Meet Trinidad & Tobago’s agripreneurs | Contact Magazine

Harnessing the power of innovation, leading “agripreneurs” – entrepreneurs in agriculture – are using research and development to deliver health benefits and food security to consumers. Stacy Seeterram and Sophia…

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Angela Lee Loy: breaking business barriers | Contact Magazine

She has been breaking glass ceilings in the Trinidad and Tobago business world for more than 40 years. She thinks of companies as extended families. What drives her? CONTACT asked…

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Are you ready for a natural disaster? | Contact Magazine

Have you ever wondered what would happen in Trinidad and Tobago in the event of a large earthquake, a tsunami, or a major hurricane? Would you and your staff know…

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Companies welcome CSME movement | Contact Magazine

The CSME remains a work in progress. Designed to let the region capitalise on its natural, human and financial resources, its potential remains mostly untapped. Two Trinidad-based firms, Karibbean Flavours…

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Can private sector energy help to push CSME forward? | Contact Magazine

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley has promised to unlock the growth potential of the CSME. The business community has pointed to a disconnect between intent and reality. How can the…

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The CSME: small economies, big plans | Contact Magazine

Established 30 years ago with lofty ideals, the intention of the Caricom Single Market and Economy (CSME) was to provide more and better opportunities for employment, trade and investment. What…

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The future of fossil fuels in Trinidad & Tobago | Contact Magazine

Trinidad and Tobago’s energy industry is more than a century old, and the country depends heavily on it for revenue. It will still have its place in the future economy,…

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Selling Trinidad & Tobago’s services | Contact Magazine

The services sector is turning in a strong performance, but is yet to become a viable exporter. A national exporters’ services registry and export training are just two of the…

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An inconvenient truth — Trinidad & Tobago’s commodity based economy | Contact Magazine

Trinidad and Tobago’s commodity-based economy is heavily reliant on global market prices, and continually caught in a cycle of boom and bust. What structural adjustment is needed to avoid future…

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Where are all of Trinidad & Tobago’s tourists? | Contact Magazine

Travel and tourism contribute less than 10% to Trinidad and Tobago’s GDP. There were high expectations with the possibility of Sandals adding its brand to the sector. But why do…

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