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Paying for an online purchase by cash may seem a difficult prop­osition to grasp, but it’s not.

Software company, WiPay Financial Ltd, offers a cash payment platform to both en­trepreneurs as well as consumers that allows them to conduct transactions online using cash.

Located on Ariapita Drive in Woodbrook, the company currently employs 12...

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Earlier this month, the Government of Guyana reiterated that a “legal consideration” was preventing it from providing the full disclosure of the contract it signed with the US oil giant, ExxonMobil.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

If you haven’t heard of impact investing yet, just wait. It’s one of the hottest areas in investing, and the industry is racing to offer more opportunities for people to put their money into investments that deliver a positive impact on the world, along with positive returns.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

The St Lucia government says it is encouraged by a decrease in the unemployment rate for the first quarter of 2017 and has renewed its commitment to help create more employment opportunities on the island.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

In a previous article entitled “Fiddling while Tobago burns” I sought to focus attention on the precipitous decline of tourism in Tobago, and to identify its contributing causes. This week I would like to offer some practical solutions to these problems.

 

Thursday, June 15, 2017

National Energy (NEC), wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Gas Company, is promoting a solar energy park project, with an estimated total cost of close to US$1.3 billion, which is expected to allow T&T to deepen its footprint in the renewable energy manufacturing business and could be a...

Thursday, June 15, 2017

On May 31, two enterprising young, local businessmen—Daniel Fakoory and Omar Hadeed—signed a deal that allowed them to assume the local ownership of the Domino’s Pizza franchise which currently has three locations: Diego Martin, Ariapita Avenue and Chaguanas.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Last week I focused on a looming pension crisis and the fact that this is a global trend to which T&T is not immune. In the face of possible pension plan deficits, the unanswered question relates to who will make up the short fall.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Successive administrations have paid nothing but lip-service to economic diversification via the maritime sector.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

It is said that to diversify an economy, say from being a plantation, what is needed is a crisis and a political leader with a vision for its reconstruction and the determination to get it done.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

In his May 10 mid-year budget review, Finance Minister Colm Imbert made the following important observation about the current inflation rate in T&T: “It is also noteworthy that notwithstanding the expansion of the VAT base, the gradual 7.0 per cent depreciation of the currency over the last...

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