ECCB Governor says hurricane reversed significant strides in 2017
Trinidad Guardian

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Hurricanes Irma and Maria that swept through the Lesser Antilles in September “rudely interrupted and reversed” the significant stride that had been made by the Eastern Caribbean...

Rum cake market on the rise
Jamaica Gleaner

More companies are seeking a slice of the rum cake market dominated by Tortuga International, which makes roughly US$18 million in sales, regionally.The makers of Kiss cakes launched a rum fruitcake for Christmas, while...

Tortuga Rum Cakes — born in Cayman, grown in Jamaica
Jamaica Observer

A flu virus and a heart transplant are an unlikely combination to inspire something meaningful. But at Tortuga International Holdings Limited – the company that produces Tortuga Rum Cakes – it has helped to...

Recognition grows for Conyers
Royal Gazette

Conyers Dill amp Pearman has once again been recognised as a leading law firm by The Legal 500 2018 Caribbean, Asia-Pacific and UK directories. The firm has 40 ranked lawyers in Bermuda, up 18 per cent on a year ago, and...

Trini honoured for ICT initiati
Trinidad Guardian

Long before Dr Didacus Jules was Director General of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, he’d already decided to get in touch with Bevil Wooding. Jules, then the Registrar and CEO of the Caribbean...

Tortuga and Home Shopping Network celebrate 10-year partnership
Jamaica Observer

Tortuga , the Caribbean's leading rum cake and rum-based confectionery brand, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of partnership with the Home Shopping Network.

Steven Napier Joins EY Bermuda TAS Practice
Bernews

EY Bermuda Ltd. announced that Steven Napier has joined its Transaction Advisory Services [TAS] practice as an executive director in the Hamilton, Bermuda office. In this role, he will oversee valuation and business...

St Vincent cruise sector to benefit from hurricane damage to other Caribbean countries
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — St Vincent and the Grenadines' tourism sector is expected to benefit as a result of the damage caused to other Caribbean islands by hurricanes Irma and Maria last month, Prime Minister...

Trade minister Gopee-Scoon: Govt to crack down on profiteering
Trinidad Guardian

Government will closely monitor post-budget price adjustments to address any profiteering since businesses must also be part of the 2018 burden-sharing, Trade Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon said yesterday. Speaking in the...

Estera Raises Over $10K For BVI Employees
Bernews

Estera has raised more than $10,000 to donate to colleagues in its British Virgin Islands [BVI] office following the devastation of hurricanes Maria and Irma, with employees in Estera’s Bermuda office also...

Estera staff raise funds for BVI colleagues
Royal Gazette

Employees of administration services company Estera have raised more than 10,000 to donate to colleagues in its British Virgin Islands BVI office following the devastation of hurricanes Maria and Irma. Staff from Esteras...

SOTIC opens against the backdrop of devastation caused by hurricanes
Trinidad Guardian

Chairman of the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), Dionisio D’Aguilar, who is also the Bahamas Tourism and Aviation Minister, told the opening ceremony of the annual State of Tourism Industry...

EY Named 2017 Accounting Firm Of The Year
Bernews

EY was recently honored as “Accounting Firm of the Year” at the Reactions North America Awards. David Brown, Senior Partner of EY Bermuda Ltd. and Regional Insurance Leader for Bermuda, Bahamas, the Cayman...

LIAT announces limited service to hurricane affected countries
Jamaica Observer

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — The Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, on Sunday announced limited operations to several of the hurricane-battered countries, including Dominica and the British Virgin Islands (BVI).The...

LIAT announces limited service to hurricane battered countries
Nation News

ST JOHN’S – The Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, Sunday announced limited operations to several of the hurricane battered countries, including Dominica and the British Virgin islands (BVI). The...

Firms Move Staff To Bermuda Due To Hurricane
Bernews

[Written by Don Burgess] Hurricane Irma has forced law and accounting firms to uproot some of their employees to Bermuda from the British Virgin Islands. Conyers Dill & Pearman, Appleby, EY, and Deloitte are just...

LIAT starts relief flights to St Maarten and Tortola
Nation News

ST JOHN’S – LIAT has started limited flight operations into the destinations of St Maarten and Tortola, British Virgin Islands which were severely affected by the passage of Hurricane Irma. The Princess...

D’Aguilar: Bahamas ready to attract tourists bound for Irma-devastated islands
Nassau Guardian

“As sad as that may seem” that Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on other popular tourist destinations in the Caribbean, Minister of Tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar said yesterday that the storm’s devastation...

LIAT assesses airport operations into St Maarten and Tortola  
Nation News

  ST JOHN’S – LIAT  says it has begun to assess airport operations into the destinations of St Maarten and Tortola, British Virgin Islands which were severely affected by the passage of Hurricane Irma....

Press release: LIAT ASSESSES AIRPORT OPERATIONS INTO ST. MAARTEN AND TORTOLA
Antigua Observer

ST. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA September 11, 2017 – LIAT has begun to assess airport operations into the destinations of St. Maarten and Tortola, British Virgin Islands which were severely affected by the passage of...

Digicel donates to Caribbean countries affected by #Irma
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Digicel Trinidad & Tobago says it has donated crucial supplies to Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands, which were severely affected by Hurricane Irma last week.In a release today, the...

LIAT travel advisory for September 6
Dominica News Online

LIAT wishes to advise passengers that due to the passage of Hurricane Irma that several destinations are being affected. A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Antigua, Barbuda, St. Kitts, St. Maarten, The British Virgin...

LIAT announces flight disruptions due to Hurricane Irma
Dominica News Online

LIAT wishes to advise passengers that due to the impending passage of Hurricane Irma that several destinations will be affected. A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Antigua, Barbuda, Anguilla, Montserrat, St. Kitts, St....

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS-ECONOMY- Recovery Task Force to oversee recovery efforts following flood rains
Antigua Observer

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Aug. 17, CMC – The British Virgin Islands has announced the establishment of a Recovery Task Force that will take the led on several initiatives following heavy rains that devastated...

David Jessop | Brexit, overseas territories and global trade
Jamaica Gleaner

Last month, a report appeared indicating just how important one of the Caribbean's overseas territories has become in facilitating global trade.The study, 'Creating Value: the BVI's Global Contribution', commissioned by...

Tortuga sells over 12,000 rum cakes via HSN
Jamaica Observer

Since the opening of the US$3.5- million state-of-the-art Tortuga baking facility on Retirement Road, Kingston in mid-December 2016, sales of the Tortuga brand of products have improved. However, it is expected to reach...

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