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The United States yesterday defended the quality of the poultry products it exports to T&T. In a statement, the US Embassy in Port-of-Spain assured local consumers that they can eat poultry imported from that country with full confidence.

“The United States takes food safety very seriously. All US exports of poultry must, by law, be inspected...

Monday, May 23, 2011

Towering over the Caroni Plains is a Hanuman murti—an 85-foot effigy. Bearing a mace, this figure is complemented by the Temple In The Sea and an Indo-Caribbean museum—pieces on exhibit recently unveiled as part of a heritage tourism thrust.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Real estate agents who did not meet the May 9 deadline to register their businesses under the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Act 2011 will be fined $50,000, plus pay a daily penalty of $5,000 for as long as they fail to comply with the law, says attorney Keisha Melville-...

Monday, May 23, 2011

Trade and Industry Minister Stephen Cadiz says the real estate industry’s efforts to regulate operations is not enough and there is need for Government to legislate the practices in this sector.

Monday, May 23, 2011

St Augustine Campus History lecturer Dr Jerome Teelucksingh says trade unions cannot afford to be divided since they benefit the Government.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Trinidad and Tobago should approach The United Nations to request the observance of International Workers’ Day.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

With the demise of the Free Trade Area of the Americas, a realignment of trade alliances is evident in the hemisphere—witness ALBA, Petro Caribe, expanded Mercosur.

Saturday, May 21, 2011

In the days when T&T was a plantation society, an enormous bell summoned the African workmen to rise at 5 am.  For their Indian brethren the bell tolled after 1845. The bell, a symbol of bonding, no longer tolls to extract their blood, sweat and toil.

Saturday, May 21, 2011

The board of directors of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange last week elected Ranjit Jeewan as its new Chairman. Jeewan succeeded Andrew Mc Eachrane, who will continue to serve as an independent director on the Board, at a meeting of TTSE on May 12.

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Caribbean Airlines has launched a non-stop service from Port-of-Spain to Kingston. The flight will operate twice weekly, and passengers will be able to get from Port-of-Spain to Kingston non-stop on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Overall market activity resulted from trading in eight securities of which four advanced, two declined and two traded firm. Trading activity on the first tier market registered a volume of 5,619,939 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $5,494,907.36.

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