Exploring The Future Beyond Pt Lisas

If nothing else, the impact of the global recession on the Trinidad and Tobago economy shouldserve as a potent reminder of theimperative of economic transformation—meaning reduced reliance on…

Wired To The Future

Tamana InTech Park, an 1100-acre technopolis in East Trinidad, the first phase of which is scheduled to come on stream by the end of 2010 for ready-to-lease tenants…

The Bite Is On

REAY GREAVES Scans the Regional Business and Economic News Landscape…

Budget 2010: A Balancing Act!

Today is budget day and all of Trinidad and Tobago will wait in anticipation for what has become the most important economic statement from the Government.…

Caribbean Business Round-up

CARIBBEAN BUSINESS ROUND-UP…

What Is Guyana’s Index Of Wellbeing?

A man is murdered, a woman beaten and raped, a child horribly abused, a business robbed, a home terrifyingly invaded. …

Long-term Economic Perspectives For T&t

Anniversaries afford an opportunity for stock taking. From the vantage point of a keen observer of Caribbean affairs and as a student of economics since 1950, Trinidad and…

Belize Barrier Reef On Unesco Danger List

The Belize Barrier Reef has been put on Unesco's List of World Heritage in Danger because of the problem of mangrove cutting and excessive development in what is…

Distance Teaching Support For Uwi

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has made a grant of just over JA$1,000,000 (roughly TT$70,000) to support the University Consortium of Small Island States…

So What If Oil And Gas Did Run Out?

In an interview published by Eteck inside this paper (pgs 16-17), the chairman of the e Teck, the Evolving TecKnologies and Enterprise Development Company Ltd, Professor Ken Julien,…

Can Tobago Escape The Curse?

By GREGORY McGUIRE On June 15th 2009, Dr Anslem London, Secretary for Finance and Enterprise Development, presented his administration’s Budget for the next fiscal year to the Tobago…

Caribbean Business Round-up

CARIBBEAN BUSINESS ROUND-UP…

Caribbean Business Round-up

Interest rates began the slid down with Scotiabank dropping rates by a half point, from 13 per cent to 12.5 per cent, following the lead of First Citizens…

Recovery Risks

Even in the best of the times, the task of economic management is never easy. During a recession, it can become a nightmare. Just ask Barack Obama. …

Good Bounce From Bad Rule Change

On April Fools Day 2009 the banks and financial institutions got a significant upward bounce in the value of their stocks. …