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News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. Dec. 1, 2017: For decades, the Caribbean has been fixated on the need to export to, and import from its traditional markets in North America and Europe. It has also sought to encourage visitor arrivals from the same nations, and to buy from them billions of dollars in foodstuffs.
The Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources' Planning, Research and Economic Analysis Division, is pleased to release the October 2017 "Labour Market Highlights" report. A few of the key trends based on this report include:
KINGSTON, JAMAICA, November 22, 2017 - The second annual Tech Beach Retreat, a nexus for the global tech ecosystem to connect with the Caribbean’s best tech-based entrepreneurs and organizations, will take place at The Iberostar Grand Rose Hall Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica from November 30 to December 2, 2017. The three-day retreat features a series of panels, networking sessions and speakers from around the world to create an immersive experience with an international community of like-minded tech entrepreneurs, investors, executives, global shapers, and influencers.
(Fort Lauderdale Florida – November 20, 2017) – On November 28, 2017, Morgan Stanley, National Urban League Urban Empowerment Fund (NUL-UEF), National Development Council (NDC), and the Urban League of Broward County (ULBC) will launch a historic initiative to provide minority owned businesses in Florida with greater access to capital through the Capital Access Fund (CAF) – a lending initiative which provides access to capital and business education for minority entrepreneurs. Through the partnership, CAF and the ULBC’s Entrepreneurship Center will expand its efforts to promote sustainability, create jobs and build community wealth in Florida.
MIAMI, FL – November 20, 2017 – On December 2nd, the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce (M-DCC) will host its 12th Annual Holiday Gala and present former Commissioner Betty T. Ferguson with the H.T. Smith Lifetime Achievement Award. The black-tie gala will take place in the exquisite Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 and will begin with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m., a silent auction, followed by a gourmet dinner, awards presentation, entertainment by DJ TilleryJAMES, a special dinner performance by Tito Puente, Jr., and post awards performance by the George Tandy Party Band.  
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