Luis Guillot

Huawei’s regional chief technology officer, Luis Guillot, speaking at last week’s summit at the Hyatt Regency.

Chinese tech giant Huawei has extended an invitation to the Trinidad and Tobago Government to team up with it to help build a “Smart Government” ecosystem here.

And if finances may be an issue, Huawei is proposing to help in that regard. “Huawei not only can provide support in terms of ICT (information communication technologies) consultancy, but we can also offer assistance in locating financial support so that you can start your long-term ICT planning,” said Tudor John, Huawei’s enterprise accounts director.


The Central Bank reported yesterday that T&T’s energy sector experienced further setbacks in the second quarter, with natural gas production falling “primarily due to production curtailments at Atlantic LNG which is a major user of natural gas”.

MAJORITY State-owned telecommunications provider TSTT yesterday became the first company in …

Local astronomer and microbiologist Dr Shirin Haque is among the 2020 lau­re­ates in the An­tho­ny N Sab­ga Caribbean Awards for Ex­cel­lence. Haque was selected for the award in the field of Science and Technology.

REPUBLIC Financial Holdings Ltd has agreed to pay the Scotiabank US$120 million to acquire 100 per cent of the Canadian bank’s operations in the British Virgin Islands.

HIGH COURT Justice Kevin Ramcharan, in September 2019, aborted an attempt by CL Financial subsidiary, Home Construction Ltd (HCL), to sell two highly coveted pieces of prime commercial real estate, following an objection to the lack of transparency and the failure to properly advertise the properties in the initial sales process by one of CL Financial’s joint liquidators, David Holukoff of the accounting firm, Grant Thornton.