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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...

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Trinidad and Tobago is set to benefit as the Government is about to give the greenlight to a US $2 billion ammonia downstream plant.

Friday, February 11, 2011

NEW YORK—A German takeover of the New York Stock Exchange, the citadel of American capitalism, would have shocked its floor traders in years gone by. But not now.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

CARACAS, Venezuela—Workers at a Coca-Cola bottling plant in Venezuela have ended a strike that lasted nearly a month and drastically cut back production of soft drinks in the country, the company said yesterday.

Friday, February 11, 2011

BERLIN— Stock market operator NYSE Euronext said yesterday that it is in “advanced discussions” about a possible merger with Germany’s Deutsche Boerse AG, which runs the Frankfurt stock exchange.

Friday, February 11, 2011

WASHINGTON—Members of Congress sharply questioned Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke yesterday over whether the Fed’s policies are raising the risk of rising inflation in the months ahead.

Friday, February 11, 2011

NEW YORK—Oil prices fell yesterday after the government reported crude oil supplies rose last week, and new data showed OPEC production reached a two-year high. Supplies of oil and gasoline in the US are rising, while demand for energy products remains weak.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

HAVANA—A long-awaited undersea fiber-optic cable linking Cuba with the outside world arrived on the island yesterday, promising a bandwidth bonanza for a country saddled with exorbitant telephone rates and among the slowest Internet connection speeds on the planet.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Overall market activity resulted from trading in 13 securities of which four advanced, two declined and seven traded firm. Trading activity on the first tier market registered a volume of 1,186,461 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $45,684,740.67.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Finance Minister Winston Dookeran delivered the feature address at the Tuesday’s session of the Energy Chamber’s conference at the Hyatt Regency. Following is an excerpt of his address.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Central Bank Governor Ewart Williams is proposing the idea of a junior stock exchange as a mechanism to raise capital for the energy sector.

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