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T&T’s economy has been in the doldrums over the last few years because of the drop in oil and gas prices.

While successive Governments have spoken about the need to diversify the economy since 1962, unfortunately very little has been done to achieve this seemingly elusive goal.

This lack of diversification raises the question about how...

Thursday, February 8, 2018

In 2015, ExxonMobil discovered oil off the coast of Guyana.

It was a game changer that threw one of the Western Hemisphere’s most underdeveloped countries into the limelight with the potential to earn huge revenue in the future.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

The public outcry about the recently renovated Hilton Hotel swimming pool was as predictable as it is laughable.

The fact that Minister of Trade Paula Gopee-Scoon would even feel the need to “control the narrative” surrounding the government’s spend on the pool borders on ridiculous.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

The current impasse between NGC and the Caribbean Nitrogen Company (CNC) ostensibly over its gas supply contract is one with far reaching implications for the people of Trinidad and Tobago.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Sometimes for businesses, acting together to dominate and influence a particular market is much easier, and more lucrative than working separately. The formation of a cartel usually hinges on this kind of thinking.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

British playwright, novelist and short story writer, William Somerset Maugham once said, “There are few things so pleasant as a picnic eaten in perfect comfort.” And this is exactly the type of experience that Gabriel and Kerry- Ann Bryant aim to provide for their clients through Picnic-Perfect...

Sunday, February 4, 2018

In the 1930s, the United States went through what became known as the “Great Depression”.

Over 70 years later in 2009, the American economy went through another deep economic downturn now described as the “Great Recession.”

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Last week, the Energy Chamber hosted another successful annual Energy Conference.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Director, Central Statistical Office (CSO) Sean O’Brien is calling for the Statistics Act, 1982 to be amended so that the CSO can perform its functions more effectively.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries will be inviting oil and gas companies to bid for between five and six blocks which it will be offering for exploration by the end of March.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

JMMB is one of the smaller banks in T&T. How do you compete in a market dominated by the larger banking institutions?

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