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Publisher’s Note

Publisher’s Note

Publisher’s Note Perhaps it’s the dynamic nature of the networking sector in which we exist, maybe it’s simply the passage of time, but it’s amazing that Who’s Who will celebrate its milestone 20th birthday in 2020. As clichéd as it sounds: where did the time go? When we began, the ever-evolving world of business communication was on the cusp of […]

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By: Richard Lewis  |  September 18th, 2019

The Sauce of Success

The Sauce of Success

The Sauce of Success Even fairytales require hard work from its main characters. As one half of the dynamic duo at the helm of Bertie’s Pepper Sauce maintains: “People see the grinding of peppers in the factory but they don’t see the grinding of feet on the pavement to build sales.” It’s an oxymoron; the company’s fable is really an […]

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By: Sheldon Waithe   |  September 3rd, 2019

Vandana Mangroo – HELLO GREEN

Vandana Mangroo – HELLO GREEN

Vandana Mangroo – HELLO GREEN Vandana Mangroo never set out to build a business. Instead, this dynamic, young entrepreneur was looking at a way to improve the environment around her, having grown up in south Trinidad with a love for the outdoors. With thousands of single-use plastic and food containers improperly disposed of daily in T&T, she sought out Vegware […]

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By: Kieran Khan  |  September 3rd, 2019

Jody White – SLIMDOWN 360

Jody White – SLIMDOWN 360

Jody White – SLIMDOWN 360 On completing his University studies in Management and Finance, Jody White declined a scholarship that would allow him to pursue his Masters; instead opting to begin working in the pharmaceutical sales industry. He left that career path less than two years in as he explained, “While I didn’t have an exact plan as to what […]

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By: Kieran Khan  |  September 3rd, 2019

Chaguaramas – A Deepwater Hub

Chaguaramas – A Deepwater Hub

Chaguaramas – A Deepwater Hub Chaguaramas, which was named by its original Amerindian Inhabitants, describes the Palmiste Palm which lined its shores in their native language.  The 14,000 plus acre peninsular and archipelago, which projects westward from Trinidad’s mainland towards Venezuela, acts as the gateway to the Gulf of Paria, one of the largest natural harbors in the world. The […]

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By: Keith Lewis  |  September 3rd, 2019

Moving Trinidad & Tobago 
to World-Class Customer Care

Moving Trinidad & Tobago 
to World-Class Customer Care

The Current State of Service in Trinidad and Tobago The words of one of our national songs ‘God Bless Our Nation’ by Marjorie Padmore paint an endearing portrait of Trinidad and Tobago as a land of ‘many varied races’ and ‘tropic beauty rare’. Our people are often described as happy, warm, welcoming, friendly, fun loving, and easy going. These traits […]

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By: Dawn Richards  |  January 18th, 2019

Transfer of Technology

Transfer of Technology

After a recently completed job for an oil and gas major in Trinidad, the Drilling Superintendent responsible for the rig said on the morning conference call “This is the best Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) team that I have worked with anywhere in the world throughout my 25-year career offshore.”  This resounding accolade was directed at a team of ROV operators […]

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By: Keith Lewis  |  January 18th, 2019

Judy Chang

Judy Chang

1943-2018 The daughter of Chinese immigrants, Judy Yukzun Chang, CA, CPA, CMT was a true pilgrim, a woman of substance, integrity, intellect and altruism.  Although she had a demanding, distinguished career in the financial services sector of Trinidad and Tobago, she devoted decades of service to her family, the community and the nation.   Awarded the National Chaconia Gold Medal […]

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By: Anna Walcott-Hardy  |  January 18th, 2019

Colin Laird

Colin Laird

1924-2018 “Colin Laird was not a man that can be readily explained away in a few words,” Stephen Mendes, renowned architect, urban planner and close friend of Laird stated at the beginning of his remarks at the book launch of Forged from the Love: Colin Laird, Caribbean Architect at the Normandie Hotel in May. Mendes emphasised that Laird was an […]

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By: Anna Walcott-Hardy  |  January 17th, 2019

Food Labelling
– Can you read this?

Food Labelling
– Can you read this?

In 2013, the global food industry was hit hard by the horse meat scandal where products labelled beef contained horse meat and consumers were not aware of this fiasco. A Dutch meat wholesaler was later convicted of having sold over 300 tons of horse meat, labelled as beef, to over 500 companies. Further to this, the milk scandal of 2008 […]

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By: Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA), Ismahieel Ali  |  January 5th, 2019

Jonathan Barcant

Jonathan Barcant

“The truth is, we’ve only got one world to live in, there is no Planet B. The environmental issues we now face have come onto mankind’s radar much more strongly in the last few decades than before and is therefore something which younger generations must consider now more greatly than past generations have. When we hear studies say that soon […]

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By: Paula Lindo  |  January 5th, 2019

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