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Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon is calling for cooperation between regional and international partners as greater efforts are made to address security issues affecting Latin America, the Caribbean and the wider global community.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

NEW YORK—Stocks suffered steep losses as oil prices surged yesterday, renewing worries that higher fuel prices could hobble the economic recovery. Oil rose $2.66 to settle at US$99.63 a barrel amid unrest in Iran and Libya.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Finance Minister Winston Dookeran said the Government intends to introduce a new national pension plan. This would incorporate the present National Insurance Board’s (NIB) national insurance plan with other groups of people who are not included in the system. “We are looking at a national...

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Libya’s oil chief said yesterday that production had been cut by around 50 per cent, and argued it was "safe" for foreign oil workers to return after a mass exodus sparked by Moammar Gadhafi’s increasingly violent campaign to retain control of the country.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

NEW YORK—Bullish comments from Warren Buffett helped US stocks end another good month on a high note yesterday, but uncertainty about oil prices could keep investors from pushing the market much higher.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Overall market activity resulted from trading in five securities of which none advanced, one declined and four traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 26,515 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $335,726.28.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

NEW YORK—Oil prices fell below $97 per barrel yesterday just days after spiking above US$100. Last week's surge continued to ripple through global pipelines, however, as gasoline prices jumped 8 cents over the weekend. Crude dropped on reports that Libya was still exporting oil...

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

BP said yesterday that its participation in Trinidad and Tobago’s Deepwater Competitive Bid Round demonstrates its continued long-term commitment to the country and its continued interest in investing in the country. BP submitted bids on two blocks on February 18.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Scotiabank shareholders approved, by a majority vote, an 85 per cent increase in director’s fees at Scotiabank’s 41st Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday at the Hyatt Hotel, Port-of-Spain.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Massachusetts—A Massachusetts biotechnology company says it can produce the fuel that runs Jaguars and jet engines using the same ingredients that make grass grow.

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Minister of Housing and the Environment Roodal Moonilal says $653,340 was approved for payment of community personnel to patrol 15 beaches for the protection of nesting turtles.

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