Jamaica shows improvement in ease of doing business — World Bank
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Several Caribbean countries, including The Bahamas and Jamaica, have recorded improvements in absolute terms on the ease of doing business, indicating that they are getting closer to...

Bahamas denies country blacklisted by OECD over golden passports
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — The Bahamas government says it “strongly refutes” media reports that the country has been blacklisted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Princess Ranks 7th In Best Resorts Awards
Bernews

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club has been listed in the top ten best resorts in the Bahamas, Bermuda, and Turks & Caicos in the 2018 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, and was ranked the best...

Mixed bag for Caribbean tourism
Jamaica Gleaner

Nassau, Bahamas:With marked reduction from its main source market, the United States, and only a marginal increase out of Europe, tourist arrivals into the region in the last six months has been a mixed bag.Indications...

Caribbean tourism officials meet in Bahamas
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — Regional tourism officials attended a three-day conference aimed at exploring the possibilities and opportunities to rejuvenate, recreate and reconnect for new directions in Caribbean...

Clinton urges Caribbean to rejuvenate tourism sector
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — The former United States President, Bill Clinton, Wednesday urged the Caribbean to continue to expand efforts to rejuvenate the regional tourist industry and guide the countries towards a...

Bahamas welcomes latest Moody's rating
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — The Bahamas g overnment has welcomed the rating given to the country by the United States-based rating agency, Moody's Investors Services, saying it reflects stabilisation in t he Bahamas'...

Manufacturing sector needs Caribbean market for growth
Trinidad Guardian

As T&T gears up for the Caricom Heads of Government meeting in Port-of-Spain this November, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says the growth of the local manufacturing sector relies heavily on the success of the Caricom...

Garfield Sinclair deployed to Bahamas on a mission to grow BTC
Jamaica Gleaner

Garfield Sinclair joined the embattled Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) this month with an explicit mission to grow revenues in the affluent Caribbean territory.BTC owner Liberty is attempting to turn around the...

Garfield Sinclair deployed to Bahamas on a mission to grow BTC
Jamaica Gleaner

  Garfield Sinclair joined the embattled Bahamas Telecommunications Company, BTC, this month with an explicit mission to grow revenues in the affluent Caribbean territory. BTC owner Liberty is attempting to turn around...

Pierre re-elected to head ICAC
Trinidad Guardian

Anthony Pierre, a Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of T&T (ICATT), has been re-elected as head of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC). At ICAC’s 30th Annual...

The Reefs Named One Of Top 25 Resort Hotels
Bernews

The Reefs has been awarded #14 in the Travel & Leisure Top 25 Resort Hotels in the Caribbean, Bermuda and Bahamas, with hotels being rated on their facilities, location, service, food, and overall value. A Reefs...

PM says Bahamas has no interest in joining CSME
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, The Bahamas (CMC) — The Bahamas has no intention of signing on to the Caricom Single Market and Economy (CSME), Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has told citizens.He made his country's position clear on his...

Bahamas Has no Intention of Joining CSME
Dominica Vibes

(Caribbean 360) Despite being a member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), The Bahamas will not be part of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis made his country’s position...

Bahamas PM says he has no interest in joining CSME
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – The Bahamas has no intention of signing on to the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), Prime Minister Hubert Minnis told citizens.Minnis made his country's position clear on his return...

Bahamas has no interest in joining CSME, says PM
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, The Bahamas (CMC) — The Bahamas has no intention of signing on to the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has told citizens.He made his country's position clear on his...

Bahamas to introduce digital currency
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – The Central Bank of The Bahamas has announced plans to introduce a pilot digital currency for the country.This is according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance K Peter Turnquest,...

Royal Caribbean invests $120M in ship to attract millennials
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, United States (AP) — Royal Caribbean has invested US$120 million in a 15-year-old ship as part of a plan to attract younger travellers with shorter cruises.A company news release says the Mariner of the Seas...

CFA rolls out new campaign
Jamaica Observer

CFA Societies in The Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago have joined forces to encourage investment professionals across the region to place clients' interest above their own. The...

BOJ Currency Rates
Jamaica Gleaner

BOJ Currency RatesBank of Jamaica foreign exchange rates for Thursday, June 7, 2018CURRENCY BUY SELLARGENTINE PESO 5.12466 5.19980ARUBAn GUILDER 71.31587 72.36145AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 97.87978 99.31483BAHAMIAN DOLLAR...

Bahamas increasing VAT to 12% by July 1
Jamaica Observer

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — The Government of The Bahamas will be increasing Value Added Tax (VAT) by 12 per cent as of July 1.This was revealed in the Government's 2018/2019 Budget Communication implementing the Policy...

T&T stays on EU blacklist
Trinidad Guardian

BRUSSELS—The Council of the European Union (EU) has announced the removal of The Bahamas and St Kitts Nevis from the EU’s list of non-co-operative tax jurisdictions. However, T&T remains on the list along...

EU takes Bahamas, St Kitts off tax haven list
Jamaica Observer

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP) — The European Union (EU) on Friday removed the Caribbean nations of The Bahamas and Saint Kitts and Nevis from a blacklist of tax havens, bringing the number of jurisdictions to seven. The...

T&T still on tax haven blacklist
Trinidad Guardian

BRUSSELS—Two Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries are likely to be removed from the European Union list of tax havens next week, when European finance ministers meet here. The Bahamas and St Kitts-Nevis had in the...

Craig Barley Joins Butterfield Bahamas
Bernews

Craig Barley [pictured] has joined Butterfield Trust [Bahamas] Limited as Managing Director, where he will have overall responsibility for the management and development of Butterfield’s Bahamas-based trust business,...

Chinapoo joins Massy Holdings
Trinidad Guardian

Ian Chinapoo, who is stepping down as Executive Director of the Unit Trust Corporation (UTC) at the end of May, is joining Massy Holdings Limited as Group Chief Financial Office. A notice published in the T&T Stock...

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