The challenge facing the new skills initiative

Above: Carolina González-Velosa, photographed in a meeting room at the IDB’s Port-of-Spain offices. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1090 for April 24, 2017 A fortnight ago, before […]

At Microsoft M4: A Public Sector digital hero

Above: The Public Sector panel on Digital Government at Microsoft’s M4, from left, Josemaria Valdepenas, Microsoft Digital Transformation Architect, Minister of Information Milford Nicholas and Marlon […]

The Uber challenge

 Above: The ultimate Uber. The ride sharing company is investing heavily in self-driving vehicles. Photo courtesy Uber Newsroom. BitDepth#1063 for October 18, 2016 The private ride […]

Public WiFi to roll out by bus

According to information posted on the website of the Ministry of Public Administration and Communication… The provision of free Wi-Fi is a country-wide initiative of the […]

Carnival: the state of disunion

Above: Revellers in Tribe’s Wings of Desire at the Socadrome in 2015. Photograph by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1026 for February 02, 2016 Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival looks set […]

Brereton on new book tax

Author and historian Professor Bridget Brereton wrote this open letter to the Government regarding the decision to reintroduce VAT on books… I want to support the […]

Government to tax books, computers

Above: Minister of Finance Colm Imbert, architect of the new tax schedule. Photo courtesy the Ministry of Finance. The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has released […]