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Caribbean Airlines (CAL) will continue to look at all opportunities available. So said officials of the carrier following a statement by Trade Minister Vasant Bharath about the possibility of CAL embarking on flights to Cuba now that relations between that Caribbean island and the United States have started to improve.

“As CAL continues to work...

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Trading activity waned this week, with 483,414 shares traded on the First Tier Market, a 63.56 per cent decline from the prior week’s volume of 1,326,577 shares traded. The value of shares traded also fell, down 25.40 per cent from $6,981,248.42 last week to $5,208,263.79 this week. 

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Client Situation
Rosemarie just turned 30 and is considering a job opportunity as a travelling officer. She will receive a taxable travelling allowance of $1,500 monthly and will be able to include two thirds of her vehicle-related expenses in her tax return. 

Sunday, December 7, 2014

The official charter of OPEC states that the group’s goal is “the stabilisation of prices in international oil markets,” It has not been doing a very good job. In June the price of a barrel of oil, then almost US$115, began to slide. Now it stands close to US$70.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

As the Pan American Life Group (PALIG) moves into its third year of operation in T&T, Jose Suquet, chairman of the board, has said he expects the Caribbean division of PALIG’s business, particularly in T&T, to grow in 2015, as the company continues to entrench its presence in the market. 

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) chief executive, Phil Bentley, has given a commitment to Caribbean governments and regulators that if the company’s US$3 billion acquisition of Columbus International is approved, the enlarged CWC will not negatively impact competition in the cable and br

Saturday, December 6, 2014

A power purchase agreement was finalised yesterday between PowerGen and the T&T Electricity Commission (T&TEC) covering the supply of electricity for the next 15 years. Speaking at the signing ceremony at the Radisson Hotel, Port-of-Spain, Finance Minister Larry Howai said the agreement c

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Overall market activity resulted from trading in 11 securities of which four advanced, none declined and seven traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 26,612 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $460,568.42.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

CASTRIES, St Lucia—Telecommunication ministers from the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) say the proposed acquisition by British telecommunications company, Cable and Wireless (CWC) of Columbus Communications International, would result in the formation of a monopo

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a resolution approving the company’s proposed acquisition of 100 per cent of the equity of Columbus International for US$3 billion, clearing the first regulatory hurdle for the region’s largest telecommu

Saturday, December 6, 2014

LIMA, Peru—The cost to poor countries of adjusting to ever-hotter temperatures will be two or even three times higher than previously thought, the UN's environment agency said Friday—and that assumes a best-case scenario in which greenhouse gas emissions are dramatically reduced.

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