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Business Guardian

Although data from the Central Statistical Office (CSO) shows a relatively low unemployment rate, those figures don’t tell the whole story about people who have lost their jobs since the start of T&T’s economic downturn and their struggle to find employment.

Since early 2016, when the closure of the ArcelorMittal steel plant left more than 600...

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Recently, there was a media release of the ratings of our government as to its performance over the last two and a half years. In particular, it was found wanting in its handling of the economy so much so that the population is disappointed that the economy has not rebounded.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

One of the oldest surviving business club in T&T, the Trinidad Union Club (TUC) has found a new home at the Flamboyant room, Kapok Hotel.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

The ideological debate remains.

Should there be national health and education systems that would protect the less fortunate in society?

Should governments raise the age of retirement as many countries across the world are grappling with the aging factor?

Sunday, March 18, 2018

In the Paramin community, the white panel van bearing the bright yellow logo—Saut Dough Bakery—is symbolic.

Not only does it meanders around the hilly terrain supplying freshly baked bread daily, but it advertises opportunity.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The building of its new headquarters in downtown Kingston allowed GraceKennedy Ltd (GKC) to benefit from significant tax relief, which, along with gains from a new acquisition, helped it report an improved net result for 2017.

Let us now review GKC’s results to December 31, 2017.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

In the traditional economy, a person would take a job and hopefully turn it into a live-long career. This is what the Trinidad dream is all about, you get a steady long-term income and you can build your home, own a car (or SUV), raise a family and get a secure pension.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Keeping things simple is one of the basic tenants of life that we often go to great lengths to contravene.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The ongoing negotiations between the NGC and several downstream companies operating on the Point Lisas Industrial Estate have shown there needs to be changes in the way the profits from the energy sector are distributed along the value chain.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Beekeeping was the first agricultural sector to be regulated in T&T with the Beekeeping and Bee Products Act (Act 28 of 1935, amended by Act 7 of 1949) which also saw the establishment of a government apiary in 1902.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Nestlé has had a long history with T&T—over a century—beginning operations just at the start of World War I.

The company has seen both good times and bad times, economic booms and downturns but has continued to make its contribution to our economy.

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