Trinidad and Tobago Economy "Embarking on Sustainable Growth Path"

Above: Port of Spain, Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago’s economy is “embarking on a sustainable growth path,” the International Monetary Fund said following its Article IV Consultation with the country earlier this week. The […]


Major Oil Discovery in Trinidad

Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) Spain-based energy firm Repsol recently made what Trinidad’s government is calling a “major” oil discovery. The Ministry of Energy said Repsol had discovered 40 million barrels of oil, which is “already on production and […]


Caribbean Airlines Grounds Flights After Pilots Call in Sick

Above: a Caribbean Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad-based Caribbean Airlines grounded all of its international and domestic flights on Tuesday after a number of its pilots called in sick in what appears to be an industrial action. […]


A New Tech Park in Trinidad

Above: Tamana InTech Park in Trinidad By the Caribbean Journal staff A new technology park has opened its doors in Trinidad. The Tamana InTech Park Facility, located in Wallerfield, officially opened on Tuesday, with Trinidad Trade Minister Vasant Bharath on […]

Ranking the Caribbean on Tax Revenue

Above: Trinidad and Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Which Caribbean countries collect the most in tax revenue? To find out, we looked at recently-released 2012 World Bank data on tax revenue collected by central governments around the […]

Trinidad, India Talk Energy

Above: the meeting in Moscow By the Caribbean Journal staff Officials from Trinidad and Tobago and India held talks this week on the sidelines of the 21st World Petroleum Congress in Moscow. Trinidad and Tobago Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine met […]

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The Best Caribbean Beaches for Everything

When you think about heading to the beach, you might think about doing nothing. We are quite the opposite. We go to beaches for a purpose, and in the Caribbean we are fortunate to have a beach for just about […]

The Hugo Chavez Effect in the Caribbean

By Michael W Edghill CJ Contributor Why should Caribbean nations be concerned with the political unrest that will not abate in Venezuela? The answer, based upon the statements issued by various Caribbean heads-of-state and Caricom itself, appears to be that […]

Trinidad, BG Talk Energy

Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Energy Minister Kevin Ramnarine held talks last week with Sir John Grant, the executive vice president of British energy firm BG Group. Grant was joined by Chris Cox, executive vice […]


Analysis: Ranking the Caribbean on Foreign Investment

By the Caribbean Journal staff How much foreign direct investment did Caribbean countries receive last year? To find out, Caribbean Journal looked at data from the recently-released Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean report from the United […]

Speed Cameras Coming to Trinidad?

Above: downtown Port of Spain, Trinidad (Caribbean Journal Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Laser speed guns are on their way to Trinidad and Tobago, Transport Minister Stephen Cadiz said this week. The laser speed guns will ticket cars driving […]

Guyana President Donald Ramotar, Digicel Chairman Denis O'Brien Hold Talks

Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar and Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien By the Caribbean Journal staff Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien called on Guyana President Donald Ramotar in Georgetown this week, the government sad in a statement. O’Brien was joined by the […]


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