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Last week, I argued that administrations in the 15 years between 2000 and 2015 distributed a significant amount of wealth to the population, which contributed to a huge rise in the average standard of living in TT.

That transfer of wealth came in the form of huge transfers of wealth to ensure that the population did not pay the economic cost of...

Thursday, February 3, 2011

T&T cannot afford to continue subsidising cheap fuel prices and the country will have to eventually fade it out. That is the view of Dr Thackwray Driver, chief executive officer of the Energy Chamber.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

The former auditors of Angostura Holdings, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), pressed the rum and bitters producer to include accounting data from its US-based operations—Angostura Spirits and Wines Inc (ASW), so shareholders would get a better idea of its financial position.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Randall Douglas, export consultant, Business Development Company (BDC), has urged local businesses to break into new exports markets despite the state of the lagging economy. “There is a saying that millionaires are created in recessions and, definitely, this is an opportunity.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

In the past few weeks, the acquisition by Caribbean Airlines (CAL) of nine turboprop aircraft has caused its former chief executive Captain Ian Brunton to be fired and led to a public feud between CAL chairman George Nicholas and Works and Transport Minister, Jack Warner.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Andrew Rahaman, president of the Council of the Pharmacy Board of T&T, said the shortage of pharmacists exists in the public as well as the private sector. “The shortage is evident by the Government retaining the Filipino pharmacists.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

SuperPharm, the US-style pharmacy chain, continues to grow despite slow growth in the rest of the retail sector, says its chief executive David Sobrian. SuperPharm attributes this to the chain—which sells pharmaceuticals as well as grocery items—being relatively new to the industry in T&T....

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Trinidad and Tobago operates an open capital account system, which means that there are no government-imposed restrictions on the domestic ownership of foreign assets or on foreign ownership of domestic assets.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

How many of you are aware that the local stock market has outperformed the three main US stock markets between the beginning of the year and Tuesday?

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Last year, inflation levels in T&T surged to its all-time high of 16.2 per cent (year on year change) in August. This was a cause for great concern for all citizens who watched helplessly as the purchasing power of their money eroded day by day.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Natural gas has gone the full transformation from nuisance to necessity. This 180 degrees transformation is due in part to government policy, technology, reserves and an open business model. 

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