Author Archives: Darren Marchal

Showcasing Caribbean investment opportunities

The Ministry (MTI), Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) and RBTT Bank Limited have joined forces to sponsor the event, which is the flagship inward trade mission of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA buy generic levitra online ). TIC 2008 takes place from April 30 to May 3, 2008. It is the…

Economies braced for bumpy ride

A year ago, it all seemed so much simpler. Following a bumper year in 2006, most economists were looking for a continuation of the good times into last year. Some talked about worries over the health of the US economy, but the expectation was that any downturn would be short-lived. Sub-prime may have been on…

Global risk

With a painful credit crunch, a growing regulatory burden, and a worryingly unstable geopolitical climate, business leaders have got plenty of issues to worry about, never mind what’s going on inside their own organisations. So what are the risks keeping leading business people awake at night? A new survey from Ernst & Young and think…

Absorbing the shock

Just how much damage could a downturn in the US inflict on the world economy? Doom-mongers say the outlook is grim. But a more upbeat assessment from the World Bank suggests that the developing markets might ride to the rescue, with their healthy growth providing a timely shock-absorber to developed-world economic woe. Spurred on by…

How to Format “How to” Articles

For someone that has never written a “how to” article, choosing the initial format or structure of the article can be intimidating. While a good format will make a “how to” article easily digestible for the average reader and easier to write for the author, a poor format may distract someone from reading the article…

How to be a Successful Nicaragua Real Estate Investor

Nicaragua real estate today is growing attractive to investors in much the same way that real estate in Costa Rica became popular. First, political stability was achieved with a focus on improving the economy and infrastructure. Then, its wealth of spectacular beaches attracted tourists in record numbers…followed by retirees and real estate developers. Follow the touristsYou know how it goes. You…