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Business Content from Trinidad & Tobago

BHP continues its deepwater exploration

[email protected] Australian Outfit BHP Billiton has discovered between 5 and 6.6 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of natural gas in T&T’s deepwater, according to Energy Minister...

Central Bank paints gloomy economic picture

[email protected] Prospects for the domestic economy are anticipated to be stymied over the short- to medium-term as uncertainties surrounding the coronavirus pandemic weigh on global...

World Bank VP: Rebuilding the region’s economic future must include climate...

[email protected] Economic reconstruction in the Caribbean post-COVID-19 cannot be done without the consideration and inclusion of climate change. This is the contention of Carlos Felipe Jaramillo,...

Major oil and gas announcement expected

Lead Editor Business [email protected] Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is expected to make a major announcement on oil and gas exploration success when he holds a...

Government confirms CL Marine purchase

The Government has confirmed that it has purchased CL Marine Limited and its subsidiaries, and that it may play a role in the country’s economic diversification thrust.

Tobago’s failure and the lessons we must learn

The revelation that having spent $70 million on a Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory for the Tobago General Hospital, the lab remains shut to nationals, is...

BpTT gets 10 years extension to licenses in T&T

[email protected] Energy giant bpTT has been given a 10-year extension on 92 of its exploration and production licences in the Columbus Basin. And as a result...

Mastercard, WiPay partner to advance E payments across the Caribbean

[email protected] Technology giant Mastercard has announced its partnership with WiPay, building on its strategic plan to evolve and develop its presence in the Caribbean. A statement...

Mastercard, WiPay partner to advance electronic payments across the Caribbean

Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica are among the first Caribbean countries to benefit from a new partnership between Mastercard (the American multinational financial services corporation) and WiPay (the Caribbean’s leading fintech company).

Nigel Romano is new NIPDEC chairman

Nigel Romano has been appointed the chairman of the board of the National Insurance Property Development Company Limited (NIPDEC). His appointment as chairman of...



Penal residents complain of rising crime

Shastri Boodan Residents of Tulsa Trace, San Francique Road, Penal spent a greater part of yesterday's holiday either worrying or securing their premises because of...

Woman awaiting medical assistance dies

Relatives of a 63-year-old Plymouth woman claim her chances of surviving a dangerous fall were reduced because of a long wait time for medical...

No ransom request for Sangre Grande businesswoman

Relatives of a Sangre Grande businesswoman, who was kidnapped outside her family’s supermarket on Wednesday morning, are yet to receive a ransom request. Police...

Griffith slams critics of DSS raid

Anna-Lisa Paul Police Commissioner Gary Griffith has asked those challenging his officers’ decision to raid and seize funds from the Drugs Sou Sou in La...

PM Rowley praises T&T’s resilience

PM’s Republic Day message: It is my pleasure today to salute — on behalf of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, my own family,...