MASTERCARD, the American network payment processing giant, has signed a multimillion dollar, multi-year and multi-country non-equity investment in T&T’s WiPay, which will lead to the roll-out of a new virtual card by the end of April.

WITH even further restrictions placed on the movement of citizens from Monday, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people who are searching for new food options can do so through an app and have the items dropped straight to their doorstep.

Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC) is charged with reviewing and investigating all complaints and ‘tips’ received in relation to the securities industry, including, but not limited to, those made against broker-dealers, investment advisers, underwriters, reporting issuers and self-regulatory organisations.

“LAST week’s economic forecast is out of date, and no one can be sure what the future holds”, said Bill Conerly, business-focused economist at the Forbes Magazine. These sentiments encapsulate the situation in which most nations’ economies currently find themselves, primarily due to the emergence of the highly contagious novel coronavirus (COVID-19) around the fourth quarter of 2019. As of now, by the first quarter of 2020, it has spread to virtually every country across the globe.

WHEN all is said and done, the global pandemic we are currently experiencing will have taught us many vital lessons for conducting and sustaining business in the 21st century.

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THERE were long lines outside the Central Bank in Port of Spain yesterday, as people rushed to exchange old $100 bills for new polymer notes, on the final day to complete the transaction.

Plauged with delays, the Point Fortin hospital has been included in the Government’s public health response to COVID-19.

But it won’t be completed until the end of April, says chairman of Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago (Udecott) Noel Garcia.


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