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Mr. Vishnu Charran President  Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce

Mr. Vishnu Charran President Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce

Question: What do you see the business community focusing on coming out of Covid-19 lockdown with regards to moving forward and what changes do you foresee being implemented with the ‘new business norm’? Mr. Vishnu Charran – President Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce The Corona Virus pandemic has created unprecedented times globally, creating not only massive upheaval from an […]

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May 27th, 2020

Health City Offers Beds, Ventilators to National Treatment of Covid-19 Patients

Health City Offers Beds, Ventilators to National Treatment of Covid-19 Patients

In Photo: Dr. Binoy Chattuparambil CAYMAN ISLANDS (May 8, 2020) – The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed hospitals around the word into a state of high alert. In the Cayman Islands, there is still a state of uncertainty regarding how the virus could potentially affect the population.  But Health City Cayman Islands is ready. The 104-bed tertiary care facility has pledged 47 […]

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May 19th, 2020

Angela Lee Loy, Chairman – Eve Anderson Recruitment, Aegis Business Solutions and Caribbean Resourcing Solutions Limited

Angela Lee Loy, Chairman – Eve Anderson Recruitment, Aegis Business Solutions and Caribbean Resourcing Solutions Limited

What do you see the business community focusing on coming out of the COVID-19 lockdown with regards to moving forward and what changes you do foresee being implemented with the ‘new business norm’? MRS. ANGELA LEE LOY Eve Anderson Recruitment, Aegis Business Solutions and Caribbean Resourcing Solutions Limited “Business owners will be operating differently, and many companies will continue to […]

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May 19th, 2020

Mr. Kirk Henry, Chief Executive Officer, iGovTT

Mr. Kirk Henry, Chief Executive Officer, iGovTT

What do you see the business community focusing on coming out of the COVID-19 lockdown with regards to moving forward and what changes you do foresee being implemented with the ‘new business norm’? iGovTT Mr. Kirk Henry, Chief Executive Officer The Covid-19 pandemic has wrought significant disruption on the societies across the world and in most instances, it has forced […]

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May 13th, 2020

Mr Ramchamd Rajbal Maraj, President – Couva Point Lisas Chamber

Mr Ramchamd Rajbal Maraj, President – Couva Point Lisas Chamber

What do you see the business community focusing on coming out of the COVID-19 lockdown with regards to moving forward and what changes you do foresee being implemented with the ‘new business norm’? COUVA POINT LISAS CHAMBER Mr Ramchamd Rajbal Maraj – President Necessary Steps To reduce the impact of a COVID pandemic on business operations, employees, customers, and the […]

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May 5th, 2020

Dawn Richards, CEO | DRA Consulting Service Transformation Strategist

Dawn Richards, CEO | DRA Consulting Service Transformation Strategist

Reimagining service as we adapt to the digital age We hadn’t noticed that we were being primed for this digital moment that we’re experiencing. The pandemic has shoved everyone forward, at the same time and necessity has become the mother of acceleration. With the onslaught of smart phones, expanding bandwidth, chat bots, self-service, online shopping and the like, alert business […]

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April 29th, 2020

Paul Traboulay, President – Association of Trinidad and Tobago Insurance Companies  (ATTIC)

Paul Traboulay, President – Association of Trinidad and Tobago Insurance Companies (ATTIC)

What do you see the business community focusing on coming out of the COVID-19 lockdown with regards to moving forward and what changes you foresee being implemented with the ‘new business norm’? Association of Trinidad and Tobago Insurance Companies  (ATTIC) The COVID-19 pandemic is a public-health crisis that is starting to take its toll on the real economy. However therein […]

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April 22nd, 2020

Lara Quentrall-Thomas MBA, President – Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries Limited (TTCSI)

Lara Quentrall-Thomas MBA, President – Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries Limited (TTCSI)

What do you see the business community focusing on coming out of the COVID-19 lockdown with regards to moving forward and what changes you foresee being implemented with the ‘new business norm’? Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries Limited (TTCSI) The services sector has been particularly hard hit by the stay-at-home order, so firms need to keep in touch […]

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April 22nd, 2020

Louis Lewis, Chief Executive Officer – Tobago Tourism Agency Ltd

Louis Lewis, Chief Executive Officer – Tobago Tourism Agency Ltd

What do you see the business community focusing on coming out of the COVID-19 lockdown with regards to moving forward and what changes you foresee being implemented with the ‘new business norm’? Tobago Tourism Agency Ltd “There is an economic and social position that the passage of this pandemic is going bring to us, that we would not have otherwise […]

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April 22nd, 2020

The Institute of Banking & Finance of Trinidad and Tobago’s  (IBF)

The Institute of Banking & Finance of Trinidad and Tobago’s  (IBF)

The Institute of Banking &Finance of Trinidad and Tobago’s  (IBF) The Coronavirus (Covid-19) has been declared by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a pandemic and we at IBF are committed to ensuring the health and well-being of our stakeholders, staff and the wider community.  We will be complying with all requests made by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. As a result, […]

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April 9th, 2020

LAC Flavors Virtual

LAC Flavors Virtual

LAC Flavors Virtual The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) through ConnectAmericas is pleased to invite you to participate in our LAC Flavors Virtual. Over the past 11 years, LAC Flavors has become the most important face-to-face business meeting event in the Food and Beverage Sector in the LAC region. We are launching a virtual event as a preamble to the face-to-face […]

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April 2nd, 2020

SUPERMARKET PRESIDENT ADVOCATES FOR PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY

SUPERMARKET PRESIDENT ADVOCATES FOR PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY

Supermarket President Advocates For Personal Responsibility With the numbers of locals infected by COVID-19 climbing, consumers have been caught in a unique area of uncertainty – trapped between panic and preparation. This has been evidenced by the large numbers of persons flocking to supermarkets in the last week. WW spoke with President of The Supermarkets Association of Trinidad and Tobago […]

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By: KIERAN ANDREW KHAN  |  March 20th, 2020

We Inspire

We Inspire

We Inspire The JMMB Group celebrated International Women’s Day this past Sunday at the Trinidad Hyatt, bringing Jamaican Cortia Bingham, founder and CEO of We Inspire Women, We Inspire Girls to our shores to speak to the largely female audience. Bingham’s organisation has for the past five years, held workshops for more than 10,000 high school students in Jamaica with the […]

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March 12th, 2020

GoZone WiFi and TSTT Partner to Bring Guest WiFi Intelligence and Engagement to Trinidad and Tobago Venues

GoZone WiFi and TSTT Partner to Bring Guest WiFi Intelligence and Engagement to Trinidad and Tobago Venues

GoZone WiFi and TSTT Partner to Bring Guest WiFi Intelligence and Engagement to Trinidad and Tobago Venues by: Ai Thority – https://www.aithority.com/ GoZone WiFi (GoZone) announced their partnership with Trinidad and Tobago’s leading full-service communications solutions provider, Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT).  Through this partnership TSTT, under the bmobile brand, will begin to offer real-time venue intelligence and guest engagement solutions to its retail, […]

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March 4th, 2020

Ministry of Works and Transport Trinidad & Tobago

Ministry of Works and Transport Trinidad & Tobago

To stay a few steps ahead, the Ministry of Works and Transport has compiled a list of the most common traffic violations, the ticket penalties and and their Demerit Points, starting March 2020! Check out the list and make sure none applies to you. It’s not worth it! Exceeding the speed limit by 1-9km/hr – $1000 & 0 Demerit Points […]

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February 27th, 2020

Trinidadian Global Scientist tells his story

Trinidadian Global Scientist tells his story

We love to see when a Trini – one of us – becomes a key player on the global stage. Coming out of a life of modest economic means accompanied by exposure to crime in his extended family, Nick Fuller pursued his science education, eventually attaining a PhD at an Ivy League University and becoming a master inventor at a […]

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February 18th, 2020

UN Women and partners announce themes today ahead of Generation Equality forum

UN Women and partners announce themes today ahead of Generation Equality forum

15 January 2020,  UN Women, together with feminists across the world, and the Governments of Mexico and France, announced the Action Coalition themes for the Generation Equality Forum to be held in Mexico City and Paris this year. The Action Coalitions are global, innovative partnerships with governments, civil society, international organizations, and the private sector, to catalyze collective action, drive increased public and private […]

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January 21st, 2020

Flow takes 3 TATT Awards

Flow takes 3 TATT Awards

Above: Kurleigh Prescod, Country Manager; Elizabeth Ammon, Senior Manager – B2B; Cindy-Ann Gatt, Director – Marketing, Trinidad and Curacao; Nicolas Collette, Vice President – Southern Cluster (Trinidad, Barbados, Curacao) with the trophies. Photo courtesy Flow. Internet and cable provider Flow walked away with three awards at the recently held Telecommunications and Broadcasting Industry (TBI) Awards hosted by the Telecommunications Authority of […]

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January 21st, 2020

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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