View from the Editor
the State should divest
of the disappointments that I have had with the current
administration is that it has not done enough to distribute
to the people of this country the huge wealth created
by higher oil and natural gas prices and production...
the person responsible for first reporting the attempt
by a Canadian bank to acquire locally owned RBTT, I
feel that I have a responsibility to inform the one
or two people who read this column about the latest
Trotman is new CIB president
Trotman has moved up the corporate ladder at Clico Investment
Bank (CIB) to take over as president and chief executive
officer following the retirement of Lennox Archer...
are 70% completeRao
Rao, executive chairman of the State enterprise, Estate
Management and Business Development Company Ltd, said
apart from developing residential lots, the EMBDs
mandate includes agricultural development, for which
20,000 acres have been assigned...
renewal hurting business
business growth at Nicholas Galts Trinidad Systems
Ltd (TSL) is being affected by delays in getting new
machine-readable passports because some of their consultants
and engineers are unable to travel...
firm put on banks blacklist
campaigners are celebrating the decision of the European
Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to blacklist
Lahmeyer, a German engineering consultancy found guilty
of bribery on a World Bank project in Lesotho...
Builds a name for himself
manager of Building Materials at Interchem, Ivan Daniel
is a past student of Mount Hope Junior Secondary, San
Juan Senior Comprehensive and the Dale Carnegie Foundation...
the Caribbean deliver after Cricket World Cup?
less than one month, the international cricketing fraternity
will converge in the West Indies to compete for the
most esteemed title within the cricket world and to
participate in the second largest global sporting event:
the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World
drank too much, suffered from severe depression and
was often rude. He switched sides more than once...
LNG payments taxable
1995 certain companies (Amoco, British Gas, Cabot and
NGC) entered into a shareholders agreement under
which Atlantic LNG was formed for the purpose of establishing
a LNG plant (known as a train) at Point
mutual fund review
a good alternative
but look to local mutual funds
Barbados stock market is relatively flat, unlike its
regional counterparts in T&T and Jamaica. Volumes
traded in the Barbados market remained fairly low throughout
your cloth to fit and establish a regime of saving and
investing. Determine how much of your income you would
like to save and budget to ensure that your spending
is kept in check...
toward a single currency has often been debated in T&T.
Before, there was talk about dollarisation
Caribbean between Bush and Chavez
lines appear to be firmly drawn between Venezuelan President
Hugo Chavez and the George W Bush administration in
a previous column we discussed the development of business
tourism. The growth in T&Ts economy was identified
as the main reason for this trend...
other side of inflation
will always seek to exploit opportunities to maximise
their return on talent or investment...