The owner of Island Monkey Market Place, a graduate of the District 8 Small Business Academy initiated and run by Miami-Dade Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava in 2015, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently to celebrate its opening. Sheri Colas-Gervais, Vice President of Economic Development and Urban Initiatives at the Miami-Dade Beacon Council, met the CEO Rosalind Malcolm during an academy workshop and began working with the company assisting them with finding a location, providing data and strategic marketing as well as introducing them to business contacts.
News Americas, TORTOLA, BVI, Fri. Nov. 18, 2016: COSME, an European Union funded programme and key supporter of entrepreneurs in the Caribbean region, is proud to announce its three finalists in their Confessions of an Entrepreneur contest. The three finalists are: Libbie Oliver, Owner of Caribbean Mountain Coffee, British Virgin Islands, Cristal Legrand of SSSAS Tourism Ambassador in Sint Maarten and Madhavi Mathura of Accounting & Enterprise Solutions in Cayman Islands. These finalists were able to deliver a short, well-articulated message about being an Entrepreneur.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 18, 2016: Several Guyanese advocates, activists and organizations who work to tackle suicide, abuse, sex crimes, alcoholism and drug abuse in the country are set to be honored next month in the South American nation. The Second Annual El Dorado Awards, organized by The Caribbean Voice and supported by the Save Abee Foundation, will present awards to more than two dozen individuals and groups at an event scheduled for December 29th at the Marriott Hotel in Georgetown, Guyana.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 18, 2016: The economic impact on the Caribbean of a Donald Trump administration could be problematic. David Jessop, a consultant to the Caribbean Council, has identified five possible economic implications on the region. They are: