Category Archives: Business

Young meets with DeNovo – Trinidad and Tobago Newsday

Business Ryan Hamilton-Davis Wednesday 10 July 2024 Stuart Young, Minister of Energy and Energy Industries. – File photo Minister of Energy Stuart Young met with executives of DeNovo Energy Ltd at the ministry’s office at the International Waterfront Complex, Port of Spain, on July 9. In a media release on Wednesday, the ministry said DeNovo […]

Are digital marketing careers viable?

Business Newsday Wednesday 10 July 2024 The elements of digital marketing – In today’s digital landscape, marketing professionals are faced with a complex and demanding environment that requires them to master an array of skills across multiple disciplines. Referred to as T-Shaped marketers, these individuals are expected to have a broad understanding of numerous digital […]

A sense of entitlement – Trinidad and Tobago Newsday

Business Diana Mahabir-Wyatt Wednesday 10 July 2024 Skill building leads to greater growth opportunities and promotions. Photo courtesy Freepik – There is a difference between eligibility and the right to something. You may be eligible for a promotion and a raise in pay, for example, which means if your performance and attitude justify it, in […]

More hush-hush sales at Clico?

Business Newsday Wednesday 10 July 2024 Lawrence Duprey, former executive chairman of Clico. – THE GOOD news is Colonial Life Insurance Co (Trinidad) Ltd (Clico) has reported an after-tax profit of $2.3 billion for 2023. The bad news is the economic, legal, political and ethical implications of the 2009 state bailout of its parent company, […]

Pivoting mid-career – Trinidad and Tobago Newsday

Business Newsday Wednesday 10 July 2024 Choosing the right career path for you. Photo courtesy Freepik – Jose-Ann Hackett Dear AFETT, Since I was a young woman, I dreamed of working in the field that I am now in. However, after doing the needful – earning a degree and successfully qualifying for the position – […]

Jamaica reaffirms its anti- money laundering credentials at key Singapore FATF forum – Business Observer Report

With Caribbean countries continuing to come under scrutiny as the international community evinces an enhanced level of worry over the scourge of money-laundering, one of Jamaica’s leading daily newspapers on Wednesday July 10 reported prominently, with a generous measure of seeming exuberance, the country’s removal from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) FATF’s ‘grey list,’ […]

TT Chamber: Innovation, technology key to energy efficiency

Business Newsday 3 Days Ago CHARGING: Drivers charge their Tesla electric vehicles in Santa Ana, California. AP PHOTO – Energy efficiency is the practice of using less energy to provide the same amount of useful output from a service, such as heating water, lighting a room or cooling a fridge. Over the last decade, various […]

Beryl’s rampage and the regional food security initiative

It is a matter of considerable irony that even as a number of Caribbean/CARICOM countries remain engrossed in the process of picking up the proverbial pieces from the destructive assault visited upon them by Hurricane Beryl, and when such limited agricultural sectors as exist in some of the smaller territories in the region would have […]

Airlift mission to Grenada – Trinidad and Tobago Newsday

Business Newsday 3 Days Ago Grenada post Hurricane Ivan in 2004. – The aftermath of Hurricane Beryl brought back memories of Hurricane Ivan, which ravaged the island of Grenada on September 7, 2004, as a strong Category 3 storm. Ivan was the ninth named storm, the sixth hurricane and the fourth major hurricane of the […]

Minister Walrond ‘talks up’ readiness for tourism takeoff

With Guyana now ‘soaking up’ its global popularity as a favoured destination for business and – to a lesser extent – as a holiday destination, Tourism Minister Oneidge Walrond had unsurprisingly announced late in June that visitor appetite for the country is expected to increase for the rest of 2024. Contextually, the Minister is urging […]