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HARRY Alford, president, CEO and co-founder of the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) of the USA and Board Member of the United States Chamber of Commerce, will deliver a keynote address on Combining African-American, Caribbean and other African Diaspora Resources and Skills to accelerate Economic Devel-opment in Africa and its Diaspora at t(...)
WHILE the adverse impact of the recently introduced traffic plan for West Port-of-Spain on the revenues of several business places along Tragarete Road and the Western Main Road may be eased by adjustments to or cancellation of the plan, the destruction of countless leatherback turtle eggs and hatchlings at Grande Riviere may have a long- term nega(...)
ACCORDING to a World Bank report, Information and Communications for Development 2012: Maximising Mobile, around six billion people now have access to a mobile phone.
LOCAL mattress and furniture manufacturer, Lensyl Products Limited (Lensyl), has acquired the rights to distribute and sell the world-famous Tempur-pedic brand of mattresses.
THE Chamberís second annual Pre-Budget Panel Discussion took place on July 9, led by an esteemed panel including Allyson West, Diana Mahabir-Wyatt, Robert Giuseppi and Kelvin Mahabir. Though only in its second year, the Pre-Budget Discussion is already establishing itself as a leading forum for the business community to influence the composition o(...)
A major nationwide push to integrate entrepreneurship in education was launched by enterprise development consulting firm, CME Consulting Limited in association with the Ministry of Planning, bpTT, and NIHERST at the Entrepreneurship in Education breakfast seminar, at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad on Tuesday July 10, 2012. The Seminar was attended b(...)
NOTWITSTANDING the fact that a high level delegation of government officials, led by Trade, Industry and Invesement Minister Vasant Bharath flew to Kingston last week to discuss the latest travails of Caribbean Airlines Limited, (CAL) as it relates to the Jamaica operations, the issue of ďone airline; two brandsĒ remains technically unresolved.
LOCAL businesses suffer countless losses when they buy products they believe to be original, and in turn they get fake merchandise delivered to them.
ON the surface, it may appear to be shameless. But in these straitened times, itís anything goes if it can make an honest buck. And this is how I see one of the governmentís latest moves to help the economy.
THERE is compelling empirical evidence that female entrepreneurship is increasing significantly in both Europe and the US, and there are significant differences between male and female entrepreneurship in both regions. Further, there is a clear trend towards women engaging in entrepreneurial activities which can be attributed to: dissatisfaction w(...)
I love my country and in this, our 50th year of Independence, I believe there is a lot to celebrate. Trinidad and Tobago achieved Independence on August 31, 1962. How about remembering and celebrating this important milestone by gathering up the children, or a group of friends, and taking a get to know your country tour? To ensure itís a great t(...)
THE University of the Southern Caribbean will host a conference for business executives as part of its 85th anniversary celebrations and inauguration of its new president.
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