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UberTT celebrated its first anniversary in this country on Tuesday.

However, its future is uncertain as senior officials of the Ministry of Works and Transport (MOWT) confirmed they are continuing to operate illegally.

Although several attempts to reach regional representatives for Uber proved futile, ministry officials said the main issue...

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. 

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Minister of National Security, John Sandy and Police Commissioner Dwayne Gibbs made it quite clear to the chamber and other business organisations recently that their strategy in fighting crime is not one of being focused on enforcement exclusively.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Recently there has been quite a lot of commentary on the local capital markets. Over the past two weeks the editor of the Business Guardian has focused on the T&T stock market and on the local banking sector.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Q: My 12-year-old has often tried to launch little businesses, but he becomes frustrated when he fails. He tried making and selling wallets. Then he tried selling his artwork. He also set up a lawn-mowing service, but his mom and dad were his only customers.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Toward the end of last year as a row raged between the Board of Directors of Caribbean Airlines Ltd (CAL), owned by the Government, and the Minister of Transport, Jack Warner, alarm was expressed by several commentators at published reports in Port-of-Spain that CAL might not proceed with plans...

Thursday, January 27, 2011

As T&T’s non-renewable resources continue to be consumed, the need for diversification becomes more significant, especially in these challenging economic times.

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