A well-oiled success: the CGA brand | Contact Magazine

With a central mill in Laventille, CGA was established in 1937. Today it is the largest and most modern manufacturer of soaps, oils and margarines in the Caribbean. How does…

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Pushing back against climate change in Trinidad & Tobago | Contact Magazine

Extreme weather events are a solemn warning that business as usual is not an option for Trinidad and Tobago. Despite institutional inroads, there is a lot of work to be…

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The T&T Chamber’s growth and learning corner | Contact Magazine

What have you read, watched or listened to lately that has contributed to your growth and development as a businessperson? Published in CONTACT Magazine Jason Julien Deputy Chief Executive Officer…

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Stuart Dalgliesh: 40 years leading SCL | Contact Magazine

Published in CONTACT Magazine Stuart Dalgliesh is the CEO and a founding member of SCL Trinidad. His first major sale consisted of materials for the Eric Williams Financial Complex project…

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Understanding the Caribbean Court of Justice | Contact Magazine

While the CCJ marks its 14th year in 2019, only four Caribbean countries recognise it as their final court of appeal. Why is the number of matters brought before it…

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Accelerating the start-up process | Contact Magazine

You decide to start a business, and you need advice, guidance, and funding. Where can a start-up access this type of support? We examine the successes and pitfalls of three…

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Financing entrepreneurship: angels, stock markets and start-ups | Contact Magazine

Where can an entrepreneur with a brilliant idea or a rapidly expanding business go for low-cost capital? In T&T, angel investment capital is a great option for start-ups, while the…

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Creating the next generation of tycoons | Contact Magazine

Trinidad and Tobago ranked 81 in the 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Index. Puerto Rico was 41, followed by Barbados at 55. Are we doing enough to impact local entrepreneurial aspirations, attitudes…

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Indian Arrival | Parkite Sports

The all-conquering Indian team arrives in the West Indies to play two Tests, three ODIs, and three T20s, with two of the matches at the Queen’s Park Oval. Sheldon Waithe…

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The “Bomb Squad” & the repeat | Parkite Sports

40 years ago, the most complete team ever to play the game of cricket won the ICC World Cup in the UK. Nasser Khan takes a look at the West…

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