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It has been the norm for the Government of T&T, and no matter what political party is in power, to appoint members to the board of Caribbean Airlines who have no experience in aviation and, most importantly, have no experience in turning around distressed companies.

I believe one exception would have been the Arthur Lok Jack-led board and CEO...

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has come out in defence of the seemingly bizarre move to expand the World Cup to 48 teams. Speaking to journalists after FIFA’s meeting, the football boss had this to say:

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Finally, our officers are called upon to perform or face the consequences. This is a step in raising performance.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

In 2008, I witnessed the inauguration of Barack Obama as President of the United States of America, live on television. I also witnessed its impact on my own country, the beautiful island nation of T&T.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The call by Monsignor Christian Pereira to the police service to get the rid of rogue officers is only going to fall on deaf ears.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Ever so often there is this hue and cry about the flight of foreign currency, specifically the US dollar, which has a spin-off effect on other currencies, when the solution to the problem stares us straight in our faces.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

I had the pleasure Saturday of reading a sensible article by Paolo Kernahan in the T&T Guardian on the subject of eating meat.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Most senior financial practitioners I have spoken to cannot see total Government revenue topping 30 billion dollars in 2017, while we are budgeted to spend 53 billion dollars.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

The Petrotrin (then Texaco) refinery was once rated as the ninth largest in the world, with a capacity of 360,000 Barrels. That was in its heyday.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Ever so often there is this hue and cry about the flight of foreign currency, specifically the US dollar, which has a spin-off effect on other currencies, when the solution to the problem stares us straight in our faces.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

T&T is the land of bacchanal. Whether it be politics, sports, carnival or some national issue, there is always some chaos and confusion. The topical issue is carnival with pan men and mas aficionados demanding something of and from the Government.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

The current impasse between Petrotrin and the OWTU with respect to a new collective agreement has been uppermost on the minds of citizens of T&T at this time.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Most senior financial practitioners I have spoken to cannot see total government revenue topping $30 billion in 2017, while we are budgeted to spend $53 dollars.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

As I follow the news about the industrial relations impasse between the Oilfields Workers Trade Union (OWTU) and Petrotrin, I remember the impasse between the OWTU and Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL) in 2012.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

All the criticisms of the decision of the OWTU to take strike action against Petrotrin seek to focus on the cost to the company if it accepts the union’s proposal. No attempt has been made to examine the cost to Petrotrin, and the country, if a strike is actually embarked upon.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

On Monday I spent the day at Chacachacare, crossing three choppy Bocas to get there.

On Tuesday I went to Mayaro and, for two and a half hours, navigated some of the worse roads in Trinidad. In particular the choppy, holey, wavey, swervey road between Sande Grande and Manzanilla.

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