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Business Guardian

In the middle of a recession, do people spend less money or more on entertainment?

Logic dictates that money for entertainment comes from one’s disposable income and so if people have smaller salaries - or none at all - there would be less to spend on a movie or taking a drink at a bar or going out to eat.

On the other hand, many view...

Friday, June 10, 2011

The Board of Inland Revenue’s (BIR) 2011 tax amnesty was a windfall. The BIR collected $560 million during the last tax amnesty in 2008. In 2001 the BIR collected $600 million. This time around, the tax collection office tripled the amount collected, netting $1.8 billion.

Friday, June 3, 2011

In 2010, Trinidad Cement Ltd declared an after-tax loss of $80.3 million—its worst performance in 11 years and a sharp decline from the $96 million profit that the company declared in 2009.

Friday, June 3, 2011

Cable&Wireless Communications, the minority shareholder in  telecommunications provider TSTT, last week reported that its share of the after-tax profits of the local company had declined by more than half from US$19 million (TT$121.6 million) in 2010 to US$7 million (TT$44.8...

Friday, June 3, 2011

Five decades of socio-economic growth among countries in the Caribbean have not diminished the insecurities within several of these territories, says Dr William Smith, newly-elected president of Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Labour law reform in T&T has been neglected and is in dire need of attention, says Industrial Court Judge  Patrick Rabathaly.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

The latest data on LNG earnings for T&T seem to support the Central Bank’s view that the devastating tsunami in Japan will lead to higher liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices for T&T.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Gervase Warner, chief executive officer of the Neal and Massy Group (N&M), has paid the members of reigning national Panorama champion N&M Trinidad All Stars a glowing compliment.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Funding the extension of Jamaica’s TransJamaican Highway, a toll route, is one of the projects that six leading development financial institutions  have committed more than US$960 million for regional development.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

May 26 marked 45 years since Guyana became independent. During that time other countries, such as Malaysia, Singapore and the Maldives, that had been far behind Guyana in development have surpassed it.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

What T&T may lack in tourism infrastructure it more than makes up for in its unique ethnic and cultural flavour.

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