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Trade and Industry Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon wants cocoa industry stakeholders to place more emphasis on developing a range of value added products.

In an interview at the Cocoa Food Festival hosted by the Montserrat Cocoa Farmers Association at the La Vega Estate, Gran Couva, on Sunday, she said there is more money to be made in creating...

Friday, December 31, 2010

Credibility doesn’t necessarily build confidence. That’s what Finance Minister Winston Dookeran, a former Central Bank Governor, has discovered mere months after assuming responsibility for the country’s finances.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

NEW YORK—A major snowstorm on the East Coast kept many shoppers home just after Christmas, casting a pall on the final act of the holiday sales season.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

NEW YORK—Gold prices rose yesterday despite a lending rate hike in China, an even that many traders believe will lead to a gold sell-off at the end of the year to lock in profits. Gold for February delivery rose US$2.40 to settle at US$1,382.90 an ounce.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

NEW YORK—US stocks closed little changed and the dollar lost ground to the euro in thin trade yesterday, buffeted by China’s Christmas Day interest rate hike and a blizzard that pounded the northeastern United States.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

NEW YORK—Oil prices slid to US$91 per barrel in light trading yesterday, the first day after the Christmas break, as traders focused on efforts in china to to ease inflation.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL) – 14.12.10

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

NEW YORK—Wall Street will see the year-end rally carry into the last week of 2010, but the question on everyone’s mind is, “what's next?” The Dow, the S&P and the Nasdaq on Thursday were up more than 5 per cent on the month, and the level of optimism in the market was at a...

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

ATLANTA—An East Coast snowstorm put a damper on after-Christmas shopping Sunday. But shoppers across the rest of the country scoured clearance racks and spent gift cards during the afterglow of the best holiday season for retailers since 2007.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Many vendors came out on Boxing Day hoping to get the sales that they did not get leading up to Christmas Day. This was the mood on the streets of Port-of-Spain yesterday. Apart from vendors, some stores in Port-of-Spain also opened their doors on Boxing Day.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

An agricultural programme initiated at the Youth Training Centre (YTC) for young offenders has been putting food on the table for 200 inmates daily.

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