Jamaica boycotts T&T Goods

You can tell who your friends really are during the hard times. Most fickle and fair weather friends will quickly abandon you, once they perceive that the hand-outs and the freebies have dried up. But it takes a person of a certain kind of fascist ilk to kick you while Read More

Trinidad’s Riot Cycle

Historically, Trinidad has endured five major riots, one every 20 to 34 years. The average time span between these riots is 27.25 years. All of these riots were preceded by some form of oppression, injustice, inequality or hardship. All of them thus far have left indelible marks and changes in Read More

Trinidad & Tobago’s Unions Need a Wake Up Call!

In December 2015, ArcelorMittal was challenged in the Industrial Court by the Steel Workers Union of Trinidad and Tobago (SWUTT) for its decision to lay off workers due to severe financial difficulties. Eventually, the union was victorious as the Court declared that: “There is not a scintilla of evidence to Read More

Venezuela – Food Fight Every Day

Venezuelan Ambassador to T&T, Ambassador Coromoto Godoy Calderon recently attempted to allay fears that there is a higher than normal amount of Venezuelans coming to Trinidad. She dismissed it a purely based on good relations between the two countries and that the exchange is simply due to normal visits. Here Read More

Plot to Decimate Small Importers to Sustain Conglomerates in T&T Exposed!

Crushing Small Businesses can become a primary objective when a small economy like T&T’s starts to slow down. Big businesses can, and do, squeeze smaller ones out of the market. This can happen through predatory pricing strategies, exclusive distributorship arrangements and even through lobbying local and state governments to increase Read More

Supermarket Profiteering in T&T Revealed

Price gouging is a pejorative term referring to when a seller spikes the prices of goods, services or commodities to a level much higher than is considered reasonable or fair, and is considered exploitative, potentially to an unethical extent. Usually this event occurs after a demand or supply shock: common Read More

7% Tax on Online Purchases: Massive Retrograde Step

The nation’s largest commercial banks have weighed in on Government’s proposed seven per cent tax on online purchases. Their initial opinion is that it is a way to reduce foreign exchange leakage, but they also quickly noted that more detailed discussions were needed. One executive indicated that over the past Read More

Guyana Goldfields Inc. shines for Guyana’s Golden Jubilee

Guyana Goldfields Inc. (GGI) is a Canadian based company, focused on the exploration and development of gold deposits in Guyana, South America. The Company is an emerging gold producer with the onset of its 100% owned Aurora Gold Mine which achieved first production in mid-2015. The Aurora Gold Mine has Read More

West Indies Cricket Victories

Over the last few days, the people of the West Indies have had much to celebrate in the world of Cricket, listed are the Championships that have been won:   1. World Cup 2016 T20 U19 championship 2. World Cup 2016 T20 Women Championship 3. World Cup 2016 T20 Men Read More

Can a Jamaican Boycott of T&T Goods Work?

Recently, the matter of Jamaicans being denied entry into T&T was a well publicized issue, as seen in the video that was aired on our nation’s television stations. The allegations made by the deportees are now the subject of an investigation. Additionally, Yanique Taylor-Gobin a Jamaican woman who was charged Read More