The internet and economic development
Jamaica Observer

The Internet has revolutionised the way we all work, socialise, create and share information. Despite its growing presence in society, many parts of the Caribbean are not able to make the full use of internet connectivity.

Caribbean Assurance Brokers signs Mayberry as financal advisor
Jamaica Observer

Caribbean Assurance Brokers Ltd (CAB) has retained the services of investment bank Mayberry Investments Ltd. In a deal signed earlier this week, Mayberry will act as the company's financial advisor.CAB began operations in...

CPJ plans expansion of Montego Bay warehouse
Jamaica Observer

Liquor and food purveyor Caribbean Producers Jamaica Ltd (CPJ) plans to expand its warehouse space by 68,000 square feet as it seeks to meet increased demand while improving efficiencies in distribution.

Customs Commissioner charges REDTRAC graduates
Jamaica Observer

CEO/Commissioner of the Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA), Velma Ricketts Walker, has charged graduates of the Caribbean Regional Drug Law Enforcement Training Centre (REDTRAC) to be proactive and vigilant, as the security of...

Local sales down, Sweet River Abattoir looks to expand exports
Jamaica Observer

Slaughterhouse Sweet River Abattoir & Supplies Company has committed to acquiring certification that will allow the company to export to Caricom and larger international communities.

Press Release: FLIGHT DISRUPTIONS DUE TO HURRICANE MARIA
Antigua Observer

JOHN’S, ANTIGUA, September 19, 2017 – Several destinations in the LIAT network were affected by Hurricane Maria. Hurricane Maria continues its trek the Caribbean and LIAT continues to monitor its progress and...

LIAT flight disruptions due to Hurricane Maria
Nation News

ST JOHN’S – Several destinations in the LIAT network were affected by Hurricane Maria. Hurricane Maria continues its trek through the Caribbean and LIAT continues to monitor its progress and its effects...

Building code one of the most ‘structurally sound and robust’ in region, says Sands
Nassau Guardian

President of the Bahamian Contractors’ Association (BCA) Leonard Sands asserted that The Bahamas’ building code is one of the most “structurally sound and robust” codes in the Caribbean. His comments...

Clarien Bank To Match Donations Up To $10K
Bernews

Clarien Bank today [Sept 18] announced the launch of a donation drive to support recovery efforts in the Caribbean after the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma, with the Bank set to match donations up to $10,000....

Cedric Stephens | Insurance and clean-up costs after a disaster
Jamaica Gleaner

Question: I saw photographs of the damage that Hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused in North America and in some Caribbean countries in that order. Many trees were blown down causing damage to houses, cars and other...

Wanted: Trained cybersecurity professionals
Jamaica Observer

In the face of the increasing prevalence, sophistication and impact of cybercrimes, technology companies need to offer more training and certification courses to students to close the existing talent/skills gap of...

David Jessop | The value of the genuine Caribbean
Jamaica Gleaner

In an age when most in the business of tourism are seeking to increase their income by selling authenticity to millennials and baby-boomers, it is perhaps puzzling that another rapidly growing industry segment now wants...

IMF leader to visit Jamaica again November
Jamaica Gleaner

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde is expected to make her second visit to Jamaica in November, this time to participate in a high-level Caribbean forum. A release from the...

Insured losses from Irma could total 50bn
Royal Gazette

Insurers are expected to pay out between 32 billion and 50 billion to policyholders affected by Hurricane Irma in the US and Caribbean. That is the estimate of AIR Worldwide, the Boston-based risk modelling solutions...

Barbados Opposition Leader Mottley impatient with pace of regional integration
Jamaica Gleaner

Another regional politician is questioning the continued separation among Caribbean countries despite years of the proposed Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME). Speaking at the opening of the People’s...

Bahamas is back to business after Hurricane Irma
Nassau Guardian

The Bahamas is back to business as tourism resumes after mainly cosmetic clean-up in our major tourism centers, while efforts to rebuild in those islands of The Bahamas that were hardest hit continue. As of Tuesday, Sept....

IMF: Commercial banks capitalized, still reluctant to lend
Nassau Guardian

Commercial banks in The Bahamas are “reluctant” to lend, given The Bahamas’ low growth environment, despite those banks being well capitalized, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) pointed out Wednesday....

DPM: No plan for income tax
Nassau Guardian

Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest said yesterday the government is not on track to introduce any new progressive tax structures after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) suggested in a...

Irma damage to St Barts, St Martin estimated at US$1.4 bn
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) — Hurricane Irma has wreaked an estimated 1.2 billion euros (US$1.4 billion) worth of damage in the Caribbean territories of St Martin and St Barts, French State-owned reinsurer CCR said...

Walker makes steps to expand CARIBBEAN footprint
Jamaica Observer

Three years after starting up an unconventional business of packaging goods for the Diaspora market, entrepreneur Rory Walker is looking to expand his footprint into the Caribbean islands.The founder of the brand,...

NSSEC hosts new business game for students
Trinidad Guardian

The National Secondary School Entrepreneurship Competition (NSSEC) will be training teachers from 60 secondary schools across T&T regarding a new entrepreneurship simulation game. Expected to train their students, the...

TTNGL gains $0.26
Trinidad Guardian

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 18 securities of which 6 advanced, 3 declined and 9 traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 598,637 shares crossing the floor of the...

Govt to renegotiate hurricane insurance scheme
Nassau Guardian

The Bahamas government is in talks with the CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) to split The Bahamas into three regions in order to get the most out of the country’s tropical...

NGL shares up by $0.30
Trinidad Guardian

Overall market activity resulted from trading in 12 securities of which four advanced, four declined and four traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 145,655 shares crossing the floor...

World Bank group executive directors to visit Jamaica
Jamaica Gleaner

Eleven members of the World Bank Group board of executive directors will pay a two-day visit to Jamaica from tomorrow, September 14 to Saturday, September 16. The delegation, representing 98 member countries from the...

CCRIF SPC to give Bahamas $234K payout after Irma
Nassau Guardian

Hurricane Irma has triggered payments from CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) of approximately US$29.6 million, with The Bahamas receiving $234,000. A release from CCRIF SPC yesterday...

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