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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...

Friday, February 18, 2011

Q: How can a small business owner go about laying the foundation for a corporate culture like Virgin’s?

Friday, February 18, 2011

This is second time in less than the week that I felt compelled to comment on issues concerning two publicly-listed companies on the T&T Stock Exchange (TTSE).  The first issue had to do with the need for greater clarity by Sagicor on their announcement of a potential deal by...

Friday, February 18, 2011

In the January 27 Business Guardian, national insurance consultant Hubert Dolsingh stated that a widow’s benefit is under $1,100 a month. My husband contributed to that fund from its inception in 1972 up until April 1992. That’s a period of 20 years.

Friday, February 18, 2011

I am under no illusions that the Leader of the Congress of the People, de facto Deputy Prime Minister and current Minister of Finance, Winston Dookeran, is in need of my or anyone else’s defence when it comes to matters of the economy or his ministry.

Friday, February 18, 2011

The United Kingdom plans to help create more than 10,000 jobs, strengthen crime-fighting efforts, and improve Jamaica’s preparedness for natural disasters as it increases its development commitment to the Caribbean over the next four years.

Friday, February 18, 2011

The Nova Linux 3.0 computer operating system (OS) will guarantee Cuba its technological independence aiming at the developing of community projects to computerise its society, according to Hector Rodriguez.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Economic activity in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) is projected to expand in 2011 in most member countries, with all major sectors, except agriculture, expected to contribute positively to growth.

Friday, February 18, 2011

The Government must be prepared to give more financial assistance to the local fashion and textile industry to help transform it into a larger generator of tax revenues and jobs.

Friday, February 18, 2011

They say the wheel can’t be reinvented. But that’s hypothetical, especially if the philosophy is applied when you’re dealing with people. Shane Ram believes when it comes to dealing with people and situations, there are myriad of options and always room for creativity.

Friday, February 18, 2011

By 12 pm tomorrow the country will know whether T&T has been able to attract the large multinationals to bid on blocks to explore in the deep water.

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