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Women in T&T have come a long way over the last 100 years.

In 1918, women over the age of 30 were finally allowed the right to vote in local government elections.

According to the Elections and Boundaries Commission’s website, even this “right” was based on criteria such as residence, the occupation of land and or business premises, or...

Thursday, December 21, 2017

There are rumblings at the Point Lisas Industrial Estate as the petrochemical sector negotiates new gas agreements with the National Gas Company (NGC).

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Countries moving through boom and bust cycles can be compared to rags-to-riches, back-to-rags stories.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Whether it is Westmall, Charlotte Street or any other shopping area in T&T, the downward trend in consumer’s disposable income is clearly reflective of the buying patterns retailers are witnessing for the 2017 Christmas period—a trickling of spending.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Though some in T&T believe the climate is ready for the advent of Bitcoin, if the “chatter” it is generating in certain quarters is to be believed, interested parties may have to wait a bit longer before local authorities embrace the world’s newest form of currency.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

The economic pundits and soothsayers have all been singing the refrain that 2018 is likely to be a better year for the T&T economy than the last three years.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

GEORGETOWN—The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has “strongly” objected to a move by the European Union to include a number of Caribbean countries on a list of global countries considered to be tax havens.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

In the world of investing, there’s so much information to process and interpret that anybody can easily drown in it.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

British wine critic, writer and auctioneer John Michael Broadbent who is a Master of Wine (MW) once said, “Drinking good wine, with good food, in good company, is one of life’s most civilised pleasures.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

The levels of crime in T&T got worse in 2017 and so did the daredevil antics of criminals.

Some of these are reminiscent of the “Wild West” in the United States in the 1800s.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

As we move through December, it is a time when everyone starts anticipating the new year and what it might bring. There will be many 2018 outlooks and forecasts but before we get there I want to step back and look a bit further.

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