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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, March 17, 2011

George Stanley Beard knows how to tell a story. He has context and history seemingly at his fingertips: from his lifetime’s dabble as a geography teacher and a 12-year stint as a politician. But it’s his baritone, more instructive than artful, that piques interest.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

 

Thursday, March 17, 2011

A consortium of local banks will be able to finance the estimated US$250 million that could be made available to the local banks as part of the recently approved US$1.9 billion ammonia urea melamine (AUM) complex that is being promoted by Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Ltd, a 56.4...

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Clico, the failed insurance company, has 225,000 traditional long-term policyholders, those holding its pension plans, life insurance and health insurance policies. Those policyholders account for $6 billion in liabilities.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

T&T must become one of the efficient places in the world to pay taxes.  This is the vision of Deokia Hosein, chairman, Board of Inland Revenue (BIR). “We want to make T&T one of the top ten places in the world to pay taxes,” she said.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Being among the top destinations for German foreign direct investment in the Western Hemisphere, T&T is an important partner to Germany. This is the view of German Ambassador Stefan Schlüter, who arrived in the country in September last year.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

As far as chief executive officer of the T&T Stock Exchange (TTSE) Wain Iton is concerned, there has been no breach of the rules of the exchange by its acceptance of Angostura Holdings Ltd back on the stock market.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

With the country moving to exploration in the deep waters off T&T, there appears to be an increasing call from the people of Tobago for what they see as a more equitable distribution of the revenues from the country’s natural resources.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

The T&T fashion industry has attracted UK investors, some of whom have already fostered promising relationships with some of the nation’s top designers.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Two free software downloads were developed for Carnival loving Blackberry users for the 2011 season; both offering live updates of Carnival events to anyone willing to download the software from the Blackberry App store.

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