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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The Employers’ Consultative Association (ECA) yesterday warned that T&T is in a precarious situation which could get worse if wage increases are granted without carefully consideration of various economic factors.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Days after the announcement of a resolution plan to pay Government and policyholders of the Colonial Life Insurance Company (Clico), various analysts are now calling for more details of the arrangement to be made public.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

For medical tourism to be successful in T&T there is need for a change of attitude by the people who interact with tourists, when they enter T&T, beginning with immigration officers, Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan said yesterday.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Planning Minister Dr Bhoe Tewarie says T&T will achieve its target to balance its budget next year by cutting current spending rather than racking up debt on the capital markets despite enthusiasm from investors for its paper. In a recent interview with Emerging Markets magazine, the minister

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

An ambitious plan that will see the Caribbean get two of the largest graving dock facilities in the world has taken a step forward. The Trinidad Dry Dock Company Ltd (TDDCL) is inviting companies to submit proposals to conduct an environmental impact assessment and geotechnical investigation for

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

ATHENS—The ratings agency Fitch has downgraded Greece’s sovereign rating amid growing uncertainty over the new government’s pledge to overhaul reforms needed to restart bailout loan payments and avoid default. The agency said it had lowered the country’s rating deeper into non-in

Monday, March 30, 2015

Moody’s Investors Service has assigned state-owned Petrotrin an investment grade rating of Baa3 with a stable outlook from international credit rating agency.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Less than three months after refurbishment began, Massy Stores has relaunched its supermarket in Glencoe, now offering customers more options in a comfortable and contemporary environment. Renovations to the Glencoe supermarket started in January. 

Monday, March 30, 2015

KINGSTON, Jamaica—Digicel has asked the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Ectel) to publicly clarify and confirm the status of the regulatory approvals process they have undertaken  in conjunction with the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission

Monday, March 30, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO—Brazil’s economy grew just 0.1 per cent last year, barely keeping the country out of a recession, the government’s statistics bureau said. It was the worst result since 2009 and bad news for President Dilma Rousseff, whose popularity has plummeted along with Brazil

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