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    Liberalising an energy economy’s currency

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    The trinidad Guardian / In a report last month, launched at Lloyds of London during the visit of the Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, the Oxford Business Group opined that Colombia only stands to benefit from further internationalising its currency as it attempts to diversify its sources of foreign exchange. An open and expanding economy…

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    Teen entrepreneurs lead the way

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    The trinidad Guardian / What started out as “fun,” for Perdie Bradford and Logan De Freitas has now turned into a business of beads and bracelets for the teenagers. The two are 13 years old and are eighth grade students attending the Maple Leaf International School in Petit Valley. Excited about their venture, they spoke…

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    Mom gunned down

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    Trinidad Express / A day before she was due in court for a case involved the ownership of a property, mother of four Cheryl Joan Cooper was hunted down and shot dead on the street outside her house in Harmony Hall near Gasparillo this morning. Her companion, Carl Edmund was also shot but survived. The…

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    Should TCL shareholders accept Cemex’s takeover offer?

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    The trinidad Guardian / On July 1, 2002, Mexican cement giant Cemex issued a press release in Monterrey, Mexico and in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. Cemex announced that it was launching a public tender offer to acquire the 80 per cent stake in Trinidad Cement Ltd (TCL) that it did not already own through its subsidiary, Sierra,…

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    Former PNM minister leads Eastern Credit Union

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    The trinidad Guardian / The Eastern Credit Union Co-operative Society and its subsidiaries are on an upward path of growth for 2017 even though T&T is in a recession, says its new group CEO Conrad Enill. The Business Guardian interviewed the former Minister of Finance on November 30, at the La Joya office, St Joseph…

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    20 Dr. Tomas Elias Gonzalez // ¡Atención! Venezolanos en Madrid tendrán su primera feria navideña

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    ara quienes estén interesados, la inscripción es a través www.revistavenezolana.com  y se podrá conseguir pernil, hallacas, pan de jamón, golfeados, tequeños, dulces de lechosa, ponches que recrearán el paladar de venezolanos y españoles, quienes podrán disfrutar también de grupos musicales, DJ?s, grupos de aguinaldos y golpes de tambor, en una animada celebración sabatina. Esta es una…

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    Latin America

    02:57 am – mundinews – 10 Fotografo Tomas Elias Gonzalez // Nuevos billetes y nuevas medidas cambiarias: ¿Qué le espera a Venezuela?

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    El 15 de diciembre entran en circulación seis nuevos billetes y tres monedas, que se suman al cono monetario nacional, en medio de críticas que solo confirman el fracaso del gobierno venezolano en su política financiera. Daniela Martin/ Venezuela Al Día Con los nuevos billetes de 500, 1.000, 2.000, 5.000, 10.000 y 20.000 bolívares solo…

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    02:32 am – mundinews – 06 *** Tomas Gonzalez Benitez ***// Solo habrán nuevos partidos si el CNE los aprueba

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    Un nuevo reglamento publicado por el CNE, sobre el que poco se ha dicho, le otorga a ese organismo completa discrecionalidad para la formación de nuevos partidos políticos, vulnerando el derecho a la libre asociación política y violando abiertamente la Constitución. NP El Consejo Nacional Electoral no deja de ser noticia para los venezolanos. En…

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    Liberalising an energy economy’s currency

    The trinidad Guardian / In a report last month, launched at Lloyds of London during the visit of the Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, the Oxford Business Group opined that Colombia only stands to benefit from further internationalising its currency as it attempts to diversify its sources of foreign exchange. An open and expanding economy…

  • spi_20161208141533.jpg

    Teen entrepreneurs lead the way

    The trinidad Guardian / What started out as “fun,” for Perdie Bradford and Logan De Freitas has now turned into a business of beads and bracelets for the teenagers. The two are 13 years old and are eighth grade students attending the Maple Leaf International School in Petit Valley. Excited about their venture, they spoke…

  • spi_20161208141521.jpg

    Mom gunned down

    Trinidad Express / A day before she was due in court for a case involved the ownership of a property, mother of four Cheryl Joan Cooper was hunted down and shot dead on the street outside her house in Harmony Hall near Gasparillo this morning. Her companion, Carl Edmund was also shot but survived. The…

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    Should TCL shareholders accept Cemex’s takeover offer?

    The trinidad Guardian / On July 1, 2002, Mexican cement giant Cemex issued a press release in Monterrey, Mexico and in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. Cemex announced that it was launching a public tender offer to acquire the 80 per cent stake in Trinidad Cement Ltd (TCL) that it did not already own through its subsidiary, Sierra,…

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    Former PNM minister leads Eastern Credit Union

    The trinidad Guardian / The Eastern Credit Union Co-operative Society and its subsidiaries are on an upward path of growth for 2017 even though T&T is in a recession, says its new group CEO Conrad Enill. The Business Guardian interviewed the former Minister of Finance on November 30, at the La Joya office, St Joseph…

  • TT students shine at CXC awards

    News day / Joshua Ramkissoon of Hillview College copped the award for the most outstanding performance in Mathematics. Raquel Leblanc of St. Joseph’s convent Port-of- Spain, received the award for the Most Outstanding Candidate in Business Studies. Shabanah Mohammed of the Anjuman Sunnat-Ul-Jamaat (ASJA) Girls High School San Fernando was announced as the top student…

  • 124 die in road accidents

    News day / “We continue to appeal to drivers and road users to practice safe responsible road use by firstly obeying the laws governing the roads and this should be regardless of the police being present, and secondly always be safe, alert and defensive in your approach to driving,” Rampath said yesterday at the weekly…

  • bmobile relaunches as TSTT and RBL conclude major financing agreement

    News day / Dr Walcott was speaking at a special media conference along with TSTT Chairman Emile Elias and Minister of Public Utilities Fitzgerald Hinds, to announce the conclusion of a major financing agreement with Republic Bank Limited. Republic Bank Managing Director Nigel Baptiste was on hand for the signing and presented Elias with a…

  • Tru Valu invests in staff training, customer satisfaction

    News day / “All supermarkets essentially offer the same ‘product’ if you think about it – milk, rice, sugar, flour etc. Competing strictly on price is therefore not an option, so you have to find ways to set yourself apart,” she details as we get to chatting. “We all want a nice environment to shop…

  • Bringing about positive change in the environment

    News day / Whether it is the beach, street, pavement or parking lot, it matters little to some people when and where they dump their garbage. Unfortunately, far too many of us exhibit similarly poor attitudes and behaviours towards our environment. In some cases, the act of littering is so deeply ingrained in the psyche…

  • Dragon in the Hibiscus

    News day / These images of fiery power and floral delicacy symbolise the historic energy agreement signed this past Monday between the governments of Trinidad and Tobago (TT) and Venezuela. It is an agreement which allows TT and Venezuela’s energy companies, National Gas Company (NGC) and PdVSA (Petróleos de Venezuela, SA) and international giant, Royal…

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    Roasted Duck for Christmas -much easier than you think

    Jamaica Gleaner / AP: The prospect of roasting a duck strikes many a home cook as a mountain too high. But it is definitely no more complicated than cooking a whole turkey. Some folks surely suspect that duck is gamy, but that’s only true of some wild ducks. It’s not true of the kind known…

  • Eye on inequality

    News day / He indicated that London and the South East are the only places in the UK where income per head is back above pre-financial crisis levels. He further suggested that net wealth has also fallen in places such as the North East of England. The degree of differences across regions has seen the…

  • Gas subsidy revisited

    News day / Since Finance Minister Colm Imbert drew the ire of large sections the country, including the trade union, movement by suggesting the gas subsidy was to be further reduced, the issue has gone largely unremarked. Following last week’s meeting at which OPEC members agreed to cut production, there was a small increase in…

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    The Proof is in the Christmas Cake

    Jamaica Gleaner / Christmas is almost here and you can’t really be ready for Christmas until you get your Christmas cake. But with so much variety to choose from what is your pick? Today Food , explores the various types of Jamaican Christmas fruit cake – from weird and unusual to the tried and true,…

  • Marriott continues to invest in Caribbean

    News day / The announcement last October of the sale of the Courtyard by Marriott at Invaders Bay left industry insiders predicting the end of the hotel chain’s involvement in the country and perhaps the region. The announcement of Guardian Group’s acquisition of the Courtyard by Marriott in newspaper advertisements, stated in part “Guardian Group…

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    12 chefs of Christmas Memories

    Jamaica Gleaner / It was a cool December morning when Mark Williams took a call and a cheery voice at the other end of the line declared, “Hello, Mr Williams! You are a winner of The Best Dressed Chicken 12 Chefs of Christmas!” According to Williams, what came next was delicious and unforgettable. Williams used…

  • The truth behind the Trans-Pacific Partnership

    News day / Perhaps most surprising, that in a world in which the average person has access to information and whose analytical skills maybe far more developed than a few generations ago, there is no desire to disregard and dismiss those who peddle falsehood. The last election in the US is a good case in…

  • Mastering the Ceremony

    News day / Needless to state, that opening statement set the tone for the entire event. Alternatively, have you exited an event commenting how smoothly the flow of the proceedings progressed? Many of these conversations are based essentially upon the mastery of the Master of Ceremonies. The yuletide season brings with it a number of…

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    88 Fotografo Tomas Elias Gonzalez // Pentagon prepares ?misleading? response to Senate?s F-35 concerns ? report

    The Pentagon has reportedly been preparing a ?misleading? response to the Senate?s criticism of delays in the F-35?s progress. An internal memo pointed at ?prevarications? regarding the stealth combat aircraft?s development timeframe. “If not changed, the existing responses would at best be considered misleading and at worst, prevarications,” the Pentagon’s director of operational testing, Michael…

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