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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, April 6, 2017

Advertising and marketing agency, cmb, has commissioned a survey on media consumption in T&T.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

The Public Service Commission has, on the advice of Cabinet, re-appointed Selwyn Lashley as Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

State-owned Petrotrin will, in April, seek to pre-qualify contractors for the completion of construction of its ultra low sulphur diesel (ULSD) plant at its Pointe–a-Pierre refinery.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Since being outed in December 2015 by the former governor of the Central Bank as the single largest user of foreign exchange in the country, PriceSmart’s attempts to access “hard currency” to keep the shelves of its four Trinidad membership clubs stocked have been an uphill battle.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Signs that economic activity could pick up this year in T&T are emerging as the country moves out of recession.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

It may sound strange in a country in which tax avoidance and evasion has become an entrenched part of the culture, but I am actually looking forward to paying my first property tax bill.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

What would happen if you tried to build a house without a plan or blueprint? The results, at worst, would be disastrous and, at best, inferior.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Like many people, I sometimes think to myself: what if this is all a dream? I feel like one day I might wake up and be 20 years old again, with my whole life ahead of me. That thought doesn’t scare me, though, it excites me.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The population of T&T remains generally optimistic as the Government seeks to evenly share the burden of adjustment in the current and anticipated economic circumstances facing our country.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Every day in the news one group or the other in T&T is calling for the dollar to be depreciated against the United States currency. The rationale is based on the acute shortage of US dollars in the system and the evidence is that it is getting worse rather than better.

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