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Thursday, April 28, 2016

The disclosure in the last Sunday Express that Italian alcohol company Gruppo Campari paid a “success fee (of US$2.5 million) for advisory services provided during the tender offer for Lascelles deMercado,” the then CL Financial-owned Jamaican conglomerate, makes it imperative that the...

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The mission chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to T&T, Elie Canetti, says the biggest problem with the government’s decision to use mainly higher taxes and lower spending to reduce aggregate demand in the economy is that it is “less growth friendly” than depending on an exchange...

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Despite the downturn in the T&T economy and the low energy prices that the country depends on, Tomas Bermudez, country manager, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), believes that all is not lost and there is hope for the economy.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

First, congratulations on all your hard work and your impressive entrepreneurial spirit! You’ve achieved so much at such an early age. You’re building a solid base of experience and connections that will be a great asset in the future.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

It’s an activity that uses millions of dollars in foreign exchange annually and—with the country’s tight foreign exchange situation—local business groups have been lobbying the Government to crack down on it.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Legislate and consult. These are the two things members of the gaming industry believe are necessary to take the sector forward. They also want Minister of Finance Colm Imbert to meet with them to “clear up erroneous information” the minister has about the industry.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Mr Imbert’s mid-year budget presentation suffered from not having enough empathy for the adjustment it will impose on the population and from not pointing to scenarios that would signal an end to the need for adjustment. 

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Governments are actively working the world over, including in the Caribbean, to improve the governance within the public sector.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The Government will have to ensure that there is a complementary public transportation system in place before it removes the fuel subsides, according to UWI economist Roger Hosein.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Even though ArcelorMittal closed its doors due to the factors in its global external environment, National Gas Company (NGC) chairman, Gerry Brooks, said the gas shortage to the plant was not the reason for the plant shutting down.

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