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Aneesa Badshaw teams up with Charly Black | Entertainment

Aneesa Badshaw teams up with Charly Black | Entertainment | Jamaica Star Skip to main content August 30, 2023 Producer Smoke Shop (left) with artiste and video director Aneesa Badshaw. Up-and-coming Canadian artiste and video director Aneesa Badshaw has been creating waves since the release of her collaboration with international recording artiste Charly Black. The […]

Central Bank: Economic activity expected to improve

Business Vishanna Phagoo 40 Minutes Ago Central Bank governor Dr Alvin Hilaire. – ROGER JACOB Though economic activity is expected to improve this year through the energy and non-energy sectors global growth remained constrained for the first half of 2023. In its economic bulletin on Monday, the Central Bank said the reason for constraint is […]

Trinidad and Tobago to promote cocoa in UN project

Business Vishanna Phagoo 26 Minutes Ago Agriculture, Land and Fisheries acting permanent secretary Coomarie Goolabsingh at FAO’s launch of One Country One Priority (OCOP) product at Hyatt Trinidad on August 28. (Photo courtesy MALF) TT will now be able to revitalise its cocoa industry with the launch of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the […]

One Caribbean Media Ltd’s net profit up by 4%

Business Vishanna Phagoo An Hour Ago One Caribbean Media (OCM) Ltd’s CEO Dawn Thomas. – One Caribbean Media Ltd’s (OCM) net profit before tax has increased by four per cent from $12.5 million to $13 million. Its earnings per share also grew to nine per cent, as reported in its consolidated unaudited results for the […]

Beckles: US$2b needed to reduce emissions by 15%

Business Vishanna Phagoo 10 Hrs Ago Minister of Planning and Development Pennelope Beckles – Planning and Development Minister Pennelope Beckles announced that TT aims to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions from the PowerGen industrial and transportation sector by 15 per cent or 103 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions by 2030. This is expected to […]

TTCIC strengthens as a think tank

Business Shweta Sharma 6 Hrs Ago TT Chamber president Kiran Maharaj. (File Photo) – AYANNA KINSALE The TT Chamber of Industry and Commerce (TTCIC) as part of their business community representation has launched three new committee. In a release, TTCIC said, as a think tank, these committees – the orange economy; food security, agriculture and […]

Amcham, OPR tackle procurement platform concerns

Business Shweta Sharma 2 Hrs Ago Amcham CEO Nirad Tewarie. (File Photo) – Angelo Marcelle Since the recently-proclaimed Public Procurement and Disposal of Property Act came into full effect, the American Chamber of Commerce TT (Amcham) has noted various challenges being faced by its membership. Amcham, in a release, said it has been working with […]

Saving the goose that lays the golden egg

Business Newsday 2 Days Ago Caribbean Airlines (CAL) passengers after their flights were cancelled at the Piarco International Airport, Piarco on August 20. – Ayanna Kinsale During the weekend of August 19-20, Caribbean Airlines Ltd (CAL) had to cancel approximately 60 domestic and international flights owing to pilots reporting sick en masse. CAL described the […]