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Tuesday, June 27 2017 @ 01:16 PM AST

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What do Belize, Trinidad & Tobago and Venezuela have in common?

CEMLA (the Latin American Centre for Monetary Studies) released a new study on remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean yesterday but could only offer estimates for Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela and Belize. So...
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Why some are dovish on U.S. interest rates and what it means

Excerpt of Economic Commentary
by Lindsey M. Piegza, PhD
Chief Economist, Stifel

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What was the racist comment that prompted the walkout?

What was the racist comment that prompted a walkout by Trinidad and Tobago Opposition Members of Parliament last night in Port of Spain?

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TT dollar weakened from the $6.3 level to the $6.7 level since Sept 2015

The TT dollar had plateau'd around the level of $6.3 to US$1 but then
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Barbados Govt says unemployment reduced from 10.2% to 9% in Q4 2016

From the Barbados Government Information Service yesterday:

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British Virgin Islands economy to grow between 1% and 2% in 2017



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Bermuda retail sales up 2.3%

Retail sales in April 2017 increased 2.3 per cent above the $92.7 million recorded in April 2016. Five of the seven sectors experienced increases in sales revenue with service stations recording the largest increase in sales receipts of 9.9 per cent. In contrast, retailers of motor vehicles registered the largest decline in sales of 21.7 per cent.
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Banks in The Bahamas issue 25% more credit cards

More credit cards with buying power of up to BS$5,000 (US$1:BS$1) were issued in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same period last year, the Central Bank of The Bahamas said in its Quarterly Statistical Digest, May 2017, released Monday (June 19).

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Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister to visit China in spring next year

Earlier though, from July 4-6, this year, he is expected to visit Grenada for a Caricom Heads of Government meeting.

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Trinidad & Tobago Govt Minister 'flabbergasted' at request for transparency

Government's line minister for Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) said he was flabbergasted at an Opposition senator's request for transparency yesterday in the Senate in Port of Spain.