The Guyana governments says it will this year put even more money into major initiatives to improve the Cheddi Jagan International Airport Corporation (CJIAC) which has been certified for the fourth successive year as being compliant with international requirements.
The Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) will meet again next month to discuss solutions to the rising cost of living in the Caribbean, this time armed with information on what goods CARICOM states will be willing to reduce or remove the Common External Tariff (CET).
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has put countries across the world – both rich and poor – on warning that the global economy will see its weakest performance in five years.
The Jamaica government is expected to get some help from the World Bank to reposition the country’s debt.
The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) has launched an Action Plan for the upcoming year that will see it pumping more than a billion dollars in planned investments.
A knock of 43 by the skipper of the USVI cricket squad, Sherville Huggins, helped them to an upset four-wicket win over St. Kitts in Wednesday night’s Stanford 20/20 tournament.
World’s fastest man, Asafa Powell, and Olympic sprinter, Veronica Campbell, have been named Jamaica’s sportsman and sportswoman of 2007.
The pending appointment of a Chinese academic as chief economist in one of the world’s prime financial institutions, the World Bank, comes at a time of symbolic shifts in economic power from west to east and foreshadows a more assertive China on the international stage.
A civil society organisation in Guyana is calling for an economic solution to crime in the country on the heels of last Saturday’s Lusignan massacre which left 11 people including five children dead.
The International Monetary fund is reporting that Trinidad and Tobago’s economy has performed remarkably, with that strong performance led by the twin-island republic’s buoyant energy sector.
In eight months, an act that essentially provides 19 countries in the Caribbean Basin and dependent territories with duty-free access to the U.S. market for most goods will expire.
St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas says his government will continue to seek the support of the Government and People of the Republic of China on Taiwan.
While West Indies umpire, Steve Bucknor, was axed for the remainder of the series between Australia and India, the Indian player who allegedly called an Australian player a `monkey` has been found not-guilty.
2008 is shaping up to be a challenging one for the Barbadian economy, according to that island’s lead economist, Central Bank of Barbados governor, Dr Marion Williams.