Articles

  • Tobago Sustainability

    Can Tobago Be A Sustainability Model?

    In order for an economy to achieve sustainable development, the three pillars of sustainability must be adequately addressed i.e. the economic, social and environmental pillars. Due to their inherent reliance on environmental persistence and social stability, economies which thrive on sustainable forms of tourism such as ecological tourism, are good candidates for achieving sustainability. In […]

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    Know Thy Council

    In the face of what many may consider too many allegations of healthcare malpractice, medical negligence and quackery in Trinidad and Tobago, it may be useful to take note of the mechanisms in place for healthcare oversight and monitoring in our country. One such mechanism, and the focus of this article, is the appointment of […]

  • ICT Overview – Trinidad and Tobago

    Over the last 10-15 years, Trinidad and Tobago has done well to lay a platform of ICT infrastructure and connectivity. This infrastructure includes multiple data centres, an Internet Exchange Point (IXP), hosting facilities, a DNS root server, five international sub-sea cables as well as terrestrial fibre. Mobile network coverage is at 100% and mobile penetration […]

  • Energy Article – Who’s Who 2017[12248]

    Introduction Trinidad and Tobago is one of the many global Oil and Gas producers which have been hit hard by the precipitous drop is global energy commodity prices over the last two years. One of the main drivers of this decrease in prices has been a dramatic increase in the supply of oil and gas […]

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    Management of Energy Resources for National Development –Looking at the Trinidad & Tobago Model

    Background The unpublished essay that follows was prepared in 2005, to help inform the ongoing discussion in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) on how to best use the development of recently discovered, large natural gas fields for national sustainable development. Although issues in T&T have progressed since, the context then is familiar to countries where oil […]