Industry State Minister explores entrepreneurial strategies in Puerto Rico
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Floyd Green, is in Puerto Rico where he is exploring the neighbouring island's incubator and accelerator systems and...

Entrepreneurism a learning process for Laws
Royal Gazette

In part three of a series about the Enterprise Bermuda incubator programme, we speak to Nadia Laws.While most participants in Enterprise Bermuda are new or aspiring entrepreneurs, Nadia Laws has successfully operated her...

Cuban visits to Nicaragua up 900%
Jamaica Observer

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — More than 5,000 Cubans have visited Nicaragua so far this year, a 900% increase over the total for all of 2018, Nicaraguan officials said Wednesday.It lends evidence to anecdotal accounts...

US targets shippers for bringing Venezuela oil to Cuba
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The United States last Friday imposed sanctions on two shipping companies for delivering Venezuelan oil to ally Cuba in what it called a response to actions against opposition...

Spain lashes out at Trump over Cuba, Venezuela
Jamaica Observer

MADRID, Spain (AFP) ­ — Spain's foreign minister on Wednesday lashed out at Washington's decision to lift a ban on lawsuits in US courts over property confiscated by Cuba, calling the move an “abuse of...

Havana's Chinatown dreaming of a new lease on life
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — Nestling alongside Havana's old town, surrounded by colonial buildings and swept by the exhaust trails of passing 1950s American convertibles, stands a large arch with an ornate roof.It's the...

Support for small farmers and agro-processors
Jamaica Observer

 Small farmers and agro-processors are to benefit from increased support under the Rural Agricultural Development Authority's (RADA) Agro-Processing Incubator Project, aimed at supporting the development of...

Cuba urges EU action on US lawsuit threat
Jamaica Observer

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP) — Cuba's ambassador to the EU recently urged the bloc to take “all measures” to protect its investors on the island, after Washington lifted a bar on lawsuits in US courts over...

Support for small farmers and agro-processors
Jamaica Observer

Small farmers and agro-processors are to benefit from increased support under the Rural Agricultural Development Authority's (RADA) Agro-Processing Incubator Project, aimed at supporting the development of small-scale...

In the business of caring
Royal Gazette

In part two of a series of stories profiling the participants in the Enterprise Bermuda incubator programme, we speak to Fiona Douglas.Caregiver Fiona Douglas has seen first-hand just how confusing the landscape can be...

Carnival sued in US over seized property in Cuba, in a first
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — Carnival, the US cruise line, was sued yesterday over its use of port facilities in Cuba seized after the 1959 revolution, in the first such action under a previously unenforced US...

David Jessop | The troubling consequences of Washington’s new Cuba policy
Jamaica Gleaner

COLUMN: FOREIGN POLICY Just before Easter, the Trump administration announced multiple new sanctions on Cuba. In doing so, senior United States officials made clear that Washington was not just trying to break...

Shortages hit Cuba, raising fears of new economic crisis
Jamaica Observer

BAUTA, Cuba (AP) — Just after 8:00 am, Pura Castell got in line behind about 100 other people waiting for a chance to buy frozen chicken legs. For two hours she leaned on her cane watching people leave the state-run...

Cubans steeled to resist latest US sanctions
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — The United States may have announced a raft of measures that could hamper investment in Cuba in a bid to ramp up pressure on the communist government, but in Havana life is trundling along with...

EU ambassador: Trump Cuba policy worries European companies
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — The Trump Administration's crackdown on business with Cuba's communist government is causing unprecedented concern among European companies on the island, according to the European Union's...

Taking stress out of educational decisions
Royal Gazette

In part one of a series of stories profiling the participants in the Enterprise Bermuda incubator programme. we speak with Sandra Dill.Veteran educator Sandra Dill aims to reduce the stress levels of college-bound...

Diaz-Canel's first year as Cuba president in five events
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — A deadly plane crash, economic woes, a new constitution, US sanctions and taking to social media: Miguel Diaz-Canel's first year as president of Cuba has been anything but straightforward.The...

Flood of lawsuits, flight of investors on cards with US Cuba move
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — The US decision to enforce a tough but long-delayed law in Cuba could have far-reaching effects, including triggering an avalanche of lawsuits as well as action before the World Trade...

Defiant Cuba enacts new constitution amid US pressure
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — Communist-run Cuba enacted a new constitution Wednesday that recognises the role of the free market in the country's future while championing socialism as Havana faces increasing US pressure.The...

After 23-year wait, US squeezes Cuba on confiscated property
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump will open the way for lawsuits in US courts over property confiscated by Cuba, enforcing a controversial law that could rattle the island's economy and anger...

US moves to end 'Cuba's influence on Venezuela'
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, USA (CMC) – The United States Department of State says the Trump Administration has taken action to end “Cuba's influence on Venezuela”.“Today, the United States sanctioned four...

BEDC plans more incubators
Royal Gazette

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation is to foster entrepreneurism island-wide by offering incubator programmes in the island's three economic empowerment zones.The three new incubators will open in St George's,...

Cuba's worker bees boost thriving honey business
Jamaica Observer

NAVAJAS, Cuba (AFP) — In the floral valleys of Cuba's Matanzas province, old-fashioned farming means bees can swarm without the threat of pesticides that have decimated populations across the world.Life is sweet for...

Eight entrepreneurs in BEDC incubator
Royal Gazette

Eight entrepreneurs have been accepted into the 12-month Enterprise Bermuda Incubator programme operated by the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation.Participants will be housed in the BEDC offices for the duration of...

Video: Enterprise Incubator Press Conference
Bernews

Premier David Burt is holding a press conference this morning [April 5] to introduce the new cohort of the Enterprise Bermuda Incubator, which includes eight new entrepreneurs. We will have additional coverage later on...

Cuban dailies to slash editions over newsprint shortage
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — Communist Party daily Granma and other Cuban newspapers will slash edition sizes from today because of a shortage of newsprint, echoing similar cutbacks imposed by Fidel Castro after the fall of...

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