Caribbean Political Economy

Underachieving T&T

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I comment on a new book by Dr Terrence Farrell on the economic development experience of Trinidad and Tobago since Independence. Click here 

Trinidad and Tobago Economy on a Tightrope, Gregory McGuire

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From the Trinidad and Tobago Review

It is amazing how quickly the post budget excitement has evaporated. The Finance Minister’s presentation on October 10th 2011, was supposed to be a good news Budget…. But why hasn’t there been a sustained sense of hope over the country?…

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FITUN Proposals for the Trinidad and Tobago Budget and Economic Transformation

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The Federation of Independent Trade Unions and NGOs (FITUN) views the National Budget process as an integral element of the broader process of national planning which is vital to ensure that Trinidad and Tobago is able to pursue the path of sustainable development. Our proposals for the National Budget 2011/2012 are not restricted to labour specific issues, but seek to address broader macro-economic concerns…

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