Digital 101

It’s all very well to be told to “go digital”, but what about the mechanics of it, the costs and methods and pitfalls? Contact asked technology journalist Mark Lyndersay to…

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Barbados Food & Rum Festival 2018 focuses on local chefs and mixologists

It was a swanky and sumptuous affair at Hugo’s restaurant last Thursday as the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI) announced the details of the 2018 Barbados Food & Rum Festival…

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WATCH THIS launched for ICC Women’s World T20 2018

Hundreds party in the streets as the Caribbean region prepares for its first major ICC event since 2010 20-foot giant cricket bats to showcase tournament details in host countries The first-ever…

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Caribbean Beat issue 151 takes a walk down the aisle this May/June 2018

And it’s May! On the cover of our May/June 2018 issue of Caribbean Beat (#151), we commemorate Indian Arrival Day across the region: Guyana (5 May), Trinidad and Tobago (30…

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Economic transformation in Trinidad & Tobago starts right here, with you

Enough talk, enough evasion. It’s time to get serious about change WORDS By: Jonathan Charles PHOTOGRAPHY courtesy: Trinidad Express Newspaper Published in CONTACT Magazine “Change is something we always say,…

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Can Trinidad & Tobago let go of fossil fuels?

Does Trinidad & Tobago really believe in renewable energy? WORDS By: David Renwick Published in CONTACT Magazine Economic transformation in the energy sector in Trinidad and Tobago would require two…

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Do we really like it so?

Our resistance to change is rooted deep in the national culture Sunity Maharaj discusses We Like It So?: The Cultural Roots of Economic Underachievement in Trinidad and Tobago by Terrence…

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Tobago: desperate for change

Critically dependent on Trinidad, and badly hurt by the prolonged turmoil on the seabridge, Tobago is in urgent need of transformative action WORDS By: Hillary Young Published in CONTACT Magazine…

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Why is Trinidad & Tobago’s diversification taking so long?

So far, the sweet scent of petrodollars has been much more attractive than real economic diversification WORDS By: Kevin Baldeosingh Published in CONTACT Magazine In his book The Armchair Economist,…

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Individuals & communities making things new in Trinidad & Tobago

What can individuals and communities do to help transform Trinidad and Tobago? Perhaps we should all find out about rejuvenation

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