of Hart on local content?
OF the main issues T&T faces as the Government
seeks to drive this country to developed-country status
in the next 12 years is whether the State should opt
for foreign architects, engineers, contractors and
workers over local providers of these services...
through hedge fund investment
Pauls, head of sales for Spain and Portugal for
Man Investments, explains how hedge funds can help
improve the performance of an investment portfolio
and offer protection during bear markets...
Woodbrook Place (OWP), the $800 million Home Construction
Ltd (HCL) project, will be completed by the end of
2009, according to chief executive officer Anthony
software company, Piranha, lands Saudi contract
Williams and Tony McGillevery, two employees at the
California-based Piranha Technology Asset Management
Ltd, painstakingly rip apart pieces of black wire
from discarded computers to get to the valuable copper
FDI hits record in 2007
America and the Caribbean received the record figure
of almost US$106 billion in foreign direct investment
(FDI) in 2007, due to regional economic growth and
sustained global demand for natural resources...
CEO for FirstCaribbean
of the board of FirstCaribbean International Bank
(FCIB), Michael Mansoor, has announced the appointment
of FirstCaribbean board member and senior CIBC executive
John D Orr, as the banks new chief executive
replacing current CEO, Charles Pink, who is leaving
the bank later this year...
Republic: Down but not out
undoubtedly the subprime debacle has been the talk
of the town since the beginning of the year,
believe it or not there are numerous other crises
affecting local, regional and international economies.
In this article though, we focus on an economy nicely
dubbed a Caribbean favourite due to its
ongoing success story in recent years...
phones are lifesavers
California researcher has entered the acrimonious
debate over mobile phones by predicting that banning
the use of hand-held phones by US drivers could save
thousands of lives each year...
and Stablisation Fund: Economic and ethical
Governor of T&Ts Central Bank, Ewart Williams,
explained the rationale for the establishment of the
Heritage and Stablisation Fund at a speech delivered
at the Rotary Club of Port-of-Spain Central last Thursday...
gets US$2.45 million for renewable energy
(Caricom and the Dominican Republic) and the European
Commission (EC) recently inked a US$2.45 million financing
agreement to support the Caribbean in the sustainable
management of its energy resources...
of the environment: Impact of biofuels
increase in average global temperature has been a
major concern of many for some time now, and has been
receiving a great deal of attention from the worlds
governments, scientists, and environmental lobbyists
vs brand-name drugs
the consumer decide
the past decade, governments and healthcare providers
across the globe have attempted to stem the increasing
expenditures on caring for the sick by actively promoting
the use of generic medicine as a cheaper alternative
to brand-name or innovator drugs...
and the workplace
her true colours
is unlikely that by the time this commentary is read
Hillary Clinton would have conceded victory to Barack
Obama in the race for the US Presidential nomination
of the Democratic Party, even though she should...
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