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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, July 13, 2017

In the first of a two-part series, we explore the world of legal vices, with a focus today on gaming and gam­bling.

Every morning at 10 am, Peter Smith* goes to one of his fa­vourite locations near his place of work: the Play Whe Booth.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Looking at the trade union movement as it exists in T&T today, one gets the sense that unions are fighting ideological battles rather than practical ones.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The following is a statement from Hayden Romano, managing director of the Environmental Management Authority

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Industrial Relations expert says time has come to restructure and renegotiate at Petrotrin

Raphael Ajodhia, an attorney with four years of industrial relations and advocacy experience, shares his thoughts on the labour relations climate at Petrotrin.

 

Thursday, June 22, 2017

I was in the US recently and stopped at a pharmacy to buy a tube of toothpaste. When I paid at the till, my US$4 purchase resulted in a 15-inch receipt. The woman behind the counter asked if I wanted it. I said no, and she tossed it in a bin already brimming with unwanted receipts.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

If you go to Giza, Egypt, you can see the Great Pyramid.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

These days, it seems movie-star cool to be an advocate of all things on the sustainability spectrum, from the environment to corporate social performance to social justice. Many entities have hopped onto the sustainability bandwagon with fancy claims that their activities are sustainable....

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Dr Roger Hosein, senior lec­turer, University of the West Indies (UWI), said Tropical Storm Bret will have an im­pact on T&T’s business en­vironment and overall econ­omy, and added that the storm’s impact must be looked at from different angles.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Not daunted by the sharp economic downturn T&T has experienced in the last three years, CEO of Label House Group Ltd (LHG) David Lewis says periods of economic decline are the best times to invest in new markets.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Earlier this month, the Government of Guyana reiterated that a “legal consideration” was preventing it from providing the full disclosure of the contract it signed with the US oil giant, ExxonMobil.

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