Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Former President George Maxwell Richards State Funeral...In Photos

Jan. 17, 2018, 2:31 PM AST Comments

Former President Professor George Maxwell Richards was laid to rest during his State Funeral at the National Academy for Performing Arts (NAPA), Port of Spain on Wednesday. Members of the Cabinet, Opposition, along with specially invited guests came out to bid farewell to the late statesman followin








Are there consequences if Dr Farrell’s advice is ignored?*

Jan. 17, 2018, 12:57 AM AST Comments

In the wake of last week’s resignation of Dr Terrence Farrell as the chairman of the Economic Development Advisory Board (EDAB) , there is a point of view that the economist and former deputy Governor of the Central Bank was politically naive in that he did not realise that if the current Peop


Bitcoin not the answer to forex unavailability*

Jan. 17, 2018, 12:52 AM AST Comments

LOCAL economist Marla Dukharan says cryptocurrencies, which have dominated international business headlines for the last two months, cannot ease Trinidad and Tobago’s (T&T) foreign exchange crisis, although they are convertible to US dollars. Dukharan was one of several experts interviewed by


T&T’s last ‘cinema’ standing*

Jan. 17, 2018, 12:44 AM AST Comments

San Fernando’s Empire Cinema is now the last of the bastions of longstanding movie theatres in T&T. With the advent of the internet, television and the popularity of ultra-modern cineplexes like MovieTowne and Caribbean Cinemas, over a dozen “traditional” cinemas have folded over t