Nov. 30, 2016, 8:19 PM AST Comments
The St. Lucia government says the government is exploring its options as it seeks to help the Bank of St. Lucia (BOSL) deal with an estimated EC$300 million (One EC dollar =US$0.37 cents) in accumulated bad loans.
Nov. 29, 2016, 7:35 PM AST Comments
LOCAL producer Trinidad Cement Ltd (TCL) will settle its remaining debt to workers who won a court case against the company two years ago by giving them $20 million in shares. TCL said in a notice on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on Monday: “In December 2014 and January 2015, TCL publ
Nov. 29, 2016, 7:31 PM AST Comments
The nine-member Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is collaborating with the government of Mexico to explore and develop Sustainable Strategic Tourism Master Plans (SSTMP) for the sub-region.
Nov. 29, 2016, 7:21 PM AST Comments
Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has described the GUY$250 billion (One Guyana dollar =US$0.004 cents) budget presented by Finance Minister Winston Jordan as “the worst I have ever seen”.
Nov. 29, 2016, 6:55 PM AST Comments
WITH less than a month to go before Christmas, businesses are reporting a not-too-merry or bright season so far. Shoppers would have already begun purchasing gifts and household items and even making downpayments on furniture and appliances in the weeks before Christmas.
Nov. 29, 2016, 6:52 PM AST Comments
THERE are good reasons for countries like Trinidad and Tobago, which trade heavily with the United States of America, to be wary of possible changes to the status quo after President-elect Donald Trump is sworn into office next January.
Nov. 29, 2016, 6:49 PM AST Comments
DOING business in Trinidad and Tobago got tougher over the last year, the World Bank has said. After improving 12 notches in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Ranking 2015 report, Trinidad and Tobago fell four notches in the latest index, to become the world’s 96th “easiest
Nov. 29, 2016, 6:44 PM AST Comments
GUYANA is clearly on course to becoming the next oil and gas producer in the Caricom region after Trinidad and Tobago. For that, it has to thank the tenacity of the world’s leading major, ExxonMobil, which has mounted a comprehensive exploration programme that identified substantial reserves i
Nov. 29, 2016, 6:43 PM AST Comments
THE Word of the Year (WOTY) from the Oxford and other dictionaries and authorities, and the List of Banished Words and Phrases (LBWP) from Lake Superior State University, the BBC, the New York Times, TIME magazine and other institutions, are two highpoints of my English Language year. While sign la