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Yet another international financial institution has downgraded Trinidad and Tobago.

Moody’s announced on Wednesday that it had downgraded T&T to Ba1 from Baa3, just days after Friday’s announcement by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) that it had lowered its long-term sovereign credit ratings for this country from “A-” to “BBB+”,

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

If you thought the cellular market was competitive already, think again. The Telecommunications Authority is intent of finding a third mobile provider by 2011. Request for Proposals will b available in January 2011.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

The financial system in the Caribbean needs to be further developed to prevent further cases like the CL Financial one. This according to Dr Maurice Odle, economic adviser to the Secretary General of Caricom.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

If Government does not find a solution to satisfy Clico policyholders, the stability of confidence in the entire financial system “is up for grabs,” economist Indira Sagewan-Ali haswarned.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is telling local business leaders that government should never be seen or perceived as the main economic driver of an economy.

 But such is the importance of the Four Seasons Resort and Private Residences project at Clearwater Bay to the Barbados economy, that the US$60 million loan that facilitated the resumption of the project made the front pages of the Barbados Nation, the Barbados Advocate and Barbados Today....

This often sets my mind wandering as I contemplate the business of entrepreneurship. Seeing guests exploring the beach reminded me that one of the first charming things visitors to the BVIs see:e signs in the airport arrivals area that designates the immigration channels.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

PSA members, clad in black and green, had gathered on the Brian Lara Promenade to protest the 0-0-1 per cent increase Government offered them. Winston Dookeran can be criticised for acting too cool in the face of open contempt for his Government’s offer.

While struggling to survive, Tobago continues to experience a decline in its tourist arrivals.

 The plant, which processes and cleans linen such as towels, sheets and other fabric used for hotels and the rest of the hospitality industry, was commissioned on October 1 at Trincity Industrial Estate, Macoya.

In making the announcement, managing director, David Dulal-Whiteway advised that although the Group was satisfied with its existing shareholding in BNB, it had been willing to acquire the additional shares since the Government was desirous of selling.

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