BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Wednesday said it is partnering with the Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission (ECSRC) to develop a solution to improve the availability of funding to Micro Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (MSMEs).
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent – With government accounts registering a deficit during the first seven months of the year, Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says the Ministry of Finance is “holding things together, but it’s tight”.
SANTIAGO, Chile – The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Tuesday warned of the challenges to be faced by countries in the region as they move to reactivate investment and growth in a context of growing external and internal restrictions.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Trade between Guyana and China is estimated at US$950 million for the first half of this year, as government and the private sector move to engage Chinese investors in a bid to secure lucrative investment and partnerships in the future.
Roseau, Dominica - The Commonwealth of Dominica came out tops in the annual CBI Index, a rating system designed to measure the performance and appeal of global citizenship by investment (CBI) programs across a diverse range of indicators.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Regional Agri Investment Forum and Expo II began on Friday with calls for the Caribbean private sector to reconsider their existing roles in helping the region significantly reduce its multi-billion dollar food import bill.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says that the performance of the tourism sector, as outlined in the latest report by the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) highlights the fact that tourism is driving the island’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica is among 10 countries that will benefit from a multi-million dollar grant from the United States to improve the spice industry here.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) says the island had registered export earnings of US$511.1 million during the first four months of the year, a 1.3 percent increase over the US$504.4 million earned for the corresponding period last year.
Since the beginning of the year, Puerto Rico has broken its record of jobs in the leisure and hospitality sectors every month, signaling a robust reboot of the economic engine.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Consumers will be paying less for gasoline and diesel come Friday, as Prime Minister Mia Mottley announced that the price of fuel at the pump will be capped for the next five months.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Some 600 young farmers and fishers across five parishes will benefit from support to bolster their enterprises and combat climate change under the pilot ‘Strengthening the Adaptive Capacity of Farmers and Fisherfolk in Jamaica’ project.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Thousands of workers took to the streets in the capital here on Friday deploring the Keith Rowley government’s offer of four percent salary increase as an “insult” and vowing to step up their actions in the coming days.