Trinidad and Tobago: successfully coping with internal challenges in the shadow of troubled Venezuela
The twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago have done a fine job of harnessing their oil and gas wealth in recent decades, avoiding the ‘resource curse’ and using them as a base to develop related industries. Today’s challenge is to find similarly wise solutions to two potential threats. One, domestic: the underemployment of urban Afro-Trinidadians. The other, external: the continued – although waning – attempt of Venezuela to become a regional power, writes GIS guest expert Professor Anthony Maingot.
There are many countries divided between an industrialised ‘North’ and a rural or service-based ‘South’. This is certainly true of the 5,128 square kilomet...
- Report is targeted to the decision makers in cross country manufacturing – suppliers, manufacturers, logistics.
- Also considered useful for the administrative university facilities, to better understand the possible effects of current decisions.