Tourism the key to foster trade for Caribbean
Jamaica Observer

GENEVA, Switzerland (CMC) – A United Nations-backed report has stressed the need for greater recognition of tourism as a key service export in order to attract technical assistance to the sector in least developed...

Bourse does $40,400 in trades
Trinidad Guardian

Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 323,700 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $3,246,838.29. Scotia Investments Jamaica Limited was the volume leader with 284,235 shares...

Moving Haiti's rustic, rum-like clairin to market
Jamaica Observer

LEOGANE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's most famous export is Barbancourt, a delicately flavoured, carefully aged rum that's considered among the best in the world. Then there's its rustic cousin clairin, a drink that's much...

Paramount looks to markets in Cuba and Haiti
Jamaica Observer

Listed company Paramount Trading Jamaica Ltd hopes to finalise a deal with some of Cuba's largest manufacturing groups and companies. The company, which is currently in partnership with Pittsburgh-based Allegheny...

Push for MoBay to become major centre for business
Jamaica Observer

MINISTER without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Dr Horace Chang says the Government is positioning Montego Bay as a major centre for business in western Jamaica.He said that Montego Bay is...

Carib Cement still lacks second Jamaican director
Jamaica Observer

Colin Steele was not elected to fill the slot for a second Jamaican domiciled member of the board of directors of the Caribbean Cement Company Limited (CCCL), it has now been confirmed.

Tobago is being crippled
Trinidad Guardian

Frustrating. That’s how one business group has described the logistics for inter-island travel between Trinidad and Tobago. Gabriel Faria, chief executive officer of the T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce, said...

‘Service excellence trumps everything else’, Bahamahost graduates told
Nassau Guardian

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – Bahamahost held a graduation ceremony for 415 persons from Bahamas Immigration, Treasure Bay Casino, public service drivers, Bishop Michael Eldon High School, Sunland Baptist Academy, Grand...

D’Aguilar: Not much we can do about cost to enter the country
Nassau Guardian

There may be nothing The Bahamas can do about the expensive nature of flights into the country in the near- to medium-term, Minister of Tourism Dionisio D’Aguilar told Guardian Business yesterday. Meanwhile, this...

Second day of decline for Clico Fund
Trinidad Guardian

Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 150,266 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $2,956,718.62. FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited was the volume leader with 108,213...

Govt agencies participate in workshop on violence in school-aged childrenl
Nassau Guardian

Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said based on his observations over the last 23 or 24 years, it has become clear that the violence and trauma being experienced in the country is a testosterone-driven phenomenon....

Rain melts Kremi ice cream revenue
Jamaica Gleaner

Caribbean Cream Limited, which trades as Kremi Ice Cream, blamed the heavy rains for flattening its revenues during the May quarter.Sales grew by one per cent to $319 million in the first quarter. Profit was sliced in...

New frontier for CB Foods
Jamaica Gleaner

Keith Amiel, manager of corporate affairs at Caribbean Broilers, which now trades as CB Foods, says the company has adopted the new name to fit with its diversification into non-meat activity, specifically fresh foods.The...

LIAT cancels flights as Tropical Storm Don heads towards Windward Islands
Jamaica Gleaner

Regional carrier LIAT has announced the cancellation of several flights to the southern Caribbean as the airline continues to monitor Tropical Storm Don. The Antigua-based carrier has cancelled flights to and from...

Press Release: FLIGHTS DISRUPTIONS DUE TO TROPICAL STORM DON #3
Antigua Observer

ST. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA, July 18, 2017 – LIAT continues to monitor Tropical Storm Don which is affecting our operations in the southern Caribbean. Our operations the northern part of the network have not been...

LIAT flight disruptions due to Tropical Storm Don
Nation News

ST JOHN’S – LIAT continues to monitor Tropical Storm Don which is affecting its operations in the southern Caribbean. Operations the northern part of the network have not been affected and the airline...

Caribbean must strengthen its Internet infrastructure
Dominica News Online

PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten—The Caribbean will have to strengthen its Internet infrastructure if it is to keep pace with the world’s growing digital economy. That’s the view held by Bevil Wooding, an Internet...

BTC sponsors Global Symposium for Regulators
Nassau Guardian

Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) was a key sponsor for the Global Symposium for Regulators, which was held in the country last week. The company thought it fitting to support the symposium, which brought together...

Bahamas lost competitive advantage by being expensive to get to, says tourism expert
Nassau Guardian

A flight to Miami from New York next week is currently half the price of a New York to Nassau flight, but the average distance disparity between both flights is only seven miles. A tourism expert told Guardian Business...

LIAT travel advisory #2
Dominica News Online

LIAT continues to monitor Tropical Storm Don which is affecting our operations in the southern Caribbean. Our operations the northern part of the network have not been affected and we are hopeful that we will continue to...

Press Release: More flight cancellations from Tropical Storm Don
Antigua Observer

ST. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA, July 18, 2017 – LIAT continues to monitor Tropical Storm Don which is affecting our operations in the southern Caribbean. Our operations the northern part of the network have not been...

Tourism sector output weak in first quarter, says Central Bank
Nassau Guardian

Cuba's Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero announced recently that Cuba’s tourist arrivals from the U.S. have grown by 150 percent, despite travel restrictions, and its market from Canada has rebounded from 2016....

IDB launches Orange Economy on the Caribbean
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Highlighting the contributions of creative talent to social and economic progress, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched the e-book, Orange Economy: Innovations you...

MSME conference to focus on small business financing
Trinidad Guardian

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica— Dubbed Collaboration for Caribbean Sustainability, the conference will present opportunities for small-business associations to better serve and support economic growth, while creating a space...

Colin Steele elected to Carib Cement, despite objections
Jamaica Observer

The Jamaica Observer understands that an attempt by the Caribbean Cement Company Ltd's (CCCL) board to block Jamaican Colin Steele's election as a director, was soundly defeated at Thursday's annual general meeting (AGM).

Jomo Cato, partners launch ecommerce platform
Jamaica Gleaner

  Jomo Cato, a former marketing executive turned entrepreneur, has launched a new online platform to facilitate online commerce from within the Caribbean. Cato and partners Gilbert Williams and Anup Ghosh have teamed...

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