The group that restructured more than US$118 million of the government’s debt says the country is going in the right direction as far as paying its debts is concerned.
The Virgin Islands is on a mission to attract more Caribbean nationals.
According to Sir Ronald Sanders Zimbabwe has the highest ratio of debt to GDP in the world, its talented people have fled the country and so too have hundreds of thousands of its unskilled workers.
Working-age beneficiaries of the country’s conditional cash transfer programme, PATH, have been given access to millions of dollars to start up their own businesses.
The two move to further integrate operations following last month’s signing of the agreement finalizing Caribbean Airlines’ acquisition of Air Jamaica.
The Barbados-based businessman gets recognition in the premier business awards programme in the United States.
If accepted by the bankers association, the code will make Jamaica the first CARICOM nation to have its banking sector guided by such a policy.
Workers went back on the job after a second day of striking but the matters that led to the industrial action are still be to be worked out by Antigua and Barbuda’s Labour Commissioner.
Wall Street Journal, USA: New York City teachers recruited from Jamaica, Trinidad and other Caribbean countries a decade ago said Wednesday that the city needs to do more to help them and their families obtain permanent U.S. residency.
Kaieteur News, Guyana: The scale, gravity and danger of persons stealing electricity came forcibly home in a grave way on Wednesday when a two-year-old child in the depressed squatting community of Angoy's Avenue (Cow Dam) came into contact with a live electric wire.
Newsday, Trinidad: Chairman of the Clico Commission of Inquiry Sir Anthony Coleman yesterday refused an application by lawyers acting on behalf of former CL Financial chairman Lawrence Duprey to remain silent at the proceedings.
Observer, Jamaica: Shrimp vendors in the tiny village of Middle Quarters, just outside of Black River, say they have been losing income since hundreds of dead shrimp were discovered in sctions of the Elim river in St Elizabeth nearly three weeks ago.
BBC, UK: Two men accused of murdering a honeymoon couple at a Caribbean resort were bugged in their cells in a police operation, a court heard.
AP, Haiti: Evidence "strongly suggests" that a United Nations peacekeeping mission brought a cholera strain to Haiti that has killed thousands of people, a study by a team of epidemiologists and physicians says.