Two killed in San Juan shooting

POLICE are investigating the murder of two men at a bar on Second Street in San Juan, earlier this morning. Police said Nicholas Jobe aka 'Chico' and Akile Alexander were liming at the Bon Bagai Bar at around 12.05 am, when they were shot several times more..

Wallerfield residents living in fear after Doctor’s death

RESIDENTS of Lovers Lane in Wallerfield, East Trinidad where one of their neighbours, a 75-year-old doctor, was shot dead early yesterday morning say they have been left traumatized and living in fear. The doctor, Vin Sein Chi­ang, was murdered as two bamore..

Police victim support unit: Elder abuse a growing concern

There has been a 21 per cent increase in reports of elder abuse, according to a release from the police Victim and Witness Support Unit (VWSU). The release stated that while the majority of crime victims for the period of January to March this year fell more..

Exporting Caribbean fashion

YOUNG fashion designers from TT, Grenada, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, St Lucia and Tortola – to name a few – have been brought together for the Fashion and Contemporary Design Accelerator, which participants said left them feeling empowered anmore..

Building Heritage value

It's been just about six months since the transition from Petrotrin to Trinidad Petroleum Holdings Ltd (TPHL), including the creation of Heritage Petroleum Ltd and Paria Fuel Trading Co Ltd. Business Day spoke via e-mail to TPHL's chairman, Wilfred Espinemore..

AI in finance

CLIVE WEBB, ACCA senior professional insights manager Artificial intelligence (AI) is the emerging technology in the finance function. What are the opportunities? AI itself is an encompassing term that embraces a number of technological advances includimore..

Business Day Editorial: Enter the Dragon

China is pulling out all the stops in its courtship of TT. Just this month, Government signed multi-million-dollar deals with Chinese state-owned Shanghai Construction Group to construct the new central block at Port of Spain General Hospital, and with Chmore..

How better prisons slash crime, save cash

Kiran Mathur Mohammed What would you say if I told you there was a special school that taught crime? The core courses are run-of-the-mill: break-ins, theft, drugs. Then you graduate to exciting ones: murder, rape, guns. Like most advanmore..

Gender diversity: good for business

Gender diversity is good for business. This was the message the American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham) and the Inter-American Develop Bank (IDB) wanted to share last Friday at the Radisson Hotel, Port of Spain. In the Caribbean and Latin America, 75 per more..

Listen UP

Question Dear AFETT, I am having challenges communicating with my team. Can you give me some advice on how to be a more effective communicator? Regards, Leslie Dear Leslie, Perhaps you and your team can try exercises in listening. Listening is a majmore..