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Chikungunya and influenza are taking a toll on T&T’s workforce and employers need to begin dialogue with trade unions on how to deal with the situation, Sati Gajadhar-Inniss, vice president of the Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union (OWTU), told the T&T Guardian yesterday. “Employers have to find ways of understanding and having dialogue instead of...

Overall market activity resulted from trading in eight securities of which two advanced, four declined and two traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 88,429 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $767,015. Sagicor Financial Corporation was the v

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) credit rating agency has downgraded Trinidad Cement Ltd (TCL), after the company, based at Claxton Bay in Trinidad, failed to make debt payments on September 30.

The Tobago Cold Storage and Warehouse Facility (Tcoswaf) celebrated its 10th anniversary recently at its Shaw Park complex. The occasion was used to commission an ice truck, an ice bin and three ice merchandisers to add to the 26 vehicles already in use across the island.

The Sustainable and Renewable Energy Incubator Project launched by the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business, University of the West Indies (UWI-ALJGSB) in partnership with Citibank (T&T) Limited and The National Gas Company of T&T (NGC), will reduce energy consumption and costs in

Urban areas are expected to swell to almost five billion people by 2030 with many of these urbanities being underprivileged, according to a study by the United Nations Population Fund. In preparation for this rapid growth, developing countries need to innovate now, a topic that a leading Microsof

The re-branding of the Neal & Massy group to simply Massy, has begun to show positive results, Massy president and group CEO Gervase Warner told reporters at the Hyatt Regency in Port-of-Spain after addressing an Employers Consultative Association (ECA) dinner. 

FORT WORTH—RadioShack says it has inked deals with a group of investors to restructure part of its debt and access funds, moves aimed at giving the struggling consumer electronics retailer more financial breathing room. The Fort Worth, Texas-based chain said Standard General LP a

On Friday, September 26, the Central Bank announced an increase in the repo rate by 25 basis points, bringing it up to 3.0 per cent.

Less than two weeks ago, on September 23, the board of Trinidad Cement Ltd terminated the company’s former CEO, Rollin Bertrand “following a review of his performance.” Apparently undaunted by his dismissal, the combative Bertrand has taken exception to comments made by Wilfred Espinet, in an int

T&T’s energy wealth allows the Government to delay the structural reforms—in particular in the public sector—that the country needs to continue developing, says Elie Canetti, the head of the last two International Monetary Fund missions to Port-of-Spain.

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