Topic Tag: Industry

Culture, Business, Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad goes for LNG

Trinidad and Tobago has ensnared the biggest customer for its natural gas so far, now that British Gas (BG) – the world’s...

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Travel, Venezuela

Caracas, Venezuela: Bolivar’s proud city

“In Venezuela is best of everything,” said Luis. We were sitting on a bench in a corner of Plaza Bolivar, the heart of old...

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Culture, Environment, Aruba

Aloe vera: the thorny balm

“Go out in the garden and cut some aloes” are dreaded words for many Caribbean children. Aloe’s bitter taste is enough to prove that...

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Engage, Culture, Environment, Technology

Electric Avenues

Some of my fondest childhood memories involve cars. My father and I used to play a game called “guess that car” — down to the year of...

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Engage, Environment, Business, Haiti

Castor oil, please

Castor oil. Two words that used to strike terror in the hearts — and stomachs — of Caribbean children. In the old days, at the end of...

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Business

There is energy out there still

With international oil prices bubbling in 1999–2000, what comes next? High energy prices are good news for Trinidad and Tobago, but...

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Embark, Business, Trinidad and Tobago

The transparency challenge

In a country where allegations of corruption are made almost every week, the Trinidad and Tobago Extractive Industries Transparency...

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Culture, Environment, Business, Community

Positively profitable

It took us 125 years to use the first trillion barrels of oil. We’ll use the next trillion in thirty. So why should you care?” That may...

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