Chaguanas

Early morning shopping is always a feature in Chaguanas on a Saturday.

THE BOROUGH of Chaguanas has been earmarked to be not just a ‘smart city’ but a new one at that. During the recently held monthly Inter Agency Team meeting at the Five Stars Private Members Club at Price Plaza in Chaguanas several stakeholders shared some of the concepts that will deliver the transformation of Chaguanas.

Raees Rahim, director of Information Technology at NOVO Technology said the smart city concept is founded on the five pillars of communication, security, entertainment and commerce being all tied together with the fifth element of technology.

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ANGOSTURA HOLDINGS experienced a shift in demand for its products during the stay-at-home Covid-19 period.

Bars were ordered to close for more than three months and only reopened on June 22, 2020.

WHILE business owners throughout T&T are downsizing, consolidating or closing down because of Covid-19, 36-year-old entrepreneur and director of Sports & Games Ltd, Omar Hadeed, is expanding the group’s retail footprint, which focuses on fashion brands and quick-dining options.

IN ORDER to survive the current economic landscape, we must diversify, said president of the San Fernando Business Association Daphne Bartlett.

All businesses have been affected by the pandemic, and as such, it cannot be business as usual, she said.

CL FINANCIAL’s joint liquidators have prepared about 1,700 acres of land owned by Home Construction Ltd for sale, according to a report prepared by the group’s liquidators David Holukoff and Hugh Dickson.

RESTRICTIONS on public gatherings and stay-at-home regulations meant a huge shift towards people working from home. For those companies that had already been taking steps towards cloud-based platforms, it would have been a seamless switch with persons being able to work from a hotel room in Japan, if necessary.