch wide screens were each showing a game or a movie. The G-Spot was empty except for its owners, Jason Quan and Dr Kevin Francis...

Real Estate

Villa Romanca, Tobago

Style and substance

Created by the Barbadian architectural firm, Morrison & Associates, Villa Romanca is reminiscent of Sandy Lane and speaks of substance, quality and under-stated style. The property is now offered for sale, fully furnished...

Energy

‘Jamaica will not abandon T&T’

Jamaica will not turn its back on this country’s energy products even though it has signed the controversial Petro Caribe deal...

NGC to invest in regas plant

The National Gas Company is expected to invest just over $12 million on a front end engineering design (Feed) for a regasification terminal in Jamaica...

Technology

Cellphone licences

The interconnection question

Industry players are keeping their ears close to the ground regarding final Cabinet approval for two cellular service concessions and associated licences recommended by the Telecommunications Authority (TATT) following a June 21 spectrum auction...

Commentary and Analysis

Towards a regional stock exchange

One of the main features of the Caribbean single market and economy is the removal of restrictions on the movement of capital...

Removing the veil from the stock market

Enter into a discussion with the average Trinbagonian about investing in the stock market and you will often find some degree of ambivalence...

Evolution of credit risk management - Part I

Having discussed in the previous articles the importance and current focus of risk management world over, we now look a closer look at credit risk management in the banking sector...

UN reform - Sticks, carrots and development

US President George W Bush has controversially appointed John Bolton as ambassador to the United Nations at a time when governments around the word are concerned about “reform” of the organisation...

Tackling Tourism

As we look at the bigger picture, it is obvious that crime is affecting every facet of our society, daily business transactions and private lives...

The business of passion

Does passion have a place in today’s hard-nosed world of business? For many, the answer will be a resounding “NO!” for when we think of passion, we associate it with love and romance—the touchy-feely stuff. And certainly, that’s not the stuff for organisations...

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