How far has Trinidad & Tobago come?

Trinidad and Tobago can take credit for travelling a good way along the road to digital transformation, even if there is much further still to go WORDS By: Tracy Hackshaw…

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Moving from recovery to growth in Trinidad & Tobago

Published in CONTACT Magazine The domestic landscape The local economy appears to be in a state of modest recovery. In his mid-year review, the Minister of Finance indicated that the…

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The future of work

How anxious should people be for their jobs as technology advances? Will new, intelligent machines take the place of human labour? WORDS By: CAROLINA GONZALEZ-VELOSA Labour Markets Specialist, InterAmerican Development…

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[UPDATED] How to help — Trinidad & Tobago floods 2018

How to help citizens affected by the recent flooding in Trinidad & Tobago We’ve highlighted the organisations that are first responders or those which are at the front lines of…

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What’s next for Trinidad & Tobago?

As the world races into a digital age, what shocks should Trinidad and Tobago be preparing itself for? WORDS By: Atiba phillips Lead Consultant and ICT for Development Strategist, INFOCOMM…

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Starting small with digital

Nicholas Maxwell and Andy Berahazar talked to Niran Beharry of Proteus Technologies Limited Published in CONTACT Magazine Nicholas Maxwell Owner and creative director, BigShinyPixel I used to do animation design,…

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Castara: the village that markets itself

Tobago’s tourism industry has been in the doldrums, but one west coast village is bucking the trend with a lively trade in visitors. What has it been doing right? WORDS…

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Who’s afraid of digital in T&T?

Interviews by Anil Ramnanan, Director, Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society Published in CONTACT Magazine Excellent Stores Excellent Stores Limited has six retail branches and a wholesale department. It celebrates its…

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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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Don’t miss the latest issues of Caribbean Beat

The September/October issue (#153)   On the cover is Bemner Suse — a member of Guyana’s Wai-Wai community — at his home in Konashen. In Guyana, home to one of…

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