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Salient topics that reflect the region’s growth and development dissected by experts, players in the fields, informed commentators, and everyday citizens. A collection of up-to-date, hard-hitting, and insightful facts and opinions about the present states of our nations.

Trends, Microtrends And The Caribbean Region

Trends, Microtrends And The Caribbean Region

The Caribbean region is a peculiar one. It boasts a heritage merged from various colonial powers, indigenous roots and an African and Asiatic diaspora. In the case of the Anglophone Caribbean, it has inherited...
Crime, Development And Social Stability

Crime, Development And Social Stability In An Uncertain ...

Across Africa, Asia and South America, many countries have seen their population exploding in the last few decades. While a majority of these nations have witnessed resounding economic growth, in many cases, it simply...
Pink Cab TT provides safer...

Pink Cab TT Provides Safer Commuting And Women Empowerment In The Caribbean.

Ladies, how many times have you felt uneasy and unsafe whilst travelling to and from your day-to-day destinations? Mothers, how hard is it to trust that your little one will get safely to school...
EXPLORATION POTENTIAL IN TRINIDAD

A Watershed Moment For TT’s Energy Future

Late last year, an illuminating piece from Oilprice.com titled ‘This Century-Old Refinery Is Up For Sale’ gave a telling account of Trinidad and Tobago’s Petrotrin refinery closure. Indeed, the title alone speaks volumes. From...
A Roadmap to Recovery:

A Roadmap to Recovery: The IDB’s “Build Forward Initiative”

With projections of slow economic recovery for the Caribbean, the Global Pandemic has exposed the societal and economic weaknesses of the Caribbean region. These sentiments were expressed at the 10th Annual Consultation with the...
Discipline And Your Child’s Future

Discipline And Your Child’s Future

Discipline is a touchy topic here in the Caribbean. On the one hand, most people are willing to acknowledge that there is such a thing as going too far. On the other, the lines...
Moving Caribbean Countries into a Digitalized System

Moving Caribbean Countries into a Digitalized Public Service System

We have heard the success stories of Estonia that was able to digitalize its whole public system infrastructure from the beginning of the 2000s or Singapore who just recently became the first country to...
Saving Tobago’s Economy post COVID-19

Saving Tobago’s Economy post COVID-19

Trinidad and Tobago’s economy is one of the strongest in the Caribbean region due to its heavy reliance on oil and gas. When Tobago is separated from that situation, its economic system primarily relies...
New Economy for A New Normal

New Economy for A New Normal

Everyone’s talking about the ‘new normal.' Social distancing, wearing masks and judicious appreciation of basic hygiene are now expected or even mandated based on your locale. This thanks to the ravages of COVID-19 and...

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