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Anthony Wilson

Thursday, October 6, 2016
​In last Friday’s 2017 budget speech, Minister of Finance Colm Imbert said total expenditure for the 2016 fiscal years had been “tightly managed” down to an estimated $52.2 billion, which was $11 bill
Thursday, September 29, 2016
​Eight years ago, in delivering the 2009 budget presentation, the former Minister of Finance Karen Tesheira said: “The Government’s liability in respect of the current pension arrangements had previou
Thursday, September 22, 2016
​Last week, in this space, it was suggested that in presenting the 2017 budget next week, Minister of Finance Colm Imbert should increase the nation’s non-energy revenues by seeking to collect taxes f
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Christian Mouttet is the chairman of Prestige Holdings (PHL), the restaurant management company that operates the KFC, Pizza Hut, TGI Friday’s, Subway, and most recently the Starbucks brands in T&
Thursday, September 1, 2016
​Apparently, there is some lingering doubt that the flotation/depreciation of the TT dollar in April 1993—which meant that US$1 was worth TT$4.287 (23.32 US cents) before the action and TT$5.725 (17.4
Thursday, August 25, 2016
​The two top officials at TSTT— the 51-per cent State-owned telecommunications provider—are calling on the regulators to insist that the 49 per cent minority shareholder, Cable & Wireless Communic
Thursday, August 25, 2016
​Last week, in this space, under the headline, “Why is Barbados continuing to punish public workers?” the long-standing decision by Barbados to use fiscal policies exclusively to defend its exchange r
Thursday, August 4, 2016
​As far as can be determined, the central government has borrowed $11.86 billion in four transactions in the 11 months since it was elected to office.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
​On Monday, the Central Bank of Nigeria allowed the currency of the West African oil-producing nation to float freely against the US dollar, following Governor Godwin Emefiele’s announcement last week
Monday, June 20, 2016
​Near the end of Friday’s annual meeting of Angostura shareholders at the company’s Laventille headquarters, a representative from one of the country’s commercial banks asked Rolph Balgobin, the chair

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