Thursday, August 21, 2014

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‘Finish Lara Stadium’

JOSEPH RAHAEL, developer of SouthPark near Tarouba Link Road in San Fernando, is calling for the completion of the Brian Lara Cricket Academy and the San Fernando waterfront project. Read more »

  • Central Bank sells US$50m more

    The Central Bank sold US$50 million to the banking system yesterday as part of what it said was a programme of scheduled foreign exchange interventions. Read More »

  • Bello is Virgin’s new commercial manager

    International carrier Virgin Atlantic has appointed Andre Bello as its new commercial manager, Caribbean. Read More »

  • GHL and SFC earnings beat

    Today we at Bourse review the six month (6M) performance of the two insurance companies listed on the local stock exchange: Guardian Holdings Limited (GHL) representing $3.3B or 3 per cent of the Trinidad and Tobago Composite Index (TTCI) and Sagicor Financial Corporation (SFC) representing $1.9B or 1.8 per cent. Read More »

  • Sando gets cineplex

    THE city of San Fernando gets a brand new entertainment centre—the SouthPark Caribbean Cinemas 10, on Tuesday. Read More »

  • Ramnarine: Juniper project important to T&T future

    Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine says he is pleased with the announcement earlier this week by energy giant bpTT of its approval of the Juniper project. Read More »

  • T&T continues economic growth

    The upcoming national budget 2014/2015 in September will be one that will ensure the country continues on a path of growth, says Finance Minister Larry Howai. Speaking at the post-Cabinet news conference at the Office of the Prime Minister, St Clair yesterday, Howai — when asked if the budget will be one with a general election in mind next year — said: “The thing is for the budget as a whole we will certainly try to maintain the position of continuing the growth momentum of the economy, we certainly want to ensure that whatever we do can be sustainable over a period of time.” Read More »

  • $414m profit for ANSA McAL

    Even as the ANSA McAL Group has recorded an overall $414 million profit during the first half of its financial year, it has seen a slide in profits at its Guardian Media Ltd subsidiary. The $414 million ANSA McAL profit up to the period June 30 represented a two per cent increase from last year’s figure of $405 million. Read More »

  • Kumar: More $$ to fight crime

    Chief Executive Officer of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Commerce Catherine Kumar is optimistic that additional funding will be allocated to the Ministry of National Security in the upcoming national budget to fight crime. Read More »

  • Chin is TDC’s new CEO

    The Tourism Development Company (TDC) has a new chief executive officer. Read More »

  • Asthma patient back home

    ASTHMA patient Glenis Quashie-Dalyrimple who, with her family was evacuated last week from her Marabella home to escape the fumes of the oil spill in the Guaracara River was able to return home on Sunday. Read More »

  • RBL, FIRST: Earnings stable

    Today we at Bourse review the nine month (9M) performance of two large cap banks listed on the local stock exchange: Republic Bank Limited (RBL) representing $19.7b or 18 per cent of the Trinidad and Tobago Composite Index (TTCI) and First Citizens Bank Limited (FIRST) representing $9b or 8 per cent. Read More »

  • Salandy new head at e TecK

    The board of directors of Evolving TecKnologies and Enterprise Development Company Ltd (e TecK) has appointed Robert Salandy as president of e TecK effective August 1. Read More »

  • Hosein: Public confused over new constitutional reform proposals

    BEFORE Government takes any further action regarding constitutional reform, it should have additional consultations, this time to educate the public on what the new Constitution will entail. Read More »

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