Cubans turn Haiti into unlikely shopping oasis
Jamaica Observer

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — You wouldn't think the poorest country in the Americas would be anyone's shopping dream. Yet Haiti has become just that for Cuban merchants.Cubans, in the region's only communist country...

Reigniting the Barbados China Connection
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Due to its geographic location and network of tax and investment treaties with key markets such as Mexico, Colombia, Cuba and Panama, Barbados has promoted itself as a natural gateway into Latin... [[ This is a content...

$1B Lethem industrial estate project targets local entrepreneurs, Brazilian companies
Kaieteur News

  On Thursday, a few minutes’ drive from the Takutu Bridge, which links Guyana and Brazil at the town of Lethem, several officials gathered at an unfinished building. It is earmarked to be a conference area that...

Cuba taps into high-end luxury tourist market
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — In Havana, there's a shop selling a camera for more than US$25,000 — roughly 850 times the average monthly wage in Cuba.The eye-popping sum earned predictable scorn on social media, but it...

Bacardí backs right to sue over Cuba property
Royal Gazette

Bacardí supports the right to seek justice for those whose properties were confiscated in Cuba by the Fidel Castro regime almost 60 years ago. The Bermudian-based company was commenting in the wake of the United...

Bacardí wants right to sue over Cuba property
Royal Gazette

Bacardí wants the right to seek justice over the confiscation of its properties in Cuba by the Fidel Castro regime almost 60 years ago. The Bermudian-based company was commenting in the wake of the United States'...

US threat looms over foreign firms trading with Cuba
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — US Pr esident Donald Trump's administration is brandishing the threat of sanctions against foreign companies “trafficking” with Cuba, a move hitherto mothballed by Washington so as not...

Agri-business incubator launched at HEART Ebony Park
Jamaica Gleaner

An agri-business incubator has been created at the HEART Trust/NTA Ebony Park Academy in Clarendon to boost entrepreneurship and agricultural production.  In particular, the Ebony Park Business Incubator, launched on...

GOA to fund Cuban Boxing Coach’s return Juman-Yassin calls for support from NSC, GoG & Private Sector
Kaieteur News

By Sean Devers Speaking at their spanking new Headquarters at Lilliendaal, East Coast, Demerara President of the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) K. Juman-Yassin informed that the GOA will stand all expenses, including...

Cuba eyes Qatar, Algeria for oil with Venezuela in crisis
Jamaica Observer

Havana , Cuba (AFP) — With top ally Venezuela in crisis, Cuba is moving to cover its oil needs elsewhere, seeking possible alternative supplies in Qatar and Algeria, officials said Monday.Foreign Trade Minister...

'Gagging' law protecting Cuban culture draws artists' ire
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — A law obliging Cuban artists to register with the ministry of culture has created controversy on the Caribbean island known for its spontaneous musical tradition.In the historic old town of...

Bacardi wants to be in Bermuda for centuries
Royal Gazette

Drinks giant Bacardi is on the rock for good, its chief executive has promised.Mahesh Madhavan said that the Cuban-founded company was committed to Bermuda as its global headquarters.Mr Madhavan added: "We have completed...

Canadian diplomats file suit over injuries suffered in Cuba
Jamaica Gleaner

Some Canadian diplomats who became mysteriously ill while posted to Cuba are suing the Canadian government.

Cuba keeping a watchful eye over events in ally Venezuela
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is hanging onto power in the crisis-wracked country in large part thanks to backing from the military, which according to the United States, is receiving...

Canada reducing staff at Cuba embassy by half
Jamaica Gleaner

Canada announced Wednesday it is removing up to half of the Canadians at its embassy in Cuba after another diplomat fell mysteriously ill.

Venezuela crisis: Familiar geopolitical sides take shape
Jamaica Gleaner

Russia, China, Iran, Syria, and Cuba have come down on one side. The United States, Canada, and countries in Western Europe are on the other.

US warns Cuba, considers
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) ­­—US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned foreign businesses Wednesday to steer clear of formerly private properties seized by Cuba — and said he was considering...

Trump's Cuba policy hurts private sector, new figures say
Jamaica Gleaner

HAVANA (AP):President Donald Trump's Cuba policy is driving millions of dollars from the island's private entrepreneurs to its state-run tourism sector, the opposite of its supposed goal, according to new government...

60 years of revolution: Four Cubans tell their stories
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — On January 1, Cuba will mark the 60th anniversary of the communist revolution that brought the late and enigmatic leader Fidel Castro to power. Here, AFP talks to four Cubans about what the...

Cuba says unable to pay off debt commitments in 2019
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — Cuba's government admitted on Friday that it won't be able to pay all its debt commitments in 2019, blaming Hurricane Irma and United States sanctions for its woes.“In 2019, we'll have less...

Cubans welcome softer laws on business and art
Jamaica Gleaner

HAVANA (AP):Cuban entrepreneurs and artists are welcoming a series of government decisions to soften laws that they said would have sharply limited private enterprise and artistic expression.The partial rollbacks...

Historic deal allows Cuban talent to sign with Major League Baseball clubs
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Cuba's impressive baseball talent will no longer have to risk defection and human trafficking to play for American clubs under a deal announced Wednesday after three years of...

Applications Now Open For Enterprise Incubator
Bernews

Are you a start-up seeking to accelerate the growth of your business in its early years? Are you an early stage entrepreneur looking for a nurturing...

Applications Now Open For Enterprise Incubator
Bernews

Are you a start-up seeking to accelerate the growth of your business in its early years? Are you an early stage entrepreneur looking for a nurturing environment to validate your business idea? If so, then submit your...

Cubans welcome softer laws on business and art
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — Cuban entrepreneurs and artists are welcoming a series of government decisions to soften laws that they said would have sharply limited private enterprise and artistic expression.The partial...

Cuba scraps some private sector restrictions after backlash
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — Havana on Wednesday announced it was scrapping some tough new restrictions on the private sector that had been set to take effect at the end of this week and had caused concerns among...

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