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Traditionally, June and July are the months for weddings in T&T.

About 7,000 people tie the knot here annually, with approximately 5,000 of those nuptials comprising a wedding and reception. Most local couples are still very traditional, preferring to be married in their respective places of worship but those who opt for a civil ceremony still...

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Last week, Standard and Poor’s, one of the world’s leading credit rating agencies revised the United States’ long term sovereign credit outlook from stable to negative.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

These are interesting times for T&T. We are one of the most cash-rich economies in the Caricom, with vast natural resources and a very well-trained work force.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Costa Rica will host the 2011 Medical Travel International Business Summit May 2-4, 2011, in San Jose and Guanacaste provinces. The conference will begin May 2-3 with a series of roundtable discussions and expert lectures in the capital city of San Jose.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Popular, Inc, the leading banking institution by both assets and deposits in Puerto Rico, has reported net income of US$10.1 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2011.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Cuba’s President, Raul Castro, has proposed term limits for office holders “in the Party, the State and the Government”.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Scientists have warned that it is too soon to attempt to offer a considered assessment on what impact the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the largest of its kind, has had on the Gulf of Mexico’s wildlife.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

The wreckage of a 379-tonne tuna boat blocks the road to the deserted fish market in Kesennuma, once Japan’s largest port for bonito and swordfish. Even after the debris from last month’s tsunami have been cleared away, the industry may never recover.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Akiko Hirai says the Hamaoka power station three kilometres from her home evokes such dread of the crippled Fukushima plant that she would spend 500,000 yen installing solar panels if it helped make Japan nuclear-free.“Who can really guarantee that they’re 100 per cent safe?

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Keston Nancoo is the new chairman of the Employers Consultative Association (ECA) for the 2011-2013.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

The T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce has two new directors on its board for 2011, Ronald Hinds and David Wong. Wong also serves as chairman of the Tobago Division.

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