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T&T’s Government should consider raising the age of retirement from age 60 to age 65 said Dr Roger Hosein, senior lecturer, University of the West Indies (UWI).

According to statistics he provided, T&T’s population has been ageing for the last few years and, according to Hosein, to dampen pension pay-out rates and to reduce the dependency...

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Advertising and marketing agency, cmb, has commissioned a survey on media consumption in Trinidad and Tobago.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Mass incarceration has grabbed the headlines recently, after episodes of unrest in prisons in Brazil and the Philippines. But when it comes to problems related to long-term confinement, no country embodies criminal justice failures more than the United States.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) held its 36th board meeting, with parallel side-meetings, in Bogota, Colombia, 7-9 March 2017, when it reafirmed its leadership on revenue transparency in the world’s extractive sectors.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Negotiations between state-owned National Gas Company (NGC) and the world’s second largest methanol producer, foreign-owned Methanol Holdings Trinidad Ltd (MHTL), broke down earlier this year because the two parties could not reach agreement on the volume of natural gas the NGC was prepared to...

Thursday, March 16, 2017

A series of perhaps unrelated events requires the country to ask this question: Given the precarious nature of T&T’s current revenue streams—as a result of the collapse in late 2014 in the price of some of the country’s main petrochemical and energy exports—is the current administration...

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Q: I’m starting a business, and I believe in the quality and creativity of my products. I also believe in trusting the people I hire, and empowering them to make decisions. But without a formal education, how can I convince them to trust me?

– Annette

 

Thursday, March 9, 2017

You walk into a financial institution and sit in front of an investment adviser or client service representative. You have some money to invest and, with some apprehension, indicate this to the person sitting across the table.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

While the term “globalisation” may have been conjuring up negative images in some quarters recently—considering the UK’s Brexit vote and a slew of unsettling events in the US—it is, in fact, quite a natural phenomenon.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

In the last four months, Laventille-based Angostura—the producer of rums and world-famous bitters—has been wracked by the sending on administrative leave of its chief executive, Robert Wong, “pending an audit into matters touching and concerning his employment duties,” and an internal...

Thursday, March 9, 2017

There is not likely to be much argument with the proposition that the population of this country owes its standard of living to the wealth generated at Point Lisas and in Point Fortin.

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