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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Trinidad & Tobago: a return to GDP growth in 2018?

Published in CONTACT Magazine The state of the nation Speaking to the nation on television and radio in January, prime minister Keith Rowley promised “a slow return to growth” in…

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Lange Trinidad to supply the Caribbean’s battery needs

WORDS By: Natalie Dookie PHOTOGRAPHY courtesy: LANGE TRINIDAD Published in CONTACT Magazine A stalwart in the automotive industry since 1957, Lange is one of the leading battery distributors in Trinidad…

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Hadco invests $35 million in new ice cream plant

WORDS By: Natalie Dookie PHOTOGRAPHY courtesy: HADCO ltd Published in CONTACT Magazine The HADCO Group is the largest importer and distributor of ice cream products in Trinidad and Tobago, representing…

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The 150th issue of Caribbean Beat

In March/April 2017, Caribbean Beat marked its 25th anniversary. That came just a year after we at MEP celebrated our 25th anniversary (and the silver anniversary of Beat‘s sister publication,…

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Job openings: Business Development Representatives for Trinidad

MEP is expanding our media sales team So, we’re hiring dynamic and resourceful Business Development Representatives to service Trinidad and the Caribbean diaspora for specific assigned markets and publications. MEP…

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A new champion is crowned at the Angostura® Global Cocktail Challenge

The latest Carnival tunes seem to be coming from everywhere. It’s Carnival Sunday and Port of Spain is bursting with energy. Accents from near and far can be heard at The House of Angostura as eleven bartenders from around the world compete in the Angostura® Global Cocktail Challenge.

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Zante Dancers dance down the aisle of the movie theatre before the 7:30pm screening of Black Panther

Tobago celebrates Black Panther’s Winston Duke and Sekani Solomon

The Division of Tourism, Culture & Transportation fetes the Tobagonians involved in Black Panther The Division of Tourism, Culture & Transportation (DOTCT) of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) hosted…

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Introducing the 2018 edition of Discover Trinidad & Tobago

Happy new year, all! A new year means that the latest edition of Discover Trinidad & Tobago is now available, in print and online, having been distributed locally and overseas last…

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