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Business Guardian

Though the economies of the Caribbean are still considered “emerging markets”, they can be segmented into two main categories.

Firstly, there are the com­modity producers like T&T and Suriname and, secondly, there are the service-based econo­mies like Jamaica and Barbados.

When commodity prices like oil and gold do well, the T&T and...

Thursday, March 3, 2011

The first of two ATR aircraft wet-leased by Caribbean Airlines arrived in the country on Monday night.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

A memorandum to Finance Minister Winston Dookeran: Sir, I have written a series of documents in connection with Clico fiasco. I don’t know if you are aware or even care of my writings but, certainly, there is no evidence that you have been influenced by them.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Peter Permell’s concern, expressed in a letter of the February 14 Business Guardian, is that allowing the resumption of trading in Angostura’s shares “is exposing an unsophisticated investing public to the risk of purchasing a stock that is presently without value.”  I believe that most...

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Leaders of Caricom are to meet in Guyana in July, ahead of their next annual summit in St Kitts, to reassess the commitment to integration. At the just-ended half yearly conference in Grenada it was agreed that the regional integration effort was lagging.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

In business, change sometimes happens more quickly than you want it to. Transformative technologies arrive suddenly on the market, tastes adjust, economies shift.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Exporting services is a central element of the diversification of T&T’s economy.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

This year, Caribbean economies will be under pressure to subdue fiscal imbalances for 2011 to 2012 as they strive desperately to raise government revenues and contain expenditures.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Global GDP (gross domestic product) grew at an average rate of approximately 6.0 per cent over the past 11 years.

Friday, March 4, 2011

United States: The highlights of the week ending February 25 were the fourth quarter economic data releases.

Friday, March 4, 2011

The protests in the Middle East and North Africa have produced some of its greatest impact on the global oil markets. Fears of major disruptions in supply and the possibility of demand rations have driven prices to post 2008 crisis highs.

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