We make reference to an article which has come to our attention via today’s Trinidad Express, and which makes reference to an alleged personal relationship between a former lecturer and a former student. It was brought to our attention last year and our investigations show that this refers to issues that arose at a time when both parties were no longer faculty or an enrolled student at the Lok Jack GSB.
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There is no mistaking it: 2016 is the year of Virtual Reality (VR).
You have seen them on display at one of the many exhibitions by CariGamers or perhaps a mobile store in the mall. The reaction from anyone trying the curious looking headsets have can be largely summed up in one word: amazing.
The evolution of the world in the age of the information superhighway seems to be getting faster and faster by the day.
We have seen inflexion points before in technological evolution and it’s quite possible that we are now at one of those inflexion points. In the digital age technology is at the heart of everything.
In a report by Ian Bremmer it was noted that while Greece with a debt to GDP ratio- in the vicinity 173%- has been the highlight of the news in the recent past; few might realize that Japan’s debt to GDP is in the vicinity of 229%. For comparison Trinidad and Tobago has a debt to GDP ratio of 41.6%. For Greece and Japan that is a staggering amount of debt to be carrying you may say.
But it warrants further analysis....
Is this an oxymoron? Of course profit leads to prosperity! Why would anyone think any differently? Why do businesses exist? Is the sole purpose of the business to generate profits for the shareholders? Does profit alone equate to increased shareholder value? Do corporate profits from large firms translate to widespread economic prosperity? Is it enough for large companies to solely pay their taxes and think that is all that is required of them?