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Businessmen throughout TT have welcomed the proposal by Minister of Trade and Industry, Stephen Cadiz to make this country a trans-shipment hub for countries of the region and the Far East.Cadiz saw the introduction of the container vessel, CMA CGA Orca to TT’s shipping and trade industry as one which could enhance the development of this country’s import and export trade.It is one of the longest containerships able to cross the Panama Canal and the largest containership ever to serve TT.
Located on the outskirts of New Kingston at 22b Old Hope Road, The Business District recently opened the only Serviced Office complex in Jamaica, featuring an innovative concept in flexible office accommodation, virtual offices and business services. The brainchild of well-known business executives Maria Jones and Marjorie Fyffe Campbell, The Business District is designed to meet the needs of local and overseas – businesses and professionals, small business operators, businesses in transition, home-based businesses, consultants engaged in short term projects, start-up companies, as well as international firms establishing a foothold in Kingston.
Colette Burnett, winner of the Food Network's Throw Down with Bobby Flay, and recently crowned the 1st Place Winner "Best Wings in Brooklyn 2012," after having taken the title in 2010 and 1st Place People's Choice winner in 2011, has announced the opening of her second Super Wings NY location at 888 Utica Avenue, at the intersection of Church Avenue in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York. Colette who grew up in Chase Village, Trinidad, WI before moving to the United States spent a decade working as a business banker, before deciding to turn her craving into a business and opened her first Super Wings NY just two years ago on Union Street in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn. Super Wings NY serves fresh juices, salads, fish and wings in twelve delicious flavors including Pineapple Jerk, Ginger Buff, and Island BBQ all inspired by Colette's' native Trinidad and Tobago where recipes are a tantalizing blend of mainly African, East Indian, Europe, China, Middle East and Mediterranean culinary traditions.
The Limegrove Lifestyle Centre is being developed in BarbadosThe Barbados Entrepreneurs' Venture Capital Fund will have a presence on the west coast of the island.Set up a year ago to stimulate economic growth, one successful enterprise after another, the entrepreneurship development organization, better known as Bimventures, has been allocated space at the high end Limegrove Lifestyle Centre in Holetown in the St. James parish. Limegrove is a mixed use lifestyle centre which opens at year-end.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez and Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan met with U.S.Commerce Secretary John Bryson and local leaders to discuss how the private and public sector can work together to expand exports and create jobs. The meeting took place after Secretary Bryson and Mayor Gimenez toured Pavilion Furniture, a company that is working with the Department of Commerce’s Commercial Service to expand the exports of its products.