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Business Guardian

T&T’s economy has been in the doldrums over the last few years because of the drop in oil and gas prices.

While successive Governments have spoken about the need to diversify the economy since 1962, unfortunately very little has been done to achieve this seemingly elusive goal.

This lack of diversification raises the question about how...

Friday, June 10, 2011

The Central Bank’s Fit and Proper guideline (sic) sets out the official position as to the type of person held to be fit and proper to be a director or officer of a financial institution. It states:

Friday, June 10, 2011

It is a well-established custom that AGMs of large organisations are attended by the responsible partner of the auditor’s firm, who reads the auditor’s letter to the audience. Did a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers attend this meeting?

Friday, June 10, 2011

CL Financial’s final annual general meeting was the most interesting meeting in the saga of its collapse. That meeting took place at the Hilton Trinidad on January 23, 2009, so consider the timeline: 

Friday, June 10, 2011

The pace of technological change in today’s economy has made total organisational transformation of a company critical for survival in every sector—from cement to media, education to agriculture.

Friday, June 10, 2011

How would you feel if you lost US$500 million in one week? What would you say if I told you that the person who experienced this loss is the same person who is credited with the greatest trade ever?

Friday, June 10, 2011

I am sorry I was not allowed to spend more time in Bogota, Colombia. Just as I was beginning to enjoy my stay in a place I must admit I was reluctant to accept an invitation to visit, I was on a flight, headed back to T&T.

Friday, June 10, 2011

The Fundación Avina, the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the IDB Group, the Water and Sanitation Division of the IDB, and The Coca-Cola Company, with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, last month launched a regional programme to integrate informal...

Friday, June 10, 2011

The Chief Minister of Anguilla, Hubert Hughes, has repeated a call for his small Caribbean island of 90 square kilometres and 13,600 people to become independent from Britain whose colony it has been since 1650.

Friday, June 10, 2011

When government ministers and influential business leaders turned up at the Queen’s Park Oval last Saturday to witness T20 International between the young West Indian and Indian teams, they did so from the Blink/bmobile hospitality suite.

Friday, June 10, 2011

A strategic alert system to quickly detect local companies at risk of failing and to prevent them from doing so is high on the Government’s list of consumer safeguards, Finance Minister Winston Dookeran has said.

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